Period
to 25 November 2020

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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 129 55 223
Rank change year-on-year -74 +168 -30
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 45 312 65
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.41% 4.69% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.70% 26.85% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 54 164 84
Median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -15.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £33,900 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% -

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 517 1,162 1,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.19% 17.46% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 412 871 999
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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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

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Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Yorkshire

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Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing MPLS in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 November 2020.

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 25 November 2020. 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
West Yorkshire +85 25 £55,000 +31.74% 5
South Yorkshire +16 15 £55,000 +25.00% 3
North Yorkshire -63 2 £46,250 +8.82% 2
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England

For the 6 months to 25 November 2020, 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 29 (64.44%) Cisco
2 28 (62.22%) Firewall
3 23 (51.11%) BGP
3 23 (51.11%) WAN
3 23 (51.11%) LAN
4 21 (46.67%) Wireless
5 19 (42.22%) VLAN
5 19 (42.22%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (37.78%) DHCP
6 17 (37.78%) DNS
6 17 (37.78%) CCNP
7 16 (35.56%) VPN
7 16 (35.56%) Network Security
8 15 (33.33%) CCNA
8 15 (33.33%) Ethernet
9 14 (31.11%) Internet
9 14 (31.11%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (28.89%) Fortinet
11 12 (26.67%) IPv6
11 12 (26.67%) VoIP
12 11 (24.44%) 3GPP
12 11 (24.44%) IPv4
12 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
12 11 (24.44%) OSPF
12 11 (24.44%) RESTful
12 11 (24.44%) Storage Management
13 10 (22.22%) Cisco Firepower
13 10 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (22.22%) Juniper
13 10 (22.22%) WLAN

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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 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) DNN
2 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Office 365
2 3 (6.67%) Azure
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.22%) AWS
3 1 (2.22%) GitHub
3 1 (2.22%) IaaS
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (62.22%) Firewall
2 23 (51.11%) BGP
2 23 (51.11%) LAN
2 23 (51.11%) WAN
3 21 (46.67%) Wireless
4 19 (42.22%) VLAN
5 17 (37.78%) DHCP
5 17 (37.78%) DNS
6 16 (35.56%) Network Security
6 16 (35.56%) VPN
7 15 (33.33%) Ethernet
8 14 (31.11%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (31.11%) Internet
9 12 (26.67%) IPv6
9 12 (26.67%) VoIP
10 11 (24.44%) 3GPP
10 11 (24.44%) IPv4
10 11 (24.44%) OSPF
10 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
11 10 (22.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Redis
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 5 (11.11%) Law
2 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Network Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Architect
4 7 (15.56%) Chief Systems Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Network Support
5 5 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Design Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) IP Network Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Network Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Firewall Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Systems Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) RESTful
2 9 (20.00%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.22%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
1 5 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Storage Management
2 7 (15.56%) Network Design
3 6 (13.33%) Network Architecture
4 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (6.67%) Presales
5 3 (6.67%) Project Delivery
6 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.44%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (4.44%) ITIL
6 2 (4.44%) Security Patching
6 2 (4.44%) Validation
6 2 (4.44%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (2.22%) Change Management
7 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.22%) Migration
7 1 (2.22%) Project Management
7 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 3 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (42.22%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (37.78%) CCNP
3 15 (33.33%) CCNA
4 4 (8.89%) CCIE
5 3 (6.67%) CCDP
5 3 (6.67%) DBS Check
6 2 (4.44%) CCDA
7 1 (2.22%) Degree
7 1 (2.22%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.22%) MCSE
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.44%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.22%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
4 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.67%) Cisco CME
3 1 (2.22%) Ansible
3 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.22%) Nagios
3 1 (2.22%) Nessus
3 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.22%) Puppet
3 1 (2.22%) SCCM
3 1 (2.22%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (2.22%) Terraform
3 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (64.44%) Cisco
2 13 (28.89%) Fortinet
3 10 (22.22%) Juniper
4 9 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 5 (11.11%) Brocade
5 5 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 5 (11.11%) Sophos
5 5 (11.11%) VMware
5 5 (11.11%) WatchGuard
6 4 (8.89%) Meraki
6 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.67%) Citrix
7 3 (6.67%) Ekahau
7 3 (6.67%) F5
7 3 (6.67%) Riverbed
8 2 (4.44%) Aruba
8 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.22%) AppDynamics
9 1 (2.22%) New Relic
9 1 (2.22%) Veeam