The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 49 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.09% 1.87% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 11.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
MPLS
Cheshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 44 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 14.18% 16.42% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 25 25 17
Average salary £36,250 £38,500 £52,858
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.84% -27.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £100,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Multicast
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Finance

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Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) Multicast
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Project Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Operations Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint