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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 61 121 151
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +30
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 146 36 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.83% 1.33% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.50% 7.50% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 67 34 5
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £32,650 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £52,500 £52,500
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
942 480 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.72% 17.74% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 650 359 387
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 30 September 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Leeds

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 232 (90.98%) Cisco
2 152 (59.61%) OSPF
2 152 (59.61%) BGP
3 141 (55.29%) Firewall
3 141 (55.29%) E-Commerce
4 140 (54.90%) Cisco Certification
5 139 (54.51%) CCNP
6 136 (53.33%) Load Balancing
7 115 (45.10%) TCP/IP
8 113 (44.31%) EIGRP
9 112 (43.92%) Windows
10 108 (42.35%) VMware
11 107 (41.96%) WAN
12 106 (41.57%) LAN
13 101 (39.61%) Linux
13 101 (39.61%) Network Security
14 98 (38.43%) CheckPoint
15 96 (37.65%) VMware Infrastructure
16 92 (36.08%) Cisco IOS
16 92 (36.08%) DNS
17 91 (35.69%) Red Hat
17 91 (35.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 88 (34.51%) Clustering
19 85 (33.33%) PCI DSS
20 80 (31.37%) VoIP
21 77 (30.20%) Apache
21 77 (30.20%) Java
21 77 (30.20%) IIS
21 77 (30.20%) SMTP
22 73 (28.63%) UNIX

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 77 (30.20%) IIS
1 77 (30.20%) Apache
2 20 (7.84%) MS Exchange
3 19 (7.45%) Lync
3 19 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.18%) 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 14 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.39%) SaaS
2 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 152 (59.61%) OSPF
1 152 (59.61%) BGP
2 141 (55.29%) Firewall
3 115 (45.10%) TCP/IP
4 113 (44.31%) EIGRP
5 107 (41.96%) WAN
6 106 (41.57%) LAN
7 101 (39.61%) Network Security
8 92 (36.08%) Cisco IOS
8 92 (36.08%) DNS
9 80 (31.37%) VoIP
10 77 (30.20%) SMTP
11 72 (28.24%) Cisco ASA
12 54 (21.18%) FWSM
13 41 (16.08%) VPN
14 23 (9.02%) DHCP
15 20 (7.84%) Unified Communications
16 14 (5.49%) VLAN
17 11 (4.31%) IPv4
17 11 (4.31%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 15 (5.88%) Finance
2 7 (2.75%) Advertising
3 6 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.78%) Retail
5 1 (0.39%) Marketing
5 1 (0.39%) Games
5 1 (0.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (38.82%) Network Engineer
2 71 (27.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (10.20%) Analyst
4 24 (9.41%) Team Leader
5 22 (8.63%) Architect
6 21 (8.24%) Network Architect
7 19 (7.45%) Network Analyst
7 19 (7.45%) Senior Network Engineer
8 18 (7.06%) Network Security Analyst
8 18 (7.06%) Security Analyst
9 14 (5.49%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 6 (2.35%) Server Analyst
10 6 (2.35%) Exchange Engineer
10 6 (2.35%) Messaging Engineer
10 6 (2.35%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
10 6 (2.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (2.35%) Operations Analyst
11 5 (1.96%) Network Specialist
12 4 (1.57%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 4 (1.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.39%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 88 (34.51%) Clustering
2 19 (7.45%) Blackberry
2 19 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.92%) PKI
4 1 (0.39%) CMDB
4 1 (0.39%) NHS
4 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.39%) Replication
4 1 (0.39%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 112 (43.92%) Windows
2 101 (39.61%) Linux
3 91 (35.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 73 (28.63%) UNIX
5 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.78%) CentOS
7 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (55.29%) E-Commerce
2 136 (53.33%) Load Balancing
3 58 (22.75%) Incident Management
4 57 (22.35%) Capacity Planning
5 24 (9.41%) ITIL
6 22 (8.63%) Network Design
7 17 (6.67%) Network Architecture
8 16 (6.27%) Project Management
9 11 (4.31%) Mentoring
10 10 (3.92%) Business Continuity
11 7 (2.75%) Change Management
11 7 (2.75%) PRINCE2
12 6 (2.35%) DevOps
13 4 (1.57%) Network Management
13 4 (1.57%) High Availability
13 4 (1.57%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (1.57%) Business Continuity Planning
13 4 (1.57%) BCP
13 4 (1.57%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (1.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 77 (30.20%) Java
2 71 (27.84%) Perl
2 71 (27.84%) PowerShell
2 71 (27.84%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 140 (54.90%) Cisco Certification
2 139 (54.51%) CCNP
3 54 (21.18%) CCSP
4 35 (13.73%) CCSA
5 33 (12.94%) CCNA
6 22 (8.63%) CCSE
7 18 (7.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (7.06%) MCSE
7 18 (7.06%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (6.67%) MCSA
9 14 (5.49%) RHCE
9 14 (5.49%) RHCA
9 14 (5.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (3.14%) CCIE
11 7 (2.75%) CCDP
12 5 (1.96%) CCIP
13 4 (1.57%) MCTS
13 4 (1.57%) MCITP
14 3 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.78%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.96%) SLA
3 2 (0.78%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 96 (37.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (27.84%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (3.92%) UAG
4 7 (2.75%) XenApp
4 7 (2.75%) Active Directory
5 6 (2.35%) MetaFrame
5 6 (2.35%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 6 (2.35%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.78%) vSphere
6 2 (0.78%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) SCCM
1 1 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 232 (90.98%) Cisco
2 108 (42.35%) VMware
3 98 (38.43%) CheckPoint
4 91 (35.69%) Red Hat
5 26 (10.20%) Juniper
6 22 (8.63%) Microsoft
7 16 (6.27%) SolarWinds
8 8 (3.14%) F5
9 6 (2.35%) Siemens
9 6 (2.35%) Citrix
9 6 (2.35%) Mitel
9 6 (2.35%) Brocade
9 6 (2.35%) Polycom
10 3 (1.18%) HP
11 2 (0.78%) Meru Networks
11 2 (0.78%) Aruba
12 1 (0.39%) EMC
12 1 (0.39%) Avaya
12 1 (0.39%) Redback
12 1 (0.39%) Oracle
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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