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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 149 159 95
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -64
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 12 30 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.44% 0.86% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.73% 5.18% 14.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 28 48
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
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
439 579 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 16.00% 16.56% 20.60%
Number of salaries quoted 383 487 578
Median salary £41,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.48% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 25 July 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Leeds

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 38 (90.48%) VPN
2 30 (71.43%) Cisco
2 30 (71.43%) BGP
3 29 (69.05%) OSPF
4 27 (64.29%) Juniper
5 21 (50.00%) Firewall
6 20 (47.62%) Linux
7 18 (42.86%) IPsec
7 18 (42.86%) VLAN
8 16 (38.10%) SSL
9 15 (35.71%) VoIP
9 15 (35.71%) Brocade
10 13 (30.95%) Network Design
10 13 (30.95%) VRRP
10 13 (30.95%) HSRP
11 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
11 12 (28.57%) Telecoms
12 11 (26.19%) Frame Relay
12 11 (26.19%) Redback
12 11 (26.19%) GGSN
12 11 (26.19%) SGSN
12 11 (26.19%) Ethernet
12 11 (26.19%) Packet Switching
12 11 (26.19%) SDH
12 11 (26.19%) ATM
12 11 (26.19%) RSVP
12 11 (26.19%) SS7
12 11 (26.19%) 3G
12 11 (26.19%) SONET
12 11 (26.19%) Ericsson

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 3 (7.14%) Confluence
2 2 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (90.48%) VPN
2 30 (71.43%) BGP
3 29 (69.05%) OSPF
4 21 (50.00%) Firewall
5 18 (42.86%) IPsec
5 18 (42.86%) VLAN
6 16 (38.10%) SSL
7 15 (35.71%) VoIP
8 13 (30.95%) HSRP
8 13 (30.95%) VRRP
9 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
10 11 (26.19%) 3G
10 11 (26.19%) ATM
10 11 (26.19%) Ethernet
10 11 (26.19%) GGSN
10 11 (26.19%) Packet Switching
10 11 (26.19%) RSVP
10 11 (26.19%) SDH
10 11 (26.19%) SONET
10 11 (26.19%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) MariaDB
2 2 (4.76%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 12 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.14%) Back Office
3 2 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 12 (28.57%) Design Engineer
3 11 (26.19%) Ericsson Engineer
3 11 (26.19%) Implementation Engineer
4 9 (21.43%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Cloud Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) IP Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) IP Network Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Service Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) IP Architect
8 1 (2.38%) IP Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.76%) Clustering
3 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (4.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (47.62%) Linux
2 8 (19.05%) Windows
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Network Design
2 11 (26.19%) Network Architecture
3 4 (9.52%) ITIL
4 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.76%) Email Filtering
5 2 (4.76%) High Availability
5 2 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (4.76%) Web Filtering
6 1 (2.38%) BCP
6 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (2.38%) Change Control
6 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.38%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.38%) Presales
6 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.90%) CCNP
3 3 (7.14%) CCNA
3 3 (7.14%) ISEB
3 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (4.76%) MCSA
4 2 (4.76%) MCSE
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.38%) CCDA
5 1 (2.38%) CCDP
5 1 (2.38%) CCIE
5 1 (2.38%) CCIP
5 1 (2.38%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.38%) JNCIE
5 1 (2.38%) JNCIP
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
2 4 (9.52%) VMware ESX
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.14%) XenApp
4 2 (4.76%) GlusterFS
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (4.76%) XenServer
5 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (71.43%) Cisco
2 27 (64.29%) Juniper
3 15 (35.71%) Brocade
4 11 (26.19%) Ericsson
4 11 (26.19%) Redback
5 5 (11.90%) Citrix
5 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.52%) VMware
7 3 (7.14%) EMC
7 3 (7.14%) F5
7 3 (7.14%) HP
7 3 (7.14%) IBM
7 3 (7.14%) Infoblox
7 3 (7.14%) NetApp
7 3 (7.14%) Oracle
7 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.76%) arcserve
8 2 (4.76%) Avaya
8 2 (4.76%) Meraki
9 1 (2.38%) Symantec
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