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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 33 42 52
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.56% 0.78% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.44% 6.90% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £50,000 £56,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
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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
41 29 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 23.16% 11.28% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 31
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £65,000
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 14 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast

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Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Operations Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago