Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 177 244
Rank change year-on-year -30 +67 +1
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 40 93 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.64% 1.35% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.61% 8.52% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 39 112 64
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -7.37% -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,825 £31,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £52,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 867 1,091 1,235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.94% 15.79% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 761 911 1,021
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £23,250 £23,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,462 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.23% - -

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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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -12 25 £48,750 -7.14% 6
Wakefield -16 9 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Huddersfield - 2 £23,500 -
Dewsbury - 1 £37,500 -
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Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 29 (72.50%) Cisco
2 24 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (55.00%) Active Directory
4 21 (52.50%) VMware
5 19 (47.50%) WAN
6 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
7 17 (42.50%) CCNA
7 17 (42.50%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (42.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 16 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (40.00%) Firewall
9 15 (37.50%) VPN
9 15 (37.50%) IPsec
10 14 (35.00%) CCNP
10 14 (35.00%) Windows
10 14 (35.00%) MS Exchange
10 14 (35.00%) Windows Server
11 13 (32.50%) SAN
11 13 (32.50%) Migration
12 12 (30.00%) Retail
12 12 (30.00%) SCCM
12 12 (30.00%) ITIL
12 12 (30.00%) LAN
12 12 (30.00%) Deployment Automation
13 11 (27.50%) Data Centre
13 11 (27.50%) BGP
14 10 (25.00%) Cisco Firepower
15 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (22.50%) Cybersecurity
15 9 (22.50%) Network Security

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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 14 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.50%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (20.00%) Office 365
2 7 (17.50%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (7.50%) IaaS
4 1 (2.50%) PaaS
4 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (47.50%) WAN
2 17 (42.50%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (40.00%) Firewall
4 15 (37.50%) IPsec
4 15 (37.50%) VPN
5 13 (32.50%) SAN
6 12 (30.00%) LAN
7 11 (27.50%) BGP
8 10 (25.00%) Cisco Firepower
9 9 (22.50%) Network Security
9 9 (22.50%) VLAN
9 9 (22.50%) VoIP
10 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (15.00%) Internet
11 6 (15.00%) OSPF
12 5 (12.50%) EIGRP
12 5 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
12 5 (12.50%) Wireless
12 5 (12.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (30.00%) Retail
2 6 (15.00%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) Legal
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) IT Manager
3 9 (22.50%) IT Project Manager
3 9 (22.50%) Project Manager
4 8 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 7 (17.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (17.50%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (15.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Security Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Senior IT Manager
6 6 (15.00%) Senior IT Project Manager
6 6 (15.00%) Senior Manager
6 6 (15.00%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Data Centre
2 8 (20.00%) Replication
3 7 (17.50%) Public Cloud
4 6 (15.00%) EPoS
5 4 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (2.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Windows
1 14 (35.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (22.50%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (15.00%) HPUX
5 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (32.50%) Migration
3 12 (30.00%) Deployment Automation
3 12 (30.00%) ITIL
4 9 (22.50%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
4 9 (22.50%) Project Management
5 8 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (20.00%) High Availability
6 7 (17.50%) Antivirus Management
6 7 (17.50%) Business Continuity
6 7 (17.50%) Coaching
6 7 (17.50%) Email Migration
6 7 (17.50%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (17.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 6 (15.00%) ERP
8 4 (10.00%) Business Transformation
9 3 (7.50%) Converged Infrastructure
9 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (42.50%) CCNA
3 14 (35.00%) CCNP
4 8 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (17.50%) MCSA
5 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (15.00%) VCP5
7 4 (10.00%) CCIP
7 4 (10.00%) CCSP
8 3 (7.50%) JNCIA
8 3 (7.50%) JNCIP
8 3 (7.50%) JNCIS
9 2 (5.00%) CCDA
9 2 (5.00%) Degree
9 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
9 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
10 1 (2.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.50%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) SCCM
2 6 (15.00%) AirWatch
3 4 (10.00%) vCenter Server
3 4 (10.00%) WSUS
4 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (72.50%) Cisco
2 21 (52.50%) VMware
3 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.50%) F5
5 6 (15.00%) Veeam
6 5 (12.50%) Juniper
7 4 (10.00%) Fortinet
8 2 (5.00%) Brocade
9 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.50%) HP
9 1 (2.50%) Mitel
9 1 (2.50%) ProCurve
9 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds