The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 167 157 118
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -39
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 42 56 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.96% 1.19% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.91% 7.06% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 41 55 45
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
MPLS
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 West Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
608 793 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.85% 16.79% 18.65%
Number of salaries quoted 515 636 564
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MPLS
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MPLS Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

MPLS
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

MPLS
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -15 39 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Ilkley - 2 £42,500 -
MPLS
Yorkshire

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 53 (91.38%) BGP
2 49 (84.48%) Cisco
3 43 (74.14%) OSPF
4 37 (63.79%) VPN
5 35 (60.34%) Firewall
6 29 (50.00%) Juniper
7 26 (44.83%) WAN
8 23 (39.66%) Linux
9 21 (36.21%) LAN
10 19 (32.76%) TCP/IP
10 19 (32.76%) Wireless
10 19 (32.76%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (31.03%) IPsec
11 18 (31.03%) SSL
12 17 (29.31%) Cisco IOS
13 16 (27.59%) VMware
13 16 (27.59%) Load Balancing
14 15 (25.86%) VLAN
14 15 (25.86%) EIGRP
14 15 (25.86%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (24.14%) VoIP
16 13 (22.41%) Brocade
16 13 (22.41%) Network Design
17 11 (18.97%) CCNP
17 11 (18.97%) Red Hat
17 11 (18.97%) CheckPoint
17 11 (18.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 11 (18.97%) High Availability
17 11 (18.97%) Cisco Wireless
18 10 (17.24%) HSRP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (1.72%) Apache
1 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 53 (91.38%) BGP
2 43 (74.14%) OSPF
3 37 (63.79%) VPN
4 35 (60.34%) Firewall
5 26 (44.83%) WAN
6 21 (36.21%) LAN
7 19 (32.76%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (32.76%) TCP/IP
7 19 (32.76%) Wireless
8 18 (31.03%) IPsec
8 18 (31.03%) SSL
9 17 (29.31%) Cisco IOS
10 15 (25.86%) EIGRP
10 15 (25.86%) VLAN
11 14 (24.14%) VoIP
12 11 (18.97%) Cisco Wireless
13 10 (17.24%) HSRP
13 10 (17.24%) Network Security
13 10 (17.24%) VRRP
14 9 (15.52%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) Big Data
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.45%) MySQL
2 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.45%) Riak
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (44.83%) Network Engineer
2 10 (17.24%) Implementation Engineer
3 9 (15.52%) Design Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Administrator
4 8 (13.79%) Ericsson Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (13.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (10.34%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Security Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Clustering
2 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.72%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.72%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.72%) SecurID
5 1 (1.72%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 23 (39.66%) Linux
2 11 (18.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.17%) Windows
3 3 (5.17%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) Load Balancing
2 13 (22.41%) Network Design
3 11 (18.97%) High Availability
4 10 (17.24%) E-Commerce
5 8 (13.79%) Network Architecture
5 8 (13.79%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (12.07%) Change Control
7 5 (8.62%) ITIL
7 5 (8.62%) ITSM
7 5 (8.62%) Service Management
8 3 (5.17%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.45%) Business Continuity
9 2 (3.45%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (3.45%) Coaching
9 2 (3.45%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.45%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) Perl
2 2 (3.45%) Python
2 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (18.97%) CCNP
3 10 (17.24%) CCIE
4 9 (15.52%) CCNA
5 8 (13.79%) CCDA
6 4 (6.90%) JNCIA
7 3 (5.17%) CCIP
7 3 (5.17%) CCSP
8 2 (3.45%) CCDP
8 2 (3.45%) ISEB
8 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.72%) CCSA
9 1 (1.72%) CCSE
9 1 (1.72%) CISSP
9 1 (1.72%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.72%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.17%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) Puppet
2 3 (5.17%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 49 (84.48%) Cisco
2 29 (50.00%) Juniper
3 16 (27.59%) VMware
4 13 (22.41%) Brocade
5 11 (18.97%) CheckPoint
5 11 (18.97%) Red Hat
6 8 (13.79%) Ericsson
6 8 (13.79%) Redback
7 7 (12.07%) Aruba
7 7 (12.07%) Palo Alto
8 5 (8.62%) F5
8 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
9 4 (6.90%) NetApp
9 4 (6.90%) SolarWinds
10 3 (5.17%) EMC
10 3 (5.17%) HP
10 3 (5.17%) IBM
10 3 (5.17%) Infoblox
11 2 (3.45%) CommVault
11 2 (3.45%) Oracle
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