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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 175 85 131
Rank change year-on-year
-90 +46
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 28 142 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.60% 2.92% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 13.36% 7.67%
Number of salaries quoted 28 69 38
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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
756 1063 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.18% 21.89% 17.48%
Number of salaries quoted 609 767 473
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -86 24 £50,000 +11.11%
Huddersfield - 1 £27,000 -
MPLS
Yorkshire

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 52 (91.23%) Cisco
2 42 (73.68%) WAN
3 37 (64.91%) VPN
4 35 (61.40%) ITIL
5 31 (54.39%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (54.39%) Firewall
6 29 (50.88%) Windows
7 27 (47.37%) Linux
7 27 (47.37%) BGP
8 26 (45.61%) LAN
8 26 (45.61%) VMware
9 25 (43.86%) ITIL Certification
10 24 (42.11%) TCP/IP
10 24 (42.11%) DNS
10 24 (42.11%) MS Visio
10 24 (42.11%) Load Balancing
10 24 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
11 23 (40.35%) CCNP
12 22 (38.60%) CheckPoint
12 22 (38.60%) F5
13 20 (35.09%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (35.09%) Active Directory
14 19 (33.33%) Red Hat
14 19 (33.33%) OSPF
15 17 (29.82%) CCSA
16 16 (28.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 15 (26.32%) IP Telephony
17 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
18 14 (24.56%) Oracle
18 14 (24.56%) EIGRP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.26%) IIS
3 2 (3.51%) Confluence
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.75%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (42.11%) MS Visio
2 10 (17.54%) MS Office
3 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
1 1 (1.75%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 42 (73.68%) WAN
2 37 (64.91%) VPN
3 31 (54.39%) Firewall
4 27 (47.37%) BGP
5 26 (45.61%) LAN
6 24 (42.11%) TCP/IP
6 24 (42.11%) DNS
6 24 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (33.33%) OSPF
8 15 (26.32%) IP Telephony
9 14 (24.56%) Unified Communications
9 14 (24.56%) EIGRP
10 13 (22.81%) Spanning Tree
11 12 (21.05%) SSL
11 12 (21.05%) NAS
11 12 (21.05%) IPsec
12 11 (19.30%) IPv4
12 11 (19.30%) IPv6
13 10 (17.54%) VoIP
13 10 (17.54%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) MySQL
1 12 (21.05%) Apache Cassandra
1 12 (21.05%) NoSQL
1 12 (21.05%) Riak
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (3.51%) JIRA
General
1 5 (8.77%) Retail
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Network Engineer
2 17 (29.82%) Architect
3 15 (26.32%) Infrastructure Architect
4 11 (19.30%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Implementation Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Senior Implementation Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Network Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Technical Manager
6 6 (10.53%) Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Security Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) Network Security Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Technical Delivery Manager
8 3 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (5.26%) Network Manager
8 3 (5.26%) Network Consultant
9 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.51%) Network Architect
9 2 (3.51%) Technical Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) RESTful
1 2 (3.51%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (19.30%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.51%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) IVR
4 1 (1.75%) Statistics
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.88%) Windows
2 27 (47.37%) Linux
3 16 (28.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.51%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (61.40%) ITIL
2 24 (42.11%) Load Balancing
3 14 (24.56%) TOGAF
3 14 (24.56%) Network Design
4 10 (17.54%) Business Continuity
4 10 (17.54%) BCP
4 10 (17.54%) Project Management
4 10 (17.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (15.79%) Business Continuity Planning
6 8 (14.04%) Mentoring
7 7 (12.28%) Coaching
7 7 (12.28%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (7.02%) Network Architecture
9 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.26%) Validation
9 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
9 3 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2
10 2 (3.51%) Network Management
10 2 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (54.39%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (43.86%) ITIL Certification
3 23 (40.35%) CCNP
4 17 (29.82%) CCSA
5 14 (24.56%) ISEB
6 12 (21.05%) CCSE
7 10 (17.54%) CCNA
8 8 (14.04%) CCDA
9 7 (12.28%) CCDP
9 7 (12.28%) CCIP
10 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (5.26%) Degree
11 3 (5.26%) CCIE
12 2 (3.51%) MCSE
12 2 (3.51%) MCSA
12 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
12 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (1.75%) Avaya Certification
13 1 (1.75%) CCVP
13 1 (1.75%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (35.09%) Active Directory
1 20 (35.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (24.56%) VMware ESX
3 12 (21.05%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.51%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.75%) vSphere
5 1 (1.75%) KVM
5 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.51%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (3.51%) Cacti
3 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (91.23%) Cisco
2 26 (45.61%) VMware
3 22 (38.60%) F5
3 22 (38.60%) CheckPoint
4 19 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 14 (24.56%) Oracle
7 13 (22.81%) HP
8 12 (21.05%) EMC
8 12 (21.05%) IBM
8 12 (21.05%) NetApp
8 12 (21.05%) Infoblox
9 11 (19.30%) Juniper
10 6 (10.53%) Brocade
11 3 (5.26%) Citrix
12 2 (3.51%) Avaya
12 2 (3.51%) CA
12 2 (3.51%) Riverbed
13 1 (1.75%) Mitel
13 1 (1.75%) Verint