Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 143 192
Rank change year-on-year +5 +49 +16
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 39 76 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.22% 1.53% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.41% 13.84% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 36 59 48
Leeds median annual salary £49,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.29% +9.68% -20.92%
10th Percentile £38,750 £26,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £60,625 £61,250 £58,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £46,724 £42,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +9.94% +9.68% -19.27%

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 464 549 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.50% 11.07% 13.47%
Number of salaries quoted 406 455 598
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,000 £28,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%

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 21 February 2019.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 30 (76.92%) Cisco
2 29 (74.36%) WAN
3 25 (64.10%) BGP
4 23 (58.97%) VoIP
5 22 (56.41%) Firewall
5 22 (56.41%) VLAN
6 21 (53.85%) OSPF
7 20 (51.28%) VPN
7 20 (51.28%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (48.72%) CCNP
9 17 (43.59%) WLAN
9 17 (43.59%) LAN
10 16 (41.03%) Cisco IOS
10 16 (41.03%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
11 14 (35.90%) Data Centre
12 12 (30.77%) F5
13 11 (28.21%) CCNA
13 11 (28.21%) DNS
13 11 (28.21%) VPLS
14 10 (25.64%) VMware
14 10 (25.64%) EIGRP
15 9 (23.08%) CheckPoint
15 9 (23.08%) Internet
15 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
15 9 (23.08%) Finance
15 9 (23.08%) Network Security
16 8 (20.51%) Fortinet
16 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure

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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 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (10.26%) IIS
2 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.26%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.13%) IaaS
3 2 (5.13%) PaaS
3 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (74.36%) WAN
2 25 (64.10%) BGP
3 23 (58.97%) VoIP
4 22 (56.41%) Firewall
4 22 (56.41%) VLAN
5 21 (53.85%) OSPF
6 20 (51.28%) VPN
7 17 (43.59%) LAN
7 17 (43.59%) WLAN
8 16 (41.03%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (41.03%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (28.21%) DNS
9 11 (28.21%) VPLS
10 10 (25.64%) EIGRP
11 9 (23.08%) Internet
11 9 (23.08%) Network Security
12 8 (20.51%) HSRP
12 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
12 8 (20.51%) VRRP
13 7 (17.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Marketing
2 5 (12.82%) Retail
3 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Network Specialist
3 7 (17.95%) Project Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Engineering Specialist
5 4 (10.26%) Information Officer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Information Security Officer
6 3 (7.69%) Security Officer
7 2 (5.13%) Build Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Designer
7 2 (5.13%) Network Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Network Designer
7 2 (5.13%) Network Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Network Support
7 2 (5.13%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) JSON
1 1 (2.56%) REST
1 1 (2.56%) SailPoint
1 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.26%) NHS
2 4 (10.26%) PKI
2 4 (10.26%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Linux
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
1 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
2 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) High Availability
2 6 (15.38%) Integration Testing
2 6 (15.38%) Network Design
2 6 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (12.82%) CRM
3 5 (12.82%) Information Security
3 5 (12.82%) ITIL
3 5 (12.82%) Network Architecture
3 5 (12.82%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (10.26%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (10.26%) SIEM
5 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.69%) Security Operations
5 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (5.13%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (5.13%) Internal Audit
6 2 (5.13%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (51.28%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (48.72%) CCNP
3 11 (28.21%) CCNA
4 6 (15.38%) CCIE
5 4 (10.26%) CISA
5 4 (10.26%) CISM
5 4 (10.26%) CISSP
5 4 (10.26%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (10.26%) GIAC
5 4 (10.26%) SANS
6 3 (7.69%) MCSA
6 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (5.13%) CCSA
7 2 (5.13%) CCSE
7 2 (5.13%) Degree
8 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (10.26%) PMO
2 3 (7.69%) ISO 31000
2 3 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Nagios
2 5 (12.82%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (12.82%) Packer
2 5 (12.82%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (5.13%) Cacti
3 2 (5.13%) OpenNMS
3 2 (5.13%) SCOM
4 1 (2.56%) Ansible
4 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Cisco
2 12 (30.77%) F5
3 10 (25.64%) VMware
4 9 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 8 (20.51%) Fortinet
6 7 (17.95%) SolarWinds
7 6 (15.38%) Juniper
8 5 (12.82%) ScanSafe
8 5 (12.82%) Zscaler
9 3 (7.69%) Ericsson
9 3 (7.69%) Huawei
10 2 (5.13%) ArcSight
10 2 (5.13%) LogRhythm
10 2 (5.13%) Meraki
10 2 (5.13%) Palo Alto
10 2 (5.13%) Splunk
11 1 (2.56%) AlienVault
11 1 (2.56%) BeyondTrust
11 1 (2.56%) Thycotic