Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 220 260
Rank change year-on-year +75 +40 -24
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 81 47 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.57% 0.71% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.59% 4.59% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 64 34 15
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £20,000 £32,500 £33,500
90th Percentile £59,625 £61,250 £51,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -4.00%

MPLS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following 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 or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 765 1023 1006
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.79% 15.54% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 621 769 812
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £21,500 £23,000 £21,780
90th Percentile £58,750 £52,750 £63,625
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing MPLS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +19 25 £20,000 -42.86%
Northamptonshire +38 23 £47,500 -13.64%
Nottinghamshire +21 23 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Leicestershire +23 4 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Lincolnshire +11 2 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 44 (54.32%) Data Centre
2 25 (30.86%) Cisco
2 25 (30.86%) Firewall
3 24 (29.63%) ITIL
4 20 (24.69%) Microsoft
5 17 (20.99%) Active Directory
5 17 (20.99%) HP
5 17 (20.99%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (19.75%) CCNA
6 16 (19.75%) Service Delivery
6 16 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (19.75%) Network Management
7 15 (18.52%) SolarWinds
7 15 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (18.52%) Time Management
7 15 (18.52%) iPhone
7 15 (18.52%) Network Monitoring
7 15 (18.52%) Ticket Management
7 15 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (18.52%) Broadband
7 15 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
8 14 (17.28%) Juniper
8 14 (17.28%) LAN
8 14 (17.28%) Wireless
8 14 (17.28%) Data Centre Operations
8 14 (17.28%) Driving Licence
8 14 (17.28%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (16.05%) Load Balancing
9 13 (16.05%) VMware
10 12 (14.81%) CCNP

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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 11 (13.58%) Skype for Business
2 10 (12.35%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.64%) Drupal
3 7 (8.64%) IIS
3 7 (8.64%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (17.28%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (12.35%) Office 365
4 7 (8.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (30.86%) Firewall
2 15 (18.52%) Broadband
3 14 (17.28%) LAN
3 14 (17.28%) Wireless
4 12 (14.81%) DNS
4 12 (14.81%) Skype
4 12 (14.81%) WAN
5 11 (13.58%) BGP
5 11 (13.58%) OSPF
6 10 (12.35%) EIGRP
7 9 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
8 8 (9.88%) VPN
9 7 (8.64%) NetScaler
9 7 (8.64%) VoIP
10 6 (7.41%) PBX
11 5 (6.17%) Internet
11 5 (6.17%) ISDN
11 5 (6.17%) Unified Communications
11 5 (6.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.94%) Finance
3 3 (3.70%) Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Billing
3 3 (3.70%) Marketing
3 3 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (18.52%) Analyst
1 15 (18.52%) ITIL Service Analyst
1 15 (18.52%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
1 15 (18.52%) Network Engineer
1 15 (18.52%) Service Analyst
1 15 (18.52%) Service Desk Analyst
1 15 (18.52%) Service Desk Support
1 15 (18.52%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 14 (17.28%) Data Centre Engineer
2 14 (17.28%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
2 14 (17.28%) IT Engineer
2 14 (17.28%) Operations Engineer
3 13 (16.05%) Consultant
4 12 (14.81%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Applications Support
6 7 (8.64%) Applications Support Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) HTML CSS Developer
6 7 (8.64%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.64%) CSS
1 7 (8.64%) HTML
1 7 (8.64%) Silex
1 7 (8.64%) Symfony
2 3 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (54.32%) Data Centre
2 16 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (18.52%) iPhone
4 14 (17.28%) Driving Licence
5 7 (8.64%) Clustering
6 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.88%) Windows
1 8 (9.88%) Windows Server
2 7 (8.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.63%) ITIL
2 16 (19.75%) Network Management
2 16 (19.75%) Service Delivery
3 15 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 15 (18.52%) Network Monitoring
3 15 (18.52%) Ticket Management
3 15 (18.52%) Time Management
4 14 (17.28%) Data Centre Operations
5 13 (16.05%) Load Balancing
6 9 (11.11%) Presales
7 8 (9.88%) Project Management
8 7 (8.64%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (8.64%) Workflow
9 5 (6.17%) Data Security
9 5 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.94%) Change Management
10 4 (4.94%) Strategic Planning
11 3 (3.70%) Programme Management
11 3 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (3.70%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.64%) JavaScript
1 7 (8.64%) PHP
1 7 (8.64%) SQL
2 5 (6.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (20.99%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (19.75%) CCNA
3 12 (14.81%) CCNP
4 6 (7.41%) CCIE
5 4 (4.94%) CCDE
5 4 (4.94%) CCDP
5 4 (4.94%) CCSP
5 4 (4.94%) CCVP
5 4 (4.94%) HP APS
5 4 (4.94%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (3.70%) Degree
7 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (20.99%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.64%) Hyper-V
3 7 (8.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (8.64%) vCloud
3 7 (8.64%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (8.64%) Xen
3 7 (8.64%) XenApp
3 7 (8.64%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) ThinApp
2 4 (4.94%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 25 (30.86%) Cisco
2 20 (24.69%) Microsoft
3 17 (20.99%) HP
4 15 (18.52%) SolarWinds
5 14 (17.28%) Juniper
6 13 (16.05%) VMware
7 11 (13.58%) NetApp
8 7 (8.64%) AppSense
8 7 (8.64%) CheckPoint
8 7 (8.64%) Citrix
8 7 (8.64%) EMC
8 7 (8.64%) F5
8 7 (8.64%) IBM
8 7 (8.64%) McAfee
8 7 (8.64%) Nokia
8 7 (8.64%) Oracle
8 7 (8.64%) Symantec
9 4 (4.94%) Motorola
9 4 (4.94%) ProCurve
10 3 (3.70%) BT