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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 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 228 156 175
Rank change year-on-year -72 +19 -127
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 49 77 37
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.67% 1.46% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.71% 8.51% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 42 47 33
10th Percentile £47,750 - £29,250
25th Percentile £76,250 £41,250 £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +54.55% +22.22% +12.50%
75th Percentile - £63,750 £55,000
90th Percentile - £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +12.82%

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 1,322 905 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.21% 17.20% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 848 703 500
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £25,750
25th Percentile £37,250 £32,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
75th Percentile £63,601 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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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 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
South Yorkshire -2 32 £85,000 +33.33% 1
West Yorkshire -62 15 £77,500 +82.35% 3
North Yorkshire -21 2 £55,000 -
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England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 35 (71.43%) Ethernet
2 34 (69.39%) Wireless
3 32 (65.31%) Internet
4 31 (63.27%) VLAN
5 29 (59.18%) Social Skills
6 27 (55.10%) Network Management
6 27 (55.10%) 802.1X
6 27 (55.10%) DHCP
6 27 (55.10%) DNS
6 27 (55.10%) IPv6
7 26 (53.06%) IPv4
7 26 (53.06%) UML
7 26 (53.06%) 3GPP
7 26 (53.06%) IoT
7 26 (53.06%) RESTful
7 26 (53.06%) 6LoWPAN
7 26 (53.06%) Mobile Backhaul
7 26 (53.06%) Storage Management
8 17 (34.69%) Cisco
9 16 (32.65%) VPN
10 15 (30.61%) WAN
10 15 (30.61%) Firewall
11 12 (24.49%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (22.45%) Public Sector
13 10 (20.41%) OSPF
13 10 (20.41%) BGP
13 10 (20.41%) SSL
14 9 (18.37%) LAN
14 9 (18.37%) Azure
14 9 (18.37%) Palo Alto

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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 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Azure
2 3 (6.12%) AWS
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (2.04%) AWS Direct Connect
3 1 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.04%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 1 (2.04%) GCP
3 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (71.43%) Ethernet
2 34 (69.39%) Wireless
3 32 (65.31%) Internet
4 31 (63.27%) VLAN
5 27 (55.10%) DHCP
5 27 (55.10%) DNS
5 27 (55.10%) IPv6
6 26 (53.06%) 3GPP
6 26 (53.06%) 6LoWPAN
6 26 (53.06%) IPv4
6 26 (53.06%) Mobile Backhaul
7 16 (32.65%) VPN
8 15 (30.61%) Firewall
8 15 (30.61%) WAN
9 12 (24.49%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (20.41%) BGP
10 10 (20.41%) OSPF
10 10 (20.41%) SSL
11 9 (18.37%) LAN
12 7 (14.29%) IPsec
General
1 29 (59.18%) Social Skills
2 11 (22.45%) Public Sector
3 2 (4.08%) Billing
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Automotive
4 1 (2.04%) Finance
4 1 (2.04%) Law
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (69.39%) Architect
2 26 (53.06%) Software Architect
2 26 (53.06%) Systems Architect
2 26 (53.06%) UML Architect
3 8 (16.33%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (12.24%) IP Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Network Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Telephony Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Designer
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (4.08%) Telecoms Designer
8 1 (2.04%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Lead Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) VMware Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (55.10%) 802.1X
2 26 (53.06%) RESTful
3 4 (8.16%) Web Services
4 1 (2.04%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 26 (53.06%) IoT
2 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.04%) Digital Signage
3 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
1 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.04%) Unix
2 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) Network Management
2 26 (53.06%) Storage Management
2 26 (53.06%) UML
3 6 (12.24%) Presales
4 4 (8.16%) Asset Management
4 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (8.16%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (8.16%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (6.12%) Agile
5 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.08%) eTOM
6 2 (4.08%) ITIL
6 2 (4.08%) Software Delivery
6 2 (4.08%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.08%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.04%) Data Privacy
7 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.04%) Project Management
7 1 (2.04%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.04%) Python
1 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) CCNP
1 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.08%) CCNA
3 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) SCCM
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.04%) Ansible
3 1 (2.04%) Nagios
3 1 (2.04%) Observium
3 1 (2.04%) Puppet
3 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Cisco
2 9 (18.37%) Palo Alto
3 6 (12.24%) Fortinet
3 6 (12.24%) Juniper
4 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.20%) VMware
5 4 (8.16%) Meraki
6 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.08%) Sparx
8 1 (2.04%) Aruba
8 1 (2.04%) Google
8 1 (2.04%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (2.04%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (2.04%) Splunk
8 1 (2.04%) Synology