Period
to 1 December 2021

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 6 months to 1 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
1 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 184 129 64
Rank change year-on-year -55 -65 +165
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 86 50 270
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.25% 1.55% 4.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.45% 9.35% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 65 36 144
10th Percentile £37,250 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £34,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +26.32% +11.76% -10.53%
75th Percentile £85,000 £57,500 £50,000
90th Percentile " £65,625 £53,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,155 535 1,110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.75% 16.60% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 883 424 858
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £21,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £31,750 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £44,000 £40,671
Median % change year-on-year +7.95% +8.19% +1.68%
75th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Yorkshire

MPLS
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MPLS in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for MPLS in Yorkshire

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing MPLS in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 1 December 2021.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Yorkshire

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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 6 months to 1 December 2021. 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
South Yorkshire -30 28 £85,000 +54.55% 5
West Yorkshire -73 26 £45,000 -5.26% 3
North Yorkshire +4 9 £60,000 +20.00%
East Yorkshire - 5 £41,000 -
MPLS
England

For the 6 months to 1 December 2021, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 56 (65.12%) DNS
2 54 (62.79%) Internet
3 51 (59.30%) DHCP
4 48 (55.81%) Wireless
4 48 (55.81%) Social Skills
5 47 (54.65%) Ethernet
6 44 (51.16%) VLAN
7 42 (48.84%) RESTful
7 42 (48.84%) IPv4
7 42 (48.84%) IPv6
7 42 (48.84%) 3GPP
7 42 (48.84%) 802.1X
7 42 (48.84%) Storage Management
8 32 (37.21%) Cisco
9 28 (32.56%) Firewall
10 24 (27.91%) UML
10 24 (27.91%) Network Management
11 22 (25.58%) WAN
12 21 (24.42%) VPN
13 19 (22.09%) BGP
13 19 (22.09%) Azure
14 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
15 17 (19.77%) Meraki
15 17 (19.77%) Active Directory
15 17 (19.77%) OSPF
16 16 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
16 16 (18.60%) CCNA
16 16 (18.60%) VoIP
16 16 (18.60%) LAN
17 15 (17.44%) CCNP

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 6 (6.98%) IIS
1 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.33%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 19 (22.09%) Azure
2 15 (17.44%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (4.65%) SaaS
4 3 (3.49%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (65.12%) DNS
2 54 (62.79%) Internet
3 51 (59.30%) DHCP
4 48 (55.81%) Wireless
5 47 (54.65%) Ethernet
6 44 (51.16%) VLAN
7 42 (48.84%) 3GPP
7 42 (48.84%) IPv4
7 42 (48.84%) IPv6
8 28 (32.56%) Firewall
9 22 (25.58%) WAN
10 21 (24.42%) VPN
11 19 (22.09%) BGP
12 17 (19.77%) OSPF
13 16 (18.60%) LAN
13 16 (18.60%) VoIP
14 13 (15.12%) TCP/IP
15 12 (13.95%) IPsec
16 10 (11.63%) EIGRP
16 10 (11.63%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
General
1 48 (55.81%) Social Skills
2 5 (5.81%) Finance
3 4 (4.65%) Public Sector
3 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.49%) Billing
5 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Police
Job Titles
1 28 (32.56%) Architect
2 24 (27.91%) Software Architect
2 24 (27.91%) Systems Architect
2 24 (27.91%) UML Architect
3 19 (22.09%) Network Engineer
4 18 (20.93%) Chief Systems Engineer
4 18 (20.93%) Systems Engineer
5 15 (17.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (11.63%) Cisco Engineer
6 10 (11.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 10 (11.63%) IP Engineer
6 10 (11.63%) IP Network Engineer
6 10 (11.63%) Juniper Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Lead Network Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) IP Architect
8 4 (4.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Designer
9 3 (3.49%) Field Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Solutions Designer
9 3 (3.49%) Telecoms Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (48.84%) 802.1X
1 42 (48.84%) RESTful
2 2 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Private Cloud
2 4 (4.65%) CMDB
2 4 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.33%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.33%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.16%) CESG
4 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.79%) Windows
2 6 (6.98%) Windows Server
2 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2016
3 5 (5.81%) Windows 10
4 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.84%) Storage Management
2 24 (27.91%) Network Management
2 24 (27.91%) UML
3 15 (17.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 10 (11.63%) Network Design
5 9 (10.47%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (8.14%) ITIL
7 6 (6.98%) Architecture Roadmap
7 6 (6.98%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (6.98%) Supplier Management
8 5 (5.81%) Load Balancing
9 4 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.65%) Cost Reduction
9 4 (4.65%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (4.65%) Information Governance
9 4 (4.65%) Process Improvement
9 4 (4.65%) Project Delivery
9 4 (4.65%) Security Patching
9 4 (4.65%) Software Deployment
9 4 (4.65%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (18.60%) CCNA
1 16 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (17.44%) CCNP
3 10 (11.63%) JNCIA
4 2 (2.33%) JNCIE
5 1 (1.16%) Degree
5 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 4 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (4.65%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.16%) COBIT
2 1 (1.16%) HAZOP
2 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (19.77%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.63%) Firmware
3 9 (10.47%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.98%) XenApp
5 4 (4.65%) vSphere
6 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (11.63%) SCCM
3 4 (4.65%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 4 (4.65%) Nessus
3 4 (4.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (37.21%) Cisco
2 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
3 17 (19.77%) Meraki
4 14 (16.28%) Juniper
5 13 (15.12%) Palo Alto
6 12 (13.95%) Fortinet
7 6 (6.98%) Citrix
7 6 (6.98%) VMware
8 5 (5.81%) CheckPoint
8 5 (5.81%) F5
8 5 (5.81%) HP
8 5 (5.81%) WatchGuard
9 4 (4.65%) Dell
9 4 (4.65%) Mitel
9 4 (4.65%) Siemens
9 4 (4.65%) SOTI
9 4 (4.65%) Veeam
10 3 (3.49%) Sparx
11 2 (2.33%) Avaya
11 2 (2.33%) Ivanti