The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for MPLS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 65 75
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.40% 0.99% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.56% 5.88% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 4
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £24,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +116.49%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £42,250 £23,625
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £70,000 £33,713
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26%  

MPLS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Coventry
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 117 119 116
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 15.44% 16.78% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 252 242 212
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £27,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,350 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing MPLS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Coventry

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Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Coventry

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Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Coventry over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Coventry region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) CCNA
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) SNMP
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 4 (66.67%) ISSAP
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) SABSA
2 4 (66.67%) SANS
2 4 (66.67%) CCSP
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) ISDN
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) MGCP
4 1 (16.67%) RTP
4 1 (16.67%) H.323
4 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
1 4 (66.67%) SNMP
1 4 (66.67%) VLAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) H.323
3 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (16.67%) ISDN
3 1 (16.67%) MGCP
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) RTP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
1 4 (66.67%) SABSA
1 4 (66.67%) Security Architecture
1 4 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Security Hardening
2 1 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNA
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCSP
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) ISSAP
2 4 (66.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GDPR
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Meraki