The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 100 73 85
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +12
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.098% 2.25% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 10.15% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 20 11
Median salary £60,000 £42,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% +66.66%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
188 197 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 18.50% 22.13% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 151 152 162
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucestershire region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -5 1 £60,000 +41.17%
MPLS
South West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
3 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
4 4 (57.14%) C
4 4 (57.14%) Dell
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (57.14%) VLAN
4 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
6 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) WSUS
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) Software Distribution
6 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 2 (28.57%) PPTP
6 2 (28.57%) SSL
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (57.14%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (28.57%) IPX
4 2 (28.57%) IPX/SPX
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) PPP
4 2 (28.57%) PPTP
4 2 (28.57%) SSL
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) BGP
5 1 (14.29%) Broadband
5 1 (14.29%) OSPF
5 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
5 1 (14.29%) VPLS
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) IT Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) IT Support
1 2 (28.57%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Presales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Software Distribution
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Dell
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) Sage
5 1 (14.29%) Sophos