Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 159 240
Rank change year-on-year -43 +81 +33
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 37 107 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.67% 1.63% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.86% 9.64% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 35 116 42
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £53,837 £61,250 £52,125
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +7.95% +4.76% -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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 761 1,110 1,200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.87% 16.87% 15.64%
Number of salaries quoted 658 941 1,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,953
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.12% +1.21%
10th Percentile £22,425 £24,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -2.67%

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Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in West Yorkshire

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Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for MPLS in West Yorkshire

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Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for MPLS in West Yorkshire

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Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. 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
Leeds -28 23 £45,750 -1.08% 11
Wakefield -16 8 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Bradford +22 1 - -
Halifax - 1 £42,500 - 1
Huddersfield - 1 - -
MPLS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 30 (81.08%) Cisco
2 20 (54.05%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (54.05%) Firewall
2 20 (54.05%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (51.35%) WAN
3 19 (51.35%) VPN
4 18 (48.65%) IPsec
5 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
6 15 (40.54%) CCNA
6 15 (40.54%) LAN
7 13 (35.14%) Windows
7 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
7 13 (35.14%) MS Exchange
7 13 (35.14%) VoIP
7 13 (35.14%) BGP
7 13 (35.14%) Retail
7 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
8 12 (32.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 12 (32.43%) VMware
8 12 (32.43%) Network Security
8 12 (32.43%) Internet
9 11 (29.73%) VLAN
10 10 (27.03%) Fortinet
10 10 (27.03%) Migration
10 10 (27.03%) Wireless
10 10 (27.03%) SAN
10 10 (27.03%) WLAN
10 10 (27.03%) Deployment Automation
10 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
10 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012

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Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 13 (35.14%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (8.11%) IIS
4 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.11%) Skype for Business
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (21.62%) Office 365
2 6 (16.22%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (8.11%) IaaS
4 1 (2.70%) PaaS
4 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) Cisco ASA
1 20 (54.05%) Firewall
2 19 (51.35%) VPN
2 19 (51.35%) WAN
3 18 (48.65%) IPsec
4 15 (40.54%) LAN
5 13 (35.14%) BGP
5 13 (35.14%) VoIP
6 12 (32.43%) Internet
6 12 (32.43%) Network Security
7 11 (29.73%) VLAN
8 10 (27.03%) SAN
8 10 (27.03%) Wireless
8 10 (27.03%) WLAN
9 9 (24.32%) OSPF
10 8 (21.62%) Cisco Firepower
10 8 (21.62%) EIGRP
11 7 (18.92%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (18.92%) VPLS
12 6 (16.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (35.14%) Retail
2 5 (13.51%) Marketing
3 3 (8.11%) Legal
3 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Network Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Support Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) IT Manager
4 6 (16.22%) IT Project Manager
4 6 (16.22%) Project Manager
5 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (13.51%) Network Support
5 5 (13.51%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (10.81%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (10.81%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (10.81%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Security Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Network Support
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Security Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) JSON
1 1 (2.70%) REST
1 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
2 8 (21.62%) Public Cloud
3 7 (18.92%) Replication
4 6 (16.22%) EPoS
5 3 (8.11%) NHS
6 2 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Windows
1 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
2 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
4 6 (16.22%) HPUX
5 3 (8.11%) Linux
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (27.03%) Deployment Automation
2 10 (27.03%) Migration
3 9 (24.32%) ITIL
4 7 (18.92%) Business Continuity
4 7 (18.92%) Coaching
4 7 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (18.92%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (18.92%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 6 (16.22%) Antivirus Management
5 6 (16.22%) ERP
5 6 (16.22%) Network Architecture
5 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
5 6 (16.22%) Project Management
6 5 (13.51%) CRM
6 5 (13.51%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (10.81%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (10.81%) Email Migration
8 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (54.05%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (40.54%) CCNA
3 9 (24.32%) CCNP
4 6 (16.22%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (16.22%) MCSA
4 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (16.22%) VCP5
4 6 (16.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (8.11%) JNCIA
5 3 (8.11%) JNCIP
5 3 (8.11%) JNCIS
6 2 (5.41%) CCIP
6 2 (5.41%) CCSP
6 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
2 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) SCCM
2 6 (16.22%) AirWatch
2 6 (16.22%) Nagios
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (13.51%) Packer
3 5 (13.51%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (5.41%) FortiGate
4 2 (5.41%) vCenter Server
4 2 (5.41%) WSUS
5 1 (2.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) Cisco
2 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
3 12 (32.43%) VMware
4 10 (27.03%) F5
4 10 (27.03%) Fortinet
5 7 (18.92%) Juniper
6 6 (16.22%) SolarWinds
6 6 (16.22%) Veeam
7 5 (13.51%) ScanSafe
7 5 (13.51%) Zscaler
8 3 (8.11%) Brocade
9 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.70%) EMC