The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 165 176
Rank change year-on-year +60 +11  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 50 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.87% 0.37% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.56% 2.44% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 44 11 9
Median salary £35,000 £42,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +1.20%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £44,000 £50,300
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 398 492 486
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 14.89% 15.20% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 325 416 400
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -14.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing MPLS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in the East Midlands

MPLS
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for MPLS in the East Midlands

MPLS
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in the East Midlands

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Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Nottinghamshire +14 19 £30,000 -7.69%
Derbyshire - 13 £35,000 - 1
Leicestershire +17 9 £50,000 +17.64%
Northamptonshire +7 3 - - 2
MPLS
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 35 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 33 (58.93%) Cisco
3 28 (50.00%) Firewall
4 27 (48.21%) WAN
5 23 (41.07%) LAN
6 18 (32.14%) Wireless
7 17 (30.36%) WLAN
8 16 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (26.79%) HP
9 15 (26.79%) Juniper
9 15 (26.79%) HTML
9 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
9 15 (26.79%) PHP
9 15 (26.79%) SQL
9 15 (26.79%) CSS
9 15 (26.79%) Workflow
9 15 (26.79%) Symfony
9 15 (26.79%) Drupal
9 15 (26.79%) Silex
9 15 (26.79%) GitHub
9 15 (26.79%) Git (software)
9 15 (26.79%) NoSQL
10 14 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (25.00%) VMware
11 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (23.21%) ITIL
12 10 (17.86%) Cisco Wireless
13 9 (16.07%) CCNA
13 9 (16.07%) Change Management
13 9 (16.07%) ProCurve

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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 15 (26.79%) Drupal
2 6 (10.71%) IIS
2 6 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.71%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.79%) GitHub
2 2 (3.57%) Office 365
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (50.00%) Firewall
2 27 (48.21%) WAN
3 23 (41.07%) LAN
4 18 (32.14%) Wireless
5 17 (30.36%) WLAN
6 14 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (17.86%) Cisco Wireless
8 8 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (14.29%) Unified Communications
9 7 (12.50%) DSL
10 6 (10.71%) DNS
10 6 (10.71%) Internet
10 6 (10.71%) NetScaler
10 6 (10.71%) VoIP
11 4 (7.14%) BGP
11 4 (7.14%) OSPF
12 3 (5.36%) Ethernet
12 3 (5.36%) ISDN
12 3 (5.36%) L2TP
12 3 (5.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) NoSQL
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (26.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.57%) Banking
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Marketing
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 15 (26.79%) Applications Developer
2 15 (26.79%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) HTML CSS Developer
2 15 (26.79%) HTML Developer
2 15 (26.79%) JavaScript Developer
3 11 (19.64%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (17.86%) Support Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Architect
6 7 (12.50%) Cisco Architect
6 7 (12.50%) Cisco Network Architect
6 7 (12.50%) Network Architect
7 6 (10.71%) Applications Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Applications Support
7 6 (10.71%) Applications Support Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Cisco Support
7 6 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Linux Server Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.79%) CSS
1 15 (26.79%) HTML
1 15 (26.79%) Silex
1 15 (26.79%) Symfony
2 1 (1.79%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 35 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.71%) Clustering
4 3 (5.36%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) iPhone
6 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Windows
1 8 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 6 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Workflow
2 13 (23.21%) ITIL
3 9 (16.07%) Change Management
4 8 (14.29%) Time Management
5 7 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 7 (12.50%) Network Management
5 7 (12.50%) Open Source
6 6 (10.71%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.36%) Data Centre Operations
7 3 (5.36%) Data Security
7 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.36%) High Availability
7 3 (5.36%) Network Design
7 3 (5.36%) People Management
7 3 (5.36%) Presales
8 2 (3.57%) Change Control
8 2 (3.57%) DevOps
8 2 (3.57%) Network Architecture
8 2 (3.57%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.57%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
1 15 (26.79%) PHP
1 15 (26.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.07%) CCNA
3 8 (14.29%) CCNP
4 7 (12.50%) JNCIP
4 7 (12.50%) JNCIS
5 4 (7.14%) JNCIA
6 2 (3.57%) MCSE
6 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.79%) CCIE
7 1 (1.79%) CCIE Service Provider
7 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) GDPR
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (10.71%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (10.71%) vCloud
3 6 (10.71%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (10.71%) Xen
3 6 (10.71%) XenApp
3 6 (10.71%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) ThinApp
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.79%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 33 (58.93%) Cisco
2 15 (26.79%) HP
2 15 (26.79%) Juniper
3 14 (25.00%) VMware
4 9 (16.07%) ProCurve
5 7 (12.50%) F5
5 7 (12.50%) Fortinet
6 6 (10.71%) AppSense
6 6 (10.71%) CheckPoint
6 6 (10.71%) Citrix
6 6 (10.71%) EMC
6 6 (10.71%) IBM
6 6 (10.71%) McAfee
6 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.71%) NetApp
6 6 (10.71%) Nokia
6 6 (10.71%) Oracle
6 6 (10.71%) Symantec
7 1 (1.79%) Avaya
7 1 (1.79%) BT
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