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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 170 168 157
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 63 63 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.04% 1.07% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.82% 7.03% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 47 62 55
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £35,100 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.05% -
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
924 896 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.28% 15.23% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 760 811 707
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -29 25 £32,500 -31.57% 1
Solihull +16 9 £27,500 -47.61%
Coventry +8 9 £65,000 +85.71% 2
Shropshire - 8 £32,500 - 2
Staffordshire +1 2 £65,000 +103.12%
Dudley -3 2 £20,500 -29.31%
Herefordshire -8 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £45,000 -
Halesowen - 1 £40,000 -
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England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 100 (66.67%) Cisco
2 98 (65.33%) VPN
3 96 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
3 96 (64.00%) Firewall
4 94 (62.67%) BGP
5 91 (60.67%) WAN
6 89 (59.33%) LAN
7 74 (49.33%) OSPF
8 70 (46.67%) CCNA
9 67 (44.67%) CCNP
10 55 (36.67%) Juniper
11 42 (28.00%) VoIP
11 42 (28.00%) EIGRP
12 41 (27.33%) Cisco ASA
13 35 (23.33%) TCP/IP
14 32 (21.33%) VLAN
15 31 (20.67%) Wireless
16 30 (20.00%) RSVP
16 30 (20.00%) SC Cleared
16 30 (20.00%) Security Cleared
16 30 (20.00%) Data Centre
17 27 (18.00%) VPLS
18 25 (16.67%) Network Design
19 23 (15.33%) F5
20 22 (14.67%) Presales
21 21 (14.00%) Cisco Wireless
21 21 (14.00%) SSL
22 20 (13.33%) DNS
22 20 (13.33%) Telecoms
22 20 (13.33%) Network Security

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 5 (3.33%) IIS
1 5 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 5 (3.33%) Skype for Business
2 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.67%) IaaS
2 10 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.33%) SaaS
4 5 (3.33%) PaaS
5 4 (2.67%) Office 365
5 4 (2.67%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 98 (65.33%) VPN
2 96 (64.00%) Firewall
3 94 (62.67%) BGP
4 91 (60.67%) WAN
5 89 (59.33%) LAN
6 74 (49.33%) OSPF
7 42 (28.00%) EIGRP
7 42 (28.00%) VoIP
8 41 (27.33%) Cisco ASA
9 35 (23.33%) TCP/IP
10 32 (21.33%) VLAN
11 31 (20.67%) Wireless
12 30 (20.00%) RSVP
13 27 (18.00%) VPLS
14 21 (14.00%) Cisco Wireless
14 21 (14.00%) SSL
15 20 (13.33%) DNS
15 20 (13.33%) Network Security
16 19 (12.67%) Multicast
17 18 (12.00%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.00%) Law
3 3 (2.00%) Billing
4 2 (1.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 74 (49.33%) Network Engineer
2 19 (12.67%) Consultant
2 19 (12.67%) Network Support
3 16 (10.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 15 (10.00%) Analyst
4 15 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 14 (9.33%) Juniper Engineer
5 14 (9.33%) Network Analyst
5 14 (9.33%) Network Support Analyst
6 13 (8.67%) Network Consultant
7 12 (8.00%) Cisco Consultant
7 12 (8.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 12 (8.00%) Design Engineer
8 11 (7.33%) Ericsson Engineer
8 11 (7.33%) Implementation Engineer
9 10 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
9 10 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 10 (6.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 8 (5.33%) Cisco Support
11 7 (4.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.67%) WAP
1 1 (0.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (3.33%) AS400
4 5 (3.33%) Clustering
5 2 (1.33%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.33%) iPad
6 1 (0.67%) Handset
6 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.33%) Windows
2 11 (7.33%) Linux
3 10 (6.67%) Unix
4 9 (6.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.67%) Debian
6 1 (0.67%) VyOS
6 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.67%) Network Design
2 22 (14.67%) Presales
3 16 (10.67%) ITIL
4 11 (7.33%) Network Architecture
5 9 (6.00%) High Availability
5 9 (6.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (4.67%) Migration
6 7 (4.67%) Network Management
7 6 (4.00%) Load Balancing
8 5 (3.33%) Data Protection
9 4 (2.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 4 (2.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 3 (2.00%) Business Development
10 3 (2.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.00%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (1.33%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (1.33%) Problem Management
11 2 (1.33%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (1.33%) Telemarketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.67%) SQL
2 2 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 96 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (46.67%) CCNA
3 67 (44.67%) CCNP
4 30 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 30 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 18 (12.00%) CCIE
6 12 (8.00%) JNCIS
7 11 (7.33%) CCIP
8 10 (6.67%) CCDP
9 9 (6.00%) CCDA
9 9 (6.00%) DV Cleared
10 8 (5.33%) CISSP
11 6 (4.00%) JNCIA
12 5 (3.33%) JNCIP
13 2 (1.33%) Degree
13 2 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.67%) JNCIE
14 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.67%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 14 (9.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.33%) XenApp
3 13 (8.67%) vSphere
3 13 (8.67%) XenDesktop
4 6 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.67%) XenServer
6 1 (0.67%) pfSense
6 1 (0.67%) vCloud
6 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (5.33%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.33%) SCCM
4 1 (0.67%) Cacti
4 1 (0.67%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.67%) Nagios
4 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 100 (66.67%) Cisco
2 55 (36.67%) Juniper
3 23 (15.33%) F5
4 19 (12.67%) CheckPoint
5 16 (10.67%) HP
6 14 (9.33%) Citrix
7 13 (8.67%) Palo Alto
8 11 (7.33%) Ericsson
8 11 (7.33%) Redback
9 10 (6.67%) Riverbed
10 9 (6.00%) EMC
10 9 (6.00%) Extreme Networks
11 8 (5.33%) SolarWinds
11 8 (5.33%) SonicWALL
12 7 (4.67%) Microsoft
12 7 (4.67%) VMware
13 6 (4.00%) Dell
14 5 (3.33%) Fortinet
15 4 (2.67%) Aerohive Networks
15 4 (2.67%) Ruckus Wireless
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