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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 164 169 176
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 44 51 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.92% 0.97% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.60% 6.77% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 39 42 44
Median salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £59,550
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
786 753 793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.46% 14.27% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 635 652 705
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,373 £60,000 £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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +1 18 £55,000 +13.98% 3
Herefordshire - 15 £45,000 -
Shropshire -11 5 £33,375 -24.57%
Staffordshire +2 4 £29,750 +13.33%
Worcestershire -14 2 £75,000 +76.47%
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 69 (70.41%) Firewall
2 67 (68.37%) Cisco
3 58 (59.18%) WAN
4 53 (54.08%) LAN
4 53 (54.08%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (43.88%) VPN
6 41 (41.84%) CCNP
7 36 (36.73%) OSPF
8 35 (35.71%) CCNA
9 32 (32.65%) DNS
10 29 (29.59%) VoIP
10 29 (29.59%) Cisco ASA
11 27 (27.55%) Network Security
11 27 (27.55%) Cisco Nexus
11 27 (27.55%) DHCP
12 26 (26.53%) Data Centre
13 23 (23.47%) BGP
14 22 (22.45%) HSRP
14 22 (22.45%) Cisco IOS
14 22 (22.45%) F5
15 21 (21.43%) Windows
16 20 (20.41%) VLAN
17 19 (19.39%) Load Balancing
17 19 (19.39%) SC Cleared
17 19 (19.39%) Security Cleared
18 17 (17.35%) TCP/IP
19 16 (16.33%) IPv6
19 16 (16.33%) CCIE
19 16 (16.33%) ADSL
20 15 (15.31%) Linux

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 (2.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.02%) CMS
2 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (5.10%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.08%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.18%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.14%) IaaS
3 4 (4.08%) Office 365
3 4 (4.08%) PaaS
4 3 (3.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (70.41%) Firewall
2 58 (59.18%) WAN
3 53 (54.08%) LAN
4 43 (43.88%) VPN
5 36 (36.73%) OSPF
6 32 (32.65%) DNS
7 29 (29.59%) Cisco ASA
7 29 (29.59%) VoIP
8 27 (27.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 27 (27.55%) DHCP
8 27 (27.55%) Network Security
9 23 (23.47%) BGP
10 22 (22.45%) Cisco IOS
10 22 (22.45%) HSRP
11 20 (20.41%) VLAN
12 17 (17.35%) TCP/IP
13 16 (16.33%) ADSL
13 16 (16.33%) IPv6
14 15 (15.31%) BGP-4
14 15 (15.31%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.04%) GIS
General
1 10 (10.20%) Finance
2 9 (9.18%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.12%) Billing
4 2 (2.04%) Banking
4 2 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (48.98%) Network Engineer
2 22 (22.45%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (20.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 13 (13.27%) Analyst
4 13 (13.27%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (13.27%) Security Engineer
5 11 (11.22%) Architect
6 10 (10.20%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 10 (10.20%) Switch Engineer
7 9 (9.18%) Network Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) IP Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) Network Architect
9 6 (6.12%) Design Engineer
9 6 (6.12%) IP Design Engineer
9 6 (6.12%) Project Manager
10 5 (5.10%) Administrator
10 5 (5.10%) IP Architect
10 5 (5.10%) Network Administrator
10 5 (5.10%) Presales Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.31%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 26 (26.53%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.10%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.08%) AS400
3 4 (4.08%) Clustering
4 3 (3.06%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.04%) EPoS
5 2 (2.04%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.02%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.43%) Windows
2 15 (15.31%) Linux
3 9 (9.18%) Unix
3 9 (9.18%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.08%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.02%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.39%) Load Balancing
2 12 (12.24%) ITIL
3 11 (11.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (11.22%) Presales
3 11 (11.22%) Service Delivery
4 10 (10.20%) Problem Management
5 9 (9.18%) Network Design
6 7 (7.14%) Data Security
6 7 (7.14%) High Availability
6 7 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 7 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (6.12%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (6.12%) SIEM
8 5 (5.10%) Migration
8 5 (5.10%) Project Management
9 4 (4.08%) Data Protection
9 4 (4.08%) Integration Testing
10 3 (3.06%) Case Management
10 3 (3.06%) Network Optimisation
10 3 (3.06%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.02%) R
Qualifications
1 53 (54.08%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (41.84%) CCNP
3 35 (35.71%) CCNA
4 19 (19.39%) SC Cleared
4 19 (19.39%) Security Cleared
5 16 (16.33%) CCIE
6 13 (13.27%) CCDA
7 11 (11.22%) CCIP
8 8 (8.16%) CCDP
9 7 (7.14%) JNCIE
9 7 (7.14%) JNCIP
10 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (1.02%) CCSA
12 1 (1.02%) CCSE
12 1 (1.02%) Degree
12 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.31%) PCI DSS
2 13 (13.27%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.16%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.10%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.08%) vSphere
4 3 (3.06%) Firmware
4 3 (3.06%) XenApp
4 3 (3.06%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.02%) pfSense
6 1 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) Nagios
2 1 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 67 (68.37%) Cisco
2 22 (22.45%) F5
3 15 (15.31%) Cyberoam
4 11 (11.22%) HP
4 11 (11.22%) VMware
5 10 (10.20%) CheckPoint
6 9 (9.18%) Palo Alto
7 8 (8.16%) Juniper
8 6 (6.12%) Citrix
8 6 (6.12%) SonicWALL
9 5 (5.10%) Brocade
9 5 (5.10%) Draytek
9 5 (5.10%) Fortinet
9 5 (5.10%) Huawei
9 5 (5.10%) Meraki
9 5 (5.10%) Microsoft
9 5 (5.10%) ProCurve
9 5 (5.10%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.06%) EMC
10 3 (3.06%) NetApp
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