The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Harrogate region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 51 59 34
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -25
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 7 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 1.79% 0.25% 3.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.91% 1.67% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 4
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
MPLS
North Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Harrogate region.

Communications & Networking Category
Harrogate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
44 60 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 11.22% 15.15% 36.82%
Number of salaries quoted 24 56 71
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,900 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Harrogate region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

MPLS
Salary Trend in Harrogate

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Harrogate

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Harrogate region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) IPv4
2 7 (77.78%) IPv6
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 7 (77.78%) OSPF
2 7 (77.78%) BGP
3 6 (66.67%) CCNP
3 6 (66.67%) FortiGate
4 5 (55.56%) Juniper
4 5 (55.56%) VPN
4 5 (55.56%) Firewall
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
5 4 (44.44%) CCIE
6 2 (22.22%) Network Design
6 2 (22.22%) Brocade
6 2 (22.22%) CCIP
6 2 (22.22%) Network Security
7 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 1 (11.11%) Coaching
7 1 (11.11%) UNIX
7 1 (11.11%) Linux
7 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
7 1 (11.11%) RIP
7 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (11.11%) Fortinet

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Harrogate region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
1 7 (77.78%) WAN
1 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
1 7 (77.78%) IPv4
1 7 (77.78%) IPv6
1 7 (77.78%) OSPF
1 7 (77.78%) BGP
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) RIP
4 1 (11.11%) IPsec
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Network Consultant
1 6 (66.67%) Consultant
1 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Implementation Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Network Implementation Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCNP
3 4 (44.44%) CCIE
4 2 (22.22%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Brocade
5 1 (11.11%) Fortinet