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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 52 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.68% 0.38% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 3.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £41,250 £65,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.53% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
81 33 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 18.33% 12.45% 21.85%
Number of salaries quoted 65 32 55
Average salary £50,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.13% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
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 27 November 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) CCNA
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) BGP
3 6 (75.00%) Juniper
3 6 (75.00%) LAN
4 5 (62.50%) SLA
4 5 (62.50%) Nokia
4 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
4 5 (62.50%) EIGRP
4 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (62.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (50.00%) Change Management
6 3 (37.50%) Service Management
6 3 (37.50%) Project Management
6 3 (37.50%) Windows
6 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (25.00%) Linux
7 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
7 2 (25.00%) UNIX
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (25.00%) Citrix
7 2 (25.00%) CCNP
7 2 (25.00%) Network Design
8 1 (12.50%) Statistics
8 1 (12.50%) Network Security
8 1 (12.50%) Advertising

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) BGP
3 5 (62.50%) EIGRP
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) xDSL
4 1 (12.50%) Q.931
4 1 (12.50%) QSIG
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Network Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Network Design
5 1 (12.50%) Network Management
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (12.50%) CCIP
4 1 (12.50%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Juniper
3 5 (62.50%) Nokia
3 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix