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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 143 168 177
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +9
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 47 42 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.32% 0.94% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.47% 6.93% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 39 42 46
Median salary £37,500 £43,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £32,500 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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
449 606 804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.61% 13.62% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 392 516 646
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +20 35 £35,000 -20.00% 3
Wakefield - 5 £37,500 -
Bradford - 4 £42,500 - 2
Ossett - 2 £22,000 -
MPLS
Yorkshire

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 64 (96.97%) Cisco
2 43 (65.15%) Firewall
3 41 (62.12%) WAN
4 31 (46.97%) Active Directory
5 29 (43.94%) VMware
6 28 (42.42%) BGP
7 27 (40.91%) Windows
8 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
9 25 (37.88%) OSPF
10 24 (36.36%) VPN
10 24 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (33.33%) ITIL
12 21 (31.82%) MS Exchange
12 21 (31.82%) Avaya
12 21 (31.82%) Windows Server
13 20 (30.30%) Juniper
13 20 (30.30%) LAN
14 19 (28.79%) F5
15 18 (27.27%) VLAN
15 18 (27.27%) HP
16 17 (25.76%) Linux
16 17 (25.76%) Telecoms
16 17 (25.76%) Exchange Server 2010
17 15 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
18 14 (21.21%) CCNP
18 14 (21.21%) OpenSIPS
19 13 (19.70%) Asterisk PBX
19 13 (19.70%) ITIL V3

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 17 (25.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.06%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.52%) Confluence
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.06%) Mimecast
3 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (65.15%) Firewall
2 41 (62.12%) WAN
3 28 (42.42%) BGP
4 25 (37.88%) OSPF
5 24 (36.36%) VPN
6 20 (30.30%) LAN
7 18 (27.27%) VLAN
8 13 (19.70%) Asterisk PBX
9 12 (18.18%) VoIP
10 11 (16.67%) SAN
11 10 (15.15%) SSL
12 9 (13.64%) Internet
12 9 (13.64%) IPsec
13 8 (12.12%) ADSL
13 8 (12.12%) DNS
14 6 (9.09%) DHCP
15 4 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (6.06%) Remote Desktop
15 4 (6.06%) Spanning Tree
15 4 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) MySQL
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.52%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 17 (25.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.52%) Back Office
2 1 (1.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (39.39%) Network Engineer
2 19 (28.79%) Cisco Engineer
3 16 (24.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 12 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (15.15%) Support Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Architect
8 5 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (7.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Designer
8 5 (7.58%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Core Network Designer
9 4 (6.06%) IP Designer
9 4 (6.06%) Network Designer
9 4 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (4.55%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.06%) IVR
3 3 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.03%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.52%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.91%) Windows
2 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (31.82%) Windows Server
4 17 (25.76%) Linux
5 7 (10.61%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.55%) Solaris
7 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.03%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.03%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.52%) CentOS
9 1 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) ITIL
2 13 (19.70%) ITIL V3
3 12 (18.18%) Fault Analysis
3 12 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 10 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (10.61%) Network Design
6 5 (7.58%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (7.58%) Mentoring
6 5 (7.58%) Migration
6 5 (7.58%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (6.06%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (6.06%) Regulatory Compliance
7 4 (6.06%) Supplier Management
8 3 (4.55%) Converged Infrastructure
8 3 (4.55%) High Availability
8 3 (4.55%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.03%) Presales
9 2 (3.03%) Software Licensing
9 2 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (21.21%) CCNP
3 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (9.09%) CCNA
5 4 (6.06%) CCIP
5 4 (6.06%) MCSA
6 3 (4.55%) MCITP
6 3 (4.55%) MCSE
6 3 (4.55%) VCAP
6 3 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.03%) CCDA
7 2 (3.03%) CCIE
7 2 (3.03%) CCSP
7 2 (3.03%) ISEB
7 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.03%) JNCIE
7 2 (3.03%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.06%) SLA
3 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (46.97%) Active Directory
2 24 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (21.21%) OpenSIPS
4 10 (15.15%) Hyper-V
5 4 (6.06%) Terminal Services
5 4 (6.06%) XenApp
6 3 (4.55%) vSphere
7 2 (3.03%) Firmware
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.52%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (18.18%) SCCM
1 12 (18.18%) SCOM
2 8 (12.12%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 64 (96.97%) Cisco
2 29 (43.94%) VMware
3 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
4 21 (31.82%) Avaya
5 20 (30.30%) Juniper
6 19 (28.79%) F5
7 18 (27.27%) HP
8 10 (15.15%) Citrix
9 9 (13.64%) Brocade
10 7 (10.61%) 3PAR
11 5 (7.58%) Dell
11 5 (7.58%) NetApp
11 5 (7.58%) Oracle
11 5 (7.58%) Red Hat
12 4 (6.06%) EMC
12 4 (6.06%) Forcepoint
12 4 (6.06%) SonicWALL
12 4 (6.06%) Sophos
12 4 (6.06%) WatchGuard
13 3 (4.55%) Dell Compellent
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + car/allowance + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago