The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 47 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.04% 0.67% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.11% 3.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £37,500 £29,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.31% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
MPLS
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
74 59 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 25.17% 19.87% 26.44%
Number of salaries quoted 73 53 55
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

MPLS
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Cheltenham

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 12 (100.00%) LAN
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) CCNA
2 10 (83.33%) Juniper
2 10 (83.33%) Nokia
2 10 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 10 (83.33%) BGP
2 10 (83.33%) EIGRP
2 10 (83.33%) SLA
2 10 (83.33%) UNIX
2 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) MS Visio
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (83.33%) Change Management
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (83.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (75.00%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Project Management
4 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 10 (83.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (83.33%) BGP
2 10 (83.33%) EIGRP
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
1 10 (83.33%) Network Analyst
2 9 (75.00%) Senior Network Analyst
2 9 (75.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
1 10 (83.33%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Change Management
1 10 (83.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) CCNA
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Juniper
2 10 (83.33%) Nokia
2 10 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix