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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 129 99 119
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +20
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 36 91 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.10% 2.46% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.84% 12.98% 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 33 36 25
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +57.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £40,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,250 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+15.60% +4.21%
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
616 701 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.86% 18.94% 17.40%
Number of salaries quoted 500 558 372
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,450 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 27 May 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Leeds

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 75 (97.40%) Cisco
2 49 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (58.44%) Firewall
4 44 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
5 40 (51.95%) CCNP
5 40 (51.95%) CheckPoint
6 36 (46.75%) ITIL
6 36 (46.75%) Load Balancing
7 35 (45.45%) BGP
8 31 (40.26%) WAN
9 30 (38.96%) VPN
10 29 (37.66%) OSPF
11 25 (32.47%) ITIL Certification
12 24 (31.17%) Windows
12 24 (31.17%) Linux
13 22 (28.57%) CCSE
13 22 (28.57%) Network Architecture
14 21 (27.27%) LAN
14 21 (27.27%) EIGRP
15 20 (25.97%) VMware
15 20 (25.97%) Cisco Nexus
16 19 (24.68%) Data Centre
16 19 (24.68%) Project Management
16 19 (24.68%) Juniper
16 19 (24.68%) Active Directory
17 18 (23.38%) CCDP
17 18 (23.38%) Business Continuity
17 18 (23.38%) Network Design
17 18 (23.38%) Network Security
18 17 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 8 (10.39%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.60%) Confluence
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.30%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (20.78%) MS Visio
2 8 (10.39%) MS Office
3 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.30%) Office 365
1 1 (1.30%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 45 (58.44%) Firewall
2 44 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
3 35 (45.45%) BGP
4 31 (40.26%) WAN
5 30 (38.96%) VPN
6 29 (37.66%) OSPF
7 21 (27.27%) LAN
7 21 (27.27%) EIGRP
8 20 (25.97%) Cisco Nexus
9 18 (23.38%) Network Security
10 17 (22.08%) TCP/IP
10 17 (22.08%) DNS
11 15 (19.48%) IPsec
12 14 (18.18%) SSL
12 14 (18.18%) VoIP
13 11 (14.29%) IPv4
13 11 (14.29%) IPv6
13 11 (14.29%) VLAN
13 11 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
14 10 (12.99%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (7.79%) MySQL
3 6 (7.79%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (7.79%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.79%) Riak
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.60%) JIRA
General
1 3 (3.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (38.96%) Network Engineer
2 14 (18.18%) Network Consultant
2 14 (18.18%) Consultant
3 13 (16.88%) Architect
4 12 (15.58%) Analyst
4 12 (15.58%) Network Analyst
5 11 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (12.99%) Security Analyst
6 10 (12.99%) Network Security Analyst
7 9 (11.69%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (10.39%) Cisco Network Specialist
8 8 (10.39%) Cisco Specialist
8 8 (10.39%) Network Specialist
8 8 (10.39%) Senior Network Specialist
9 5 (6.49%) Implementation Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Network Implementation Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) Network Architect
10 4 (5.19%) Security Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) Network Security Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.39%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.60%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) Replication
4 1 (1.30%) Clustering
4 1 (1.30%) IVR
4 1 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.17%) Windows
1 24 (31.17%) Linux
2 8 (10.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (9.09%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.75%) ITIL
1 36 (46.75%) Load Balancing
2 22 (28.57%) Network Architecture
3 19 (24.68%) Project Management
4 18 (23.38%) Business Continuity
4 18 (23.38%) Network Design
5 12 (15.58%) High Availability
6 11 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (14.29%) BCP
7 10 (12.99%) TOGAF
7 10 (12.99%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (12.99%) Business Continuity Planning
8 7 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 7 (9.09%) Coaching
9 6 (7.79%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (7.79%) Validation
10 5 (6.49%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2
12 3 (3.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 2 (2.60%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (51.95%) CCNP
3 25 (32.47%) ITIL Certification
4 22 (28.57%) CCSE
5 18 (23.38%) CCDP
6 16 (20.78%) CCSA
7 12 (15.58%) CCNA
8 8 (10.39%) CCDA
8 8 (10.39%) ISEB
9 7 (9.09%) CCIE
10 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (7.79%) MCSA
11 4 (5.19%) MCSE
11 4 (5.19%) CISSP
11 4 (5.19%) VCP5
11 4 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (2.60%) Degree
13 1 (1.30%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (24.68%) Active Directory
2 17 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.39%) VMware ESX
4 7 (9.09%) Terminal Services
5 6 (7.79%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (3.90%) vSphere
7 1 (1.30%) KVM
7 1 (1.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.60%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (2.60%) Cacti
2 2 (2.60%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 75 (97.40%) Cisco
2 40 (51.95%) CheckPoint
3 20 (25.97%) VMware
4 19 (24.68%) Juniper
5 13 (16.88%) F5
6 12 (15.58%) Red Hat
6 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
7 10 (12.99%) Brocade
8 7 (9.09%) HP
9 6 (7.79%) EMC
9 6 (7.79%) IBM
9 6 (7.79%) Oracle
9 6 (7.79%) NetApp
9 6 (7.79%) Infoblox
10 2 (2.60%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.60%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.60%) CA
10 2 (2.60%) Citrix
11 1 (1.30%) Avaya
11 1 (1.30%) Sophos
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Solo Search
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago