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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 60 120 138
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +18
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 147 36 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.90% 1.28% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.21% 7.55% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 76 33 9
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,100 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
907 477 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.04% 16.96% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 637 368 398
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 October 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Leeds

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 241 (93.05%) Cisco
2 154 (59.46%) BGP
3 153 (59.07%) Firewall
4 150 (57.92%) Cisco Certification
5 149 (57.53%) CCNP
5 149 (57.53%) OSPF
6 132 (50.97%) E-Commerce
7 128 (49.42%) Load Balancing
8 118 (45.56%) WAN
9 117 (45.17%) LAN
10 111 (42.86%) Network Security
11 109 (42.08%) EIGRP
12 100 (38.61%) TCP/IP
12 100 (38.61%) CheckPoint
13 98 (37.84%) Windows
14 97 (37.45%) VMware
15 90 (34.75%) Linux
16 89 (34.36%) VoIP
17 86 (33.20%) VMware Infrastructure
18 84 (32.43%) DNS
19 83 (32.05%) Cisco ASA
20 82 (31.66%) Cisco IOS
21 81 (31.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 81 (31.27%) Red Hat
22 79 (30.50%) Clustering
23 75 (28.96%) PCI DSS
24 74 (28.57%) Apache
24 74 (28.57%) Java
24 74 (28.57%) IIS
25 72 (27.80%) SMTP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 74 (28.57%) IIS
1 74 (28.57%) Apache
2 16 (6.18%) MS Exchange
3 15 (5.79%) Lync
3 15 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.16%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.39%) SaaS
2 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 154 (59.46%) BGP
2 153 (59.07%) Firewall
3 149 (57.53%) OSPF
4 118 (45.56%) WAN
5 117 (45.17%) LAN
6 111 (42.86%) Network Security
7 109 (42.08%) EIGRP
8 100 (38.61%) TCP/IP
9 89 (34.36%) VoIP
10 84 (32.43%) DNS
11 83 (32.05%) Cisco ASA
12 82 (31.66%) Cisco IOS
13 72 (27.80%) SMTP
14 55 (21.24%) FWSM
15 41 (15.83%) VPN
16 19 (7.34%) DHCP
17 16 (6.18%) Unified Communications
17 16 (6.18%) VLAN
18 12 (4.63%) Cisco Nexus
19 11 (4.25%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.54%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 18 (6.95%) Finance
2 7 (2.70%) Advertising
3 6 (2.32%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.54%) Retail
5 1 (0.39%) Marketing
5 1 (0.39%) Games
5 1 (0.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (42.47%) Network Engineer
2 68 (26.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (11.58%) Analyst
4 24 (9.27%) Network Analyst
5 23 (8.88%) Security Analyst
5 23 (8.88%) Senior Network Engineer
5 23 (8.88%) Network Security Analyst
6 20 (7.72%) Architect
7 19 (7.34%) Network Architect
8 16 (6.18%) Team Leader
9 7 (2.70%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (2.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (2.70%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 7 (2.70%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 7 (2.70%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (2.32%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
10 6 (2.32%) Server Analyst
10 6 (2.32%) Operations Analyst
10 6 (2.32%) Network Specialist
10 6 (2.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.39%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 79 (30.50%) Clustering
2 17 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.79%) Blackberry
4 9 (3.47%) PKI
5 2 (0.77%) Replication
6 1 (0.39%) NHS
6 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.39%) CMDB
6 1 (0.39%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 98 (37.84%) Windows
2 90 (34.75%) Linux
3 81 (31.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 69 (26.64%) UNIX
5 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.39%) CentOS
6 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (50.97%) E-Commerce
2 128 (49.42%) Load Balancing
3 61 (23.55%) Capacity Planning
3 61 (23.55%) Incident Management
4 29 (11.20%) ITIL
5 23 (8.88%) Network Design
6 22 (8.49%) Network Architecture
7 19 (7.34%) Project Management
8 13 (5.02%) Business Continuity
9 11 (4.25%) Mentoring
10 7 (2.70%) High Availability
10 7 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (2.70%) Change Management
11 6 (2.32%) DevOps
12 5 (1.93%) PRINCE2
13 4 (1.54%) BCP
13 4 (1.54%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (1.54%) Migration
13 4 (1.54%) Business Continuity Planning
13 4 (1.54%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (28.57%) Java
2 68 (26.25%) Perl
2 68 (26.25%) PowerShell
2 68 (26.25%) Bash Shell
3 2 (0.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 150 (57.92%) Cisco Certification
2 149 (57.53%) CCNP
3 60 (23.17%) CCSP
4 31 (11.97%) CCSA
5 25 (9.65%) CCNA
6 21 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
7 19 (7.34%) CCSE
8 11 (4.25%) CCDP
9 9 (3.47%) MCSE
9 9 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (3.09%) MCSA
11 7 (2.70%) CCIE
11 7 (2.70%) RHCE
11 7 (2.70%) RHCA
11 7 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.54%) CCIP
13 3 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.77%) CISSP
14 2 (0.77%) CCDA
14 2 (0.77%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (28.96%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.93%) SLA
3 4 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.77%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 86 (33.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (26.25%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (3.47%) UAG
4 7 (2.70%) XenApp
4 7 (2.70%) Active Directory
5 6 (2.32%) MetaFrame
5 6 (2.32%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 6 (2.32%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.77%) vSphere
6 2 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.77%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) SCCM
1 1 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 241 (93.05%) Cisco
2 100 (38.61%) CheckPoint
3 97 (37.45%) VMware
4 81 (31.27%) Red Hat
5 27 (10.42%) Juniper
6 19 (7.34%) SolarWinds
7 15 (5.79%) Microsoft
8 8 (3.09%) F5
9 6 (2.32%) Citrix
9 6 (2.32%) Brocade
10 4 (1.54%) Polycom
10 4 (1.54%) Riverbed
10 4 (1.54%) Mitel
10 4 (1.54%) Siemens
10 4 (1.54%) HP
11 2 (0.77%) EMC
11 2 (0.77%) Oracle
11 2 (0.77%) Meru Networks
11 2 (0.77%) ScanSafe
11 2 (0.77%) Aruba
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago