The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 43 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 1.12% 0.99% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.80% 4.00% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 4
Median salary £70,000 £35,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% +20.68%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
MPLS
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
79 50 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 29.37% 24.75% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 78 41 41
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £35,200 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Worcestershire region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

MPLS
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

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

MPLS
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Malvern - 2 £75,000 -
Kidderminster - 1 £40,000 -
MPLS
West Midlands

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Presales
2 3 (60.00%) HSRP
2 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (60.00%) Meraki
2 3 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Huawei
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (60.00%) Resource Management
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (60.00%) Draytek
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) NETGEAR
2 3 (60.00%) Data Security
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (60.00%) ADSL
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) DNS

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) ADSL
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (60.00%) HSRP
2 3 (60.00%) IPv4
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Security Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IP Architect
3 1 (20.00%) IP Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior IP Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Presales
2 3 (60.00%) Data Security
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Resource Management
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (40.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Pattern Matching
3 2 (40.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Draytek
1 3 (60.00%) Fortinet
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Huawei
1 3 (60.00%) Meraki
1 3 (60.00%) NETGEAR