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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 33 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.21% 0.95% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 4.00% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £64,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.31% +82.85%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
45 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 19.91% 23.81% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 35 24 17
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 £21,000 £22,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £51,250 £50,000
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 24 December 2014, 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%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
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%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Avaya
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

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Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: Salary is Negotiable plus benefits and car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago