The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 64 122 152
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +30
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 144 33 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.76% 1.24% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.37% 7.04% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 67 31 5
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £31,000 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
937 469 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.46% 17.68% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 648 349 390
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 September 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Leeds

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 226 (90.40%) Cisco
2 150 (60.00%) OSPF
2 150 (60.00%) BGP
3 138 (55.20%) Firewall
3 138 (55.20%) E-Commerce
4 137 (54.80%) Cisco Certification
5 136 (54.40%) CCNP
6 134 (53.60%) Load Balancing
7 115 (46.00%) TCP/IP
8 112 (44.80%) Windows
9 110 (44.00%) EIGRP
10 107 (42.80%) VMware
11 104 (41.60%) WAN
12 103 (41.20%) LAN
13 100 (40.00%) Linux
14 98 (39.20%) Network Security
15 95 (38.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 95 (38.00%) CheckPoint
16 91 (36.40%) DNS
16 91 (36.40%) Cisco IOS
17 90 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 90 (36.00%) Red Hat
18 87 (34.80%) Clustering
19 84 (33.60%) PCI DSS
20 77 (30.80%) VoIP
21 76 (30.40%) SMTP
22 75 (30.00%) Apache
22 75 (30.00%) Java
22 75 (30.00%) IIS
23 71 (28.40%) UNIX

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 75 (30.00%) IIS
1 75 (30.00%) Apache
2 21 (8.40%) MS Exchange
3 20 (8.00%) Lync
3 20 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.20%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.60%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 150 (60.00%) OSPF
1 150 (60.00%) BGP
2 138 (55.20%) Firewall
3 115 (46.00%) TCP/IP
4 110 (44.00%) EIGRP
5 104 (41.60%) WAN
6 103 (41.20%) LAN
7 98 (39.20%) Network Security
8 91 (36.40%) Cisco IOS
8 91 (36.40%) DNS
9 77 (30.80%) VoIP
10 76 (30.40%) SMTP
11 68 (27.20%) Cisco ASA
12 52 (20.80%) FWSM
13 42 (16.80%) VPN
14 24 (9.60%) DHCP
15 21 (8.40%) Unified Communications
16 14 (5.60%) VLAN
17 11 (4.40%) IPv4
17 11 (4.40%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.20%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (5.60%) Finance
2 7 (2.80%) Advertising
3 6 (2.40%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.80%) Retail
5 1 (0.40%) Marketing
5 1 (0.40%) Games
5 1 (0.40%) Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (38.00%) Network Engineer
2 69 (27.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (10.00%) Analyst
3 25 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 22 (8.80%) Architect
5 21 (8.40%) Network Architect
6 18 (7.20%) Senior Network Engineer
6 18 (7.20%) Network Analyst
7 17 (6.80%) Security Analyst
7 17 (6.80%) Network Security Analyst
8 15 (6.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 6 (2.40%) Server Analyst
9 6 (2.40%) Exchange Engineer
9 6 (2.40%) Messaging Engineer
9 6 (2.40%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
9 6 (2.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (2.40%) Operations Analyst
10 5 (2.00%) Network Specialist
11 4 (1.60%) Communications Manager
11 4 (1.60%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.40%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 87 (34.80%) Clustering
2 20 (8.00%) Blackberry
3 19 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.40%) PKI
5 1 (0.40%) CMDB
5 1 (0.40%) NHS
5 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.40%) Replication
5 1 (0.40%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 112 (44.80%) Windows
2 100 (40.00%) Linux
3 90 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 71 (28.40%) UNIX
5 5 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.80%) CentOS
7 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (55.20%) E-Commerce
2 134 (53.60%) Load Balancing
3 56 (22.40%) Incident Management
4 55 (22.00%) Capacity Planning
5 24 (9.60%) ITIL
6 23 (9.20%) Network Design
7 16 (6.40%) Network Architecture
8 14 (5.60%) Project Management
9 11 (4.40%) Mentoring
10 9 (3.60%) Business Continuity
11 8 (3.20%) PRINCE2
12 7 (2.80%) Change Management
13 6 (2.40%) DevOps
14 4 (1.60%) Business Continuity Planning
14 4 (1.60%) Network Management
14 4 (1.60%) ITIL V3
14 4 (1.60%) Disaster Recovery
14 4 (1.60%) Migration
14 4 (1.60%) BCP
15 3 (1.20%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 75 (30.00%) Java
2 69 (27.60%) Perl
2 69 (27.60%) PowerShell
2 69 (27.60%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.40%) SQL
Qualifications
1 137 (54.80%) Cisco Certification
2 136 (54.40%) CCNP
3 52 (20.80%) CCSP
4 35 (14.00%) CCSA
5 34 (13.60%) CCNA
6 22 (8.80%) CCSE
7 20 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (8.00%) MCSE
8 19 (7.60%) MCSA
9 17 (6.80%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (6.00%) RHCE
10 15 (6.00%) RHCA
10 15 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (3.60%) CCIE
12 6 (2.40%) CCIP
12 6 (2.40%) CCDP
13 5 (2.00%) MCTS
13 5 (2.00%) MCITP
14 3 (1.20%) JNCIA
14 3 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (33.60%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.00%) SLA
3 2 (0.80%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.40%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 95 (38.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (27.60%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (4.40%) UAG
4 7 (2.80%) XenApp
4 7 (2.80%) Active Directory
5 6 (2.40%) MetaFrame
5 6 (2.40%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 6 (2.40%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.80%) vSphere
6 2 (0.80%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) SCCM
1 1 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 226 (90.40%) Cisco
2 107 (42.80%) VMware
3 95 (38.00%) CheckPoint
4 90 (36.00%) Red Hat
5 27 (10.80%) Juniper
6 24 (9.60%) Microsoft
7 15 (6.00%) SolarWinds
8 8 (3.20%) F5
9 7 (2.80%) Siemens
9 7 (2.80%) Mitel
9 7 (2.80%) Polycom
10 6 (2.40%) Brocade
10 6 (2.40%) Citrix
11 3 (1.20%) HP
12 2 (0.80%) Redback
12 2 (0.80%) Meru Networks
12 2 (0.80%) Aruba
13 1 (0.40%) Oracle
13 1 (0.40%) Symantec
13 1 (0.40%) EMC
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago