Period
to 17 December 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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 84 106
Rank change year-on-year -11 +22 +4
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 13 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.38% 0.41% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.43% 3.15% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 10
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,500 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.17% +33.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £60,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £51,000 £60,000 £49,125
East Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% -16.67% +12.50%

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 175 127 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 18.54% 13.16% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 106 117 177
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% -9.41% +21.43%
10th Percentile £28,008 £26,250 £24,800
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £47,500
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +2.41%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 11 (84.62%) Cisco
3 10 (76.92%) Remedy
3 10 (76.92%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (76.92%) L2TP
3 10 (76.92%) RSVP
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (76.92%) Network Security
4 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (69.23%) Internet
4 9 (69.23%) CCNP
5 8 (61.54%) SQL
6 7 (53.85%) Linux
6 7 (53.85%) Python
6 7 (53.85%) CCNA
6 7 (53.85%) Perl
6 7 (53.85%) Project Management
6 7 (53.85%) Line Management
6 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
7 5 (38.46%) OSPF
8 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
9 3 (23.08%) IPsec
9 3 (23.08%) TACACS
9 3 (23.08%) DWDM
9 3 (23.08%) WAN
9 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
9 3 (23.08%) PPP
9 3 (23.08%) SNMP
9 3 (23.08%) DNS
9 3 (23.08%) Presales

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:

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 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) DWDM
5 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
5 3 (23.08%) IPsec
5 3 (23.08%) PPP
5 3 (23.08%) SNMP
5 3 (23.08%) TACACS
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 3 (23.08%) xDSL
6 2 (15.38%) Broadband
6 2 (15.38%) HSRP
6 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%) Infrastructure Manager
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 Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Line Management
1 7 (53.85%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Presales
3 1 (7.69%) Innovative Thinking
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Leadership
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Perl
2 7 (53.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) CCNP
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (53.85%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) RANCID
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 10 (76.92%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) VMware