The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 64 62 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 9 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.24% 0.47% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.18% 2.52% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 6
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -44.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.15% +9.41%
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South 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 Sheffield region.

Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
110 119 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 15.13% 18.77% 16.26%
Number of salaries quoted 99 106 88
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,900 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £100,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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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
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Sheffield

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 17 (94.44%) ITIL
2 13 (72.22%) Firewall
3 12 (66.67%) LAN
3 12 (66.67%) WAN
3 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (61.11%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (61.11%) MCSE
4 11 (61.11%) CCNA
4 11 (61.11%) Supplier Management
4 11 (61.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (61.11%) Network Security
5 4 (22.22%) OSPF
5 4 (22.22%) BGP
5 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 4 (22.22%) Juniper
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco
6 3 (16.67%) Change Management
6 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 2 (11.11%) Workflow
7 2 (11.11%) Wireless
7 2 (11.11%) Service Management
7 2 (11.11%) SLA
7 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 2 (11.11%) VPN
7 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (11.11%) F5
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
8 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement

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Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) Firewall
2 12 (66.67%) LAN
2 12 (66.67%) WAN
3 11 (61.11%) Network Security
4 4 (22.22%) OSPF
4 4 (22.22%) BGP
5 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (11.11%) Wireless
6 1 (5.56%) IPsec
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (5.56%) DNS
6 1 (5.56%) RIP
6 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.56%) Junos
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Infrastructure Manager
1 8 (44.44%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support
4 1 (5.56%) Support Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) ITIL
2 11 (61.11%) Supplier Management
3 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Workflow
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
6 1 (5.56%) Line Management
6 1 (5.56%) Server Building
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Change Control
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Network Design
6 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (61.11%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (61.11%) MCSE
2 11 (61.11%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (5.56%) CCIE
4 1 (5.56%) CCNP
4 1 (5.56%) JNCIP
4 1 (5.56%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (61.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco
1 4 (22.22%) Juniper
2 2 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft