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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 202 205 135
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -70
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 30 59 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.53% 0.88% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.26% 5.21% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 24 57 74
Median salary £42,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,100 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
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
921 1133 1443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.37% 16.85% 19.79%
Number of salaries quoted 772 949 1096
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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
West Yorkshire +12 23 £39,750 -20.50% 5
South Yorkshire +13 6 £50,000 +100.00%
North Yorkshire +2 1 £55,000 +22.22%
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 88 (90.72%) Cisco
2 72 (74.23%) VPN
3 67 (69.07%) Firewall
4 47 (48.45%) OSPF
4 47 (48.45%) BGP
5 37 (38.14%) Juniper
6 30 (30.93%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (30.93%) Linux
7 27 (27.84%) CCNP
7 27 (27.84%) TCP/IP
8 25 (25.77%) VoIP
9 24 (24.74%) Telecoms
9 24 (24.74%) VLAN
10 23 (23.71%) Microsoft
11 22 (22.68%) DNS
11 22 (22.68%) Windows
11 22 (22.68%) Internet
12 21 (21.65%) IPsec
13 20 (20.62%) Disaster Recovery
13 20 (20.62%) EIGRP
13 20 (20.62%) WAN
13 20 (20.62%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (19.59%) ITIL
15 18 (18.56%) Active Directory
15 18 (18.56%) Cisco Nexus
16 16 (16.49%) HSRP
16 16 (16.49%) SSL
16 16 (16.49%) LAN
17 15 (15.46%) CCNA
17 15 (15.46%) VMware

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 8 (8.25%) Skype for Business
2 7 (7.22%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.19%) Apache
3 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.09%) Confluence
5 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.03%) IIS
6 1 (1.03%) nginx
6 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (8.25%) MS Office
1 8 (8.25%) MS Visio
2 7 (7.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) IaaS
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 72 (74.23%) VPN
2 67 (69.07%) Firewall
3 47 (48.45%) BGP
3 47 (48.45%) OSPF
4 27 (27.84%) TCP/IP
5 25 (25.77%) VoIP
6 24 (24.74%) VLAN
7 22 (22.68%) DNS
7 22 (22.68%) Internet
8 21 (21.65%) IPsec
9 20 (20.62%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (20.62%) EIGRP
9 20 (20.62%) WAN
10 18 (18.56%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (16.49%) HSRP
11 16 (16.49%) LAN
11 16 (16.49%) SSL
12 15 (15.46%) Network Security
13 14 (14.43%) 4G
14 13 (13.40%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.22%) MySQL
3 5 (5.15%) MariaDB
3 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) JIRA
1 3 (3.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.03%) Subversion
2 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (24.74%) Telecoms
2 12 (12.37%) Finance
3 6 (6.19%) Banking
4 3 (3.09%) Back Office
5 2 (2.06%) Law
5 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.03%) Electronics
6 1 (1.03%) Games
6 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (39.18%) Network Engineer
2 19 (19.59%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (15.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (9.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (9.28%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (8.25%) Analyst
5 8 (8.25%) Telecoms Manager
6 7 (7.22%) Administrator
6 7 (7.22%) Design Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Ericsson Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Implementation Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Network Analyst
6 7 (7.22%) Network Manager
6 7 (7.22%) Network Specialist
6 7 (7.22%) Product Manager
7 6 (6.19%) IT Manager
7 6 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.15%) Project Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Security Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.03%) LAMP
2 1 (1.03%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.22%) Clustering
3 6 (6.19%) FMCG
4 5 (5.15%) Enterprise Cloud
5 4 (4.12%) IVR
5 4 (4.12%) RSA SecurID
6 3 (3.09%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (3.09%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.06%) iPad
7 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.03%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.03%) PlayStation
8 1 (1.03%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.93%) Linux
2 22 (22.68%) Windows
3 15 (15.46%) Windows Server
4 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.15%) Ubuntu
5 5 (5.15%) Unix
6 4 (4.12%) Solaris
6 4 (4.12%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.03%) CentOS
8 1 (1.03%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (19.59%) ITIL
3 14 (14.43%) Network Design
4 11 (11.34%) Load Balancing
5 10 (10.31%) Network Architecture
6 9 (9.28%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (8.25%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (8.25%) PRINCE2
7 8 (8.25%) Service Delivery
8 7 (7.22%) Change Management
8 7 (7.22%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (7.22%) Presales
8 7 (7.22%) Supplier Management
9 6 (6.19%) Network Management
9 6 (6.19%) PRINCE
9 6 (6.19%) Process Improvement
10 5 (5.15%) High Availability
10 5 (5.15%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.15%) Virtual Environments
10 5 (5.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.28%) SQL
2 8 (8.25%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.09%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.09%) Perl
4 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (30.93%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (27.84%) CCNP
3 15 (15.46%) CCNA
4 7 (7.22%) MCSA
4 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.12%) CCSA
6 3 (3.09%) CCIE
6 3 (3.09%) ISEB
6 3 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.06%) CCIP
7 2 (2.06%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.06%) MCSE
8 1 (1.03%) Degree
8 1 (1.03%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.03%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.03%) MCITP
8 1 (1.03%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) SLA
2 4 (4.12%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.06%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.03%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 18 (18.56%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.22%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.22%) VMware ESX
4 5 (5.15%) GlusterFS
4 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (5.15%) vCloud
4 5 (5.15%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (4.12%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.09%) OpenSIPS
6 3 (3.09%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (3.09%) XenApp
7 2 (2.06%) XenServer
8 1 (1.03%) BIND 9
8 1 (1.03%) qmail
8 1 (1.03%) Shibboleth
8 1 (1.03%) Varnish
8 1 (1.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) HP NNM
2 5 (5.15%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (4.12%) Nessus
4 3 (3.09%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.09%) Nagios
5 2 (2.06%) Cacti
5 2 (2.06%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.06%) Graphite
5 2 (2.06%) Opsview
5 2 (2.06%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.03%) Pingdom
6 1 (1.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 88 (90.72%) Cisco
2 37 (38.14%) Juniper
3 23 (23.71%) Microsoft
4 15 (15.46%) VMware
5 13 (13.40%) HP
6 12 (12.37%) F5
7 10 (10.31%) Brocade
7 10 (10.31%) Citrix
7 10 (10.31%) Red Hat
8 9 (9.28%) Avaya
9 8 (8.25%) Forcepoint
10 7 (7.22%) BroadSoft
10 7 (7.22%) Ericsson
10 7 (7.22%) Polycom
10 7 (7.22%) Redback
11 6 (6.19%) CheckPoint
11 6 (6.19%) SolarWinds
12 5 (5.15%) arcserve
13 4 (4.12%) Barracuda Networks
13 4 (4.12%) Fortinet
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