The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
West Midlands / Herefordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 16 14
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire - 7.14% 9.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 25.00% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £50,000
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 Herefordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Herefordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 10 20 12
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire 14.71% 28.57% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 9
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +5.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £40,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Herefordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Herefordshire 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 Herefordshire

MPLS
Salary Trend in Herefordshire

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Herefordshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 11 (100.00%) LAN
1 11 (100.00%) WAN
1 11 (100.00%) DHCP
1 11 (100.00%) DNS
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) IPv6
1 11 (100.00%) CCNP
1 11 (100.00%) CCNA
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (100.00%) OSPF
1 11 (100.00%) BGP-4
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 11 (100.00%) Network Security
1 11 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 11 (100.00%) F5
1 11 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 11 (100.00%) HSRP
1 11 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 11 (100.00%) Cyberoam
2 9 (81.82%) SC Cleared
2 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
3 7 (63.64%) X.25
3 7 (63.64%) PSTN
3 7 (63.64%) ADSL
3 7 (63.64%) ISDN
4 2 (18.18%) Network Management

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Herefordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) BGP-4
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 11 (100.00%) DHCP
1 11 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 11 (100.00%) DNS
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) HSRP
1 11 (100.00%) IPv6
1 11 (100.00%) LAN
1 11 (100.00%) Network Security
1 11 (100.00%) OSPF
1 11 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) ADSL
2 7 (63.64%) ISDN
2 7 (63.64%) PSTN
2 7 (63.64%) X.25
3 2 (18.18%) SNMP
3 2 (18.18%) SSL
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 11 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Security Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Coaching
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Security
2 2 (18.18%) Cryptography
2 2 (18.18%) Data Security
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) Network Management
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CCNA
1 11 (100.00%) CCNP
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (81.82%) SC Cleared
2 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Cyberoam
1 11 (100.00%) F5