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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 149 170 71
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -99
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 15 17 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.58% 0.47% 3.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.73% 2.70% 15.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 66
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 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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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
402 629 934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 15.56% 17.41% 24.49%
Number of salaries quoted 352 516 653
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 29 (87.88%) Cisco
2 28 (84.85%) VPN
3 22 (66.67%) Firewall
4 18 (54.55%) Windows
4 18 (54.55%) VLAN
5 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
6 15 (45.45%) Linux
7 12 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 12 (36.36%) Windows Server
8 11 (33.33%) ITIL
8 11 (33.33%) IPsec
8 11 (33.33%) Avaya
8 11 (33.33%) SAN
9 10 (30.30%) VMware
9 10 (30.30%) DNS
10 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
10 9 (27.27%) HP
10 9 (27.27%) SQL
10 9 (27.27%) Juniper
10 9 (27.27%) OSPF
10 9 (27.27%) BGP
10 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (24.24%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (24.24%) MCSA
11 8 (24.24%) WAN
11 8 (24.24%) DHCP
11 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification

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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 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) Confluence
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Mimecast
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (84.85%) VPN
2 22 (66.67%) Firewall
3 18 (54.55%) VLAN
4 11 (33.33%) IPsec
4 11 (33.33%) SAN
5 10 (30.30%) DNS
6 9 (27.27%) BGP
6 9 (27.27%) OSPF
7 8 (24.24%) DHCP
7 8 (24.24%) WAN
8 7 (21.21%) ADSL
8 7 (21.21%) LAN
8 7 (21.21%) SSL
9 6 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (18.18%) VoIP
10 3 (9.09%) 4G
10 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (9.09%) HSRP
10 3 (9.09%) VoLTE
10 3 (9.09%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) MySQL
3 5 (15.15%) MariaDB
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
General
1 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Back Office
2 2 (6.06%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Administrator
3 5 (15.15%) Cloud Administrator
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Service Manager
3 5 (15.15%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Design Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Ericsson Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Telephony Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
2 6 (18.18%) IVR
3 5 (15.15%) Clustering
3 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (6.06%) iPad
4 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Linux
3 12 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 5 (15.15%) Ubuntu
7 2 (6.06%) CentOS
7 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.03%) Unix
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (33.33%) ITIL
3 8 (24.24%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 6 (18.18%) Regulatory Compliance
5 6 (18.18%) Supplier Management
6 5 (15.15%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (12.12%) Business Continuity
8 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
8 3 (9.09%) Network Architecture
8 3 (9.09%) Network Design
9 2 (6.06%) Email Filtering
9 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.06%) Web Filtering
10 1 (3.03%) Fault Analysis
10 1 (3.03%) Presales
10 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
10 1 (3.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) MCSA
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.12%) CCNP
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (6.06%) ISEB
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.06%) MCSE
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
2 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
4 5 (15.15%) GlusterFS
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (15.15%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (9.09%) OpenSIPS
5 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.06%) XenApp
6 2 (6.06%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Failover Clustering
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) Cisco
2 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 11 (33.33%) Avaya
4 10 (30.30%) VMware
5 9 (27.27%) HP
5 9 (27.27%) Juniper
6 6 (18.18%) Brocade
6 6 (18.18%) Forcepoint
6 6 (18.18%) Sophos
7 5 (15.15%) arcserve
7 5 (15.15%) F5
8 4 (12.12%) Citrix
8 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
9 3 (9.09%) Ericsson
9 3 (9.09%) Redback
10 2 (6.06%) EMC
10 2 (6.06%) IBM
10 2 (6.06%) Infoblox
10 2 (6.06%) NetApp
10 2 (6.06%) Oracle
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