Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 170 237
Rank change year-on-year -35 +67 -4
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 48 94 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.72% 1.32% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.41% 9.78% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 37 100 97
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,550 £31,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £52,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% +11.11%

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 887 961 1,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.38% 13.52% 15.01%
Number of salaries quoted 764 800 1,039
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,500 £21,475 £21,558
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +10.67% -2.60% +2.67%

MPLS
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

MPLS
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 June 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 24 June 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 39 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Wakefield -21 4 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Huddersfield - 2 £23,500 -
Dewsbury - 1 £37,500 -
MPLS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 35 (72.92%) WAN
2 34 (70.83%) Cisco
3 23 (47.92%) LAN
4 22 (45.83%) VMware
5 19 (39.58%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 18 (37.50%) Firewall
7 17 (35.42%) VoIP
8 14 (29.17%) CCNP
8 14 (29.17%) CCNA
8 14 (29.17%) F5
9 13 (27.08%) VPN
9 13 (27.08%) ITIL
10 12 (25.00%) PRINCE2
10 12 (25.00%) Windows
10 12 (25.00%) Linux
10 12 (25.00%) Project Management
10 12 (25.00%) Data Centre
11 11 (22.92%) High Availability
11 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (22.92%) Network Security
11 11 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (22.92%) BGP
12 10 (20.83%) Migration
12 10 (20.83%) Windows Server
13 9 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (18.75%) IPsec
13 9 (18.75%) OSPF
13 9 (18.75%) MS Exchange

MPLS
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 9 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) IaaS
2 5 (10.42%) Office 365
3 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (4.17%) PaaS
4 2 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (72.92%) WAN
2 23 (47.92%) LAN
3 18 (37.50%) Firewall
4 17 (35.42%) VoIP
5 13 (27.08%) VPN
6 11 (22.92%) BGP
6 11 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (22.92%) Network Security
7 9 (18.75%) IPsec
7 9 (18.75%) OSPF
8 8 (16.67%) VLAN
8 8 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (16.67%) Wireless
9 7 (14.58%) SAN
9 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
9 7 (14.58%) WLAN
10 6 (12.50%) EIGRP
11 5 (10.42%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (10.42%) DNS
11 5 (10.42%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (16.67%) Retail
2 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.33%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Finance
5 1 (2.08%) Advertising
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) IT Manager
2 10 (20.83%) IT Project Manager
2 10 (20.83%) Project Manager
2 10 (20.83%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Senior IT Manager
3 8 (16.67%) Senior IT Project Manager
3 8 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 8 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 6 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Network Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Network Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Security Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.42%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (8.33%) Replication
4 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.17%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.08%) EPoS
6 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Linux
1 12 (25.00%) Windows
2 10 (20.83%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.25%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.08%) HPUX
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) ITIL
2 12 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 12 (25.00%) Project Management
3 11 (22.92%) High Availability
4 10 (20.83%) Migration
5 9 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
6 6 (12.50%) Email Migration
6 6 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 6 (12.50%) Network Design
6 6 (12.50%) Network Management
7 5 (10.42%) Network Architecture
8 3 (6.25%) Business Transformation
8 3 (6.25%) Coaching
8 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity
9 2 (4.17%) Capacity Management
9 2 (4.17%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) C
2 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (29.17%) CCNA
2 14 (29.17%) CCNP
3 7 (14.58%) CCIP
3 7 (14.58%) CCSP
4 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.17%) CCDA
6 2 (4.17%) Degree
6 2 (4.17%) MCSA
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.08%) CCIE
7 1 (2.08%) CCSA
7 1 (2.08%) CISSP
7 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.08%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.08%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.17%) ISO 14001
2 2 (4.17%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.17%) SLA
3 1 (2.08%) ISO 31000
3 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.42%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (8.33%) vSphere
5 2 (4.17%) OpenSIPS
6 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) SCCM
2 5 (10.42%) vCenter Server
3 4 (8.33%) WSUS
4 1 (2.08%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.08%) Nagios
4 1 (2.08%) OpenView
Vendors
1 34 (70.83%) Cisco
2 22 (45.83%) VMware
3 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 14 (29.17%) F5
5 5 (10.42%) HP
5 5 (10.42%) Juniper
6 4 (8.33%) Avaya
6 4 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.25%) Aruba
8 2 (4.17%) Hitachi
9 1 (2.08%) Brocade
9 1 (2.08%) Citrix
9 1 (2.08%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (2.08%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.08%) Meraki
9 1 (2.08%) Mitel
9 1 (2.08%) ProCurve
9 1 (2.08%) Samsung
9 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.08%) Veeam