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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 50 74 73
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -1
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 8 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.58% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 1.96% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Median salary £48,750 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.05% -
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
104 102 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.59% 14.13% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 86 93 112
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 30 July 2016, 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 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) OSPF
3 8 (66.67%) BGP
3 8 (66.67%) VPN
4 7 (58.33%) Juniper
5 6 (50.00%) Network Design
5 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
6 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
6 5 (41.67%) IPv6
6 5 (41.67%) Linux
7 4 (33.33%) DNS
7 4 (33.33%) Junos
8 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
8 3 (25.00%) VMware
8 3 (25.00%) Windows
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (25.00%) ITIL
8 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (25.00%) VoIP
9 2 (16.67%) WAN
9 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 2 (16.67%) Internet
9 2 (16.67%) LAN
9 2 (16.67%) CCIE
9 2 (16.67%) CCNP
9 2 (16.67%) CCNA
9 2 (16.67%) Project Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) nginx
2 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) BGP
2 8 (66.67%) OSPF
2 8 (66.67%) VPN
3 5 (41.67%) IPv6
4 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (33.33%) Junos
5 3 (25.00%) VoIP
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (16.67%) Internet
6 2 (16.67%) LAN
6 2 (16.67%) WAN
7 1 (8.33%) ADSL
7 1 (8.33%) HTTP
7 1 (8.33%) L2TP
7 1 (8.33%) Network Security
7 1 (8.33%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (8.33%) VLAN
7 1 (8.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (8.33%) Games
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Network Support
5 1 (8.33%) Network Support Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
1 1 (8.33%) LAMP
1 1 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (8.33%) PlayStation
2 1 (8.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Debian
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 6 (50.00%) Network Design
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCIE
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) JNCIE
3 1 (8.33%) JNCIP
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) MCTS
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 14001
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) BIND 9
3 1 (8.33%) qmail
3 1 (8.33%) Shibboleth
3 1 (8.33%) Varnish
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (8.33%) Nagios
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Pingdom
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) Juniper
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Google
4 1 (8.33%) New Relic
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) Veeam