Period
to 28 February 2020

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 6 months to 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 70 98 93
Rank change year-on-year +28 -5 +6
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 12 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.44% 0.51% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.30% 3.33% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 12
South Yorkshire median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -11.11% +7.14%
10th Percentile £62,500 £39,597 £34,825
90th Percentile £67,500 £50,000 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +6.25%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 129 180 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 15.52% 15.36% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 84 122 156
South Yorkshire median annual salary £37,281 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.65% +4.62% -16.67%
10th Percentile £22,650 £19,750 £19,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.65% +4.67% +2.74%

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Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 28 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +21 12 £65,000 +30.00% 3
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Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) VPN
2 11 (91.67%) LAN
2 11 (91.67%) WAN
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) ITIL
3 7 (58.33%) Genesys
3 7 (58.33%) Avaya
3 7 (58.33%) Avaya Certification
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) BT
3 7 (58.33%) e-Learning
3 7 (58.33%) IVR
3 7 (58.33%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (58.33%) Asterisk PBX
3 7 (58.33%) Skype for Business
3 7 (58.33%) Verint
3 7 (58.33%) Skype
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (41.67%) Network Optimisation
4 5 (41.67%) VXLAN
4 5 (41.67%) Jinja
4 5 (41.67%) Kubernetes
4 5 (41.67%) GitHub
4 5 (41.67%) IaaS
4 5 (41.67%) Ansible
4 5 (41.67%) Docker
4 5 (41.67%) DevOps
4 5 (41.67%) OpenStack

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Co-occurring 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 7 (58.33%) Skype for Business
2 5 (41.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) GitHub
1 5 (41.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) VPN
2 11 (91.67%) LAN
2 11 (91.67%) WAN
3 7 (58.33%) Asterisk PBX
3 7 (58.33%) Skype
4 5 (41.67%) BGP
4 5 (41.67%) IPv6
4 5 (41.67%) OSPF
4 5 (41.67%) RSVP
4 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (41.67%) VXLAN
5 4 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (8.33%) Junos
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Juniper Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Jinja
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) e-Learning
1 7 (58.33%) IVR
1 7 (58.33%) Self-Motivation
1 7 (58.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 5 (41.67%) Network Design
2 5 (41.67%) Network Optimisation
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Avaya Certification
2 5 (41.67%) JNCIE
2 5 (41.67%) JNCIP
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Ansible
1 5 (41.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Avaya
1 7 (58.33%) BT
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
1 7 (58.33%) Genesys
1 7 (58.33%) Verint
2 5 (41.67%) Juniper