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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 178 173
Rank change year-on-year +39 -5  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 47 22 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.34% 0.57% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.67% 3.51% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 60 29 35
Median salary £50,750 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.84% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26%  

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 542 627 702
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 15.43% 16.11% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1373 1712 1707
Median salary £39,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,875 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 +24 32 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Wakefield +15 8 £35,000 -16.66% 1
Bradford - 6 £38,500 - 1
MPLS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 94 (95.92%) Cisco
2 67 (68.37%) Firewall
3 61 (62.24%) WAN
4 49 (50.00%) VMware
5 43 (43.88%) BGP
6 41 (41.84%) OSPF
7 38 (38.78%) Cisco Certification
8 37 (37.76%) Active Directory
9 36 (36.73%) VPN
9 36 (36.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 35 (35.71%) VLAN
11 34 (34.69%) Windows
11 34 (34.69%) Juniper
12 32 (32.65%) CCNP
12 32 (32.65%) Microsoft
13 30 (30.61%) Linux
14 29 (29.59%) LAN
14 29 (29.59%) F5
15 25 (25.51%) MS Exchange
15 25 (25.51%) ITIL
15 25 (25.51%) HP
16 24 (24.49%) Data Centre
16 24 (24.49%) Windows Server
17 22 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
17 22 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
17 22 (22.45%) VoIP
18 19 (19.39%) SAN
18 19 (19.39%) Avaya
18 19 (19.39%) Exchange Server 2010
19 17 (17.35%) Cisco ASA

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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 25 (25.51%) MS Exchange
2 19 (19.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.02%) IIS
4 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.12%) Office 365
2 5 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.10%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 67 (68.37%) Firewall
2 61 (62.24%) WAN
3 43 (43.88%) BGP
4 41 (41.84%) OSPF
5 36 (36.73%) VPN
6 35 (35.71%) VLAN
7 29 (29.59%) LAN
8 22 (22.45%) VoIP
9 19 (19.39%) SAN
10 17 (17.35%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (16.33%) Cisco IOS
12 15 (15.31%) Spanning Tree
13 14 (14.29%) IPsec
13 14 (14.29%) SSL
14 12 (12.24%) Asterisk PBX
14 12 (12.24%) DNS
15 11 (11.22%) ADSL
15 11 (11.22%) TCP/IP
16 9 (9.18%) DHCP
16 9 (9.18%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (3.06%) MySQL
1 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
1 3 (3.06%) Riak
General
1 16 (16.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 34 (34.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 24 (24.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 11 (11.22%) Analyst
4 11 (11.22%) IP Engineer
4 11 (11.22%) Juniper Engineer
4 11 (11.22%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (9.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (9.18%) Network Operations Engineer
5 9 (9.18%) Operations Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) Design Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) HP Storage Specialist
6 8 (8.16%) IP Design Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) Storage Specialist
7 7 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) Architect
7 7 (7.14%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.49%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.24%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (5.10%) IVR
4 3 (3.06%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.06%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.04%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.04%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (34.69%) Windows
2 30 (30.61%) Linux
3 24 (24.49%) Windows Server
4 22 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.10%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.06%) Solaris
6 3 (3.06%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.04%) Unix
7 2 (2.04%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.02%) Debian
8 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.51%) ITIL
2 13 (13.27%) Network Design
3 12 (12.24%) High Availability
3 12 (12.24%) ITIL V3
4 9 (9.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (9.18%) Fault Analysis
4 9 (9.18%) Presales
4 9 (9.18%) Problem Management
5 8 (8.16%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 6 (6.12%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (6.12%) People Management
8 5 (5.10%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.10%) Load Balancing
9 4 (4.08%) Migration
10 3 (3.06%) Converged Infrastructure
10 3 (3.06%) Project Management
10 3 (3.06%) TOGAF
11 2 (2.04%) Security Monitoring
11 2 (2.04%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.24%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (38.78%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (32.65%) CCNP
3 17 (17.35%) CCIP
4 16 (16.33%) CCNA
5 9 (9.18%) CCDA
5 9 (9.18%) CCIE
5 9 (9.18%) CCSP
6 8 (8.16%) JNCIE
6 8 (8.16%) JNCIP
7 3 (3.06%) ISEB
7 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.06%) MCITP
7 3 (3.06%) MCSE
7 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.06%) VCAP
7 3 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.02%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.08%) SLA
3 3 (3.06%) PMO
System Software
1 37 (37.76%) Active Directory
2 36 (36.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (12.24%) OpenSIPS
4 5 (5.10%) Terminal Services
5 4 (4.08%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.06%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.06%) vSphere
6 3 (3.06%) XenApp
7 2 (2.04%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.02%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (13.27%) SCCM
2 9 (9.18%) SCOM
3 8 (8.16%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.02%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 94 (95.92%) Cisco
2 49 (50.00%) VMware
3 34 (34.69%) Juniper
4 32 (32.65%) Microsoft
5 29 (29.59%) F5
6 25 (25.51%) HP
7 19 (19.39%) Avaya
8 12 (12.24%) Brocade
9 11 (11.22%) 3PAR
10 10 (10.20%) Citrix
11 9 (9.18%) EMC
11 9 (9.18%) NetApp
12 7 (7.14%) Forcepoint
13 6 (6.12%) Dell
13 6 (6.12%) Oracle
13 6 (6.12%) Red Hat
13 6 (6.12%) SonicWALL
13 6 (6.12%) Sophos
14 5 (5.10%) IBM
14 5 (5.10%) WatchGuard
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