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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
West Midlands / Worcestershire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 44 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 -  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 1.11% 1.85% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.48% 12.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Median salary - £50,000 -
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 Worcestershire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 67 48 30
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 24.72% 14.81% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 59 48 27
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +33.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

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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

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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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Malvern - 3 - -
MPLS
West Midlands

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

1 5 (55.56%) OSPF
1 5 (55.56%) BGP
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (55.56%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (55.56%) Network Load Balancing
1 5 (55.56%) Information Assurance
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) SIEM
1 5 (55.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (55.56%) Protective Monitoring
1 5 (55.56%) Data Loss Prevention
1 5 (55.56%) Pattern Matching
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (33.33%) Spanish Language
3 3 (33.33%) IT Strategy
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Presales
4 1 (11.11%) QMS
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (11.11%) Windows

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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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) BGP
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
1 5 (55.56%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (55.56%) OSPF
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
General
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 3 (33.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Security Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Security Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) IT Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Principal Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Principal Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Principal Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (55.56%) Data Loss Prevention
1 5 (55.56%) Information Assurance
1 5 (55.56%) Network Load Balancing
1 5 (55.56%) Pattern Matching
1 5 (55.56%) Protective Monitoring
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (55.56%) SIEM
1 5 (55.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) Presales
3 1 (11.11%) QMS
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft