The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 43 42
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 0.43% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.86% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £43,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +45.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
41 35 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 16.14% 15.02% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 36 27 31
Average salary £32,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £17,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Worcestershire region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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Top 18 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) PPP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) DSL
2 1 (50.00%) X.21

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Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) PPP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) DSL
2 1 (50.00%) X.21
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) JNCIP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper