The first table below looks at the demand for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.14% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
54 20 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 20.53% 7.60% 22.56%
Number of salaries quoted 38 9 42
Average salary £38,500 £34,750 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.79% +21.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £32,500 £55,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
Cheshire

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

MPLS
Salary Trend in Chester

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Chester

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Chester region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Chester

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (50.00%) VPLS
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Kaspersky
2 2 (50.00%) RIP
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Lync
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Xen
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) VPLS
1 2 (50.00%) RIP
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Programme Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (50.00%) Kaspersky
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix