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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 92 107 127
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +20
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 4 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.36% 1.12% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.11% 6.40% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 5
Median salary £47,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,944 £33,000 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £38,700 £49,200
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
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
190 297 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.93% 17.54% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 146 228 234
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -4 2 £47,000 +34.28%
MPLS
North West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
2 5 (38.46%) Billing
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
3 4 (30.77%) Juniper
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) ADSL
4 3 (23.08%) ISDN
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (15.38%) Meraki
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
5 2 (15.38%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security
5 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
5 2 (15.38%) ProCurve
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
5 2 (15.38%) JNCIA
5 2 (15.38%) Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) DWDM
5 2 (15.38%) OSPF

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) ADSL
3 3 (23.08%) ISDN
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) BGP
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) DWDM
4 2 (15.38%) Internet
4 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
4 2 (15.38%) OSPF
4 2 (15.38%) PSTN
4 2 (15.38%) SNMP
4 2 (15.38%) VoIP
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security
General
1 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
2 5 (38.46%) Billing
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Process Management
4 1 (7.69%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (15.38%) JNCIA
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Juniper
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 2 (15.38%) Extreme Networks
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Meraki
3 2 (15.38%) ProCurve
4 1 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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