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

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 48 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 0.61% 2.25% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.94% 9.43% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 1
Median salary £75,000 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+76.47% +41.66%
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 Worcestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
103 53 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 31.31% 23.87% 18.59%
Number of salaries quoted 102 47 30
Median salary £38,000 £42,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +34.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £36,450 £45,000
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
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 17 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
Malvern - 2 £75,000 -
MPLS
West Midlands

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 17 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 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