Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 56 49
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7 +18
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 7 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 1.50% 0.23% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.29% 1.82% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 4
Solihull median annual salary £22,500 £27,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% -46.34% +34.87%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,250 £41,625
90th Percentile £23,750 £28,750 £64,875
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.05% +8.13%

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 Solihull with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Solihull
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 96 55 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 20.51% 12.64% 19.00%
Number of salaries quoted 88 50 80
Solihull median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £19,388 £24,400 £25,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £45,000 £47,625
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Solihull

MPLS
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Solihull

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Solihull region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Internet
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (71.43%) BT
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) VoIP
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) IPv4
2 5 (71.43%) VLAN
2 5 (71.43%) Openreach
2 5 (71.43%) Virgin Media
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) IPv6
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) HSRP

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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 7 (100.00%) Internet
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) IPv4
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) VLAN
2 5 (71.43%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) HSRP
3 2 (28.57%) IPv6
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
General
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Network Support
3 2 (28.57%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Network Support
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) BT
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Openreach
1 5 (71.43%) Virgin Media