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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 65 69 79
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 4 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.71% 0.83% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 5.32% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 4
Median salary £65,000 £28,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+128.07% -54.40%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
84 94 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.00% 15.64% 12.52%
Number of salaries quoted 70 82 80
Median salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £23,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Stoke-on-Trent -7 1 £32,500 +1.56%
MPLS
West Midlands

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) AS400
2 5 (83.33%) Clustering
2 5 (83.33%) VoIP
2 5 (83.33%) WLAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
2 5 (83.33%) Data Protection
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (83.33%) PaaS
2 5 (83.33%) High Availability
2 5 (83.33%) IaaS
2 5 (83.33%) Multicast
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) HSRP
3 1 (16.67%) RIP
3 1 (16.67%) IPv4
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA

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 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (83.33%) IaaS
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (83.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Multicast
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
2 5 (83.33%) VoIP
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) WLAN
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) HSRP
3 1 (16.67%) IPv4
3 1 (16.67%) RIP
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) VRRP
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) AS400
1 5 (83.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Data Protection
1 5 (83.33%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco