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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 34 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.74% - 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.34% - 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £64,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
29 40 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 16.86% 16.53% 19.55%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 49
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -22.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £24,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £46,250 £56,000
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

MPLS
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) OpenView
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) BMC
2 2 (50.00%) Unicenter
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) HSRP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) VRRP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Lead Technical Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) AIX
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) OpenView
1 2 (50.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) BMC
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco