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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 163 151 177
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +26
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 62 64 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.06% 1.19% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.90% 7.16% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 61 59 34
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £27,850 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £60,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
898 894 952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.33% 16.56% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 808 732 799
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,350
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
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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 -14 42 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Coventry -9 5 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Herefordshire - 5 £50,000 -
Solihull - 3 £52,500 - 1
Warwickshire -16 2 £37,000 +32.85%
Staffordshire - 1 £32,000 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 89 (77.39%) Cisco
2 68 (59.13%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (49.57%) CCNP
4 56 (48.70%) BGP
5 51 (44.35%) WAN
6 50 (43.48%) OSPF
7 48 (41.74%) VPN
8 46 (40.00%) Firewall
9 42 (36.52%) Juniper
10 37 (32.17%) LAN
11 36 (31.30%) Cisco IOS
12 33 (28.70%) CheckPoint
13 32 (27.83%) CCNA
14 31 (26.96%) Service Delivery
14 31 (26.96%) F5
15 25 (21.74%) Riverbed
16 24 (20.87%) ITIL
16 24 (20.87%) Data Centre
17 23 (20.00%) Telecoms
17 23 (20.00%) VPLS
18 21 (18.26%) CCIE
19 20 (17.39%) VoIP
19 20 (17.39%) VMware
20 18 (15.65%) TCP/IP
20 18 (15.65%) Load Balancing
21 17 (14.78%) VLAN
21 17 (14.78%) Ethernet
21 17 (14.78%) Wi-Fi
22 15 (13.04%) Wireless
23 14 (12.17%) CCIP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (3.48%) MS Exchange
1 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (2.61%) IIS
2 3 (2.61%) Apache
3 2 (1.74%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.74%) Lync
4 1 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.61%) MS Office
2 2 (1.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.35%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Office 365
2 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (48.70%) BGP
2 51 (44.35%) WAN
3 50 (43.48%) OSPF
4 48 (41.74%) VPN
5 46 (40.00%) Firewall
6 37 (32.17%) LAN
7 36 (31.30%) Cisco IOS
8 23 (20.00%) VPLS
9 20 (17.39%) VoIP
10 18 (15.65%) TCP/IP
11 17 (14.78%) Ethernet
11 17 (14.78%) VLAN
11 17 (14.78%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (13.04%) Wireless
13 13 (11.30%) Unified Communications
13 13 (11.30%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (10.43%) HSRP
14 12 (10.43%) EIGRP
15 11 (9.57%) DNS
15 11 (9.57%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.61%) MySQL
3 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.96%) Finance
3 1 (0.87%) Legal
3 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.87%) Retail
3 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (33.04%) Network Engineer
2 18 (15.65%) Consultant
3 14 (12.17%) Analyst
4 13 (11.30%) Network Analyst
5 12 (10.43%) Architect
6 10 (8.70%) Senior Consultant
7 8 (6.96%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (6.09%) Network Architect
9 6 (5.22%) Network Consultant
10 5 (4.35%) Services Delivery Manager
10 5 (4.35%) Service Manager
10 5 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (4.35%) Network Manager
10 5 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (4.35%) Senior Technical Consultant
10 5 (4.35%) Senior Network Consultant
11 4 (3.48%) Cisco Specialist
11 4 (3.48%) Pre Sales Consultant
11 4 (3.48%) Administrator
11 4 (3.48%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.35%) VXML
2 3 (2.61%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.87%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.61%) EqualLogic
3 3 (2.61%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.74%) IVR
5 1 (0.87%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.87%) FMCG
5 1 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.87%) NHS
5 1 (0.87%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.87%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.87%) GIS
5 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.87%) Handset
5 1 (0.87%) Replication
5 1 (0.87%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.30%) Windows
2 7 (6.09%) Linux
3 5 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.35%) UNIX
3 5 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.87%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.96%) Service Delivery
2 24 (20.87%) ITIL
3 18 (15.65%) Load Balancing
4 10 (8.70%) Network Architecture
5 9 (7.83%) Business Development
5 9 (7.83%) CRM
6 7 (6.09%) High Availability
7 5 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (4.35%) Cisco ICM Scripting
7 5 (4.35%) Quality Management
7 5 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.48%) Change Management
8 4 (3.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.48%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.48%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.61%) Supplier Management
9 3 (2.61%) Balanced Scorecard
9 3 (2.61%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (1.74%) Change Control
10 2 (1.74%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.09%) C
2 4 (3.48%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.74%) SQL
4 1 (0.87%) VBScript
4 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 68 (59.13%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (49.57%) CCNP
3 32 (27.83%) CCNA
4 21 (18.26%) CCIE
5 14 (12.17%) CCIP
6 13 (11.30%) CCDP
7 6 (5.22%) Degree
8 4 (3.48%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.48%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.74%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.74%) CCSA
10 1 (0.87%) CCSE
10 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.87%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.87%) CCDA
10 1 (0.87%) ISEB
10 1 (0.87%) CCA
10 1 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.22%) SLA
2 5 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.61%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.61%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (6.96%) Active Directory
1 8 (6.96%) XenApp
2 7 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.22%) VMware ESX
4 5 (4.35%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.61%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (6.09%) Cisco UCCE
2 6 (5.22%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (3.48%) SCCM
4 3 (2.61%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (2.61%) Nagios
4 3 (2.61%) Cacti
5 1 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.87%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.87%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.87%) SCOM
Vendors
1 89 (77.39%) Cisco
2 42 (36.52%) Juniper
3 33 (28.70%) CheckPoint
4 31 (26.96%) F5
5 25 (21.74%) Riverbed
6 20 (17.39%) VMware
7 13 (11.30%) Citrix
8 11 (9.57%) HP
9 9 (7.83%) Microsoft
10 7 (6.09%) Avaya
11 6 (5.22%) SAP
11 6 (5.22%) Dell
11 6 (5.22%) BT
12 5 (4.35%) Verint
12 5 (4.35%) Aruba
13 4 (3.48%) Remedy
14 3 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (2.61%) Red Hat
14 3 (2.61%) Genesys
14 3 (2.61%) ServiceNow
West Midlands
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
People Source
Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £51000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago