The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 173 141 167
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +26
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 68 114 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.02% 1.60% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.24% 8.95% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 63 54 42
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,750 £59,700
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
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
1089 1274 1112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.30% 17.92% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 857 990 855
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

MPLS
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
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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
West Yorkshire -37 35 £50,000 +11.11% 4
South Yorkshire +8 17 £41,500 +0.60%
North Yorkshire +20 16 £45,000 +28.57%
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 102 (86.44%) Cisco
2 78 (66.10%) Cisco Certification
3 72 (61.02%) Firewall
4 59 (50.00%) WAN
5 54 (45.76%) BGP
6 53 (44.92%) ITIL
6 53 (44.92%) Cisco ASA
7 52 (44.07%) CCNP
8 50 (42.37%) OSPF
9 49 (41.53%) CheckPoint
10 46 (38.98%) LAN
11 43 (36.44%) VPN
12 39 (33.05%) Load Balancing
13 38 (32.20%) Network Security
14 36 (30.51%) ITIL Certification
15 32 (27.12%) Linux
16 29 (24.58%) Juniper
17 27 (22.88%) TCP/IP
17 27 (22.88%) Windows
18 25 (21.19%) VoIP
18 25 (21.19%) DNS
18 25 (21.19%) CCNA
18 25 (21.19%) IPsec
18 25 (21.19%) Cisco Nexus
19 24 (20.34%) Network Design
19 24 (20.34%) VMware
20 23 (19.49%) EIGRP
21 22 (18.64%) Active Directory
21 22 (18.64%) Network Architecture
22 21 (17.80%) VMware Infrastructure

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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 9 (7.63%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.24%) IIS
3 3 (2.54%) Lync
3 3 (2.54%) Apache
4 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.69%) Confluence
5 1 (0.85%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (16.10%) MS Visio
2 11 (9.32%) MS Office
3 10 (8.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.85%) Mimecast
1 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 72 (61.02%) Firewall
2 59 (50.00%) WAN
3 54 (45.76%) BGP
4 53 (44.92%) Cisco ASA
5 50 (42.37%) OSPF
6 46 (38.98%) LAN
7 43 (36.44%) VPN
8 38 (32.20%) Network Security
9 27 (22.88%) TCP/IP
10 25 (21.19%) VoIP
10 25 (21.19%) DNS
10 25 (21.19%) IPsec
10 25 (21.19%) Cisco Nexus
11 23 (19.49%) EIGRP
12 21 (17.80%) IPv6
13 19 (16.10%) IPv4
14 18 (15.25%) SSL
15 13 (11.02%) VLAN
15 13 (11.02%) Spanning Tree
16 10 (8.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (5.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (5.08%) MySQL
3 6 (5.08%) Riak
3 6 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (5.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 3 (2.54%) Retail
1 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (33.90%) Network Engineer
2 23 (19.49%) Consultant
3 22 (18.64%) Network Consultant
4 18 (15.25%) Network Analyst
4 18 (15.25%) Analyst
5 14 (11.86%) Security Analyst
5 14 (11.86%) Network Security Analyst
6 13 (11.02%) Architect
7 11 (9.32%) Infrastructure Architect
8 10 (8.47%) Senior Network Engineer
9 9 (7.63%) Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (6.78%) Cisco Specialist
10 8 (6.78%) IT Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (6.78%) Cisco Network Specialist
10 8 (6.78%) Network Specialist
10 8 (6.78%) Senior Network Specialist
11 5 (4.24%) Implementation Engineer
11 5 (4.24%) Network Implementation Consultant
11 5 (4.24%) Network Implementation Engineer
11 5 (4.24%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.78%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (2.54%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.69%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (0.85%) Replication
4 1 (0.85%) IVR
4 1 (0.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.12%) Linux
2 27 (22.88%) Windows
3 9 (7.63%) UNIX
4 8 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.93%) Mac OS
6 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.54%) Solaris
8 2 (1.69%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (44.92%) ITIL
2 39 (33.05%) Load Balancing
3 24 (20.34%) Network Design
4 22 (18.64%) Network Architecture
5 21 (17.80%) Project Management
6 19 (16.10%) Business Continuity
7 13 (11.02%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (10.17%) High Availability
8 12 (10.17%) Supplier Management
9 11 (9.32%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (9.32%) BCP
10 10 (8.47%) Business Continuity Planning
10 10 (8.47%) TOGAF
11 8 (6.78%) Validation
11 8 (6.78%) Mentoring
11 8 (6.78%) Coaching
11 8 (6.78%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (6.78%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (5.08%) Network Management
13 5 (4.24%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.39%) Python
1 4 (3.39%) Perl
2 1 (0.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 78 (66.10%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (44.07%) CCNP
3 36 (30.51%) ITIL Certification
4 25 (21.19%) CCNA
5 21 (17.80%) CCSE
6 18 (15.25%) CCDP
6 18 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (13.56%) MCSE
8 15 (12.71%) CCSA
9 14 (11.86%) CCIE
10 9 (7.63%) CCDA
11 8 (6.78%) ISEB
12 7 (5.93%) MCSA
13 4 (3.39%) CISSP
13 4 (3.39%) VCP5
13 4 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (1.69%) Check Point Certification
14 2 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (1.69%) Degree
15 1 (0.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (7.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (18.64%) Active Directory
2 21 (17.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.63%) VMware ESX
4 7 (5.93%) Terminal Services
5 6 (5.08%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (3.39%) vSphere
7 1 (0.85%) KVM
7 1 (0.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (14.41%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.39%) Nagios
3 3 (2.54%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.69%) OpenView
4 2 (1.69%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.69%) Cacti
5 1 (0.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 102 (86.44%) Cisco
2 49 (41.53%) CheckPoint
3 29 (24.58%) Juniper
4 24 (20.34%) VMware
5 20 (16.95%) Microsoft
6 17 (14.41%) F5
7 14 (11.86%) Red Hat
8 12 (10.17%) Brocade
9 9 (7.63%) HP
10 7 (5.93%) Infoblox
11 6 (5.08%) Oracle
11 6 (5.08%) EMC
11 6 (5.08%) NetApp
11 6 (5.08%) IBM
12 5 (4.24%) Citrix
13 4 (3.39%) Websense
13 4 (3.39%) SolarWinds
14 3 (2.54%) Fortinet
15 2 (1.69%) CA
15 2 (1.69%) Avaya
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus bonus, car and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
KPMG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City, Leeds
Solo Search
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago