The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 194 209
Rank change year-on-year +18 +15  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 58 45 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.08% 0.79% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.19% 4.65% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 48 39 54
Median salary £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.77% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £58,250
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 807 968 1095
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.08% 17.05% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 661 765 905
Median salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

MPLS
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Yorkshire

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Yorkshire

MPLS
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
West Yorkshire +35 43 £43,250 +8.80% 4
North Yorkshire +1 14 £65,000 +30.00% 1
South Yorkshire -9 5 £55,000 +27.90% 1
MPLS
England

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

1 129 (96.99%) Cisco
2 79 (59.40%) Firewall
3 75 (56.39%) WAN
4 73 (54.89%) BGP
5 70 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
6 62 (46.62%) CCNP
7 61 (45.86%) OSPF
8 55 (41.35%) VPN
9 48 (36.09%) VMware
10 44 (33.08%) LAN
11 38 (28.57%) Juniper
12 37 (27.82%) Active Directory
12 37 (27.82%) VLAN
13 36 (27.07%) Microsoft
14 35 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
15 34 (25.56%) Windows
16 32 (24.06%) Linux
17 30 (22.56%) FortiGate
18 29 (21.80%) ITIL
19 28 (21.05%) F5
20 26 (19.55%) Data Centre
21 25 (18.80%) MS Exchange
21 25 (18.80%) HP
22 24 (18.05%) CCIE
22 24 (18.05%) Cisco Nexus
22 24 (18.05%) Network Design
22 24 (18.05%) Windows Server
23 23 (17.29%) VoIP
24 22 (16.54%) Cisco ASA
24 22 (16.54%) Windows Server 2008

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (18.80%) MS Exchange
2 19 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.75%) IIS
4 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (6.02%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.51%) Office 365
2 5 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 79 (59.40%) Firewall
2 75 (56.39%) WAN
3 73 (54.89%) BGP
4 61 (45.86%) OSPF
5 55 (41.35%) VPN
6 44 (33.08%) LAN
7 37 (27.82%) VLAN
8 24 (18.05%) Cisco Nexus
9 23 (17.29%) VoIP
10 22 (16.54%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (14.29%) SAN
12 18 (13.53%) TCP/IP
13 15 (11.28%) IPsec
14 14 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
14 14 (10.53%) Spanning Tree
15 13 (9.77%) EIGRP
15 13 (9.77%) RIP
15 13 (9.77%) SSL
16 12 (9.02%) Asterisk PBX
16 12 (9.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (2.26%) MySQL
1 3 (2.26%) NoSQL
1 3 (2.26%) Riak
General
1 16 (12.03%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.26%) Finance
3 2 (1.50%) Legal
3 2 (1.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (46.62%) Network Engineer
2 55 (41.35%) Cisco Engineer
3 47 (35.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 28 (21.05%) Senior Network Engineer
5 20 (15.04%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 20 (15.04%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 13 (9.77%) Analyst
6 13 (9.77%) Designer
6 13 (9.77%) Juniper Engineer
7 12 (9.02%) Network Designer
8 11 (8.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 9 (6.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (6.77%) IP Engineer
10 8 (6.02%) Architect
10 8 (6.02%) HP Storage Specialist
10 8 (6.02%) Infrastructure Designer
10 8 (6.02%) Network Operations Engineer
10 8 (6.02%) Operations Engineer
10 8 (6.02%) Storage Specialist
11 7 (5.26%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.55%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.27%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (3.76%) IVR
4 3 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.26%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.50%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.50%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.56%) Windows
2 32 (24.06%) Linux
3 24 (18.05%) Windows Server
4 22 (16.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (16.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.51%) Unix
6 5 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.76%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.26%) Solaris
7 3 (2.26%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.50%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.75%) Debian
9 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.80%) ITIL
2 24 (18.05%) Network Design
3 12 (9.02%) ITIL V3
4 11 (8.27%) High Availability
5 10 (7.52%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (6.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (6.77%) Fault Analysis
6 9 (6.77%) Presales
6 9 (6.77%) Problem Management
7 7 (5.26%) Business Continuity
8 6 (4.51%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (4.51%) Information Security
8 6 (4.51%) Network Architecture
8 6 (4.51%) People Management
9 5 (3.76%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.76%) Load Balancing
10 4 (3.01%) Migration
11 3 (2.26%) Converged Infrastructure
11 3 (2.26%) Project Management
11 3 (2.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.02%) PowerShell
2 5 (3.76%) PHP
3 2 (1.50%) Perl
3 2 (1.50%) Python
3 2 (1.50%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (46.62%) CCNP
3 24 (18.05%) CCIE
4 19 (14.29%) CCNA
5 14 (10.53%) CCIP
6 8 (6.02%) CCDA
6 8 (6.02%) CCSP
6 8 (6.02%) Check Point Certification
7 7 (5.26%) CCDP
8 6 (4.51%) JNCIE
8 6 (4.51%) JNCIP
9 3 (2.26%) ISEB
9 3 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.26%) MCITP
9 3 (2.26%) MCSE
9 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.26%) VCAP
9 3 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.50%) Degree
10 2 (1.50%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.77%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.01%) SLA
3 3 (2.26%) PMO
System Software
1 37 (27.82%) Active Directory
2 35 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.02%) OpenSIPS
4 5 (3.76%) Terminal Services
5 4 (3.01%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.26%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.26%) vSphere
6 3 (2.26%) XenApp
7 2 (1.50%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.75%) Firmware
8 1 (0.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 30 (22.56%) FortiGate
2 13 (9.77%) SCCM
3 9 (6.77%) SCOM
4 2 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 129 (96.99%) Cisco
2 48 (36.09%) VMware
3 38 (28.57%) Juniper
4 36 (27.07%) Microsoft
5 28 (21.05%) F5
6 25 (18.80%) HP
7 20 (15.04%) Avaya
8 17 (12.78%) CheckPoint
8 17 (12.78%) Palo Alto
9 15 (11.28%) Citrix
10 13 (9.77%) Brocade
11 11 (8.27%) 3PAR
12 9 (6.77%) EMC
12 9 (6.77%) NetApp
13 8 (6.02%) Blue Coat
13 8 (6.02%) SonicWALL
14 7 (5.26%) Forcepoint
15 6 (4.51%) Dell
15 6 (4.51%) Red Hat
15 6 (4.51%) Sophos
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