The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 37 21
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield - 1.72% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 6.90% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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West 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 Wakefield region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
50 58 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 38.76% 25.00% 28.74%
Number of salaries quoted 41 53 23
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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Salary Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Wakefield region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Wakefield

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Top 8 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Mitel
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms Engineer
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Mitel
1 1 (100.00%) VMware