The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 182 190 149
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -41
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 61 66 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.05% 0.99% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.35% 6.09% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 54 61 58
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.94%
MPLS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
960 1083 1334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.60% 16.32% 18.39%
Number of salaries quoted 762 866 1039
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Yorkshire region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

MPLS
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Yorkshire region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Yorkshire

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

MPLS
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
North Yorkshire +17 29 £45,000 - 3
West Yorkshire -7 26 £42,500 -15.00% 6
South Yorkshire +9 7 £47,500 +14.45% 2
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MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 124 (84.35%) Cisco
2 97 (65.99%) VPN
3 84 (57.14%) BGP
4 76 (51.70%) OSPF
5 71 (48.30%) Firewall
6 59 (40.14%) Juniper
7 54 (36.73%) TCP/IP
8 48 (32.65%) Cisco Certification
9 43 (29.25%) CCNP
10 41 (27.89%) WAN
11 40 (27.21%) Linux
12 37 (25.17%) VoIP
12 37 (25.17%) Telecoms
13 36 (24.49%) SSL
14 33 (22.45%) IPsec
14 33 (22.45%) 4G
15 32 (21.77%) Microsoft
16 31 (21.09%) LAN
16 31 (21.09%) VLAN
17 30 (20.41%) CCNA
17 30 (20.41%) HSRP
18 29 (19.73%) DNS
19 27 (18.37%) Network Design
20 25 (17.01%) Brocade
20 25 (17.01%) Internet
21 24 (16.33%) VRRP
21 24 (16.33%) EIGRP
21 24 (16.33%) Finance
22 22 (14.97%) ITIL
22 22 (14.97%) Skype for Business

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in 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 22 (14.97%) Skype for Business
2 8 (5.44%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.04%) Confluence
4 2 (1.36%) Apache
4 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.36%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.68%) IIS
5 1 (0.68%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (10.88%) MS Excel
1 16 (10.88%) MS Visio
2 11 (7.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.68%) IaaS
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 97 (65.99%) VPN
2 84 (57.14%) BGP
3 76 (51.70%) OSPF
4 71 (48.30%) Firewall
5 54 (36.73%) TCP/IP
6 41 (27.89%) WAN
7 37 (25.17%) VoIP
8 36 (24.49%) SSL
9 33 (22.45%) 4G
9 33 (22.45%) IPsec
10 31 (21.09%) LAN
10 31 (21.09%) VLAN
11 30 (20.41%) HSRP
12 29 (19.73%) DNS
13 25 (17.01%) Internet
14 24 (16.33%) EIGRP
14 24 (16.33%) VRRP
15 21 (14.29%) Unified Communications
16 20 (13.61%) Cisco ASA
17 17 (11.56%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.04%) JIRA
1 3 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.68%) Subversion
2 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (25.17%) Telecoms
2 24 (16.33%) Finance
3 7 (4.76%) Banking
3 7 (4.76%) Marketing
4 4 (2.72%) Electronics
4 4 (2.72%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.04%) Back Office
6 2 (1.36%) Law
7 1 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (40.82%) Network Engineer
2 21 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 19 (12.93%) Implementation Engineer
4 18 (12.24%) Design Engineer
5 17 (11.56%) Analyst
5 17 (11.56%) Ericsson Engineer
6 16 (10.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 16 (10.88%) Network Analyst
6 16 (10.88%) Product Manager
7 14 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
8 12 (8.16%) Senior Manager
8 12 (8.16%) Senior Product Manager
9 8 (5.44%) Network Security Analyst
9 8 (5.44%) Security Analyst
10 7 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.76%) Network Specialist
10 7 (4.76%) Project Engineer
11 6 (4.08%) Architect
11 6 (4.08%) Firewall Engineer
12 5 (3.40%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.40%) 802.1X
1 5 (3.40%) VXML
1 5 (3.40%) XMPP
2 1 (0.68%) LAMP
2 1 (0.68%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.84%) Enterprise Storage
2 12 (8.16%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.76%) RSA SecurID
4 5 (3.40%) e-Health
5 4 (2.72%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.72%) Clustering
6 3 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.36%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.36%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.36%) IBM XIV
7 2 (1.36%) iPad
7 2 (1.36%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.68%) PlayStation
8 1 (0.68%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 40 (27.21%) Linux
2 13 (8.84%) Windows
3 11 (7.48%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.76%) Unix
6 6 (4.08%) Solaris
7 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.68%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.37%) Network Design
2 22 (14.97%) ITIL
3 19 (12.93%) Load Balancing
3 19 (12.93%) Network Architecture
4 17 (11.56%) Network Monitoring
5 15 (10.20%) High Availability
5 15 (10.20%) Presales
6 14 (9.52%) Change Management
7 13 (8.84%) Service Delivery
8 11 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (6.12%) Network Management
10 8 (5.44%) PRINCE2
11 7 (4.76%) Process Improvement
11 7 (4.76%) Project Management
11 7 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (4.76%) Validation
11 7 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 6 (4.08%) Change Control
12 6 (4.08%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (4.08%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.40%) C
1 5 (3.40%) SQL
2 3 (2.04%) Bash Shell
2 3 (2.04%) Perl
2 3 (2.04%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.36%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.68%) PHP
4 1 (0.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 48 (32.65%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (29.25%) CCNP
3 30 (20.41%) CCNA
4 7 (4.76%) CCSA
5 6 (4.08%) CCDA
5 6 (4.08%) CCIE
6 5 (3.40%) CCIP
6 5 (3.40%) CCNP Voice
7 3 (2.04%) ISEB
7 3 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.04%) MCSA
7 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.36%) CCDP
8 2 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.36%) JNCIE
8 2 (1.36%) JNCIP
8 2 (1.36%) MCSE
8 2 (1.36%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.68%) Degree
9 1 (0.68%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (4.76%) SLA
2 2 (1.36%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.36%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 11 (7.48%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.12%) VMware ESX
2 9 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.44%) vCloud
4 5 (3.40%) vSphere
5 4 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (2.04%) XenApp
7 2 (1.36%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.36%) XenServer
8 1 (0.68%) BIND 9
8 1 (0.68%) qmail
8 1 (0.68%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.68%) Varnish
8 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (7.48%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (4.76%) HP NNM
3 6 (4.08%) Nessus
4 5 (3.40%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (2.04%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.04%) Nagios
5 3 (2.04%) Puppet
6 2 (1.36%) Cacti
6 2 (1.36%) Graphite
6 2 (1.36%) Opsview
6 2 (1.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.68%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 124 (84.35%) Cisco
2 59 (40.14%) Juniper
3 32 (21.77%) Microsoft
4 25 (17.01%) Brocade
5 18 (12.24%) VMware
6 17 (11.56%) CheckPoint
6 17 (11.56%) Ericsson
6 17 (11.56%) Redback
7 16 (10.88%) BroadSoft
7 16 (10.88%) Polycom
8 15 (10.20%) Red Hat
9 14 (9.52%) F5
10 12 (8.16%) HP
11 11 (7.48%) Citrix
11 11 (7.48%) SolarWinds
12 9 (6.12%) Avaya
12 9 (6.12%) Palo Alto
13 8 (5.44%) CA
14 6 (4.08%) Forcepoint
14 6 (4.08%) Fortinet
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