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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 42 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 18 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.64% 1.22% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.95% 5.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 0
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £49,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.56% +15.88%
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
129 94 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 26.11% 22.87% 30.45%
Number of salaries quoted 104 81 94
Average salary £46,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,900 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 2016, 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 28 (100.00%) VPN
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (92.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 21 (75.00%) Firewall
4 19 (67.86%) CheckPoint
5 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (32.14%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
5 9 (32.14%) VMware
5 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (32.14%) CCNP
6 7 (25.00%) DNS
6 7 (25.00%) SSL
6 7 (25.00%) SLA
6 7 (25.00%) ITIL
6 7 (25.00%) Windows
6 7 (25.00%) Linux
6 7 (25.00%) VoIP
6 7 (25.00%) DHCP
6 7 (25.00%) Cisco IPCC
6 7 (25.00%) OSPF
6 7 (25.00%) BGP
6 7 (25.00%) EIGRP
6 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (25.00%) VRRP
6 7 (25.00%) HSRP
6 7 (25.00%) Fault Analysis
6 7 (25.00%) CCNP Voice
6 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 28 (100.00%) VPN
2 26 (92.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 21 (75.00%) Firewall
4 9 (32.14%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (25.00%) BGP
5 7 (25.00%) DHCP
5 7 (25.00%) DNS
5 7 (25.00%) EIGRP
5 7 (25.00%) HSRP
5 7 (25.00%) OSPF
5 7 (25.00%) SSL
5 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (25.00%) Unified Communications
5 7 (25.00%) VoIP
5 7 (25.00%) VRRP
6 2 (7.14%) HTTP
6 2 (7.14%) LAN
6 2 (7.14%) TACACS
6 2 (7.14%) WAN
6 2 (7.14%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Cisco Engineer
2 19 (67.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 19 (67.86%) Network Engineer
2 19 (67.86%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 19 (67.86%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 19 (67.86%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco Support
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Voice Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
2 7 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Fault Analysis
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
1 7 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (7.14%) Presales
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) CCNP
1 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.00%) CCNP Voice
2 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) HP ASE
3 2 (7.14%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco IPCC
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (67.86%) CheckPoint
3 9 (32.14%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) IronPort
4 2 (7.14%) Meraki
4 2 (7.14%) ProCurve
4 2 (7.14%) Tripwire
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheltenham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago