The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 56 58 75
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.66% 0.72% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.05% 4.82% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 5
Median salary £52,500 £57,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -12.30%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
74 83 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 16.37% 14.85% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 65 65 101
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,800
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +15.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

MPLS
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Sheffield region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Sheffield

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) CCIE
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) CCIP
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) JNCIP
3 2 (50.00%) JNCIE
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) Junos
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) IPv6
3 1 (25.00%) Junos
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) IP Design Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) IP Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE
2 2 (50.00%) CCIP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) JNCIE
2 2 (50.00%) JNCIP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper