The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 66 57 76
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 7 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.14% 1.65% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.29% 12.16% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 4
Median salary £28,500 £28,550 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.17% -54.32%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.95%
MPLS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
96 74 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.61% 13.53% 15.92%
Number of salaries quoted 79 72 96
Median salary £40,000 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,900 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

MPLS
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Staffordshire region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Staffordshire

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

MPLS
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth +5 5 £28,500 +8.57%
MPLS
West Midlands

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 10 (100.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) Wireless
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) OSPF
3 5 (50.00%) BGP
3 5 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (40.00%) IaaS
4 4 (40.00%) Multicast
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) Unix
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) VoIP
4 4 (40.00%) WLAN
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) AS400
4 4 (40.00%) Clustering
4 4 (40.00%) Network Security
4 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (40.00%) PaaS
4 4 (40.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (10.00%) HSRP
5 1 (10.00%) VLAN
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (40.00%) IaaS
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (40.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) BGP
3 5 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 5 (50.00%) OSPF
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (50.00%) Wireless
4 4 (40.00%) Multicast
4 4 (40.00%) Network Security
4 4 (40.00%) VoIP
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) WLAN
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (10.00%) HSRP
5 1 (10.00%) IPv4
5 1 (10.00%) RIP
5 1 (10.00%) VLAN
5 1 (10.00%) VRRP
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) Network Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) AS400
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (40.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) Coaching
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) HP