Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 79 100
Rank change year-on-year +9 +21 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 10 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.22% 0.89% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.81% 5.36% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 29 7 5
Sheffield median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -21.05% +14.00%
10th Percentile £52,500 £41,800 £52,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £52,700 £61,500
South Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -18.18% +10.00%

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 Sheffield with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 128 168 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 15.65% 16.65% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 119 134 177
Sheffield median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £20,525 £22,575 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,500 £56,750 £62,500
South Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year -7.14% -8.50% -4.38%

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Sheffield

MPLS
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Sheffield

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Sheffield over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) Juniper
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) CCIE
2 6 (60.00%) CCNP
2 6 (60.00%) CCIP
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) JNCIP
2 6 (60.00%) JNCIE
2 6 (60.00%) Network Design
2 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (30.00%) Mitel
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) MCP
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 2 (20.00%) Multimedia
4 2 (20.00%) VLAN
4 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) VLAN
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (10.00%) Multicast
4 1 (10.00%) Skype
4 1 (10.00%) SMS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Multimedia
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Design Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) IP Design Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) IP Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Core Network Architect
2 2 (20.00%) IP Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Juniper Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Mitel Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Mitel Voice Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Mitel Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Voice Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Telephony Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Network Design
2 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) OpenUP
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) CCIE
2 6 (60.00%) CCIP
2 6 (60.00%) CCNP
2 6 (60.00%) JNCIE
2 6 (60.00%) JNCIP
3 2 (20.00%) MCP
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
1 6 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (30.00%) Mitel
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix