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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 163 187 170
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -17
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 53 24 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.94% 0.46% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.64% 2.86% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 50 12 30
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,205 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £75,000
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
939 838 836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.64% 16.20% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 809 678 721
Average salary £35,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,457 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £54,050
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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +3 28 £40,000 -44.82% 2
Solihull - 7 £38,000 - 1
Warwickshire +2 6 £27,850 -7.16%
Worcestershire +5 4 £29,000 -31.76%
Staffordshire +2 4 £62,500 +25.00%
Shropshire -7 1 - -
Coventry -11 1 - -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 93 (82.30%) Cisco
2 89 (78.76%) Firewall
3 67 (59.29%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (58.41%) WAN
5 58 (51.33%) CCNP
6 53 (46.90%) VPN
7 49 (43.36%) LAN
8 43 (38.05%) OSPF
9 41 (36.28%) CheckPoint
10 40 (35.40%) CCNA
11 38 (33.63%) BGP
12 32 (28.32%) Network Security
13 31 (27.43%) Internet
13 31 (27.43%) TCP/IP
14 30 (26.55%) IPsec
15 29 (25.66%) Network Monitoring
16 26 (23.01%) Cisco ASA
17 21 (18.58%) Cisco Nexus
18 20 (17.70%) Network Management
18 20 (17.70%) VPLS
18 20 (17.70%) ISDN
18 20 (17.70%) HP
19 19 (16.81%) Telecoms
19 19 (16.81%) Performance Monitoring
20 16 (14.16%) Load Balancing
21 15 (13.27%) Wireless
21 15 (13.27%) CCIP
22 13 (11.50%) CCIE
22 13 (11.50%) PPP
22 13 (11.50%) Service Management

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 3 (2.65%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.88%) Lync
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.42%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.88%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 89 (78.76%) Firewall
2 66 (58.41%) WAN
3 53 (46.90%) VPN
4 49 (43.36%) LAN
5 43 (38.05%) OSPF
6 38 (33.63%) BGP
7 32 (28.32%) Network Security
8 31 (27.43%) TCP/IP
8 31 (27.43%) Internet
9 30 (26.55%) IPsec
10 26 (23.01%) Cisco ASA
11 21 (18.58%) Cisco Nexus
12 20 (17.70%) VPLS
12 20 (17.70%) ISDN
13 15 (13.27%) Wireless
14 13 (11.50%) PPP
14 13 (11.50%) EIGRP
15 12 (10.62%) DSL
15 12 (10.62%) Broadband
16 11 (9.73%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 19 (16.81%) Telecoms
2 10 (8.85%) Legal
3 3 (2.65%) Finance
4 1 (0.88%) Law
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (40.71%) Network Engineer
2 22 (19.47%) Analyst
3 18 (15.93%) Network Analyst
4 16 (14.16%) Consultant
5 12 (10.62%) Network Security Engineer
5 12 (10.62%) Security Engineer
5 12 (10.62%) NOC Engineer
6 11 (9.73%) Network Security Analyst
6 11 (9.73%) Security Analyst
7 10 (8.85%) Administrator
8 9 (7.96%) Network Consultant
8 9 (7.96%) Network Administrator
9 7 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (5.31%) Architect
10 6 (5.31%) IT Administrator
11 5 (4.42%) Cisco Specialist
11 5 (4.42%) Data Network Engineer
11 5 (4.42%) Data Centre Engineer
11 5 (4.42%) Cisco Architect
11 5 (4.42%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.42%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.65%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.88%) Replication
3 1 (0.88%) Clustering
3 1 (0.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.65%) Windows
1 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.66%) Network Monitoring
2 20 (17.70%) Network Management
3 19 (16.81%) Performance Monitoring
4 16 (14.16%) Load Balancing
5 13 (11.50%) Service Management
6 12 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (9.73%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (7.96%) ITIL
9 8 (7.08%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (6.19%) Project Management
10 7 (6.19%) PRINCE2
11 5 (4.42%) CRM
11 5 (4.42%) Network Design
11 5 (4.42%) Supplier Management
11 5 (4.42%) WAN Optimisation
11 5 (4.42%) Cisco ICM Scripting
11 5 (4.42%) Line Management
12 4 (3.54%) Network Architecture
12 4 (3.54%) Quality Management
12 4 (3.54%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.88%) SQL
1 1 (0.88%) VBScript
1 1 (0.88%) VB
1 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 67 (59.29%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (51.33%) CCNP
3 40 (35.40%) CCNA
4 15 (13.27%) CCIP
5 13 (11.50%) CCIE
6 11 (9.73%) CCSA
6 11 (9.73%) CCSE
7 8 (7.08%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (5.31%) Security Cleared
9 5 (4.42%) SC Cleared
10 4 (3.54%) Degree
10 4 (3.54%) CCSP
11 1 (0.88%) MCSE
11 1 (0.88%) MCSA
11 1 (0.88%) CCA
11 1 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.88%) CCENT
11 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.62%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) XenApp
2 2 (1.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.88%) vSphere
3 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (7.08%) Netcool
2 7 (6.19%) Cisco UCCE
2 7 (6.19%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.65%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.65%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.88%) SCCM
4 1 (0.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 93 (82.30%) Cisco
2 41 (36.28%) CheckPoint
3 20 (17.70%) HP
4 13 (11.50%) F5
5 12 (10.62%) Riverbed
5 12 (10.62%) SolarWinds
5 12 (10.62%) Websense
6 11 (9.73%) Citrix
6 11 (9.73%) Juniper
7 5 (4.42%) SAP
8 4 (3.54%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.54%) Fortinet
8 4 (3.54%) Verint
9 3 (2.65%) Tandberg
10 2 (1.77%) VMware
11 1 (0.88%) Mitel
11 1 (0.88%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.88%) Symantec
11 1 (0.88%) McAfee
11 1 (0.88%) Sophos
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benifit package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago