Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
West Yorkshire > Wakefield
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 35 40
Rank change year-on-year +9 +5 +14
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 15 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 6.10% 3.60% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.05% 14.71% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 4
Wakefield median annual salary £35,000 £42,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +27.27% -5.71%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £37,500 £43,000 £35,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -16.67% +6.67%

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 Wakefield with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wakefield
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 88 68 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 35.77% 24.46% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 85 64 44
Wakefield median annual salary £33,500 £37,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.67% +70.45% -12.00%
10th Percentile £21,100 £22,575 £17,450
90th Percentile £48,750 £54,250 £41,900
West Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,703 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.79% +0.54% -6.25%

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Wakefield

MPLS
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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) VoIP
2 8 (53.33%) BGP
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (46.67%) Network Security
3 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (46.67%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) WAN
3 7 (46.67%) LAN
3 7 (46.67%) CCNA
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (40.00%) ITIL
4 6 (40.00%) VPN
4 6 (40.00%) IPsec
5 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
5 4 (26.67%) Internet
5 4 (26.67%) EMC
5 4 (26.67%) OSPF
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (26.67%) Wireless
5 4 (26.67%) WLAN
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) PBX
5 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (26.67%) Broadband
5 4 (26.67%) CCNP
5 4 (26.67%) SCCM
5 4 (26.67%) PowerShell

MPLS
Co-occurring 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 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) BGP
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (53.33%) VoIP
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) LAN
2 7 (46.67%) Network Security
2 7 (46.67%) WAN
3 6 (40.00%) IPsec
3 6 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (26.67%) Broadband
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Wireless
4 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
4 4 (26.67%) Internet
4 4 (26.67%) OSPF
4 4 (26.67%) PBX
4 4 (26.67%) VLAN
4 4 (26.67%) Wireless
4 4 (26.67%) WLAN
4 4 (26.67%) xDSL
General
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Network Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Senior Network Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 4 (26.67%) Team Leader
4 3 (20.00%) Broadband Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Cisco Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) IT Strategy
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) CCNA
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) EMC
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) NetApp