The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 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)
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 3.13% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.89% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £30,750 - -
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 Wakefield with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wakefield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 45 57 42
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 35.16% 40.14% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 39 44 40
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £19,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £48,500 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield 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 Wakefield

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Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Wakefield

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Salary Histogram in Wakefield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Wakefield over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Wakefield

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

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 Wakefield region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) xDSL
3 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) Broadband
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Dell
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) ADSL
4 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) WatchGuard
4 2 (33.33%) SonicWALL
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Frame Relay
5 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (16.67%) OSPF
5 1 (16.67%) ATM
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (16.67%) WAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) Broadband
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) xDSL
4 2 (33.33%) ADSL
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) ATM
5 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (16.67%) Frame Relay
5 1 (16.67%) ISDN
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) OSPF
5 1 (16.67%) PPP
5 1 (16.67%) SDH
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IP Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior IP Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior IP Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) SonicWALL
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) WatchGuard