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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 113 101 136
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +35
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 55 78 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.62% 2.35% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.86% 12.17% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 55 37 12
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £36,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
621 641 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.31% 19.35% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 487 443 392
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
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 28 January 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Leeds

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 197 (98.99%) Cisco
2 133 (66.83%) CCNP
2 133 (66.83%) Cisco Certification
3 125 (62.81%) Firewall
4 112 (56.28%) BGP
5 106 (53.27%) OSPF
6 88 (44.22%) Network Security
7 84 (42.21%) CheckPoint
7 84 (42.21%) WAN
8 80 (40.20%) LAN
8 80 (40.20%) Load Balancing
9 78 (39.20%) Cisco ASA
10 71 (35.68%) EIGRP
11 68 (34.17%) VoIP
12 63 (31.66%) E-Commerce
13 56 (28.14%) VMware
14 54 (27.14%) Linux
15 53 (26.63%) Windows
16 45 (22.61%) ITIL
16 45 (22.61%) VMware Infrastructure
17 44 (22.11%) Network Architecture
18 43 (21.61%) TCP/IP
19 39 (19.60%) CCSP
19 39 (19.60%) Cisco IOS
20 38 (19.10%) Capacity Planning
21 37 (18.59%) Clustering
22 36 (18.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 36 (18.09%) Red Hat
22 36 (18.09%) IIS
22 36 (18.09%) Java

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 36 (18.09%) IIS
1 36 (18.09%) Apache
2 6 (3.02%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.01%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 125 (62.81%) Firewall
2 112 (56.28%) BGP
3 106 (53.27%) OSPF
4 88 (44.22%) Network Security
5 84 (42.21%) WAN
6 80 (40.20%) LAN
7 78 (39.20%) Cisco ASA
8 71 (35.68%) EIGRP
9 68 (34.17%) VoIP
10 43 (21.61%) TCP/IP
11 39 (19.60%) Cisco IOS
12 35 (17.59%) DNS
13 31 (15.58%) SMTP
13 31 (15.58%) FWSM
14 29 (14.57%) Cisco Nexus
15 27 (13.57%) VPN
16 26 (13.07%) VLAN
17 16 (8.04%) IPsec
17 16 (8.04%) HSRP
18 15 (7.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.03%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (5.53%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (6.03%) Finance
2 10 (5.03%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.02%) Games
4 6 (3.02%) Retail
5 4 (2.01%) Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 97 (48.74%) Network Engineer
2 34 (17.09%) Analyst
3 31 (15.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (14.57%) Security Analyst
4 29 (14.57%) Network Security Analyst
4 29 (14.57%) Network Analyst
5 24 (12.06%) Senior Network Engineer
6 20 (10.05%) Architect
7 18 (9.05%) Network Architect
8 13 (6.53%) Network Specialist
8 13 (6.53%) Network Consultant
8 13 (6.53%) Consultant
9 12 (6.03%) Cisco Engineer
9 12 (6.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 11 (5.53%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 11 (5.53%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 8 (4.02%) Network Support
11 8 (4.02%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (3.52%) Security Engineer
13 6 (3.02%) Cisco Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 37 (18.59%) Clustering
2 5 (2.51%) Replication
3 4 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.01%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.01%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 54 (27.14%) Linux
2 53 (26.63%) Windows
3 36 (18.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (15.58%) UNIX
5 6 (3.02%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (40.20%) Load Balancing
2 63 (31.66%) E-Commerce
3 45 (22.61%) ITIL
4 44 (22.11%) Network Architecture
5 38 (19.10%) Capacity Planning
6 33 (16.58%) Incident Management
7 31 (15.58%) Project Management
8 24 (12.06%) Network Design
9 23 (11.56%) Business Continuity
10 21 (10.55%) High Availability
11 18 (9.05%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (7.04%) Mentoring
13 6 (3.02%) Business Continuity Planning
13 6 (3.02%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (3.02%) PRINCE2
13 6 (3.02%) BCP
14 5 (2.51%) DevOps
15 4 (2.01%) Technical Architecture
15 4 (2.01%) Coaching
15 4 (2.01%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 36 (18.09%) Java
2 31 (15.58%) Perl
2 31 (15.58%) PowerShell
2 31 (15.58%) Bash Shell
3 5 (2.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 133 (66.83%) CCNP
1 133 (66.83%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (19.60%) CCSP
3 31 (15.58%) ITIL Certification
4 30 (15.08%) CCSE
4 30 (15.08%) CCDP
5 28 (14.07%) CCSA
6 21 (10.55%) CCNA
7 11 (5.53%) CCDA
8 8 (4.02%) CISSP
9 6 (3.02%) MCSE
9 6 (3.02%) MCSA
9 6 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (3.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (3.02%) VCP5
10 5 (2.51%) CCIE
11 3 (1.51%) CCIP
12 2 (1.01%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (15.58%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.01%) SLA
3 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.01%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 45 (22.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (15.58%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (5.53%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.02%) Terminal Services
5 5 (2.51%) MetaFrame
5 5 (2.51%) XenApp
5 5 (2.51%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.51%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (2.01%) vSphere
7 2 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.01%) UAG
7 2 (1.01%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 197 (98.99%) Cisco
2 84 (42.21%) CheckPoint
3 56 (28.14%) VMware
4 36 (18.09%) Red Hat
5 22 (11.06%) Juniper
6 12 (6.03%) SolarWinds
7 8 (4.02%) Brocade
8 6 (3.02%) Microsoft
9 5 (2.51%) HP
9 5 (2.51%) EMC
9 5 (2.51%) Citrix
9 5 (2.51%) Oracle
10 4 (2.01%) F5
10 4 (2.01%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.01%) ScanSafe
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £60000 per annum + Bonus + Full Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits inc Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago