The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 62 51 51
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.71% 1.22% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 4.65% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +29.31%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
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
75 86 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 17.69% 26.30% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 69 79 44
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheltenham region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 August 2016, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 19 (100.00%) VPN
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 14 (73.68%) Firewall
2 14 (73.68%) CheckPoint
3 5 (26.32%) OSPF
3 5 (26.32%) BGP
3 5 (26.32%) EIGRP
3 5 (26.32%) VRRP
3 5 (26.32%) CCNP
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (26.32%) DNS
3 5 (26.32%) SSL
3 5 (26.32%) SLA
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 5 (26.32%) VoIP
3 5 (26.32%) DHCP
3 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
3 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (26.32%) Unified Communications
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco IPCC

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 19 (100.00%) VPN
2 14 (73.68%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) BGP
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (26.32%) DHCP
3 5 (26.32%) DNS
3 5 (26.32%) EIGRP
3 5 (26.32%) HSRP
3 5 (26.32%) OSPF
3 5 (26.32%) SSL
3 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 5 (26.32%) Unified Communications
3 5 (26.32%) VoIP
3 5 (26.32%) VRRP
4 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 14 (73.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 14 (73.68%) Network Engineer
2 14 (73.68%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 14 (73.68%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 14 (73.68%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco Support
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Voice Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Voice Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
1 5 (26.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Fault Analysis
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
1 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CCNP
1 5 (26.32%) CCNP Voice
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco IPCC
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (73.68%) CheckPoint
3 5 (26.32%) VMware