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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 133 166 174
Rank change year-on-year +33 +8  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 51 36 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.41% 0.82% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.86% 5.79% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 44 35 42
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £32,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% -  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 430 622 844
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 11.93% 14.11% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 376 522 672
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 West Yorkshire

MPLS
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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in West Yorkshire

MPLS
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 3 months to 24 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
Leeds +12 36 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Bradford - 8 £43,250 -
Wakefield - 4 £30,750 -
Ossett - 3 £22,000 -
MPLS
Yorkshire

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 72 (97.30%) Cisco
2 49 (66.22%) Firewall
3 46 (62.16%) WAN
4 34 (45.95%) Active Directory
4 34 (45.95%) VMware
5 33 (44.59%) BGP
6 30 (40.54%) OSPF
6 30 (40.54%) Microsoft
7 29 (39.19%) Windows
8 27 (36.49%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (33.78%) Juniper
10 24 (32.43%) MS Exchange
10 24 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (31.08%) F5
11 23 (31.08%) Windows Server
11 23 (31.08%) ITIL
11 23 (31.08%) VPN
12 21 (28.38%) LAN
12 21 (28.38%) Avaya
13 20 (27.03%) Telecoms
14 19 (25.68%) VLAN
14 19 (25.68%) HP
14 19 (25.68%) Linux
14 19 (25.68%) Exchange Server 2010
15 18 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
16 17 (22.97%) CCNP
17 16 (21.62%) ITIL V3
17 16 (21.62%) OpenSIPS
17 16 (21.62%) Asterisk PBX

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Top Related 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 24 (32.43%) MS Exchange
2 19 (25.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.41%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.35%) Confluence
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.05%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) Office 365
3 2 (2.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 49 (66.22%) Firewall
2 46 (62.16%) WAN
3 33 (44.59%) BGP
4 30 (40.54%) OSPF
5 23 (31.08%) VPN
6 21 (28.38%) LAN
7 19 (25.68%) VLAN
8 16 (21.62%) Asterisk PBX
9 15 (20.27%) VoIP
10 10 (13.51%) IPsec
10 10 (13.51%) SAN
10 10 (13.51%) SSL
11 9 (12.16%) Internet
12 8 (10.81%) ADSL
13 7 (9.46%) DNS
14 5 (6.76%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (6.76%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (6.76%) DHCP
14 5 (6.76%) Spanning Tree
15 3 (4.05%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (1.35%) MySQL
1 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.35%) Riak
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 20 (27.03%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (39.19%) Network Engineer
2 26 (35.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (27.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 13 (17.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) Support Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Architect
7 6 (8.11%) HP Storage Specialist
7 6 (8.11%) Storage Specialist
8 5 (6.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Designer
8 5 (6.76%) IP Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Juniper Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Cisco Design Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) IP Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.76%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.05%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.70%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.70%) IVR
4 2 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (39.19%) Windows
2 24 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 24 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (31.08%) Windows Server
4 19 (25.68%) Linux
5 6 (8.11%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.05%) Solaris
7 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.70%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.08%) ITIL
2 16 (21.62%) ITIL V3
3 15 (20.27%) Fault Analysis
3 15 (20.27%) Problem Management
4 9 (12.16%) Network Design
5 7 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (6.76%) High Availability
6 5 (6.76%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.76%) Migration
7 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (4.05%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.05%) Converged Infrastructure
8 3 (4.05%) Presales
9 2 (2.70%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.70%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (2.70%) Regulatory Compliance
9 2 (2.70%) Software Licensing
9 2 (2.70%) Supplier Management
9 2 (2.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.81%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (22.97%) CCNP
3 7 (9.46%) CCIP
4 6 (8.11%) CCNA
5 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.41%) CCIE
6 4 (5.41%) JNCIE
6 4 (5.41%) JNCIP
7 3 (4.05%) CCDA
7 3 (4.05%) CCSP
7 3 (4.05%) MCITP
7 3 (4.05%) MCSE
7 3 (4.05%) VCAP
7 3 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.70%) ISEB
8 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) PCI DSS
2 5 (6.76%) SLA
3 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.35%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (45.95%) Active Directory
2 27 (36.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (21.62%) OpenSIPS
4 10 (13.51%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.76%) Terminal Services
6 4 (5.41%) XenApp
7 3 (4.05%) vSphere
8 2 (2.70%) Firmware
8 2 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (2.70%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.70%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (20.27%) SCCM
1 15 (20.27%) SCOM
2 10 (13.51%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 72 (97.30%) Cisco
2 34 (45.95%) VMware
3 30 (40.54%) Microsoft
4 25 (33.78%) Juniper
5 23 (31.08%) F5
6 21 (28.38%) Avaya
7 19 (25.68%) HP
8 11 (14.86%) Citrix
9 10 (13.51%) 3PAR
9 10 (13.51%) Brocade
10 6 (8.11%) Dell
11 5 (6.76%) NetApp
11 5 (6.76%) Oracle
11 5 (6.76%) SonicWALL
11 5 (6.76%) WatchGuard
12 4 (5.41%) EMC
12 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
13 3 (4.05%) CommVault
13 3 (4.05%) Dell Compellent
13 3 (4.05%) Sophos
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