The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 161 167 154
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 47 39 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.86% 0.78% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.27% 4.49% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 45 17 33
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,610 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
MPLS
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
891 868 825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.27% 17.43% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 784 690 719
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MPLS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

MPLS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

MPLS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

MPLS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +9 26 £40,000 -44.82% 3
Solihull - 7 £38,000 -
Warwickshire +2 6 £27,850 -7.16%
Worcestershire +10 4 £29,000 -31.76%
Coventry -9 2 £28,750 -
Staffordshire +3 1 £60,000 +18.22%
Shropshire -11 1 - -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 86 (81.13%) Firewall
2 85 (80.19%) Cisco
3 62 (58.49%) WAN
4 61 (57.55%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (49.06%) CCNP
6 51 (48.11%) VPN
7 45 (42.45%) LAN
8 37 (34.91%) OSPF
8 37 (34.91%) CCNA
9 36 (33.96%) CheckPoint
10 35 (33.02%) BGP
11 29 (27.36%) Internet
11 29 (27.36%) TCP/IP
11 29 (27.36%) Network Security
12 28 (26.42%) IPsec
13 27 (25.47%) Network Monitoring
14 25 (23.58%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (17.92%) Cisco Nexus
16 18 (16.98%) ISDN
17 17 (16.04%) HP
17 17 (16.04%) Telecoms
17 17 (16.04%) VPLS
18 16 (15.09%) Network Management
18 16 (15.09%) Wireless
18 16 (15.09%) Performance Monitoring
19 14 (13.21%) Service Management
19 14 (13.21%) F5
19 14 (13.21%) Load Balancing
20 13 (12.26%) Riverbed
21 12 (11.32%) SolarWinds

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.72%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.94%) Lync
4 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) MS Office
1 3 (2.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.94%) Office 365
2 1 (0.94%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 86 (81.13%) Firewall
2 62 (58.49%) WAN
3 51 (48.11%) VPN
4 45 (42.45%) LAN
5 37 (34.91%) OSPF
6 35 (33.02%) BGP
7 29 (27.36%) Internet
7 29 (27.36%) TCP/IP
7 29 (27.36%) Network Security
8 28 (26.42%) IPsec
9 25 (23.58%) Cisco ASA
10 19 (17.92%) Cisco Nexus
11 18 (16.98%) ISDN
12 17 (16.04%) VPLS
13 16 (15.09%) Wireless
14 12 (11.32%) EIGRP
14 12 (11.32%) Broadband
15 11 (10.38%) PPP
15 11 (10.38%) DSL
16 10 (9.43%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 17 (16.04%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.55%) Legal
3 3 (2.83%) Finance
4 1 (0.94%) Law
4 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.94%) Marketing
4 1 (0.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (39.62%) Network Engineer
2 20 (18.87%) Analyst
3 16 (15.09%) Network Analyst
4 15 (14.15%) Consultant
5 11 (10.38%) NOC Engineer
6 10 (9.43%) Security Engineer
6 10 (9.43%) Network Security Engineer
6 10 (9.43%) Administrator
7 9 (8.49%) Security Analyst
7 9 (8.49%) Network Administrator
7 9 (8.49%) Network Security Analyst
8 8 (7.55%) Network Consultant
9 7 (6.60%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (5.66%) IT Administrator
11 5 (4.72%) Security Specialist
11 5 (4.72%) Architect
11 5 (4.72%) Solutions Consultant
11 5 (4.72%) Service Desk Engineer
12 4 (3.77%) Network Specialist
12 4 (3.77%) Cisco Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.83%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (1.89%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.94%) Replication
3 1 (0.94%) Clustering
3 1 (0.94%) Statistics
3 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.66%) Windows
2 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.89%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.94%) CentOS
6 1 (0.94%) UNIX
6 1 (0.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.47%) Network Monitoring
2 16 (15.09%) Network Management
2 16 (15.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 14 (13.21%) Service Management
3 14 (13.21%) Load Balancing
4 12 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (9.43%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (9.43%) ITIL
6 8 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (6.60%) Project Management
7 7 (6.60%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.72%) Supplier Management
8 5 (4.72%) WAN Optimisation
8 5 (4.72%) Line Management
9 4 (3.77%) Network Architecture
9 4 (3.77%) Network Design
9 4 (3.77%) Security Management
10 3 (2.83%) Quality Management
10 3 (2.83%) CRM
10 3 (2.83%) Cisco ICM Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.94%) Perl
2 1 (0.94%) PHP
2 1 (0.94%) SQL
2 1 (0.94%) VBScript
2 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (57.55%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (49.06%) CCNP
3 37 (34.91%) CCNA
4 12 (11.32%) CCIP
4 12 (11.32%) CCIE
5 9 (8.49%) CCSA
5 9 (8.49%) CCSE
6 8 (7.55%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (6.60%) Security Cleared
8 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
9 4 (3.77%) Degree
9 4 (3.77%) CCSP
10 2 (1.89%) CCENT
10 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.94%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.94%) RHCE
11 1 (0.94%) MCSE
11 1 (0.94%) MCSA
11 1 (0.94%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.83%) XenApp
3 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.89%) vSphere
3 2 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (5.66%) Netcool
2 5 (4.72%) Cisco UCCE
2 5 (4.72%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.83%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.89%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.94%) Nagios
5 1 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.94%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.94%) WSUS
5 1 (0.94%) SCCM
5 1 (0.94%) SCOM
5 1 (0.94%) Cacti
Vendors
1 85 (80.19%) Cisco
2 36 (33.96%) CheckPoint
3 17 (16.04%) HP
4 14 (13.21%) F5
5 13 (12.26%) Riverbed
6 12 (11.32%) SolarWinds
6 12 (11.32%) Websense
7 11 (10.38%) Citrix
8 10 (9.43%) Juniper
9 6 (5.66%) Microsoft
10 4 (3.77%) VMware
10 4 (3.77%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.83%) Verint
11 3 (2.83%) SAP
12 2 (1.89%) Sophos
12 2 (1.89%) Tandberg
13 1 (0.94%) WatchGuard
13 1 (0.94%) Rackspace
13 1 (0.94%) IBM
13 1 (0.94%) NetApp
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