The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 146 165 77
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -88
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 13 26 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.48% 0.74% 3.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.03% 4.44% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8 26 61
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
MPLS
West 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 Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
429 586 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 15.95% 16.60% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 377 491 621
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

MPLS
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Leeds

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Leeds

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 33 (86.84%) VPN
2 30 (78.95%) Cisco
3 22 (57.89%) Firewall
4 18 (47.37%) Linux
4 18 (47.37%) VLAN
5 17 (44.74%) OSPF
5 17 (44.74%) BGP
6 16 (42.11%) Juniper
6 16 (42.11%) Windows
7 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
7 15 (39.47%) IPsec
8 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
8 11 (28.95%) DNS
8 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
9 10 (26.32%) SSL
9 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
9 10 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (23.68%) VMware
10 9 (23.68%) Brocade
10 9 (23.68%) SQL
10 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
10 9 (23.68%) ITIL
10 9 (23.68%) VoIP
10 9 (23.68%) SAN
11 8 (21.05%) Avaya
11 8 (21.05%) VRRP
11 8 (21.05%) WAN
11 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
11 8 (21.05%) Network Design
11 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 5 (13.16%) Apache
1 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) Confluence
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (86.84%) VPN
2 22 (57.89%) Firewall
3 18 (47.37%) VLAN
4 17 (44.74%) BGP
4 17 (44.74%) OSPF
5 15 (39.47%) IPsec
6 11 (28.95%) DNS
7 10 (26.32%) SSL
8 9 (23.68%) SAN
8 9 (23.68%) VoIP
9 8 (21.05%) HSRP
9 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
9 8 (21.05%) VRRP
9 8 (21.05%) WAN
10 7 (18.42%) 4G
10 7 (18.42%) ATM
10 7 (18.42%) DHCP
10 7 (18.42%) Ethernet
10 7 (18.42%) VoLTE
10 7 (18.42%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) MySQL
3 5 (13.16%) MariaDB
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) JIRA
General
1 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Back Office
3 2 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Design Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Ericsson Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Implementation Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Administrator
3 5 (13.16%) Cloud Administrator
3 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Service Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) IT Support
7 1 (2.63%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.16%) Clustering
2 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Cloud
3 4 (10.53%) IVR
4 3 (7.89%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Linux
2 16 (42.11%) Windows
3 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (13.16%) Ubuntu
6 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
7 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.63%) CentOS
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (23.68%) ITIL
3 8 (21.05%) Network Design
4 7 (18.42%) Network Architecture
5 5 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (13.16%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 4 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Regulatory Compliance
6 4 (10.53%) Supplier Management
7 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity
7 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
8 2 (5.26%) Email Filtering
8 2 (5.26%) High Availability
8 2 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (5.26%) Web Filtering
9 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity Planning
9 1 (2.63%) ITIL V3
9 1 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) MCSA
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.89%) CCNP
3 3 (7.89%) ISEB
3 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (5.26%) MCSE
5 1 (2.63%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.42%) Hyper-V
4 5 (13.16%) GlusterFS
4 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (13.16%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (10.53%) VMware ESX
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (7.89%) XenApp
7 2 (5.26%) OpenSIPS
7 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Failover Clustering
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (78.95%) Cisco
2 16 (42.11%) Juniper
3 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
4 9 (23.68%) Brocade
4 9 (23.68%) VMware
5 8 (21.05%) Avaya
6 7 (18.42%) Ericsson
6 7 (18.42%) HP
6 7 (18.42%) Redback
7 5 (13.16%) arcserve
7 5 (13.16%) Citrix
7 5 (13.16%) F5
8 4 (10.53%) Forcepoint
8 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
8 4 (10.53%) Sophos
9 3 (7.89%) EMC
9 3 (7.89%) IBM
9 3 (7.89%) Infoblox
9 3 (7.89%) NetApp
9 3 (7.89%) Oracle
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