Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 144 203
Rank change year-on-year -20 +59 +29
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 27 82 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.69% 1.66% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.27% 12.31% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 26 85 26
Leeds median annual salary £45,750 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.67% +20.00% -21.47%
10th Percentile £38,125 £26,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £54,448 £61,250 £52,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.82% +10.00% -16.23%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 512 666 804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.05% 13.47% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 450 573 686
Leeds median annual salary £42,750 £41,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.01% +9.21% -0.65%
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,625 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -

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 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 19 (70.37%) WAN
2 18 (66.67%) Cisco
3 16 (59.26%) BGP
4 14 (51.85%) LAN
4 14 (51.85%) VLAN
5 13 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (48.15%) Firewall
6 12 (44.44%) OSPF
6 12 (44.44%) WLAN
7 11 (40.74%) CCNP
7 11 (40.74%) VoIP
7 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
7 11 (40.74%) Network Security
7 11 (40.74%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (37.04%) EIGRP
8 10 (37.04%) VPN
9 9 (33.33%) CCNA
9 9 (33.33%) IPsec
9 9 (33.33%) Fortinet
9 9 (33.33%) F5
10 8 (29.63%) SolarWinds
10 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
11 7 (25.93%) Windows
11 7 (25.93%) Wireless
11 7 (25.93%) Internet
11 7 (25.93%) VPLS
11 7 (25.93%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
12 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 6 (22.22%) Network Architecture

MPLS
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 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (11.11%) IIS
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) IaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) PaaS
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (70.37%) WAN
2 16 (59.26%) BGP
3 14 (51.85%) LAN
3 14 (51.85%) VLAN
4 13 (48.15%) Firewall
5 12 (44.44%) OSPF
5 12 (44.44%) WLAN
6 11 (40.74%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (40.74%) Network Security
6 11 (40.74%) VoIP
7 10 (37.04%) EIGRP
7 10 (37.04%) VPN
8 9 (33.33%) IPsec
9 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
10 7 (25.93%) Cisco Wireless
10 7 (25.93%) Internet
10 7 (25.93%) VPLS
10 7 (25.93%) Wireless
11 6 (22.22%) DNS
11 6 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (22.22%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Legal
2 3 (11.11%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Network Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) IT Manager
2 6 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (14.81%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Project Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior IT Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Network Support
5 2 (7.41%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) JSON
1 1 (3.70%) REST
1 1 (3.70%) SailPoint
1 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) NHS
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.70%) EPoS
4 1 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
1 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.70%) HPUX
4 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 6 (22.22%) Network Architecture
1 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2
1 6 (22.22%) Project Management
2 5 (18.52%) CRM
2 5 (18.52%) Migration
2 5 (18.52%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (14.81%) Email Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Network Design
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (7.41%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
5 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.41%) SIEM
6 1 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (40.74%) CCNP
3 9 (33.33%) CCNA
4 4 (14.81%) MCSA
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (7.41%) CCSA
5 2 (7.41%) CCSE
5 2 (7.41%) Degree
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.70%) VCP5
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
4 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Nagios
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (18.52%) Packer
2 5 (18.52%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (7.41%) FortiGate
3 2 (7.41%) SCCM
4 1 (3.70%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Cisco
2 9 (33.33%) F5
2 9 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 8 (29.63%) SolarWinds
4 5 (18.52%) Juniper
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) ScanSafe
4 5 (18.52%) VMware
4 5 (18.52%) Zscaler
5 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
6 3 (11.11%) Brocade
7 2 (7.41%) ArcSight
7 2 (7.41%) LogRhythm
7 2 (7.41%) Palo Alto
7 2 (7.41%) Splunk
8 1 (3.70%) AlienVault
8 1 (3.70%) BeyondTrust
8 1 (3.70%) Centrify
8 1 (3.70%) CyberArk
8 1 (3.70%) Thycotic