Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 53 44
Rank change year-on-year -11 -9 -4
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 0.22% 1.91% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.97% 11.00% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 3
Shropshire median annual salary - £36,250 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.59% -
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +12.50%

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 Shropshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 103 100 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 22.84% 17.33% 13.53%
Number of salaries quoted 73 88 43
Shropshire median annual salary £41,628 £38,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.12% +18.46% -7.14%
10th Percentile £21,950 £22,750 £18,400
90th Percentile £56,375 £46,625 £50,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

Job postings citing MPLS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Shropshire.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Shropshire

MPLS
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Shropshire

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Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 24 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
Telford -14 1 - - 1
MPLS
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) DWDM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) DWDM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPLS
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia