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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 84 137 171
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +34
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 149 46 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.92% 1.24% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.07% 6.99% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 72 40 5
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £30,600 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
1140 658 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.34% 17.77% 19.03%
Number of salaries quoted 807 505 577
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 £24,000 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +64 142 £45,000 - 6
Wakefield -15 1 - -
Knottingley - 1 £21,500 -
MPLS
Yorkshire

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 232 (89.58%) Cisco
2 148 (57.14%) BGP
2 148 (57.14%) OSPF
3 144 (55.60%) Firewall
4 138 (53.28%) Cisco Certification
5 135 (52.12%) CCNP
5 135 (52.12%) E-Commerce
6 132 (50.97%) Load Balancing
7 117 (45.17%) Windows
8 114 (44.02%) TCP/IP
8 114 (44.02%) VMware
9 108 (41.70%) WAN
10 107 (41.31%) EIGRP
11 105 (40.54%) LAN
12 101 (39.00%) Linux
13 100 (38.61%) Network Security
14 95 (36.68%) VMware Infrastructure
15 91 (35.14%) Red Hat
15 91 (35.14%) CheckPoint
15 91 (35.14%) DNS
15 91 (35.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 90 (34.75%) Cisco IOS
17 86 (33.20%) Clustering
18 83 (32.05%) PCI DSS
19 79 (30.50%) VoIP
20 76 (29.34%) SMTP
21 74 (28.57%) Apache
21 74 (28.57%) Java
21 74 (28.57%) IIS
22 70 (27.03%) UNIX

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 74 (28.57%) IIS
1 74 (28.57%) Apache
2 25 (9.65%) MS Exchange
3 20 (7.72%) Lync
3 20 (7.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.16%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (0.77%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (5.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.39%) SaaS
2 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (57.14%) OSPF
1 148 (57.14%) BGP
2 144 (55.60%) Firewall
3 114 (44.02%) TCP/IP
4 108 (41.70%) WAN
5 107 (41.31%) EIGRP
6 105 (40.54%) LAN
7 100 (38.61%) Network Security
8 91 (35.14%) DNS
9 90 (34.75%) Cisco IOS
10 79 (30.50%) VoIP
11 76 (29.34%) SMTP
12 65 (25.10%) Cisco ASA
13 51 (19.69%) FWSM
14 46 (17.76%) VPN
15 25 (9.65%) DHCP
16 23 (8.88%) Unified Communications
17 15 (5.79%) VLAN
18 11 (4.25%) IPv4
18 11 (4.25%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.54%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 13 (5.02%) Finance
2 7 (2.70%) Advertising
3 6 (2.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.77%) Retail
5 1 (0.39%) Marketing
5 1 (0.39%) Games
5 1 (0.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (36.29%) Network Engineer
2 67 (25.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 34 (13.13%) Analyst
4 25 (9.65%) Architect
4 25 (9.65%) Team Leader
5 22 (8.49%) Network Architect
6 21 (8.11%) Network Analyst
7 19 (7.34%) Security Analyst
7 19 (7.34%) Network Security Analyst
8 18 (6.95%) Senior Network Engineer
9 15 (5.79%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 7 (2.70%) Operations Analyst
10 7 (2.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (2.70%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
11 6 (2.32%) Support Analyst
11 6 (2.32%) Server Analyst
11 6 (2.32%) Exchange Engineer
11 6 (2.32%) Messaging Engineer
12 5 (1.93%) Technical Support
12 5 (1.93%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.39%) LAMP
1 1 (0.39%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 86 (33.20%) Clustering
2 20 (7.72%) Blackberry
3 19 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.25%) PKI
5 3 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.39%) NHS
6 1 (0.39%) CMDB
6 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.39%) Replication
6 1 (0.39%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 117 (45.17%) Windows
2 101 (39.00%) Linux
3 91 (35.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 70 (27.03%) UNIX
5 7 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.77%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.77%) CentOS
8 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (52.12%) E-Commerce
2 132 (50.97%) Load Balancing
3 59 (22.78%) Incident Management
4 54 (20.85%) Capacity Planning
5 28 (10.81%) ITIL
6 27 (10.42%) Network Design
7 15 (5.79%) Network Architecture
8 14 (5.41%) Project Management
9 11 (4.25%) Mentoring
10 8 (3.09%) PRINCE2
10 8 (3.09%) Business Continuity
11 7 (2.70%) Change Management
12 6 (2.32%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (2.32%) DevOps
13 5 (1.93%) Network Management
14 4 (1.54%) ITIL V3
14 4 (1.54%) Business Continuity Planning
14 4 (1.54%) Migration
14 4 (1.54%) BCP
15 3 (1.16%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 74 (28.57%) Java
2 68 (26.25%) Perl
2 68 (26.25%) PowerShell
2 68 (26.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 138 (53.28%) Cisco Certification
2 135 (52.12%) CCNP
3 51 (19.69%) CCSP
4 37 (14.29%) CCSA
5 36 (13.90%) CCNA
6 23 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (8.49%) MCSE
8 21 (8.11%) MCSA
8 21 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (7.72%) CCSE
10 16 (6.18%) RHCA
10 16 (6.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (6.18%) RHCE
11 10 (3.86%) CCIE
12 7 (2.70%) CCIP
13 5 (1.93%) MCTS
13 5 (1.93%) MCITP
14 4 (1.54%) CCDP
14 4 (1.54%) JNCIA
15 3 (1.16%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (32.05%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.93%) SLA
3 2 (0.77%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 95 (36.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (26.25%) VMware ESXi
3 17 (6.56%) Active Directory
4 11 (4.25%) UAG
5 9 (3.47%) XenApp
6 8 (3.09%) VMware ESX
7 7 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (2.70%) MetaFrame
7 7 (2.70%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.93%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.77%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.77%) vSphere
10 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) SCCM
1 1 (0.39%) SCOM
1 1 (0.39%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (0.39%) Puppet
1 1 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 232 (89.58%) Cisco
2 114 (44.02%) VMware
3 91 (35.14%) Red Hat
3 91 (35.14%) CheckPoint
4 28 (10.81%) Juniper
5 25 (9.65%) Microsoft
6 15 (5.79%) SolarWinds
7 12 (4.63%) Citrix
8 11 (4.25%) F5
9 7 (2.70%) Polycom
9 7 (2.70%) Siemens
9 7 (2.70%) Mitel
10 6 (2.32%) Brocade
11 5 (1.93%) HP
12 4 (1.54%) Dell
12 4 (1.54%) WatchGuard
12 4 (1.54%) SonicWALL
13 3 (1.16%) EMC
13 3 (1.16%) Redback
13 3 (1.16%) NetApp
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