The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 75 86 82
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 20 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.15% 0.33% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.26% 1.50% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 2
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -17.14%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
MPLS
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
195 200 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.92% 22.00% 23.25%
Number of salaries quoted 166 149 173
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

MPLS
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

MPLS
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +5 7 £27,000 -
Cheltenham +6 6 £37,500 +29.31%
MPLS
South West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 41 (97.62%) Cisco
2 34 (80.95%) Linux
3 31 (73.81%) Juniper
4 30 (71.43%) Firewall
5 25 (59.52%) VMware
5 25 (59.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (59.52%) Windows
6 22 (52.38%) LAN
7 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
8 19 (45.24%) MS Exchange
9 18 (42.86%) CCNA
9 18 (42.86%) DNS
9 18 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (42.86%) Incident Management
10 16 (38.10%) BGP
10 16 (38.10%) EIGRP
10 16 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (38.10%) VPN
10 16 (38.10%) UNIX
11 14 (33.33%) Finance
12 11 (26.19%) CheckPoint
12 11 (26.19%) Change Management
12 11 (26.19%) Nokia
13 10 (23.81%) Citrix
13 10 (23.81%) SLA
13 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
13 10 (23.81%) MS Visio
13 10 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
14 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (21.43%) ITIL

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 19 (45.24%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) IIS
2 3 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (23.81%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 30 (71.43%) Firewall
2 22 (52.38%) LAN
3 18 (42.86%) DNS
4 16 (38.10%) VPN
4 16 (38.10%) BGP
4 16 (38.10%) EIGRP
4 16 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (19.05%) WAN
6 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
7 3 (7.14%) SMTP
7 3 (7.14%) SNMP
7 3 (7.14%) VLAN
8 2 (4.76%) VoIP
8 2 (4.76%) SAN
9 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (2.38%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Support Engineer
2 16 (38.10%) Analyst
2 16 (38.10%) Network Analyst
3 9 (21.43%) Senior Network Analyst
3 9 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) IT Support
5 5 (11.90%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.38%) IT Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 34 (80.95%) Linux
2 25 (59.52%) Windows
3 16 (38.10%) UNIX
4 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (7.14%) CentOS
7 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 11 (26.19%) Change Management
3 10 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (21.43%) ITIL
5 6 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (7.14%) Service Management
6 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.38%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Time Management
7 1 (2.38%) Network Management
7 1 (2.38%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.38%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) PHP
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) CCNA
1 18 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (59.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.14%) Terminal Services
3 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (2.38%) XenApp
4 1 (2.38%) XenServer
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.38%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (97.62%) Cisco
2 31 (73.81%) Juniper
3 25 (59.52%) VMware
4 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
5 11 (26.19%) Nokia
5 11 (26.19%) CheckPoint
6 10 (23.81%) Citrix
7 7 (16.67%) HP
8 6 (14.29%) 3PAR
9 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.38%) Websense
10 1 (2.38%) IronPort
10 1 (2.38%) Veeam
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday