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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 141 95 116
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +21
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 33 87 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.94% 2.34% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.12% 13.18% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 32 37 32
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
645 660 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.28% 17.77% 16.97%
Number of salaries quoted 514 517 380
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 27 April 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Leeds

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 93 (98.94%) Cisco
2 66 (70.21%) Cisco Certification
3 58 (61.70%) CCNP
4 53 (56.38%) Firewall
5 47 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 44 (46.81%) CheckPoint
6 44 (46.81%) BGP
7 43 (45.74%) ITIL
7 43 (45.74%) Load Balancing
8 39 (41.49%) OSPF
9 38 (40.43%) WAN
10 30 (31.91%) VPN
11 29 (30.85%) Network Architecture
12 28 (29.79%) ITIL Certification
13 27 (28.72%) CCDP
13 27 (28.72%) CCSE
14 26 (27.66%) Network Security
14 26 (27.66%) EIGRP
14 26 (27.66%) Project Management
14 26 (27.66%) LAN
15 25 (26.60%) Linux
15 25 (26.60%) Cisco Nexus
16 22 (23.40%) VoIP
16 22 (23.40%) VMware
17 21 (22.34%) Business Continuity
18 20 (21.28%) CCSA
19 19 (20.21%) Windows
19 19 (20.21%) Active Directory
19 19 (20.21%) Juniper
19 19 (20.21%) VMware Infrastructure

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 9 (9.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (15.96%) MS Visio
2 8 (8.51%) MS Office
3 7 (7.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (56.38%) Firewall
2 47 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 44 (46.81%) BGP
4 39 (41.49%) OSPF
5 38 (40.43%) WAN
6 30 (31.91%) VPN
7 26 (27.66%) LAN
7 26 (27.66%) EIGRP
7 26 (27.66%) Network Security
8 25 (26.60%) Cisco Nexus
9 22 (23.40%) VoIP
10 18 (19.15%) IPsec
11 17 (18.09%) TCP/IP
11 17 (18.09%) SSL
12 16 (17.02%) VLAN
13 15 (15.96%) DNS
14 14 (14.89%) Spanning Tree
15 13 (13.83%) IPv4
15 13 (13.83%) IPv6
16 12 (12.77%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.32%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (5.32%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.32%) Riak
3 5 (5.32%) MySQL
4 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 7 (7.45%) Games
2 5 (5.32%) Retail
3 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.19%) Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (44.68%) Network Engineer
2 16 (17.02%) Analyst
2 16 (17.02%) Network Analyst
2 16 (17.02%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (14.89%) Security Analyst
3 14 (14.89%) Network Consultant
3 14 (14.89%) Consultant
3 14 (14.89%) Network Security Analyst
4 12 (12.77%) Architect
5 11 (11.70%) Network Specialist
6 10 (10.64%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (8.51%) Security Engineer
7 8 (8.51%) Cisco Specialist
7 8 (8.51%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (8.51%) Senior Network Specialist
7 8 (8.51%) Cisco Network Specialist
8 7 (7.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (7.45%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.19%) Replication
2 3 (3.19%) Clustering
3 2 (2.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.60%) Linux
2 19 (20.21%) Windows
3 9 (9.57%) Mac OS
4 7 (7.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (45.74%) ITIL
1 43 (45.74%) Load Balancing
2 29 (30.85%) Network Architecture
3 26 (27.66%) Project Management
4 21 (22.34%) Business Continuity
5 16 (17.02%) High Availability
6 15 (15.96%) Network Design
7 14 (14.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (12.77%) BCP
9 11 (11.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (11.70%) TOGAF
9 11 (11.70%) Business Continuity Planning
10 8 (8.51%) Mentoring
10 8 (8.51%) Coaching
11 6 (6.38%) Validation
11 6 (6.38%) PRINCE2
12 5 (5.32%) Technical Architecture
13 4 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
13 4 (4.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 2 (2.13%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (70.21%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (61.70%) CCNP
3 28 (29.79%) ITIL Certification
4 27 (28.72%) CCSE
4 27 (28.72%) CCDP
5 20 (21.28%) CCSA
6 13 (13.83%) CCNA
6 13 (13.83%) CCDA
7 8 (8.51%) MCSA
7 8 (8.51%) CCIE
7 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (7.45%) ISEB
9 6 (6.38%) CISSP
9 6 (6.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (6.38%) MCSE
9 6 (6.38%) VCP5
10 3 (3.19%) CCSP
10 3 (3.19%) CCIP
11 2 (2.13%) Degree
11 2 (2.13%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (20.21%) Active Directory
1 19 (20.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.57%) Terminal Services
3 6 (6.38%) VMware ESX
4 5 (5.32%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (4.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.13%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (2.13%) Cacti
2 2 (2.13%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 93 (98.94%) Cisco
2 44 (46.81%) CheckPoint
3 22 (23.40%) VMware
4 19 (20.21%) Juniper
5 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
6 12 (12.77%) Brocade
7 11 (11.70%) F5
8 8 (8.51%) Oracle
8 8 (8.51%) HP
8 8 (8.51%) EMC
9 7 (7.45%) Red Hat
10 5 (5.32%) NetApp
10 5 (5.32%) IBM
10 5 (5.32%) Infoblox
11 3 (3.19%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.13%) Riverbed
12 2 (2.13%) CA
12 2 (2.13%) Citrix
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