The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 90 114 124
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +10
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 11 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.94% 1.02% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.21% 5.80% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 8
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £33,200 £38,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
MPLS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
211 293 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.07% 17.58% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 163 242 237
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +37.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MPLS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Cheshire region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Cheshire

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Cheshire

MPLS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +8 5 £55,000 +51.72%
Crewe +4 5 £36,500 +7.35% 1
MPLS
North West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 11 (50.00%) Firewall
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco
2 10 (45.45%) Management Information System
3 9 (40.91%) LAN
3 9 (40.91%) WAN
4 7 (31.82%) DNS
4 7 (31.82%) CCNA
4 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (31.82%) Information Security
4 7 (31.82%) VoIP
4 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
5 6 (27.27%) BGP
5 6 (27.27%) OSPF
6 5 (22.73%) Billing
6 5 (22.73%) Juniper
6 5 (22.73%) DHCP
6 5 (22.73%) SQL
6 5 (22.73%) ITIL
6 5 (22.73%) Windows
6 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
6 5 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
7 4 (18.18%) Office 365
7 4 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (18.18%) VPLS
7 4 (18.18%) Network Security
7 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 4 (18.18%) SLA
7 4 (18.18%) VMware

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) Firewall
2 9 (40.91%) LAN
2 9 (40.91%) WAN
3 7 (31.82%) DNS
3 7 (31.82%) VoIP
4 6 (27.27%) BGP
4 6 (27.27%) OSPF
5 5 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (22.73%) DHCP
6 4 (18.18%) Network Security
6 4 (18.18%) VPLS
7 3 (13.64%) ADSL
7 3 (13.64%) EIGRP
7 3 (13.64%) ISDN
7 3 (13.64%) SNMP
7 3 (13.64%) VLAN
8 2 (9.09%) DWDM
8 2 (9.09%) Internet
8 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
8 2 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 5 (22.73%) Billing
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Server Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Support
5 2 (9.09%) Senior IT Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Network Support Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Private Cloud
3 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
1 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Information Security
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
4 3 (13.64%) Network Management
4 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Security Patching
4 3 (13.64%) Software Deployment
5 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.09%) High Availability
5 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (4.55%) Data Validation
6 1 (4.55%) Security Operations
6 1 (4.55%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) CCNA
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) A+ Certification
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (9.09%) JNCIA
3 2 (9.09%) MCITP
3 2 (9.09%) MCSE
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
2 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) FortiGate
1 2 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) Juniper
3 4 (18.18%) VMware
4 3 (13.64%) Avaya
4 3 (13.64%) Extreme Networks
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) SonicWALL
5 2 (9.09%) arcserve
5 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) Meraki
5 2 (9.09%) Nimble Storage
5 2 (9.09%) ProCurve
5 2 (9.09%) Sophos
5 2 (9.09%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) Google
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Networking People
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago