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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 147 132 99
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -33
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 39 50 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.16% 1.46% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.90% 8.10% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 38 50 40
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
438 617 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 13.02% 17.99% 19.11%
Number of salaries quoted 390 479 427
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Leeds

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 48 (92.31%) BGP
2 43 (82.69%) Cisco
3 38 (73.08%) OSPF
4 36 (69.23%) VPN
5 33 (63.46%) Firewall
6 28 (53.85%) Juniper
7 23 (44.23%) WAN
8 22 (42.31%) Linux
9 19 (36.54%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (34.62%) Wireless
10 18 (34.62%) IPsec
10 18 (34.62%) LAN
10 18 (34.62%) SSL
10 18 (34.62%) TCP/IP
11 15 (28.85%) Load Balancing
11 15 (28.85%) Cisco IOS
11 15 (28.85%) VLAN
12 14 (26.92%) VMware
12 14 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (26.92%) EIGRP
13 13 (25.00%) VoIP
14 12 (23.08%) Brocade
15 11 (21.15%) Network Design
15 11 (21.15%) CheckPoint
15 11 (21.15%) Cisco Wireless
16 10 (19.23%) High Availability
16 10 (19.23%) HSRP
16 10 (19.23%) VRRP
16 10 (19.23%) Red Hat
16 10 (19.23%) CCNP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 48 (92.31%) BGP
2 38 (73.08%) OSPF
3 36 (69.23%) VPN
4 33 (63.46%) Firewall
5 23 (44.23%) WAN
6 19 (36.54%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (34.62%) IPsec
7 18 (34.62%) LAN
7 18 (34.62%) SSL
7 18 (34.62%) TCP/IP
7 18 (34.62%) Wireless
8 15 (28.85%) Cisco IOS
8 15 (28.85%) VLAN
9 14 (26.92%) EIGRP
10 13 (25.00%) VoIP
11 11 (21.15%) Cisco Wireless
12 10 (19.23%) HSRP
12 10 (19.23%) Network Security
12 10 (19.23%) VRRP
13 9 (17.31%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Big Data
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.85%) MySQL
2 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.85%) Riak
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (17.31%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (19.23%) Implementation Engineer
3 9 (17.31%) Design Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Administrator
4 8 (15.38%) Ericsson Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (11.54%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Security Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Architect
9 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (3.85%) Network Implementation Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Clustering
2 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.92%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 22 (42.31%) Linux
2 10 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Unix
3 2 (3.85%) Windows
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Load Balancing
2 11 (21.15%) Network Design
3 10 (19.23%) High Availability
4 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
5 8 (15.38%) Network Architecture
5 8 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (13.46%) Change Control
7 5 (9.62%) ITIL
7 5 (9.62%) ITSM
7 5 (9.62%) Service Management
8 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.85%) BCP
9 2 (3.85%) Business Continuity
9 2 (3.85%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.85%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.85%) Project Management
9 2 (3.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) Perl
2 2 (3.85%) Python
2 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (19.23%) CCIE
2 10 (19.23%) CCNP
3 9 (17.31%) CCNA
4 8 (15.38%) CCDA
5 4 (7.69%) JNCIA
6 3 (5.77%) CCSP
7 2 (3.85%) CCDP
7 2 (3.85%) CCIP
7 2 (3.85%) ISEB
7 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.92%) CCSA
8 1 (1.92%) CCSE
8 1 (1.92%) CISSP
8 1 (1.92%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.92%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.77%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
3 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) Puppet
2 3 (5.77%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.92%) Nagios
Vendors
1 43 (82.69%) Cisco
2 28 (53.85%) Juniper
3 14 (26.92%) VMware
4 12 (23.08%) Brocade
5 11 (21.15%) CheckPoint
6 10 (19.23%) Red Hat
7 8 (15.38%) Ericsson
7 8 (15.38%) Redback
8 7 (13.46%) Palo Alto
9 6 (11.54%) Aruba
10 5 (9.62%) F5
10 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
11 4 (7.69%) SolarWinds
12 3 (5.77%) Infoblox
12 3 (5.77%) NetApp
13 2 (3.85%) CommVault
13 2 (3.85%) EMC
13 2 (3.85%) HP
13 2 (3.85%) IBM
13 2 (3.85%) Oracle
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Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Training + Certifications
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 per annum + Training + Certifications
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago