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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 73 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.41% 0.58% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.38% 3.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £37,000 £46,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.56% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
MPLS
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
126 106 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.17% 15.32% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 96 80 83
Average salary £35,500 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.23% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,260 £18,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

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 4 March 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 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) VPN
3 8 (53.33%) Juniper
4 7 (46.67%) IPsec
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (46.67%) Network Design
4 7 (46.67%) CCIE
4 7 (46.67%) CCNP
5 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (40.00%) Ethernet
5 6 (40.00%) VMware
5 6 (40.00%) JNCIE
5 6 (40.00%) VPLS
6 5 (33.33%) OSPF
6 5 (33.33%) BGP
6 5 (33.33%) Firewall
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
7 4 (26.67%) WAN
7 4 (26.67%) CCSP
7 4 (26.67%) Wireless
7 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
7 4 (26.67%) DMVPN
7 4 (26.67%) JNCIP
7 4 (26.67%) Multicast
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) LAN
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
9 2 (13.33%) DNS
9 2 (13.33%) CCIP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Lync
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
1 2 (13.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) VPN
2 7 (46.67%) IPsec
3 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 6 (40.00%) VPLS
4 5 (33.33%) OSPF
4 5 (33.33%) BGP
4 5 (33.33%) Firewall
5 4 (26.67%) WAN
5 4 (26.67%) Wireless
5 4 (26.67%) DMVPN
5 4 (26.67%) Multicast
6 3 (20.00%) LAN
7 2 (13.33%) DNS
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (6.67%) Junos
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
8 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 6 (40.00%) IP Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior IP Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) IP Network Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Network Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Design Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Lead Network Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Network Design
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (46.67%) CCIE
1 7 (46.67%) CCNP
2 6 (40.00%) JNCIE
3 4 (26.67%) CCSP
3 4 (26.67%) JNCIP
4 2 (13.33%) CCIP
4 2 (13.33%) CCDP
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (6.67%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (13.33%) vCloud
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) Xen
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) Juniper
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) NetApp
5 2 (13.33%) EMC
5 2 (13.33%) Redback
6 1 (6.67%) F5
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £46,000 per annum + UPTO 20% BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday