Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for MPLS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MPLS over the 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 211 207
Rank change year-on-year +51 -4 -90
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 68 43 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.33% 0.72% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.32% 4.97% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 82 70 66
Leeds median annual salary £52,250 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.50% - -
10th Percentile £31,375 £31,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +8.70%

MPLS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 659 866 1248
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 12.92% 14.44% 17.59%
Number of salaries quoted 549 731 1023
Leeds median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,500 £25,150
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.90% +10.00%

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing MPLS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Leeds

MPLS
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Leeds

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Leeds over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 66 (97.06%) Cisco
2 45 (66.18%) WAN
2 45 (66.18%) Firewall
3 38 (55.88%) OSPF
3 38 (55.88%) BGP
4 33 (48.53%) VMware
5 31 (45.59%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (44.12%) CCNP
7 29 (42.65%) VLAN
8 28 (41.18%) VPN
9 27 (39.71%) Juniper
9 27 (39.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (38.24%) Linux
11 25 (36.76%) Data Centre
12 23 (33.82%) Microsoft
13 22 (32.35%) F5
14 19 (27.94%) Active Directory
15 18 (26.47%) VoIP
16 17 (25.00%) CCIP
16 17 (25.00%) SAN
17 16 (23.53%) Windows
17 16 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
18 15 (22.06%) ITIL
19 14 (20.59%) Spanning Tree
20 13 (19.12%) Linux Command Line
20 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2012
20 13 (19.12%) High Availability
20 13 (19.12%) LAN
20 13 (19.12%) HP
20 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2008

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 12 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (66.18%) Firewall
1 45 (66.18%) WAN
2 38 (55.88%) BGP
2 38 (55.88%) OSPF
3 29 (42.65%) VLAN
4 28 (41.18%) VPN
5 18 (26.47%) VoIP
6 17 (25.00%) SAN
7 16 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
8 14 (20.59%) Spanning Tree
9 13 (19.12%) LAN
10 12 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (13.24%) IP Telephony
11 9 (13.24%) IPsec
11 9 (13.24%) SSL
12 8 (11.76%) DNS
13 7 (10.29%) TCP/IP
14 6 (8.82%) ADSL
14 6 (8.82%) Asterisk PBX
15 5 (7.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (4.41%) MySQL
1 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
1 3 (4.41%) Riak
General
1 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (42.65%) Network Engineer
2 28 (41.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (29.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Juniper Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Network Operations Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Operations Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) Design Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) IP Design Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) IP Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Architect
7 6 (8.82%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 5 (7.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 25 (36.76%) Data Centre
2 13 (19.12%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (7.35%) IVR
4 3 (4.41%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.24%) Linux
2 16 (23.53%) Windows
3 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (17.65%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.41%) Solaris
6 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.47%) Debian
7 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) ITIL
2 13 (19.12%) High Availability
2 13 (19.12%) Network Design
3 9 (13.24%) Presales
4 6 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (8.82%) ITIL V3
4 6 (8.82%) People Management
5 5 (7.35%) Business Continuity
5 5 (7.35%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (5.88%) Migration
7 3 (4.41%) Converged Infrastructure
7 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.41%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.41%) Project Management
7 3 (4.41%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.94%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.47%) Fault Analysis
9 1 (1.47%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 31 (45.59%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (44.12%) CCNP
3 17 (25.00%) CCIP
4 9 (13.24%) CCDA
4 9 (13.24%) CCIE
4 9 (13.24%) CCNA
4 9 (13.24%) CCSP
5 8 (11.76%) JNCIE
5 8 (11.76%) JNCIP
6 3 (4.41%) ISEB
6 3 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.41%) MCITP
6 3 (4.41%) MCSE
6 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.41%) VCAP
6 3 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.47%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.41%) PMO
System Software
1 27 (39.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (27.94%) Active Directory
3 6 (8.82%) OpenSIPS
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.41%) vSphere
4 3 (4.41%) XenApp
5 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.47%) SCCM
2 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 66 (97.06%) Cisco
2 33 (48.53%) VMware
3 27 (39.71%) Juniper
4 23 (33.82%) Microsoft
5 22 (32.35%) F5
6 13 (19.12%) HP
7 12 (17.65%) Avaya
8 9 (13.24%) Brocade
9 7 (10.29%) NetApp
10 6 (8.82%) Oracle
10 6 (8.82%) Sophos
11 5 (7.35%) Forcepoint
12 4 (5.88%) Civica
12 4 (5.88%) CommVault
12 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
13 3 (4.41%) 3PAR
13 3 (4.41%) Citrix
13 3 (4.41%) EMC
13 3 (4.41%) IBM
13 3 (4.41%) Infoblox
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