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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 147 90 113
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +23
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 34 105 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.02% 2.88% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.96% 14.36% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 31 45 20
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
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
570 731 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 17.06% 20.07% 18.50%
Number of salaries quoted 480 572 365
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 July 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Leeds

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 70 (95.89%) Cisco
2 48 (65.75%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (57.53%) Firewall
4 41 (56.16%) WAN
5 39 (53.42%) ITIL
5 39 (53.42%) CCNP
6 38 (52.05%) VPN
7 36 (49.32%) BGP
8 35 (47.95%) Cisco ASA
9 32 (43.84%) CheckPoint
10 29 (39.73%) Load Balancing
11 28 (38.36%) OSPF
11 28 (38.36%) ITIL Certification
11 28 (38.36%) Linux
12 27 (36.99%) Windows
12 27 (36.99%) LAN
13 24 (32.88%) MS Visio
14 23 (31.51%) TCP/IP
14 23 (31.51%) VMware
15 21 (28.77%) DNS
16 20 (27.40%) Active Directory
16 20 (27.40%) VMware Infrastructure
17 19 (26.03%) F5
17 19 (26.03%) Data Centre
17 19 (26.03%) CCSA
18 18 (24.66%) Network Design
18 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
19 17 (23.29%) Juniper
19 17 (23.29%) CCSE
20 16 (21.92%) Network Security

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 6 (8.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.74%) Confluence
2 2 (2.74%) IIS
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 24 (32.88%) MS Visio
2 13 (17.81%) MS Office
3 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.37%) Office 365
1 1 (1.37%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 42 (57.53%) Firewall
2 41 (56.16%) WAN
3 38 (52.05%) VPN
4 36 (49.32%) BGP
5 35 (47.95%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (38.36%) OSPF
7 27 (36.99%) LAN
8 23 (31.51%) TCP/IP
9 21 (28.77%) DNS
10 16 (21.92%) IPv4
10 16 (21.92%) IPv6
10 16 (21.92%) EIGRP
10 16 (21.92%) Network Security
11 15 (20.55%) IPsec
12 14 (19.18%) SSL
13 13 (17.81%) Spanning Tree
14 12 (16.44%) VoIP
15 11 (15.07%) IP Telephony
15 11 (15.07%) Unified Communications
16 10 (13.70%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (12.33%) NoSQL
1 9 (12.33%) Riak
1 9 (12.33%) MySQL
2 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.74%) JIRA
General
1 7 (9.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (38.36%) Network Engineer
2 15 (20.55%) Architect
3 13 (17.81%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (13.70%) Senior Network Engineer
4 10 (13.70%) Analyst
4 10 (13.70%) Network Analyst
5 9 (12.33%) Network Consultant
5 9 (12.33%) Consultant
6 8 (10.96%) Security Analyst
6 8 (10.96%) Network Security Analyst
7 7 (9.59%) Implementation Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Cisco Network Specialist
8 5 (6.85%) Senior Implementation Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Cisco Specialist
8 5 (6.85%) Network Specialist
8 5 (6.85%) Senior Network Specialist
8 5 (6.85%) Technical Manager
9 4 (5.48%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.03%) Data Centre
2 11 (15.07%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.74%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.37%) Replication
5 1 (1.37%) Clustering
5 1 (1.37%) IVR
5 1 (1.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (38.36%) Linux
2 27 (36.99%) Windows
3 12 (16.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.85%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (53.42%) ITIL
2 29 (39.73%) Load Balancing
3 18 (24.66%) Network Design
4 14 (19.18%) Project Management
5 12 (16.44%) Business Continuity
6 11 (15.07%) TOGAF
6 11 (15.07%) BCP
6 11 (15.07%) Network Architecture
7 10 (13.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (12.33%) Business Continuity Planning
9 7 (9.59%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (9.59%) Mentoring
9 7 (9.59%) Coaching
10 6 (8.22%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (8.22%) Validation
11 5 (6.85%) High Availability
12 4 (5.48%) Technical Architecture
13 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
14 2 (2.74%) Service Delivery
14 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (65.75%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (53.42%) CCNP
3 28 (38.36%) ITIL Certification
4 19 (26.03%) CCSA
5 17 (23.29%) CCSE
6 12 (16.44%) CCDP
7 11 (15.07%) ISEB
7 11 (15.07%) CCNA
8 8 (10.96%) CCDA
9 7 (9.59%) CCIE
10 6 (8.22%) CCIP
11 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (4.11%) MCSA
13 2 (2.74%) MCSE
13 2 (2.74%) Degree
14 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
14 1 (1.37%) VCP5
14 1 (1.37%) CCSP
14 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (1.37%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (27.40%) Active Directory
1 20 (27.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (15.07%) VMware ESX
3 9 (12.33%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (6.85%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.74%) vSphere
6 1 (1.37%) KVM
6 1 (1.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.74%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (2.74%) Cacti
2 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 70 (95.89%) Cisco
2 32 (43.84%) CheckPoint
3 23 (31.51%) VMware
4 19 (26.03%) F5
5 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
6 17 (23.29%) Juniper
7 16 (21.92%) Red Hat
8 10 (13.70%) HP
8 10 (13.70%) Brocade
8 10 (13.70%) Oracle
9 9 (12.33%) NetApp
9 9 (12.33%) EMC
9 9 (12.33%) IBM
9 9 (12.33%) Infoblox
10 2 (2.74%) CA
10 2 (2.74%) Citrix
10 2 (2.74%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.37%) Sophos
11 1 (1.37%) Websense
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