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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 69 121 149
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +28
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 134 34 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.61% 1.30% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.51% 7.23% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 62 28 6
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £51,250
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
864 470 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.26% 17.96% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 615 341 367
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 2 September 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Leeds

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 201 (87.77%) Cisco
2 130 (56.77%) OSPF
2 130 (56.77%) BGP
3 126 (55.02%) Load Balancing
4 125 (54.59%) E-Commerce
5 123 (53.71%) Cisco Certification
6 122 (53.28%) CCNP
6 122 (53.28%) Firewall
7 115 (50.22%) TCP/IP
8 104 (45.41%) Windows
9 98 (42.79%) EIGRP
10 97 (42.36%) VMware
11 92 (40.17%) WAN
12 91 (39.74%) LAN
13 90 (39.30%) DNS
14 89 (38.86%) Linux
15 88 (38.43%) Network Security
15 88 (38.43%) VMware Infrastructure
16 85 (37.12%) CheckPoint
17 83 (36.24%) Red Hat
17 83 (36.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 83 (36.24%) Cisco IOS
18 79 (34.50%) Clustering
19 78 (34.06%) PCI DSS
20 69 (30.13%) SMTP
21 66 (28.82%) Java
21 66 (28.82%) IIS
21 66 (28.82%) Apache
22 64 (27.95%) UNIX
22 64 (27.95%) PowerShell

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 66 (28.82%) IIS
1 66 (28.82%) Apache
2 25 (10.92%) MS Exchange
3 24 (10.48%) Lync
3 24 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.62%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (7.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 130 (56.77%) OSPF
1 130 (56.77%) BGP
2 122 (53.28%) Firewall
3 115 (50.22%) TCP/IP
4 98 (42.79%) EIGRP
5 92 (40.17%) WAN
6 91 (39.74%) LAN
7 90 (39.30%) DNS
8 88 (38.43%) Network Security
9 83 (36.24%) Cisco IOS
10 69 (30.13%) SMTP
11 63 (27.51%) VoIP
12 58 (25.33%) Cisco ASA
13 46 (20.09%) FWSM
14 43 (18.78%) VPN
15 29 (12.66%) DHCP
16 25 (10.92%) Unified Communications
17 11 (4.80%) VLAN
17 11 (4.80%) PBX
18 9 (3.93%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.87%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (5.24%) Finance
2 7 (3.06%) Advertising
3 2 (0.87%) Games
3 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.44%) Retail
4 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 78 (34.06%) Network Engineer
2 62 (27.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (11.35%) Team Leader
4 25 (10.92%) Analyst
5 21 (9.17%) Architect
6 20 (8.73%) Network Architect
7 19 (8.30%) Security Analyst
7 19 (8.30%) Network Analyst
8 18 (7.86%) Network Security Analyst
9 16 (6.99%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 14 (6.11%) Senior Network Engineer
11 7 (3.06%) Messaging Engineer
12 6 (2.62%) Exchange Engineer
13 5 (2.18%) Communications Manager
14 4 (1.75%) Server Analyst
14 4 (1.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 4 (1.75%) Operations Analyst
14 4 (1.75%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
15 3 (1.31%) Network Operations Team Leader
15 3 (1.31%) Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 79 (34.50%) Clustering
2 24 (10.48%) Blackberry
3 11 (4.80%) PKI
4 3 (1.31%) CMDB
5 1 (0.44%) NHS
5 1 (0.44%) Statistics
5 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.44%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 104 (45.41%) Windows
2 89 (38.86%) Linux
3 83 (36.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 64 (27.95%) UNIX
5 8 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.87%) CentOS
7 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (55.02%) Load Balancing
2 125 (54.59%) E-Commerce
3 52 (22.71%) Incident Management
4 50 (21.83%) Capacity Planning
5 24 (10.48%) ITIL
6 23 (10.04%) Network Design
7 14 (6.11%) Network Architecture
8 11 (4.80%) Project Management
9 9 (3.93%) Change Management
10 8 (3.49%) PRINCE2
10 8 (3.49%) Mentoring
11 6 (2.62%) Business Continuity
12 5 (2.18%) Service Delivery
13 4 (1.75%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (1.75%) Migration
13 4 (1.75%) BCP
13 4 (1.75%) DevOps
13 4 (1.75%) Business Continuity Planning
13 4 (1.75%) ITIL V3
14 3 (1.31%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (28.82%) Java
2 64 (27.95%) PowerShell
3 62 (27.07%) Bash Shell
3 62 (27.07%) Perl
Qualifications
1 123 (53.71%) Cisco Certification
2 122 (53.28%) CCNP
3 46 (20.09%) CCSP
4 37 (16.16%) CCSA
5 31 (13.54%) CCNA
6 23 (10.04%) MCSE
6 23 (10.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (8.73%) MCSA
8 19 (8.30%) CCSE
9 18 (7.86%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (6.99%) RHCA
10 16 (6.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (6.99%) RHCE
11 10 (4.37%) CCIE
12 8 (3.49%) CCIP
13 7 (3.06%) MCTS
13 7 (3.06%) MCITP
14 5 (2.18%) JNCIA
15 4 (1.75%) JNCIE
16 3 (1.31%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (34.06%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.18%) SLA
3 2 (0.87%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.44%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 88 (38.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (27.07%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (4.80%) UAG
4 5 (2.18%) XenApp
4 5 (2.18%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.75%) MetaFrame
5 4 (1.75%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (1.75%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.87%) vSphere
6 2 (0.87%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) SCOM
2 1 (0.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 201 (87.77%) Cisco
2 97 (42.36%) VMware
3 85 (37.12%) CheckPoint
4 83 (36.24%) Red Hat
5 27 (11.79%) Microsoft
6 24 (10.48%) Juniper
7 12 (5.24%) SolarWinds
8 10 (4.37%) Siemens
8 10 (4.37%) Polycom
8 10 (4.37%) Mitel
9 8 (3.49%) F5
10 4 (1.75%) Redback
10 4 (1.75%) Citrix
11 2 (0.87%) HP
11 2 (0.87%) Symantec
11 2 (0.87%) Brocade
11 2 (0.87%) Aruba
11 2 (0.87%) Meru Networks
12 1 (0.44%) ArcSight
12 1 (0.44%) McAfee
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
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