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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 83 129 165
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +36
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 137 48 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.79% 1.31% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.37% 7.50% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 67 35 10
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,200 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
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
1025 640 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.90% 17.51% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 758 475 544
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 +48 130 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Ossett - 3 - -
MPLS
Yorkshire

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 205 (87.61%) Cisco
2 127 (54.27%) OSPF
3 126 (53.85%) BGP
4 125 (53.42%) Firewall
4 125 (53.42%) Load Balancing
5 124 (52.99%) Cisco Certification
6 119 (50.85%) CCNP
7 117 (50.00%) E-Commerce
8 114 (48.72%) TCP/IP
9 103 (44.02%) Windows
10 99 (42.31%) VMware
11 95 (40.60%) EIGRP
12 94 (40.17%) WAN
13 91 (38.89%) LAN
14 88 (37.61%) DNS
15 86 (36.75%) Linux
16 85 (36.32%) Network Security
17 84 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
18 81 (34.62%) CheckPoint
19 80 (34.19%) Red Hat
19 80 (34.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 79 (33.76%) Cisco IOS
21 77 (32.91%) Clustering
22 75 (32.05%) PCI DSS
23 67 (28.63%) SMTP
24 62 (26.50%) Apache
24 62 (26.50%) Java
24 62 (26.50%) IIS
25 61 (26.07%) UNIX
25 61 (26.07%) PowerShell

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 62 (26.50%) IIS
1 62 (26.50%) Apache
2 30 (12.82%) MS Exchange
3 25 (10.68%) Lync
4 24 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.56%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.43%) SaaS
2 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 127 (54.27%) OSPF
2 126 (53.85%) BGP
3 125 (53.42%) Firewall
4 114 (48.72%) TCP/IP
5 95 (40.60%) EIGRP
6 94 (40.17%) WAN
7 91 (38.89%) LAN
8 88 (37.61%) DNS
9 85 (36.32%) Network Security
10 79 (33.76%) Cisco IOS
11 67 (28.63%) SMTP
12 60 (25.64%) VoIP
13 55 (23.50%) Cisco ASA
14 49 (20.94%) VPN
15 42 (17.95%) FWSM
16 30 (12.82%) DHCP
17 26 (11.11%) Unified Communications
18 14 (5.98%) VLAN
19 11 (4.70%) PBX
20 9 (3.85%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.43%) MySQL
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (4.70%) Finance
2 7 (2.99%) Advertising
3 3 (1.28%) Games
3 3 (1.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.43%) Retail
4 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (31.20%) Network Engineer
2 58 (24.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 32 (13.68%) Analyst
4 26 (11.11%) Team Leader
5 22 (9.40%) Network Analyst
5 22 (9.40%) Architect
6 21 (8.97%) Security Analyst
7 20 (8.55%) Network Architect
7 20 (8.55%) Network Security Analyst
8 16 (6.84%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 15 (6.41%) Senior Network Engineer
10 7 (2.99%) Messaging Engineer
11 6 (2.56%) Exchange Engineer
12 5 (2.14%) Communications Manager
12 5 (2.14%) Technical Support Analyst
12 5 (2.14%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (2.14%) Support Analyst
12 5 (2.14%) Technical Support
13 4 (1.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 4 (1.71%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.43%) LAMP
1 1 (0.43%) XMPP
1 1 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 77 (32.91%) Clustering
2 24 (10.26%) Blackberry
3 11 (4.70%) PKI
4 3 (1.28%) CMDB
5 2 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.43%) Statistics
6 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.43%) IVR
6 1 (0.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 103 (44.02%) Windows
2 86 (36.75%) Linux
3 80 (34.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 61 (26.07%) UNIX
5 10 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.85%) CentOS
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (53.42%) Load Balancing
2 117 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 53 (22.65%) Incident Management
4 47 (20.09%) Capacity Planning
5 27 (11.54%) ITIL
6 24 (10.26%) Network Design
7 15 (6.41%) Network Architecture
8 10 (4.27%) Project Management
9 9 (3.85%) Change Management
10 8 (3.42%) PRINCE2
11 7 (2.99%) Business Continuity
12 6 (2.56%) Service Delivery
13 5 (2.14%) Disaster Recovery
14 4 (1.71%) Migration
14 4 (1.71%) BCP
14 4 (1.71%) Business Continuity Planning
14 4 (1.71%) Network Management
14 4 (1.71%) ITIL V3
15 3 (1.28%) DevOps
16 2 (0.85%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 62 (26.50%) Java
2 61 (26.07%) PowerShell
3 59 (25.21%) Bash Shell
3 59 (25.21%) Perl
Qualifications
1 124 (52.99%) Cisco Certification
2 119 (50.85%) CCNP
3 42 (17.95%) CCSP
4 39 (16.67%) CCSA
5 33 (14.10%) CCNA
6 25 (10.68%) MCSE
6 25 (10.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (9.40%) MCSA
8 21 (8.97%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (8.12%) CCSE
10 17 (7.26%) RHCA
10 17 (7.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (7.26%) RHCE
11 12 (5.13%) CCIE
12 8 (3.42%) CCIP
13 7 (2.99%) MCTS
13 7 (2.99%) MCITP
14 5 (2.14%) JNCIA
15 4 (1.71%) JNCIE
16 3 (1.28%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (32.05%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.14%) SLA
3 2 (0.85%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 84 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (25.64%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (4.70%) UAG
3 11 (4.70%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.56%) XenApp
5 5 (2.14%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.71%) MetaFrame
6 4 (1.71%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.71%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (1.28%) vSphere
8 2 (0.85%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.43%) Xen
9 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.85%) SCOM
2 1 (0.43%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.43%) Puppet
2 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 205 (87.61%) Cisco
2 99 (42.31%) VMware
3 81 (34.62%) CheckPoint
4 80 (34.19%) Red Hat
5 29 (12.39%) Microsoft
6 23 (9.83%) Juniper
7 12 (5.13%) SolarWinds
8 10 (4.27%) F5
8 10 (4.27%) Polycom
8 10 (4.27%) Siemens
8 10 (4.27%) Mitel
9 9 (3.85%) Citrix
10 4 (1.71%) HP
10 4 (1.71%) Dell
10 4 (1.71%) Redback
10 4 (1.71%) WatchGuard
10 4 (1.71%) SonicWALL
11 3 (1.28%) NetApp
12 2 (0.85%) Symantec
12 2 (0.85%) EMC
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