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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 49 53
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 0.91% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.97% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Median salary - £46,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.51%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.95%
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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
64 101 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 16.54% 30.61% 19.72%
Number of salaries quoted 53 78 70
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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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

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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

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Top 6 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus

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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 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft