Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 78 109
Rank change year-on-year -8 +31 +4
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 13 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.40% 0.91% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.18% 6.25% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 4
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,500 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.17% +41.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £21,250 £56,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £51,000 £60,250 £44,625
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +28.57% -20.45% +13.55%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 181 128 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 19.44% 14.60% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 146 115 171
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% +23.46%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £46,500
East Midlands median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.33% - -4.05%

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Leicestershire

MPLS
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Leicestershire

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Leicestershire

MPLS
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Loughborough - 12 £39,500 -
MPLS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 12 (92.31%) BGP
2 10 (76.92%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (76.92%) Remedy
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco IOS
2 10 (76.92%) Network Security
2 10 (76.92%) L2TP
2 10 (76.92%) RSVP
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco
3 9 (69.23%) CCNP
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (69.23%) Internet
4 7 (53.85%) CCNA
4 7 (53.85%) Perl
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) Linux
4 7 (53.85%) Python
4 7 (53.85%) Line Management
4 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
4 7 (53.85%) Project Management
5 5 (38.46%) OSPF
6 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
6 4 (30.77%) SNMP
6 4 (30.77%) DNS
7 3 (23.08%) PPP
7 3 (23.08%) DWDM
7 3 (23.08%) TACACS
7 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
7 3 (23.08%) IPsec
7 3 (23.08%) Presales
7 3 (23.08%) xDSL

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) BGP
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco IOS
2 10 (76.92%) L2TP
2 10 (76.92%) Network Security
2 10 (76.92%) RSVP
2 10 (76.92%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (69.23%) Internet
4 5 (38.46%) OSPF
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) SNMP
6 3 (23.08%) DWDM
6 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
6 3 (23.08%) IPsec
6 3 (23.08%) PPP
6 3 (23.08%) TACACS
6 3 (23.08%) xDSL
7 2 (15.38%) Broadband
7 2 (15.38%) Firewall
7 2 (15.38%) HSRP
7 2 (15.38%) IPv6
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Core Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Support
3 2 (15.38%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Network Support
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Line Management
1 7 (53.85%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Perl
1 7 (53.85%) Python
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) CCNP
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (53.85%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) RANCID
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
1 10 (76.92%) Remedy
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) VMware