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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 49 65
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 6 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.30% 1.62% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 8.51% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 16
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.78% +14.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,825 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,550 £46,500
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 Sheffield with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 48 94 106
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 10.39% 19.07% 14.62%
Number of salaries quoted 102 225 330
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £75,000 £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 Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Sheffield

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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

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 Sheffield region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CCIE
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) CCIP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Juniper
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Network Design
1 8 (100.00%) JNCIP
1 8 (100.00%) JNCIE
1 8 (100.00%) Data Centre

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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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) IP Design Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) IP Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) Juniper Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCIE
1 8 (100.00%) CCIP
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) JNCIE
1 8 (100.00%) JNCIP
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Juniper