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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 63 48 51
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 12 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.63% 1.75% 2.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.96% 10.53% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 5
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
134 76 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 18.26% 16.63% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 109 64 98
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £55,000 £52,500
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
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Sheffield

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 10 (66.67%) Cisco
1 10 (66.67%) OSPF
1 10 (66.67%) BGP
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
1 10 (66.67%) Network Design
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (53.33%) LAN
3 8 (53.33%) WAN
4 7 (46.67%) DNS
4 7 (46.67%) CCIE
4 7 (46.67%) CCNP
4 7 (46.67%) Juniper
5 6 (40.00%) CCIP
5 6 (40.00%) CCDP
5 6 (40.00%) VPN
5 6 (40.00%) Ethernet
5 6 (40.00%) JNCIE
5 6 (40.00%) VPLS
5 6 (40.00%) Redback
6 5 (33.33%) vCloud
6 5 (33.33%) Office 365
6 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (33.33%) VMware
6 5 (33.33%) Project Management
6 5 (33.33%) Supplier Management
6 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (20.00%) Wireless
7 3 (20.00%) Finance

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) OSPF
1 10 (66.67%) BGP
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) LAN
2 8 (53.33%) WAN
3 7 (46.67%) DNS
4 6 (40.00%) VPN
4 6 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 6 (40.00%) VPLS
5 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (20.00%) Wireless
5 3 (20.00%) RIP
5 3 (20.00%) WLAN
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (20.00%) IP Telephony
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (6.67%) VoIP
6 1 (6.67%) IPv6
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
1 6 (40.00%) Design Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Network Architect
1 6 (40.00%) IP Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Network Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Network Design
2 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) CCIE
2 7 (46.67%) CCNP
3 6 (40.00%) CCIP
3 6 (40.00%) CCDP
3 6 (40.00%) JNCIE
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) Juniper
3 6 (40.00%) Redback
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds