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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 154 137
Rank change year-on-year 0 -17  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 7 16 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.24% 0.50% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.78% 2.98% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 22
Median salary £41,250 £50,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.50% +19.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £61,750 £57,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% -  

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 393 537 618
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 13.42% 16.89% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 295 422 499
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.38% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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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

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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

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Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 30 March 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 30 March 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
Derbyshire +10 4 £35,000 -28.20%
Nottinghamshire -4 1 £30,000 -47.82%
Leicestershire - 1 £47,500 - 3
MPLS
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 26 (89.66%) WAN
2 25 (86.21%) Cisco
3 23 (79.31%) Firewall
4 21 (72.41%) LAN
5 17 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (55.17%) Wireless
7 13 (44.83%) HP
8 12 (41.38%) CCNP
8 12 (41.38%) Data Centre
9 10 (34.48%) ITIL
10 9 (31.03%) VoIP
10 9 (31.03%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
11 8 (27.59%) VMware
11 8 (27.59%) WLAN
12 7 (24.14%) Cisco Wireless
12 7 (24.14%) Skype
12 7 (24.14%) Skype for Business
13 6 (20.69%) CCNA
13 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
13 6 (20.69%) Internet
13 6 (20.69%) ProCurve
14 5 (17.24%) SonicWALL
14 5 (17.24%) Retail
14 5 (17.24%) Back Office
14 5 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (17.24%) Change Management
14 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (17.24%) CommVault
14 5 (17.24%) Motorola

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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 7 (24.14%) Skype for Business
2 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) IaaS
1 5 (17.24%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.45%) GitHub
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (89.66%) WAN
2 23 (79.31%) Firewall
3 21 (72.41%) LAN
4 16 (55.17%) Wireless
5 9 (31.03%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (31.03%) VoIP
6 8 (27.59%) WLAN
7 7 (24.14%) Cisco Wireless
7 7 (24.14%) Skype
8 6 (20.69%) Internet
9 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
9 5 (17.24%) Unified Communications
9 5 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (13.79%) VPN
11 3 (10.34%) BGP
11 3 (10.34%) EIGRP
11 3 (10.34%) OSPF
12 2 (6.90%) IGRP
12 2 (6.90%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
2 5 (17.24%) Back Office
2 5 (17.24%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Legal
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Firewall Support
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Network Support
4 4 (13.79%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.45%) Account Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.45%) COM
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) Silex
1 1 (3.45%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) Client/Server
2 5 (17.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
1 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Change Management
2 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (17.24%) High Availability
2 5 (17.24%) ITIL V3
3 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
3 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
3 4 (13.79%) Presales
3 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
3 4 (13.79%) Supplier Management
4 2 (6.90%) Business Development
4 2 (6.90%) CRM
4 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.90%) Network Architecture
4 2 (6.90%) Open Source
4 2 (6.90%) People Management
4 2 (6.90%) Product Management
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Time Management
5 1 (3.45%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.45%) PHP
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (41.38%) CCNP
3 6 (20.69%) CCNA
4 5 (17.24%) MCSE
4 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.90%) Degree
5 2 (6.90%) JNCIP
5 2 (6.90%) JNCIS
6 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.45%) CCDA
6 1 (3.45%) CCDP
6 1 (3.45%) CCIE
6 1 (3.45%) CISM
6 1 (3.45%) CISSP
6 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
1 5 (17.24%) vSphere
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (3.45%) Nagios
1 1 (3.45%) SmoothWall
1 1 (3.45%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Cisco
2 13 (44.83%) HP
3 8 (27.59%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
4 6 (20.69%) ProCurve
5 5 (17.24%) CommVault
5 5 (17.24%) Dell
5 5 (17.24%) Motorola
5 5 (17.24%) SonicWALL
6 3 (10.34%) Fortinet
6 3 (10.34%) Juniper
7 2 (6.90%) Aruba
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (3.45%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (3.45%) F5
8 1 (3.45%) Meraki
8 1 (3.45%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.45%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
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