The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cheltenham region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.70% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.64% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £29,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 53 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 19.23% 25.00% 24.15%
Number of salaries quoted 51 52 72
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,250 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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 21 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint