Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 269 269
Rank change year-on-year +79 0 -122
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 127 61 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.28% 0.54% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.96% 3.40% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 128 54 84
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,500 £35,375
90th Percentile £61,250 £52,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -4.00%

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 1595 1793 2163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.11% 16.01% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1335 1489 1768
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Yorkshire

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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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +89 110 £44,000 +10.00% 10
South Yorkshire +20 14 £55,000 +22.22%
North Yorkshire +17 8 £65,000 +116.67%
East Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
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England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 106 (83.46%) Cisco
2 82 (64.57%) Firewall
3 76 (59.84%) WAN
4 74 (58.27%) Cisco Certification
5 60 (47.24%) CCNP
5 60 (47.24%) LAN
5 60 (47.24%) BGP
6 57 (44.88%) OSPF
7 52 (40.94%) VoIP
8 47 (37.01%) VMware
9 46 (36.22%) VPN
10 43 (33.86%) CCNA
11 40 (31.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 38 (29.92%) VLAN
12 38 (29.92%) Microsoft
13 37 (29.13%) Windows
14 35 (27.56%) Active Directory
15 34 (26.77%) ITIL
16 33 (25.98%) Windows Server
17 32 (25.20%) Cisco ASA
18 30 (23.62%) TCP/IP
18 30 (23.62%) Juniper
18 30 (23.62%) F5
18 30 (23.62%) Data Centre
19 26 (20.47%) DNS
19 26 (20.47%) Linux
20 24 (18.90%) Avaya
20 24 (18.90%) Cisco IOS
21 23 (18.11%) SAN
21 23 (18.11%) MS Exchange

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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 23 (18.11%) MS Exchange
2 16 (12.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.72%) CMS
3 6 (4.72%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.79%) IIS
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.39%) Office 365
2 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.57%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 82 (64.57%) Firewall
2 76 (59.84%) WAN
3 60 (47.24%) BGP
3 60 (47.24%) LAN
4 57 (44.88%) OSPF
5 52 (40.94%) VoIP
6 46 (36.22%) VPN
7 38 (29.92%) VLAN
8 32 (25.20%) Cisco ASA
9 30 (23.62%) TCP/IP
10 26 (20.47%) DNS
11 24 (18.90%) Cisco IOS
12 23 (18.11%) SAN
13 21 (16.54%) EIGRP
14 20 (15.75%) DHCP
14 20 (15.75%) IPsec
14 20 (15.75%) WLAN
15 19 (14.96%) Network Security
16 18 (14.17%) Spanning Tree
17 17 (13.39%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.57%) MySQL
2 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.79%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (13.39%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.30%) Retail
3 6 (4.72%) Finance
4 4 (3.15%) Marketing
4 4 (3.15%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.36%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (26.77%) Network Engineer
2 28 (22.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 19 (14.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 17 (13.39%) Architect
5 16 (12.60%) Team Leader
6 13 (10.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 13 (10.24%) Support Engineer
6 13 (10.24%) Telephony Engineer
7 11 (8.66%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (8.66%) Consultant
7 11 (8.66%) Network Architect
8 10 (7.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (7.87%) Network Operations Engineer
8 10 (7.87%) Operations Engineer
8 10 (7.87%) Senior Network Engineer
9 9 (7.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 9 (7.09%) Analyst
9 9 (7.09%) IT Engineer
9 9 (7.09%) Network Consultant
10 8 (6.30%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.57%) CSS
2 1 (0.79%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.62%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.24%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (7.87%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.57%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.57%) NHS
4 2 (1.57%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.57%) Replication
5 1 (0.79%) Clustering
5 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (29.13%) Windows
2 33 (25.98%) Windows Server
3 26 (20.47%) Linux
4 18 (14.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (12.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (9.45%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.72%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.36%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.57%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.57%) Unix
9 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.79%) CentOS
10 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.79%) Solaris
10 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.77%) ITIL
2 20 (15.75%) Network Design
3 14 (11.02%) High Availability
4 12 (9.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (9.45%) Network Architecture
4 12 (9.45%) Project Management
5 11 (8.66%) Load Balancing
5 11 (8.66%) Presales
6 9 (7.09%) ITIL V3
7 6 (4.72%) Mentoring
7 6 (4.72%) Migration
7 6 (4.72%) Network Management
7 6 (4.72%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (4.72%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.15%) Coaching
9 3 (2.36%) Creative Thinking
9 3 (2.36%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (2.36%) Network Optimisation
9 3 (2.36%) OpenUP
9 3 (2.36%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.15%) C
1 4 (3.15%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.36%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.79%) Perl
3 1 (0.79%) Python
3 1 (0.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (58.27%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (47.24%) CCNP
3 43 (33.86%) CCNA
4 18 (14.17%) CCIE
5 16 (12.60%) CCIP
6 11 (8.66%) CCSP
6 11 (8.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (7.87%) CCDA
8 7 (5.51%) MCSE
9 6 (4.72%) JNCIE
9 6 (4.72%) JNCIP
10 4 (3.15%) MCP
10 4 (3.15%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 2 (1.57%) CCDP
12 2 (1.57%) CCNP Voice
12 2 (1.57%) EMCIE
12 2 (1.57%) EMCTA
12 2 (1.57%) MCSA
13 1 (0.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) SLA
2 5 (3.94%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.57%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.79%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (31.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (27.56%) Active Directory
3 13 (10.24%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.09%) OpenSIPS
5 4 (3.15%) vSphere
6 3 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.57%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.57%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.72%) SCCM
2 4 (3.15%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.36%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.36%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (2.36%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (2.36%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.57%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.57%) WSUS
5 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 106 (83.46%) Cisco
2 47 (37.01%) VMware
3 38 (29.92%) Microsoft
4 30 (23.62%) F5
4 30 (23.62%) Juniper
5 24 (18.90%) Avaya
6 17 (13.39%) HP
7 14 (11.02%) Brocade
8 10 (7.87%) CheckPoint
8 10 (7.87%) Citrix
9 8 (6.30%) Mitel
10 7 (5.51%) Palo Alto
11 6 (4.72%) Veeam
12 5 (3.94%) EMC
12 5 (3.94%) Fortinet
12 5 (3.94%) NetApp
13 4 (3.15%) SolarWinds
14 3 (2.36%) Aruba
14 3 (2.36%) Civica
14 3 (2.36%) Dell