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 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 171 118 144
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +26
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 31 99 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.70% 2.01% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.33% 11.31% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 28 41 29
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +61.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £40,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.43%
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
716 875 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.22% 17.80% 19.00%
Number of salaries quoted 588 694 551
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 June 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 1 June 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 -35 31 £50,000 - 7
MPLS
Yorkshire

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 77 (97.47%) Cisco
2 51 (64.56%) Cisco Certification
3 47 (59.49%) Firewall
4 44 (55.70%) Cisco ASA
5 41 (51.90%) CCNP
6 39 (49.37%) CheckPoint
7 37 (46.84%) ITIL
8 35 (44.30%) BGP
8 35 (44.30%) Load Balancing
9 34 (43.04%) WAN
10 31 (39.24%) VPN
11 30 (37.97%) OSPF
12 26 (32.91%) ITIL Certification
13 25 (31.65%) Windows
14 24 (30.38%) Linux
14 24 (30.38%) LAN
15 22 (27.85%) EIGRP
16 21 (26.58%) CCSE
16 21 (26.58%) Network Architecture
17 20 (25.32%) Cisco Nexus
17 20 (25.32%) Data Centre
17 20 (25.32%) VMware
18 19 (24.05%) Business Continuity
18 19 (24.05%) Project Management
18 19 (24.05%) Active Directory
18 19 (24.05%) Network Security
19 18 (22.78%) Juniper
19 18 (22.78%) DNS
19 18 (22.78%) Network Design
20 17 (21.52%) CCSA

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 8 (10.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.53%) Confluence
2 2 (2.53%) Lync
3 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.27%) IIS
3 1 (1.27%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (20.25%) MS Visio
2 8 (10.13%) MS Office
3 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Mimecast
1 1 (1.27%) Office 365
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 47 (59.49%) Firewall
2 44 (55.70%) Cisco ASA
3 35 (44.30%) BGP
4 34 (43.04%) WAN
5 31 (39.24%) VPN
6 30 (37.97%) OSPF
7 24 (30.38%) LAN
8 22 (27.85%) EIGRP
9 20 (25.32%) Cisco Nexus
10 19 (24.05%) Network Security
11 18 (22.78%) DNS
12 17 (21.52%) TCP/IP
13 16 (20.25%) IPsec
14 15 (18.99%) VoIP
14 15 (18.99%) SSL
15 12 (15.19%) Spanning Tree
16 11 (13.92%) VLAN
16 11 (13.92%) IPv4
16 11 (13.92%) IPv6
17 10 (12.66%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (7.59%) MySQL
3 6 (7.59%) Riak
3 6 (7.59%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (7.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.53%) JIRA
General
1 4 (5.06%) Retail
2 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (35.44%) Network Engineer
2 15 (18.99%) Analyst
2 15 (18.99%) Consultant
2 15 (18.99%) Network Analyst
3 14 (17.72%) Network Consultant
4 13 (16.46%) Architect
5 11 (13.92%) Network Security Analyst
5 11 (13.92%) Security Analyst
5 11 (13.92%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (10.13%) Network Specialist
6 8 (10.13%) Cisco Specialist
6 8 (10.13%) Senior Network Specialist
6 8 (10.13%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) Cisco Network Specialist
7 5 (6.33%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Implementation Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Network Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.32%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.13%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.53%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.27%) IVR
4 1 (1.27%) Replication
4 1 (1.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (31.65%) Windows
2 24 (30.38%) Linux
3 8 (10.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (8.86%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (46.84%) ITIL
2 35 (44.30%) Load Balancing
3 21 (26.58%) Network Architecture
4 19 (24.05%) Business Continuity
4 19 (24.05%) Project Management
5 18 (22.78%) Network Design
6 12 (15.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (15.19%) High Availability
7 11 (13.92%) BCP
8 10 (12.66%) TOGAF
8 10 (12.66%) Business Continuity Planning
9 9 (11.39%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (8.86%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.86%) Coaching
11 6 (7.59%) Validation
11 6 (7.59%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (6.33%) Technical Architecture
13 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2
14 3 (3.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 2 (2.53%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (64.56%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (51.90%) CCNP
3 26 (32.91%) ITIL Certification
4 21 (26.58%) CCSE
5 17 (21.52%) CCSA
5 17 (21.52%) CCDP
6 14 (17.72%) CCNA
7 8 (10.13%) CCDA
7 8 (10.13%) ISEB
8 7 (8.86%) CCIE
9 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (7.59%) MCSA
10 4 (5.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (5.06%) MCSE
10 4 (5.06%) CISSP
10 4 (5.06%) VCP5
11 2 (2.53%) Degree
12 1 (1.27%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (24.05%) Active Directory
2 17 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.13%) VMware ESX
4 7 (8.86%) Terminal Services
5 6 (7.59%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (3.80%) vSphere
7 1 (1.27%) KVM
7 1 (1.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.53%) Cacti
2 2 (2.53%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (2.53%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 77 (97.47%) Cisco
2 39 (49.37%) CheckPoint
3 20 (25.32%) VMware
4 18 (22.78%) Juniper
5 14 (17.72%) F5
6 13 (16.46%) Microsoft
7 12 (15.19%) Red Hat
8 10 (12.66%) Brocade
9 7 (8.86%) HP
10 6 (7.59%) NetApp
10 6 (7.59%) EMC
10 6 (7.59%) IBM
10 6 (7.59%) Oracle
10 6 (7.59%) Infoblox
11 2 (2.53%) CA
11 2 (2.53%) Avaya
11 2 (2.53%) Citrix
11 2 (2.53%) Riverbed
11 2 (2.53%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.27%) Barracuda Networks
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus bonus, car and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Eden Lea UK Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
KPMG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago