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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - - 46
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham - - 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
69 52 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 15.30% 19.70% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 62 43 57
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Change Management
3 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) SLA
4 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) Nokia
4 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (50.00%) Service Management
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Network Design
5 2 (33.33%) CCNP
6 1 (16.67%) CCIP
6 1 (16.67%) CCSP
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (16.67%) Q.931
6 1 (16.67%) QSIG
6 1 (16.67%) Statistics
6 1 (16.67%) Network Security
6 1 (16.67%) Advertising
6 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) Q.931
4 1 (16.67%) QSIG
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (16.67%) xDSL
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Network Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Network Design
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) CCIP
4 1 (16.67%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) Nokia
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint