The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South 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 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)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 67 80 84
Rank change year-on-year +13 +4  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 4 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.61% 0.51% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.33% 3.54% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 6
Median salary £49,000 £47,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.15% +15.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £42,700 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £77,500 £41,900
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 120 113 162
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 18.32% 14.43% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 111 93 118
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £26,000 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

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Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for MPLS in South Yorkshire

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Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Sheffield +11 2 £52,500 +17.97%
MPLS
Yorkshire

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (58.33%) Juniper
4 5 (41.67%) Network Design
4 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
5 4 (33.33%) Office 365
5 4 (33.33%) JNCIP
5 4 (33.33%) JNCIE
5 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (33.33%) WAN
5 4 (33.33%) CCIE
5 4 (33.33%) CCNP
5 4 (33.33%) CCIP
6 3 (25.00%) CCNA
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (25.00%) IIS
6 3 (25.00%) MS Office
6 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (25.00%) Citrix
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Terminal Services
6 3 (25.00%) Internet
6 3 (25.00%) OSPF
6 3 (25.00%) BGP
6 3 (25.00%) VMware

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in South 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) IIS
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) BGP
3 3 (25.00%) Internet
3 3 (25.00%) OSPF
4 2 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) IPv6
5 1 (8.33%) Junos
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Design Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Juniper Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) IP Design Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) IP Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 4 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Network Design
2 3 (25.00%) Budget Control
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Security Management
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCIE
2 4 (33.33%) CCIP
2 4 (33.33%) CCNP
2 4 (33.33%) JNCIE
2 4 (33.33%) JNCIP
3 3 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) JNCIA
5 1 (8.33%) MCSE
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) Juniper
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) BT