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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 158 169 146
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -23
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 26 42 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.74% 0.99% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.32% 7.02% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 24 37 67
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £32,500 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,850 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
489 598 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.95% 14.03% 16.97%
Number of salaries quoted 413 497 632
Median salary £37,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 20 January 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 20 January 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 0 18 £32,500 -18.75% 5
Wakefield +7 4 £37,500 +13.63%
Bradford +7 3 £42,500 +28.78% 1
MPLS
Yorkshire

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 48 (96.00%) Cisco
2 38 (76.00%) Firewall
3 29 (58.00%) Windows
4 26 (52.00%) Active Directory
5 24 (48.00%) Avaya
5 24 (48.00%) ITIL
5 24 (48.00%) WAN
5 24 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (48.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
7 22 (44.00%) VPN
7 22 (44.00%) Windows Server
8 20 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (40.00%) VMware
9 19 (38.00%) Telecoms
9 19 (38.00%) VLAN
9 19 (38.00%) LAN
10 17 (34.00%) MS Exchange
10 17 (34.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 16 (32.00%) F5
11 16 (32.00%) BGP
11 16 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (30.00%) HP
13 14 (28.00%) Linux
14 13 (26.00%) SAN
14 13 (26.00%) OSPF
14 13 (26.00%) OpenSIPS
15 12 (24.00%) Hyper-V
16 11 (22.00%) Windows 7
16 11 (22.00%) Asterisk PBX

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 17 (34.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 17 (34.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (6.00%) Apache
3 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.00%) Confluence
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) Mimecast
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (6.00%) Office 365
4 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (76.00%) Firewall
2 24 (48.00%) WAN
3 22 (44.00%) VPN
4 19 (38.00%) LAN
4 19 (38.00%) VLAN
5 16 (32.00%) BGP
6 13 (26.00%) OSPF
6 13 (26.00%) SAN
7 11 (22.00%) Asterisk PBX
8 8 (16.00%) ADSL
8 8 (16.00%) DNS
8 8 (16.00%) Internet
8 8 (16.00%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (16.00%) VoIP
9 7 (14.00%) DHCP
9 7 (14.00%) IPsec
10 6 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (10.00%) SSL
12 4 (8.00%) Network Security
12 4 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) MySQL
3 3 (6.00%) MariaDB
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 19 (38.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Back Office
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Network Engineer
2 13 (26.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) Support Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (14.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Support
7 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 5 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (8.00%) Server Engineer
9 4 (8.00%) VMware Engineer
10 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (6.00%) Cloud Administrator
10 3 (6.00%) IP Engineer
10 3 (6.00%) Network Manager
10 3 (6.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Data Centre
1 8 (16.00%) IVR
2 3 (6.00%) Clustering
2 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (4.00%) FMCG
4 1 (2.00%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (58.00%) Windows
2 24 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 24 (48.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (44.00%) Windows Server
4 14 (28.00%) Linux
5 11 (22.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.00%) Ubuntu
6 3 (6.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.00%) CentOS
7 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) ITIL
2 16 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (22.00%) Fault Analysis
3 11 (22.00%) ITIL V3
3 11 (22.00%) Problem Management
4 10 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (18.00%) Mentoring
5 9 (18.00%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (18.00%) Supplier Management
6 8 (16.00%) Regulatory Compliance
7 4 (8.00%) Business Continuity
7 4 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (6.00%) Network Design
8 3 (6.00%) Virtual Environments
9 2 (4.00%) High Availability
9 2 (4.00%) Load Balancing
9 2 (4.00%) Migration
9 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.00%) Software Licensing
9 2 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (18.00%) CCNP
3 8 (16.00%) MCSA
3 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (12.00%) CCNA
5 3 (6.00%) CCIP
6 2 (4.00%) CCIE
6 2 (4.00%) JNCIE
6 2 (4.00%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.00%) CCDA
7 1 (2.00%) CCSP
7 1 (2.00%) ISEB
7 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (26.00%) OpenSIPS
4 12 (24.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.00%) GlusterFS
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (6.00%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (4.00%) Firmware
6 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.00%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) SCCM
1 9 (18.00%) SCOM
2 3 (6.00%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (6.00%) FortiGate
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 48 (96.00%) Cisco
2 24 (48.00%) Avaya
3 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
4 20 (40.00%) VMware
5 16 (32.00%) F5
6 15 (30.00%) HP
7 10 (20.00%) Juniper
8 8 (16.00%) Forcepoint
8 8 (16.00%) Sophos
9 5 (10.00%) Red Hat
10 4 (8.00%) Brocade
11 3 (6.00%) arcserve
11 3 (6.00%) Citrix
11 3 (6.00%) EMC
12 2 (4.00%) 3PAR
12 2 (4.00%) Symantec
13 1 (2.00%) Infoblox
13 1 (2.00%) NetApp
13 1 (2.00%) Palo Alto
13 1 (2.00%) ProCurve
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