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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 61 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 6 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.08% 0.52% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.82% 4.48% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 0
Median salary £29,750 £26,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
88 67 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.86% 11.53% 20.98%
Number of salaries quoted 75 64 97
Median salary £34,000 £26,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +11 4 £28,500 +8.57%
MPLS
West Midlands

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (90.91%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) OSPF
3 6 (54.55%) BGP
3 6 (54.55%) EIGRP
4 5 (45.45%) HP
4 5 (45.45%) VoIP
4 5 (45.45%) WLAN
4 5 (45.45%) WAN
4 5 (45.45%) Unix
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (45.45%) VPN
4 5 (45.45%) Wireless
4 5 (45.45%) AS400
4 5 (45.45%) Clustering
4 5 (45.45%) Network Security
4 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (45.45%) PaaS
4 5 (45.45%) High Availability
4 5 (45.45%) IaaS
4 5 (45.45%) Multicast
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (9.09%) HSRP

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 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (45.45%) IaaS
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (45.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (90.91%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) BGP
3 6 (54.55%) EIGRP
3 6 (54.55%) OSPF
4 5 (45.45%) Multicast
4 5 (45.45%) Network Security
4 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (45.45%) VoIP
4 5 (45.45%) VPN
4 5 (45.45%) WAN
4 5 (45.45%) Wireless
4 5 (45.45%) WLAN
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (9.09%) HSRP
5 1 (9.09%) IPv4
5 1 (9.09%) RIP
5 1 (9.09%) VLAN
5 1 (9.09%) VRRP
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Administrator
1 5 (45.45%) Network Administrator
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Service Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) AS400
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
1 5 (45.45%) High Availability
2 1 (9.09%) Coaching
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) HP