Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 52 67
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15 -2
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 9 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 1.80% 1.08% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.04% 5.26% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 2
Worcestershire median annual salary £30,250 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.38% +14.29% +20.69%
10th Percentile £26,625 £38,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £33,600 £56,250 £42,250
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +12.50%

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 112 95 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 22.36% 20.47% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 96 90 88
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £23,375 £27,025 £22,350
90th Percentile £61,125 £51,250 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% -

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 21 November 2017. 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
Malvern -3 5 - -
Evesham - 4 £30,250 -
MPLS
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Information Assurance
1 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (55.56%) Protective Monitoring
1 5 (55.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 5 (55.56%) Presales
1 5 (55.56%) SIEM
1 5 (55.56%) Data Loss Prevention
1 5 (55.56%) Pattern Matching
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 4 (44.44%) QMS
2 4 (44.44%) Quality Management
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server

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:

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) 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
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Security Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Security Solutions Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (44.44%) IT Support
3 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 3 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (33.33%) IT Technician
3 3 (33.33%) Support Technician
4 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Technician
4 2 (22.22%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (22.22%) Principal Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Principal Security Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Principal Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support
5 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Project Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
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%) Presales
1 5 (55.56%) Protective Monitoring
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (55.56%) SIEM
1 5 (55.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 4 (44.44%) QMS
2 4 (44.44%) 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
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft