Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 102 108
Rank change year-on-year +23 +6 +6
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 4 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.43% 0.61% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.25% 3.86% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 2
Leicestershire median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +13.92% +58.00%
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% +14.29%

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 123 233 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 13.16% 15.75% 13.96%
Number of salaries quoted 112 193 155
Leicestershire median annual salary £36,535 £42,500 £34,425
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.03% +23.46% -9.41%
10th Percentile £23,100 £23,960 £21,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £47,500 £48,250
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year - -3.85% +6.85%

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
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 25 November 2017. 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
Leicester +22 4 £60,000 +33.33%
MPLS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 Leicestershire 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 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:

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 Consultant
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%) Firewall Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Network Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Cisco Consultant
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 Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Switch Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless 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