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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 23 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 12 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 7.10% - 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.69% - 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 2
Average salary £25,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
MPLS
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
58 63 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 34.32% 26.14% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 39 58 61
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Gloucester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (86.67%) Windows
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 12 (80.00%) VPN
2 12 (80.00%) Firewall
3 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (73.33%) DNS
3 11 (73.33%) ITIL
3 11 (73.33%) Juniper
3 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (66.67%) CCNA
4 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 10 (66.67%) Incident Management
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) SAN
6 2 (13.33%) BMC
6 2 (13.33%) Unicenter
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (13.33%) IBM
6 2 (13.33%) OpenView
6 2 (13.33%) LAN
6 2 (13.33%) WAN
6 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (13.33%) SLA
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 2 (13.33%) AIX
6 2 (13.33%) Solaris
6 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) VPN
1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) DNS
3 3 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
4 2 (13.33%) NAS
4 2 (13.33%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.67%) GPON
5 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (6.67%) HSRP
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (6.67%) SSL
5 1 (6.67%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Technical Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
1 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) AIX
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) ITIL
2 10 (66.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (66.67%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) MCP
4 1 (6.67%) CCIE
4 1 (6.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Unicenter
1 2 (13.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 11 (73.33%) Juniper
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) BMC
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix