The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for MPLS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 1.04% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% -4.04%  

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 Leicester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 30 39 72
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 7.83% 12.46% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 63
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £20,000 £27,286
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester citing MPLS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Leicester

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Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Leicester

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Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Leicester over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Leicester region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (77.78%) CCNP
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (44.44%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) Dell
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
6 2 (22.22%) IaaS
6 2 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (22.22%) vSphere
6 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 2 (22.22%) Back Office
6 2 (22.22%) VMware
6 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
6 2 (22.22%) Retail
6 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
6 2 (22.22%) SonicWALL
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 2 (22.22%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) CommVault
6 2 (22.22%) Motorola
6 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (11.11%) CCNA
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
General
1 2 (22.22%) Back Office
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall Support
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
1 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
1 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CCNP
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) CommVault
3 2 (22.22%) Dell
3 2 (22.22%) Motorola
3 2 (22.22%) SonicWALL
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft