The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Telford 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Shropshire / Telford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 34 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 -  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Telford 0.51% 1.57% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.56% 7.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Median salary £70,000 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +133.33% -  
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 Telford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Telford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 39 70 37
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Telford 19.90% 22.01% 27.82%
Number of salaries quoted 26 60 30
Median salary £55,000 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +69.23% +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,713 £35,300 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Telford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Telford 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 Telford

MPLS
Salary Trend in Telford

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Telford

For the 6 months to 23 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 Telford region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Unix
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) WAN
2 8 (88.89%) DHCP
2 8 (88.89%) VPN
2 8 (88.89%) DNS
2 8 (88.89%) Nagios
2 8 (88.89%) OSPF
2 8 (88.89%) BGP
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) IP Telephony
2 8 (88.89%) Brocade
2 8 (88.89%) VPLS
2 8 (88.89%) ProCurve
2 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
2 8 (88.89%) SolarWinds
2 8 (88.89%) Data Centre
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
2 8 (88.89%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (77.78%) NX-OS
3 7 (77.78%) Ubiquiti
3 7 (77.78%) VyOS
3 7 (77.78%) Aruba
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (77.78%) SonicWALL
3 7 (77.78%) VLAN

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Telford 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 8 (88.89%) BGP
1 8 (88.89%) DHCP
1 8 (88.89%) DNS
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
1 8 (88.89%) IP Telephony
1 8 (88.89%) OSPF
1 8 (88.89%) VPLS
1 8 (88.89%) VPN
1 8 (88.89%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (77.78%) IPv4
2 7 (77.78%) IPv6
2 7 (77.78%) NX-OS
2 7 (77.78%) SNMP
2 7 (77.78%) VLAN
2 7 (77.78%) Wireless
3 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Head of DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Head of Networks
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Unix
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
2 7 (77.78%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Workload Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
2 3 (33.33%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Brocade
2 8 (88.89%) ProCurve
2 8 (88.89%) SolarWinds
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) Aruba
3 7 (77.78%) SonicWALL
3 7 (77.78%) Ubiquiti
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper