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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 58 69 74
Rank change year-on-year +11 +5  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.44% 0.32% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.70% 2.20% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Median salary £52,500 £44,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.97% +8.53%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.16% -2.00%  

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 74 91 118
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 16.16% 14.42% 15.47%
Number of salaries quoted 66 76 90
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing MPLS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) Network Design
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (66.67%) CCIE
3 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 4 (66.67%) CCIP
3 4 (66.67%) JNCIP
3 4 (66.67%) JNCIE
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) MCSE
5 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) IPv6
5 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (16.67%) Junos
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) OSPF

MPLS
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) IPv6
3 1 (16.67%) Junos
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Design Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Juniper Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Design Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) IP Design Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) IP Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCIE
2 4 (66.67%) CCIP
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) JNCIE
2 4 (66.67%) JNCIP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper