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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 172 158 180
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +22
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 51 55 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.91% 1.08% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.41% 6.80% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 47 47 50
Median salary £42,500 £41,250 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,235 £27,205
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
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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
943 809 954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.91% 15.96% 16.70%
Number of salaries quoted 737 704 823
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £57,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 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
Birmingham -7 19 £52,500 +20.00% 1
Coventry +7 9 £37,500 -18.91%
Herefordshire -6 8 £46,250 -17.04% 1
Staffordshire -10 7 £28,500 -0.17%
Dudley - 6 £30,500 -
Worcestershire -4 2 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Walsall +13 1 £23,500 -27.69%
Wolverhampton +11 1 £23,500 -34.72%
Shropshire -10 1 £49,000 +19.51% 1
Stourbridge - 1 £40,000 -
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MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 71 (65.74%) Cisco
1 71 (65.74%) Firewall
2 62 (57.41%) Cisco Certification
3 61 (56.48%) WAN
4 57 (52.78%) LAN
5 56 (51.85%) VPN
6 44 (40.74%) OSPF
7 42 (38.89%) BGP
8 38 (35.19%) CCNP
8 38 (35.19%) VoIP
9 36 (33.33%) CCNA
10 33 (30.56%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (24.07%) DNS
12 25 (23.15%) Cisco Nexus
13 24 (22.22%) F5
14 23 (21.30%) EIGRP
15 22 (20.37%) Data Centre
16 21 (19.44%) Network Security
16 21 (19.44%) TCP/IP
17 20 (18.52%) DHCP
17 20 (18.52%) VLAN
18 19 (17.59%) Wireless
19 18 (16.67%) CCIE
19 18 (16.67%) ITIL
19 18 (16.67%) HSRP
20 17 (15.74%) Palo Alto
21 16 (14.81%) Internet
22 15 (13.89%) VPLS
22 15 (13.89%) DSL
22 15 (13.89%) CCDA

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.93%) CMS
2 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) MS Excel
1 5 (4.63%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.19%) IaaS
2 8 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.48%) SaaS
4 4 (3.70%) PaaS
5 3 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 71 (65.74%) Firewall
2 61 (56.48%) WAN
3 57 (52.78%) LAN
4 56 (51.85%) VPN
5 44 (40.74%) OSPF
6 42 (38.89%) BGP
7 38 (35.19%) VoIP
8 33 (30.56%) Cisco ASA
9 26 (24.07%) DNS
10 25 (23.15%) Cisco Nexus
11 23 (21.30%) EIGRP
12 21 (19.44%) Network Security
12 21 (19.44%) TCP/IP
13 20 (18.52%) DHCP
13 20 (18.52%) VLAN
14 19 (17.59%) Wireless
15 18 (16.67%) HSRP
16 16 (14.81%) Internet
17 15 (13.89%) DSL
17 15 (13.89%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.85%) GIS
2 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (10.19%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.33%) Finance
3 8 (7.41%) Billing
4 2 (1.85%) Banking
4 2 (1.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (40.74%) Network Engineer
2 18 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 17 (15.74%) Analyst
4 16 (14.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 14 (12.96%) Network Analyst
6 10 (9.26%) Network Support
7 9 (8.33%) Support Analyst
8 7 (6.48%) Cisco Support
8 7 (6.48%) Network Security Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Network Support Analyst
8 7 (6.48%) Presales Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Security Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Architect
9 6 (5.56%) Cisco Analyst
9 6 (5.56%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 5 (4.63%) Administrator
10 5 (4.63%) Network Administrator
10 5 (4.63%) Project Manager
10 5 (4.63%) Senior Manager
10 5 (4.63%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.41%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.93%) WAP
2 1 (0.93%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.37%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.48%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (4.63%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.70%) AS400
5 4 (3.70%) Clustering
6 2 (1.85%) EPoS
6 2 (1.85%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Handset
7 1 (0.93%) iPad
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.89%) Windows
2 11 (10.19%) Linux
3 4 (3.70%) Unix
3 4 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.78%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.93%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.67%) ITIL
2 13 (12.04%) Presales
3 12 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 11 (10.19%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (10.19%) Service Delivery
5 10 (9.26%) Network Design
6 7 (6.48%) Data Security
6 7 (6.48%) High Availability
6 7 (6.48%) Migration
6 7 (6.48%) PRINCE2
6 7 (6.48%) Problem Management
7 6 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (4.63%) Project Management
9 4 (3.70%) Data Protection
9 4 (3.70%) Integration Testing
9 4 (3.70%) SIEM
10 3 (2.78%) Change Management
10 3 (2.78%) Network Optimisation
10 3 (2.78%) Resource Management
10 3 (2.78%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.93%) C
1 1 (0.93%) R
Qualifications
1 62 (57.41%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (35.19%) CCNP
3 36 (33.33%) CCNA
4 18 (16.67%) CCIE
5 15 (13.89%) CCDA
6 12 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 12 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 10 (9.26%) CCDP
8 9 (8.33%) CCIP
9 5 (4.63%) CISSP
10 3 (2.78%) JNCIE
10 3 (2.78%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.85%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.93%) CCSA
12 1 (0.93%) CCSE
12 1 (0.93%) Degree
12 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.96%) SLA
2 8 (7.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.41%) vSphere
3 7 (6.48%) Hyper-V
3 7 (6.48%) XenApp
3 7 (6.48%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.78%) Firmware
5 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (3.70%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.93%) Cacti
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 71 (65.74%) Cisco
2 24 (22.22%) F5
3 17 (15.74%) Palo Alto
4 13 (12.04%) CheckPoint
5 11 (10.19%) HP
6 10 (9.26%) Citrix
6 10 (9.26%) Juniper
7 9 (8.33%) Fortinet
8 8 (7.41%) Cyberoam
9 7 (6.48%) EMC
10 6 (5.56%) Draytek
10 6 (5.56%) Microsoft
10 6 (5.56%) SonicWALL
10 6 (5.56%) VMware
11 5 (4.63%) Huawei
11 5 (4.63%) Meraki
11 5 (4.63%) Riverbed
11 5 (4.63%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.78%) Dell
12 3 (2.78%) NETGEAR
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