Period
to 19 July 2018

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

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 74 60
Rank change year-on-year +15 -14 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 6 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 1.30% 1.81% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% 7.69% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 16
Worcestershire median annual salary £28,500 £27,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.64% -45.00% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,050 £39,375
90th Percentile £32,849 £100,000 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +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 Worcestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 117 143 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 25.27% 23.52% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 76 133 91
Worcestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £22,625 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,895 £55,000 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Worcestershire

MPLS
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Worcestershire

MPLS
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
Kidderminster - 3 £28,500 -
Worcester +2 2 £33,682 +22.48%
Malvern +1 1 - -
MPLS
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) DSL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Document Management
2 3 (50.00%) WSUS
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) AirWatch
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) DSL
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Security Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Document Management
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Pattern Matching
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) AirWatch
1 3 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Fortinet