Period
to 21 January 2018

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 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 82 81
Rank change year-on-year +19 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 4 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.70% 1.24% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.33% 8.13% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 3
Leicester median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +12.50% +60.00%
Leicestershire median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% +12.50% +33.33%

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 Leicester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leicester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 75 123 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 13.20% 15.28% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 68 96 114
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -9.64%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,875 £21,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £45,620 £62,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% -6.67%

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Leicester

MPLS
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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WLAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) CCIE
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) CCDP
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Strategic Planning
1 4 (100.00%) CCDE
1 4 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 4 (100.00%) ProCurve
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) HP APS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) SmoothWall
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless

MPLS
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 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) LAN Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Network Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Firewall Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Switch Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless Network Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) WLAN Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) WLAN Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCDE
1 4 (100.00%) CCDP
1 4 (100.00%) CCIE
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) HP APS
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) ProCurve
1 4 (100.00%) VMware