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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 146 149 107
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -42
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 30 33 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.93% 0.94% 2.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.73% 5.14% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 30 32 38
Average salary £38,750 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £49,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.56% +15.88%
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
446 642 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 13.86% 18.24% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 364 511 529
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 29 April 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Leeds

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 64 (94.12%) BGP
2 55 (80.88%) VPN
3 53 (77.94%) OSPF
4 50 (73.53%) Cisco
5 43 (63.24%) Juniper
6 40 (58.82%) Firewall
7 28 (41.18%) Linux
8 27 (39.71%) TCP/IP
9 26 (38.24%) SSL
9 26 (38.24%) IPsec
10 24 (35.29%) VLAN
11 22 (32.35%) WAN
12 21 (30.88%) Network Design
12 21 (30.88%) VRRP
12 21 (30.88%) HSRP
13 20 (29.41%) Brocade
13 20 (29.41%) VoIP
14 19 (27.94%) LAN
15 18 (26.47%) Telecoms
16 17 (25.00%) Frame Relay
16 17 (25.00%) RSVP
16 17 (25.00%) SS7
16 17 (25.00%) GGSN
16 17 (25.00%) SGSN
16 17 (25.00%) Redback
16 17 (25.00%) Packet Switching
16 17 (25.00%) SDH
16 17 (25.00%) ATM
16 17 (25.00%) Ethernet
16 17 (25.00%) Ericsson

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.47%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 64 (94.12%) BGP
2 55 (80.88%) VPN
3 53 (77.94%) OSPF
4 40 (58.82%) Firewall
5 27 (39.71%) TCP/IP
6 26 (38.24%) IPsec
6 26 (38.24%) SSL
7 24 (35.29%) VLAN
8 22 (32.35%) WAN
9 21 (30.88%) HSRP
9 21 (30.88%) VRRP
10 20 (29.41%) VoIP
11 19 (27.94%) LAN
12 17 (25.00%) 3G
12 17 (25.00%) ATM
12 17 (25.00%) Ethernet
12 17 (25.00%) Packet Switching
12 17 (25.00%) RSVP
12 17 (25.00%) SDH
12 17 (25.00%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 18 (26.47%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.94%) Law
3 1 (1.47%) Back Office
3 1 (1.47%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (54.41%) Network Engineer
2 19 (27.94%) Implementation Engineer
3 18 (26.47%) Design Engineer
4 17 (25.00%) Ericsson Engineer
5 9 (13.24%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Administrator
6 7 (10.29%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (10.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (10.29%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Security Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.35%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) IP Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Network Implementation Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Clustering
2 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.94%) iPad
4 1 (1.47%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (41.18%) Linux
2 8 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.41%) Windows
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) Network Design
2 17 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 12 (17.65%) Load Balancing
4 9 (13.24%) High Availability
4 9 (13.24%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (13.24%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (11.76%) Change Control
5 8 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.35%) ITIL
6 5 (7.35%) ITSM
6 5 (7.35%) Service Management
7 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.41%) BCP
8 3 (4.41%) Business Continuity
8 3 (4.41%) Business Continuity Planning
8 3 (4.41%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.41%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.94%) Coaching
9 2 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.82%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) Perl
2 1 (1.47%) Python
2 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (22.06%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (16.18%) CCNA
2 11 (16.18%) CCNP
3 10 (14.71%) CCIE
4 9 (13.24%) CCDA
5 3 (4.41%) JNCIA
6 2 (2.94%) CCDP
6 2 (2.94%) CCIP
6 2 (2.94%) CCSP
6 2 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.94%) MCSA
6 2 (2.94%) MCSE
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.47%) CCSA
7 1 (1.47%) CCSE
7 1 (1.47%) CISSP
7 1 (1.47%) ISEB
7 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.47%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.47%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.41%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.29%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.94%) XenServer
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) Puppet
2 3 (4.41%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 50 (73.53%) Cisco
2 43 (63.24%) Juniper
3 20 (29.41%) Brocade
4 17 (25.00%) Ericsson
4 17 (25.00%) Redback
5 11 (16.18%) VMware
6 10 (14.71%) CheckPoint
7 8 (11.76%) Palo Alto
7 8 (11.76%) Red Hat
8 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
9 4 (5.88%) Aruba
10 3 (4.41%) Citrix
10 3 (4.41%) F5
10 3 (4.41%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.94%) Avaya
11 2 (2.94%) CommVault
11 2 (2.94%) Infoblox
11 2 (2.94%) NetApp
12 1 (1.47%) Extreme Networks
12 1 (1.47%) HP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Training + Certifications
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Training + Certifications
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago