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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 62 69 57
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 14 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.83% 0.70% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.86% 3.45% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 1
Average salary £41,500 £41,250 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.60% -58.75%
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.11% -
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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
101 145 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 13.17% 20.31% 14.59%
Number of salaries quoted 84 113 66
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Sheffield

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (73.68%) ITIL
2 13 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (52.63%) LAN
3 10 (52.63%) WAN
3 10 (52.63%) Firewall
4 9 (47.37%) MCSE
4 9 (47.37%) CCNA
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (47.37%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (47.37%) Network Security
4 9 (47.37%) Supplier Management
5 7 (36.84%) Juniper
5 7 (36.84%) Cisco
6 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
6 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
7 5 (26.32%) VPN
7 5 (26.32%) IPsec
8 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
8 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
8 4 (21.05%) CCIE
8 4 (21.05%) CCSP
8 4 (21.05%) CCNP
8 4 (21.05%) Network Design
8 4 (21.05%) JNCIP
8 4 (21.05%) JNCIE
8 4 (21.05%) VPLS
8 4 (21.05%) DMVPN
8 4 (21.05%) Multicast
9 3 (15.79%) OSPF

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Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (52.63%) LAN
1 10 (52.63%) WAN
1 10 (52.63%) Firewall
2 9 (47.37%) Network Security
3 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
4 5 (26.32%) VPN
4 5 (26.32%) IPsec
5 4 (21.05%) VPLS
5 4 (21.05%) DMVPN
5 4 (21.05%) Multicast
5 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
6 3 (15.79%) OSPF
6 3 (15.79%) BGP
7 2 (10.53%) Wireless
8 1 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (5.26%) Junos
8 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
8 1 (5.26%) RIP
General
1 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (31.58%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) IP Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) IP Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior IP Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Network Support
5 1 (5.26%) Support Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) ITIL
2 9 (47.37%) Supplier Management
3 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
3 4 (21.05%) Network Design
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Workflow
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Line Management
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (47.37%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (47.37%) MCSE
2 9 (47.37%) CCNA
3 4 (21.05%) CCIE
3 4 (21.05%) CCSP
3 4 (21.05%) CCNP
3 4 (21.05%) JNCIP
3 4 (21.05%) JNCIE
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco
1 7 (36.84%) Juniper
2 2 (10.53%) F5
3 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £46,000 per annum + UPTO 20% BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago