The first table below looks at the demand for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 74 116 142
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +26
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 117 33 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.19% 1.28% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.94% 6.96% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 54 22 4
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,250 £45,700
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
783 474 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 21.32% 18.36% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 592 353 320
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
West Yorkshire

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 August 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Leeds

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 173 (84.80%) Cisco
2 118 (57.84%) Load Balancing
3 112 (54.90%) Cisco Certification
3 112 (54.90%) OSPF
4 109 (53.43%) BGP
5 108 (52.94%) TCP/IP
6 106 (51.96%) CCNP
6 106 (51.96%) E-Commerce
6 106 (51.96%) Firewall
7 92 (45.10%) Windows
8 83 (40.69%) DNS
8 83 (40.69%) VMware
8 83 (40.69%) EIGRP
9 78 (38.24%) WAN
10 77 (37.75%) LAN
11 76 (37.25%) Linux
11 76 (37.25%) VMware Infrastructure
12 74 (36.27%) CheckPoint
13 72 (35.29%) Red Hat
13 72 (35.29%) Network Security
13 72 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 72 (35.29%) Cisco IOS
14 70 (34.31%) Clustering
15 69 (33.82%) PCI DSS
16 62 (30.39%) SMTP
17 57 (27.94%) PowerShell
18 55 (26.96%) UNIX
18 55 (26.96%) Apache
18 55 (26.96%) Java
18 55 (26.96%) IIS

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 55 (26.96%) Apache
1 55 (26.96%) IIS
2 27 (13.24%) Lync
3 26 (12.75%) MS Exchange
4 24 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.94%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.94%) MS Office
3 2 (0.98%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.98%) Office 365
3 1 (0.49%) SaaS
3 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (54.90%) OSPF
2 109 (53.43%) BGP
3 108 (52.94%) TCP/IP
4 106 (51.96%) Firewall
5 83 (40.69%) DNS
5 83 (40.69%) EIGRP
6 78 (38.24%) WAN
7 77 (37.75%) LAN
8 72 (35.29%) Network Security
8 72 (35.29%) Cisco IOS
9 62 (30.39%) SMTP
10 48 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
11 47 (23.04%) VoIP
12 46 (22.55%) VPN
13 36 (17.65%) FWSM
14 31 (15.20%) DHCP
15 27 (13.24%) Unified Communications
16 11 (5.39%) PBX
16 11 (5.39%) VLAN
17 10 (4.90%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.47%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.49%) MySQL
3 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (4.41%) Finance
2 7 (3.43%) Advertising
3 4 (1.96%) Games
4 3 (1.47%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (28.92%) Network Engineer
2 53 (25.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (12.75%) Team Leader
4 23 (11.27%) Analyst
5 19 (9.31%) Network Analyst
5 19 (9.31%) Security Analyst
6 18 (8.82%) Network Security Analyst
7 16 (7.84%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 16 (7.84%) Architect
8 15 (7.35%) Network Architect
9 11 (5.39%) Senior Network Engineer
10 7 (3.43%) Messaging Engineer
11 6 (2.94%) Exchange Engineer
12 5 (2.45%) Communications Manager
13 4 (1.96%) Consultant
14 3 (1.47%) Network Operations Team Leader
14 3 (1.47%) Network Manager
14 3 (1.47%) Operations Team Leader
14 3 (1.47%) Communications Engineer
14 3 (1.47%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.49%) LAMP
1 1 (0.49%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 70 (34.31%) Clustering
2 24 (11.76%) Blackberry
3 11 (5.39%) PKI
4 3 (1.47%) CMDB
5 2 (0.98%) iPhone
5 2 (0.98%) iPad
6 1 (0.49%) NHS
6 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.49%) IVR
6 1 (0.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 92 (45.10%) Windows
2 76 (37.25%) Linux
3 72 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 55 (26.96%) UNIX
5 10 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.98%) Android
6 2 (0.98%) CentOS
6 2 (0.98%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.98%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.98%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (57.84%) Load Balancing
2 106 (51.96%) E-Commerce
3 44 (21.57%) Incident Management
4 42 (20.59%) Capacity Planning
5 26 (12.75%) ITIL
6 20 (9.80%) Network Design
7 14 (6.86%) Network Architecture
8 10 (4.90%) PRINCE2
9 9 (4.41%) Change Management
10 7 (3.43%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.43%) Project Management
11 6 (2.94%) Business Continuity
12 4 (1.96%) ITIL V3
12 4 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (1.96%) Migration
12 4 (1.96%) BCP
12 4 (1.96%) Business Continuity Planning
13 3 (1.47%) Network Management
14 2 (0.98%) Integration Testing
14 2 (0.98%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 57 (27.94%) PowerShell
2 55 (26.96%) Java
3 53 (25.98%) Bash Shell
3 53 (25.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 112 (54.90%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (51.96%) CCNP
3 37 (18.14%) CCSA
4 36 (17.65%) CCSP
5 29 (14.22%) CCNA
6 25 (12.25%) MCSE
6 25 (12.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (9.80%) MCSA
8 19 (9.31%) CCSE
9 18 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (7.84%) RHCA
10 16 (7.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (7.84%) RHCE
11 14 (6.86%) CCIE
12 9 (4.41%) MCITP
13 8 (3.92%) CCIP
14 7 (3.43%) MCTS
15 5 (2.45%) JNCIA
16 4 (1.96%) JNCIE
17 3 (1.47%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (33.82%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.45%) SLA
3 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.49%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 76 (37.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (26.47%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (5.39%) UAG
4 5 (2.45%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.47%) XenApp
5 3 (1.47%) vSphere
6 2 (0.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.98%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.98%) MetaFrame
6 2 (0.98%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.49%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.98%) SCOM
2 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 173 (84.80%) Cisco
2 83 (40.69%) VMware
3 74 (36.27%) CheckPoint
4 72 (35.29%) Red Hat
5 33 (16.18%) Microsoft
6 20 (9.80%) Juniper
7 10 (4.90%) Mitel
7 10 (4.90%) Polycom
7 10 (4.90%) Siemens
8 9 (4.41%) SolarWinds
9 8 (3.92%) F5
10 4 (1.96%) Redback
11 3 (1.47%) BT
11 3 (1.47%) HP
12 2 (0.98%) Aruba
12 2 (0.98%) Citrix
12 2 (0.98%) Symantec
12 2 (0.98%) Meru Networks
13 1 (0.49%) McAfee
13 1 (0.49%) Websense
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