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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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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
6 34 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.41% 17.44% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 31 11
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £36,750 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,300 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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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

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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

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Top 21 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Line Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) WAN Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Line Management
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) IBM