The first table below looks at the demand for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 70 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.17% 0.71% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.16% 4.17% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
86 96 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 14.58% 17.11% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 79 90 53
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,100 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
West Midlands

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Cannock - 1 - -
MPLS
West Midlands

MPLS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) BIG-IP
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CCIE
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WLAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (75.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WLAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Security Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCIE
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Fortinet
1 3 (75.00%) F5
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco