MPLS Jobs in the Midlands

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
England > Midlands

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands requiring MPLS skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited MPLS over the 6 months leading up to 22 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
22 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 237 280 324
Rank change year-on-year +43 +44 -54
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 107 26 44
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.76% 0.31% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.36% 1.51% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 83 15 43
10th Percentile £25,950 £42,500 £28,550
25th Percentile £26,700 £49,375 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £77,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -37.42% +55.00% -6.98%
75th Percentile £50,250 £80,000 £65,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £83,000 £76,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% -8.33% +14.29%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Midlands

MPLS falls under the Communications and Computer Networking category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring communications or computer networking skills in the Midlands.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,683 1,718 1,743
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 11.98% 20.23% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,265 723 1,071
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,313 £43,250 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.79% -3.89% -
75th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,900 £75,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in the Midlands

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Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MPLS in the Midlands.

Salary trend for MPLS in the Midlands

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Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing MPLS in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 June 2024.

Salary histogram for MPLS in the Midlands

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Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 June 2024. 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
Jobs
West Midlands +79 103 £48,500 -38.41% 5
East Midlands -38 4 £50,000 -28.57% 1
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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 22 (20.56%) Azure
2 15 (14.02%) AWS
3 11 (10.28%) Microsoft 365
4 6 (5.61%) Entra ID
5 3 (2.80%) GCP
6 2 (1.87%) Azure Sentinel
6 2 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.87%) Rubrik
6 2 (1.87%) SaaS
7 1 (0.93%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 75 (70.09%) WAN
2 53 (49.53%) BGP
3 51 (47.66%) LAN
4 47 (43.93%) SD-WAN
5 37 (34.58%) IPsec
6 35 (32.71%) OSPF
7 34 (31.78%) Firewall
8 32 (29.91%) WLAN
9 24 (22.43%) VPN
10 20 (18.69%) Wireless
11 19 (17.76%) VLAN
12 16 (14.95%) VoIP
13 13 (12.15%) Network Security
14 8 (7.48%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (6.54%) EIGRP
15 7 (6.54%) HSRP
15 7 (6.54%) Spanning Tree
15 7 (6.54%) TCP/IP
15 7 (6.54%) VRRP
15 7 (6.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) JIRA
1 3 (2.80%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (14.95%) Finance
2 10 (9.35%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.41%) Social Skills
4 8 (7.48%) Retail
5 6 (5.61%) Local Government
6 3 (2.80%) Marketing
7 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (40.19%) Network Engineer
2 25 (23.36%) Analyst
2 25 (23.36%) Network Analyst
3 24 (22.43%) Network Operations Analyst
3 24 (22.43%) Operations Analyst
4 17 (15.89%) WAN Engineer
5 12 (11.21%) Senior
6 10 (9.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 7 (6.54%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (6.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (6.54%) Support Technician
8 6 (5.61%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (5.61%) Design Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) First Line Help Desk Support
8 6 (5.61%) Help Desk Support
8 6 (5.61%) Help Desk Technician
8 6 (5.61%) IT Support Technician
8 6 (5.61%) Juniper Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.15%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.54%) FMCG
2 7 (6.54%) PKI
3 6 (5.61%) CCTV
4 2 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.93%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.67%) Windows
2 3 (2.80%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.15%) Load Balancing
1 13 (12.15%) Network Monitoring
2 12 (11.21%) Network Architecture
3 10 (9.35%) Network Virtualisation
4 9 (8.41%) Network Design
5 8 (7.48%) Project Delivery
6 7 (6.54%) Business Analysis
6 7 (6.54%) Change Management
6 7 (6.54%) Demand Management
6 7 (6.54%) High Availability
6 7 (6.54%) Release Management
7 6 (5.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (5.61%) ITIL
7 6 (5.61%) Roadmaps
7 6 (5.61%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (4.67%) Cost Optimisation
9 4 (3.74%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
9 4 (3.74%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.61%) SQL
2 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.93%) Python
Qualifications
1 44 (41.12%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (37.38%) CCNP
3 34 (31.78%) Security Cleared
4 32 (29.91%) CCNA
5 30 (28.04%) SC Cleared
6 27 (25.23%) CCIE
7 25 (23.36%) CCDP
8 7 (6.54%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 6 (5.61%) JNCIE
9 6 (5.61%) JNCIP
10 5 (4.67%) Azure Certification
11 4 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (3.74%) Degree
11 4 (3.74%) JNCIA
12 3 (2.80%) CCDA
13 2 (1.87%) CCIE Data Center
14 1 (0.93%) AWS Certification
14 1 (0.93%) CWNA
14 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) Cyber Essentials
1 6 (5.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 4 (3.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (6.54%) Firmware
2 6 (5.61%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.80%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.80%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.74%) Ansible
2 3 (2.80%) Terraform
3 2 (1.87%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.93%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 47 (43.93%) Juniper
2 43 (40.19%) Cisco
3 14 (13.08%) CheckPoint
3 14 (13.08%) Palo Alto
4 13 (12.15%) Microsoft
4 13 (12.15%) Nokia
5 11 (10.28%) Aruba
6 8 (7.48%) Ekahau
6 8 (7.48%) F5
7 7 (6.54%) Meraki
8 6 (5.61%) Ericsson
8 6 (5.61%) Fortinet
9 5 (4.67%) VMware
10 4 (3.74%) Citrix
10 4 (3.74%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.80%) Avaya
11 3 (2.80%) HP
11 3 (2.80%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.87%) Commvault
12 2 (1.87%) Veritas