The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 65 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.81% - 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.05% - 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £42,500 - £43,250
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £41,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,600 - £44,650
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
148 69 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.89% 13.86% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 113 60 108
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
South Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 12 (92.31%) WAN
3 11 (84.62%) Cisco
4 9 (69.23%) Wireless
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (38.46%) OSPF
6 4 (30.77%) BGP
6 4 (30.77%) EIGRP
6 4 (30.77%) VoIP
6 4 (30.77%) WLAN
6 4 (30.77%) Network Design
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (30.77%) Network Management
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (23.08%) IP Telephony
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (23.08%) Firewall
7 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
7 3 (23.08%) RIP
8 2 (15.38%) ISDN
8 2 (15.38%) SSL
8 2 (15.38%) PSTN
8 2 (15.38%) Project Management
8 2 (15.38%) H.323
8 2 (15.38%) Internet
8 2 (15.38%) CCNA

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 12 (92.31%) WAN
3 9 (69.23%) Wireless
4 5 (38.46%) OSPF
5 4 (30.77%) BGP
5 4 (30.77%) EIGRP
5 4 (30.77%) VoIP
5 4 (30.77%) WLAN
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (23.08%) IP Telephony
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 3 (23.08%) RIP
7 2 (15.38%) ISDN
7 2 (15.38%) SSL
7 2 (15.38%) PSTN
7 2 (15.38%) H.323
7 2 (15.38%) Internet
7 2 (15.38%) IPsec
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Consultant
2 6 (46.15%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Sales Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Network Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Network Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Network Design
1 4 (30.77%) Network Management
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) CCDA
3 1 (7.69%) BC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) CCDP
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
3 1 (7.69%) F5
3 1 (7.69%) AirMagnet
3 1 (7.69%) ProCurve
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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Posted: 17 hours ago
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