Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 75 104
Rank change year-on-year -9 +29 -9
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.22% 1.30% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.72% 10.71% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 4
Staffordshire median annual salary £34,250 £30,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.17% -53.85% +23.81%
10th Percentile £31,525 £26,775 £36,338
90th Percentile £37,575 £46,125 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% - +5.26%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 116 112 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 12.93% 12.16% 10.22%
Number of salaries quoted 85 91 122
Staffordshire median annual salary £33,500 £31,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.06% -4.62% -13.33%
10th Percentile £23,002 £19,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Staffordshire

MPLS
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Staffordshire

MPLS
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. 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
Stoke-on-Trent +5 2 £34,250 +22.32% 3
MPLS
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya