The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 63 82
Rank change year-on-year -3 +19  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 13 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 1.75% 1.94% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.55% 10.00% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 14
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26%  

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 North Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
North Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 152 150 166
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 20.51% 19.38% 16.50%
Number of salaries quoted 356 392 578
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in North Yorkshire

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Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for MPLS in North Yorkshire

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Salary Histogram in North Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in North Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in North Yorkshire

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Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York +13 5 £52,500 +23.52%
MPLS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 32 (100.00%) Cisco
1 32 (100.00%) CCNP
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (81.25%) BGP
3 22 (68.75%) FortiGate
4 18 (56.25%) OSPF
4 18 (56.25%) VPN
5 17 (53.13%) CCIE
5 17 (53.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (50.00%) Palo Alto
7 14 (43.75%) CheckPoint
8 13 (40.63%) LAN
8 13 (40.63%) WAN
8 13 (40.63%) RIP
8 13 (40.63%) Network Design
9 11 (34.38%) Cisco PIX
9 11 (34.38%) Firewall
10 8 (25.00%) EIGRP
10 8 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
10 8 (25.00%) Blue Coat
11 7 (21.88%) CCDP
12 6 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (18.75%) Information Security
12 6 (18.75%) Network Architecture
13 5 (15.63%) NetScaler
13 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
13 5 (15.63%) Citrix
13 5 (15.63%) Juniper
13 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
13 5 (15.63%) PHP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (15.63%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 26 (81.25%) BGP
2 18 (56.25%) OSPF
2 18 (56.25%) VPN
3 17 (53.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (40.63%) LAN
4 13 (40.63%) RIP
4 13 (40.63%) WAN
5 11 (34.38%) Cisco PIX
5 11 (34.38%) Firewall
6 8 (25.00%) EIGRP
7 6 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (15.63%) IPv4
8 5 (15.63%) IPv6
8 5 (15.63%) NetScaler
8 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
9 2 (6.25%) IPsec
9 2 (6.25%) Network Security
10 1 (3.13%) Internet
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 24 (75.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 24 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 17 (53.13%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 17 (53.13%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 17 (53.13%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) Designer
3 8 (25.00%) Network Designer
4 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Designer
5 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.13%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
1 2 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Network Design
2 6 (18.75%) Information Security
2 6 (18.75%) Network Architecture
3 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.13%) Line Management
4 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.13%) Presales
4 1 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) PHP
2 2 (6.25%) Perl
2 2 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) CCNP
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (53.13%) CCIE
3 8 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
4 7 (21.88%) CCDP
5 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (68.75%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 14 (43.75%) CheckPoint
4 8 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 5 (15.63%) Citrix
5 5 (15.63%) Juniper
5 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.50%) Fortinet