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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 37 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 0.93% 3.53% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 14.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £32,500 £46,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.34% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
MPLS
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
56 21 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 26.05% 24.71% 25.37%
Number of salaries quoted 51 19 33
Average salary £32,500 £22,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £20,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £42,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
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

MPLS
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

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (33.33%) MCSA
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) Avaya
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (33.33%) Network Design
4 2 (33.33%) MCITP
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Lync
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Lync
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Sales Consultant
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCITP
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Avaya
4 1 (16.67%) Mitel
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
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