The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 37 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 3.15% 0.49% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.07% 2.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Average salary £27,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.15% +9.41%
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Gloucestershire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
56 45 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 19.58% 22.06% 23.88%
Number of salaries quoted 47 22 37
Average salary £34,000 £38,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £33,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Gloucester

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Gloucester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 19 (95.00%) Cisco
2 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 18 (90.00%) Firewall
2 18 (90.00%) VMware
2 18 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (85.00%) Linux
3 17 (85.00%) DNS
3 17 (85.00%) Incident Management
4 16 (80.00%) Juniper
4 16 (80.00%) VPN
5 7 (35.00%) ITIL
6 6 (30.00%) CCNA
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (15.00%) Citrix
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.00%) VoIP
7 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (10.00%) SMTP
8 2 (10.00%) SNMP
8 2 (10.00%) Apache
8 2 (10.00%) PHP
8 2 (10.00%) SQL
8 2 (10.00%) .NET
8 2 (10.00%) MySQL
8 2 (10.00%) IIS
8 2 (10.00%) SAN
8 2 (10.00%) Red Hat

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 18 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) Firewall
2 17 (85.00%) DNS
3 16 (80.00%) VPN
4 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.00%) VoIP
5 2 (10.00%) SMTP
5 2 (10.00%) SNMP
5 2 (10.00%) SAN
5 2 (10.00%) VLAN
6 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.00%) GPON
6 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) CentOS
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Incident Management
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Network Management
4 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) PHP
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) CCNA
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) APMP
System Software
1 18 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) vSphere
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) XenServer
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Cisco
2 18 (90.00%) VMware
3 16 (80.00%) Juniper
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.00%) Websense
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) IronPort
6 1 (5.00%) Veeam
6 1 (5.00%) 3PAR