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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 172 108 134
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +26
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 38 116 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.81% 2.35% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.29% 12.50% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 35 48 26
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.15% +9.41%
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
718 928 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.36% 18.83% 18.38%
Number of salaries quoted 599 722 496
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 £27,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 -57 36 £50,000 - 6
Huddersfield - 1 £27,000 -
MPLS
Yorkshire

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 71 (93.42%) Cisco
2 49 (64.47%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (56.58%) WAN
3 43 (56.58%) Firewall
4 39 (51.32%) VPN
4 39 (51.32%) ITIL
4 39 (51.32%) CCNP
5 36 (47.37%) BGP
5 36 (47.37%) Cisco ASA
6 34 (44.74%) CheckPoint
7 30 (39.47%) Windows
7 30 (39.47%) Load Balancing
8 29 (38.16%) Linux
8 29 (38.16%) LAN
9 28 (36.84%) OSPF
9 28 (36.84%) ITIL Certification
10 25 (32.89%) VMware
10 25 (32.89%) TCP/IP
11 24 (31.58%) MS Visio
12 22 (28.95%) DNS
13 21 (27.63%) F5
14 20 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
14 20 (26.32%) Active Directory
15 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
15 18 (23.68%) CCSA
15 18 (23.68%) CCSE
15 18 (23.68%) Network Design
15 18 (23.68%) Data Centre
16 17 (22.37%) Juniper
17 16 (21.05%) EIGRP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7 (9.21%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.95%) IIS
3 2 (2.63%) Confluence
3 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.32%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (31.58%) MS Visio
2 13 (17.11%) MS Office
3 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.32%) Office 365
1 1 (1.32%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 43 (56.58%) WAN
1 43 (56.58%) Firewall
2 39 (51.32%) VPN
3 36 (47.37%) BGP
3 36 (47.37%) Cisco ASA
4 29 (38.16%) LAN
5 28 (36.84%) OSPF
6 25 (32.89%) TCP/IP
7 22 (28.95%) DNS
8 16 (21.05%) IPv4
8 16 (21.05%) IPv6
8 16 (21.05%) EIGRP
9 15 (19.74%) Network Security
9 15 (19.74%) IPsec
9 15 (19.74%) SSL
10 14 (18.42%) VoIP
10 14 (18.42%) Spanning Tree
11 11 (14.47%) Unified Communications
11 11 (14.47%) IP Telephony
11 11 (14.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (11.84%) NoSQL
1 9 (11.84%) Riak
1 9 (11.84%) MySQL
2 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 6 (7.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 15 (19.74%) Architect
3 13 (17.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (13.16%) Senior Network Engineer
4 10 (13.16%) Analyst
4 10 (13.16%) Network Analyst
5 9 (11.84%) Network Consultant
5 9 (11.84%) Consultant
6 7 (9.21%) Security Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Network Security Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Implementation Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Cisco Network Specialist
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Network Specialist
7 6 (7.89%) Cisco Specialist
7 6 (7.89%) Network Specialist
8 5 (6.58%) Technical Manager
8 5 (6.58%) Senior Implementation Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.47%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.32%) Replication
5 1 (1.32%) Clustering
5 1 (1.32%) IVR
5 1 (1.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 30 (39.47%) Windows
2 29 (38.16%) Linux
3 13 (17.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.58%) Mac OS
5 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.32%) UNIX
7 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (51.32%) ITIL
2 30 (39.47%) Load Balancing
3 18 (23.68%) Network Design
4 14 (18.42%) Project Management
5 13 (17.11%) Business Continuity
5 13 (17.11%) Network Architecture
6 11 (14.47%) TOGAF
6 11 (14.47%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (14.47%) BCP
7 9 (11.84%) Business Continuity Planning
8 7 (9.21%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (9.21%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (9.21%) Mentoring
8 7 (9.21%) Coaching
9 6 (7.89%) Validation
10 5 (6.58%) High Availability
11 4 (5.26%) Incident Management
11 4 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (3.95%) Service Delivery
12 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (64.47%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (51.32%) CCNP
3 28 (36.84%) ITIL Certification
4 18 (23.68%) CCSA
4 18 (23.68%) CCSE
5 13 (17.11%) CCDP
6 12 (15.79%) CCNA
7 11 (14.47%) ISEB
8 8 (10.53%) CCDA
9 7 (9.21%) CCIE
10 6 (7.89%) CCIP
11 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (3.95%) MCSE
12 3 (3.95%) MCSA
13 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (2.63%) Degree
13 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
14 1 (1.32%) VCP5
14 1 (1.32%) CISSP
14 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (26.32%) Active Directory
1 20 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (14.47%) VMware ESX
3 9 (11.84%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (6.58%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.63%) vSphere
6 1 (1.32%) KVM
6 1 (1.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.63%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (2.63%) Cacti
2 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 71 (93.42%) Cisco
2 34 (44.74%) CheckPoint
3 25 (32.89%) VMware
4 21 (27.63%) F5
5 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
6 17 (22.37%) Juniper
7 16 (21.05%) Red Hat
8 11 (14.47%) Oracle
9 10 (13.16%) Brocade
9 10 (13.16%) HP
10 9 (11.84%) EMC
10 9 (11.84%) IBM
10 9 (11.84%) NetApp
10 9 (11.84%) Infoblox
11 3 (3.95%) Citrix
12 2 (2.63%) Avaya
12 2 (2.63%) CA
12 2 (2.63%) Riverbed
12 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds
13 1 (1.32%) Sophos
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits inc bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago