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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 71 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 30 20 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.71% 1.76% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.49% 8.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 29 20 0
Average salary £42,500 £34,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.08% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £49,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.56% +15.88%
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
261 227 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 23.56% 19.93% 22.51%
Number of salaries quoted 191 187 179
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram 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 29 April 2016. 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
Cheltenham +10 18 £42,500 +10.38% 3
Gloucester -1 1 £28,000 +3.70%
MPLS
South West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 49 (100.00%) VPN
1 49 (100.00%) Cisco
2 41 (83.67%) Microsoft
3 39 (79.59%) Firewall
4 29 (59.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 24 (48.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (48.98%) VMware
6 22 (44.90%) DNS
6 22 (44.90%) Windows
6 22 (44.90%) Linux
6 22 (44.90%) VoIP
7 21 (42.86%) CheckPoint
8 20 (40.82%) ITIL
8 20 (40.82%) TCP/IP
8 20 (40.82%) Data Centre
9 19 (38.78%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (36.73%) SSL
11 16 (32.65%) Load Balancing
12 14 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (24.49%) SMTP
13 12 (24.49%) CCNP
14 10 (20.41%) OSPF
14 10 (20.41%) BGP
14 10 (20.41%) EIGRP
14 10 (20.41%) VRRP
14 10 (20.41%) DHCP
14 10 (20.41%) MS Exchange
14 10 (20.41%) Broadband
14 10 (20.41%) PKI
14 10 (20.41%) Telecoms

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 10 (20.41%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 49 (100.00%) VPN
2 39 (79.59%) Firewall
3 29 (59.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 22 (44.90%) DNS
4 22 (44.90%) VoIP
5 20 (40.82%) TCP/IP
6 18 (36.73%) SSL
7 14 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (24.49%) SMTP
9 10 (20.41%) BGP
9 10 (20.41%) Broadband
9 10 (20.41%) DHCP
9 10 (20.41%) EIGRP
9 10 (20.41%) HSRP
9 10 (20.41%) OSPF
9 10 (20.41%) Unified Communications
9 10 (20.41%) VRRP
10 8 (16.33%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (16.33%) Wireless
11 2 (4.08%) NetScreen
General
1 10 (20.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Cisco Engineer
2 23 (46.94%) Network Engineer
3 21 (42.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 19 (38.78%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 19 (38.78%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 19 (38.78%) Senior Network Engineer
5 10 (20.41%) Cisco Support
5 10 (20.41%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 10 (20.41%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 10 (20.41%) Support Engineer
5 10 (20.41%) Voice Engineer
5 10 (20.41%) Voice Support Engineer
6 8 (16.33%) Consultant
7 6 (12.24%) Cisco Consultant
8 5 (10.20%) Team Leader
9 3 (6.12%) NOC Engineer
10 2 (4.08%) Junior
10 2 (4.08%) Junior Network Engineer
10 2 (4.08%) Network Consultant
11 1 (2.04%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.82%) Data Centre
2 10 (20.41%) PKI
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.90%) Linux
1 22 (44.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) ITIL
2 16 (32.65%) Load Balancing
3 10 (20.41%) Fault Analysis
4 8 (16.33%) Presales
5 6 (12.24%) Network Design
6 2 (4.08%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.08%) ITSM
6 2 (4.08%) Service Management
7 1 (2.04%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (38.78%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (24.49%) CCNP
3 10 (20.41%) CCNP Voice
4 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) Degree
5 2 (4.08%) HP ASE
5 2 (4.08%) HP MASE
6 1 (2.04%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (48.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) Cisco CUCM
1 10 (20.41%) Cisco IPCC
1 10 (20.41%) Cisco UCCE
1 10 (20.41%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) Cisco
2 41 (83.67%) Microsoft
3 24 (48.98%) VMware
4 21 (42.86%) CheckPoint
5 8 (16.33%) Juniper
6 2 (4.08%) HP
6 2 (4.08%) IronPort
6 2 (4.08%) Meraki
6 2 (4.08%) ProCurve
6 2 (4.08%) Tripwire
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