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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 153 72 122
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +50
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 25 134 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.70% 3.55% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.14% 15.31% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 25 62 28
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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
604 875 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 16.96% 23.20% 18.02%
Number of salaries quoted 501 626 337
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 September 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Leeds

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 53 (94.64%) Cisco
2 41 (73.21%) WAN
3 39 (69.64%) VPN
4 35 (62.50%) ITIL
5 32 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (57.14%) Firewall
6 29 (51.79%) BGP
7 28 (50.00%) Windows
7 28 (50.00%) Linux
8 26 (46.43%) Cisco ASA
9 25 (44.64%) Load Balancing
9 25 (44.64%) MS Visio
9 25 (44.64%) DNS
9 25 (44.64%) LAN
10 24 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
10 24 (42.86%) VMware
11 23 (41.07%) CCNP
11 23 (41.07%) TCP/IP
11 23 (41.07%) CheckPoint
12 21 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
12 21 (37.50%) F5
13 20 (35.71%) OSPF
14 19 (33.93%) Red Hat
15 18 (32.14%) CCSA
16 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
17 15 (26.79%) EIGRP
17 15 (26.79%) IP Telephony
17 15 (26.79%) Network Design
17 15 (26.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.57%) Confluence
2 2 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.79%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (44.64%) MS Visio
2 11 (19.64%) MS Office
3 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
1 1 (1.79%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 41 (73.21%) WAN
2 39 (69.64%) VPN
3 32 (57.14%) Firewall
4 29 (51.79%) BGP
5 26 (46.43%) Cisco ASA
6 25 (44.64%) DNS
6 25 (44.64%) LAN
7 23 (41.07%) TCP/IP
8 20 (35.71%) OSPF
9 15 (26.79%) EIGRP
9 15 (26.79%) IP Telephony
10 14 (25.00%) IPsec
10 14 (25.00%) SSL
10 14 (25.00%) Unified Communications
10 14 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
11 12 (21.43%) NAS
11 12 (21.43%) IPv4
11 12 (21.43%) IPv6
12 11 (19.64%) VPLS
12 11 (19.64%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
1 12 (21.43%) NoSQL
1 12 (21.43%) Riak
1 12 (21.43%) MySQL
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 5 (8.93%) Retail
2 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Network Engineer
2 17 (30.36%) Architect
3 15 (26.79%) Infrastructure Architect
4 12 (21.43%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Senior Implementation Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Network Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Technical Manager
8 4 (7.14%) Security Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Network Consultant
8 4 (7.14%) Consultant
8 4 (7.14%) Network Security Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) Technical Delivery Manager
9 3 (5.36%) Delivery Manager
10 2 (3.57%) Network Manager
10 2 (3.57%) Network Architect
11 1 (1.79%) Technical Advisor
11 1 (1.79%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) RESTful
1 2 (3.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (19.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.57%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) IVR
4 1 (1.79%) Statistics
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.00%) Windows
1 28 (50.00%) Linux
2 15 (26.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Mac OS
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (62.50%) ITIL
2 25 (44.64%) Load Balancing
3 15 (26.79%) Network Design
4 14 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 11 (19.64%) BCP
5 11 (19.64%) Project Management
5 11 (19.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (19.64%) Business Continuity
6 10 (17.86%) Business Continuity Planning
7 9 (16.07%) Mentoring
8 8 (14.29%) Coaching
9 7 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (7.14%) Validation
11 3 (5.36%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (5.36%) Network Architecture
12 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
12 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
12 2 (3.57%) Network Management
13 1 (1.79%) High Availability
13 1 (1.79%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
3 23 (41.07%) CCNP
4 18 (32.14%) CCSA
5 14 (25.00%) ISEB
6 13 (23.21%) CCSE
7 10 (17.86%) CCNA
8 9 (16.07%) CCDA
9 8 (14.29%) CCDP
10 6 (10.71%) CCIP
11 4 (7.14%) CCIE
12 3 (5.36%) Degree
12 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (3.57%) MCSA
14 1 (1.79%) MCSE
14 1 (1.79%) CCSP
14 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (1.79%) Avaya Certification
14 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
14 1 (1.79%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 21 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 12 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (5.36%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.79%) vSphere
5 1 (1.79%) KVM
5 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.57%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (3.57%) Cacti
3 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 53 (94.64%) Cisco
2 24 (42.86%) VMware
3 23 (41.07%) CheckPoint
4 21 (37.50%) F5
5 19 (33.93%) Red Hat
6 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 13 (23.21%) HP
7 13 (23.21%) Juniper
7 13 (23.21%) Oracle
8 12 (21.43%) NetApp
8 12 (21.43%) Infoblox
8 12 (21.43%) IBM
8 12 (21.43%) EMC
9 7 (12.50%) Brocade
10 2 (3.57%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.57%) Citrix
10 2 (3.57%) Avaya
10 2 (3.57%) CA
11 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.79%) Remedy