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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 72 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 29 21 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.69% 1.94% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.33% 9.86% -
Number of salaries quoted 28 21 0
Median salary £42,500 £36,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.94%
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
256 213 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 23.75% 19.67% 22.99%
Number of salaries quoted 179 187 179
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
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
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 May 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram 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 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 17 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Gloucester -3 1 £28,000 +3.70%
MPLS
South West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 46 (100.00%) VPN
1 46 (100.00%) Cisco
2 41 (89.13%) Microsoft
3 36 (78.26%) Firewall
4 31 (67.39%) Cisco Nexus
5 23 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 22 (47.83%) VMware
6 22 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (47.83%) DNS
6 22 (47.83%) Windows
6 22 (47.83%) Linux
6 22 (47.83%) VoIP
7 20 (43.48%) ITIL
7 20 (43.48%) TCP/IP
8 18 (39.13%) SSL
8 18 (39.13%) Data Centre
9 16 (34.78%) Load Balancing
10 14 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (26.09%) SMTP
11 12 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (21.74%) PKI
12 10 (21.74%) HSRP
12 10 (21.74%) Cisco UCCE
12 10 (21.74%) Unified Communications
12 10 (21.74%) Telecoms
12 10 (21.74%) Cisco IPCC
12 10 (21.74%) DHCP
12 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
12 10 (21.74%) Broadband
12 10 (21.74%) CCNP

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 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 46 (100.00%) VPN
2 36 (78.26%) Firewall
3 31 (67.39%) Cisco Nexus
4 22 (47.83%) DNS
4 22 (47.83%) VoIP
5 20 (43.48%) TCP/IP
6 18 (39.13%) SSL
7 12 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (26.09%) SMTP
8 10 (21.74%) BGP
8 10 (21.74%) Broadband
8 10 (21.74%) DHCP
8 10 (21.74%) EIGRP
8 10 (21.74%) HSRP
8 10 (21.74%) OSPF
8 10 (21.74%) Unified Communications
8 10 (21.74%) VRRP
9 3 (6.52%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (6.52%) Wireless
10 2 (4.35%) NetScreen
General
1 10 (21.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (71.74%) Cisco Engineer
2 25 (54.35%) Network Engineer
3 23 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 21 (45.65%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 21 (45.65%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 21 (45.65%) Senior Network Engineer
5 10 (21.74%) Cisco Support
5 10 (21.74%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 10 (21.74%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 10 (21.74%) Support Engineer
5 10 (21.74%) Voice Engineer
5 10 (21.74%) Voice Support Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) NOC Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Junior
8 2 (4.35%) Junior Network Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Network Team Leader
9 1 (2.17%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 18 (39.13%) Data Centre
2 10 (21.74%) PKI
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Linux
1 22 (47.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) ITIL
2 16 (34.78%) Load Balancing
3 10 (21.74%) Fault Analysis
4 6 (13.04%) Network Design
5 3 (6.52%) Presales
6 2 (4.35%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.35%) ITSM
6 2 (4.35%) Service Management
7 1 (2.17%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (21.74%) CCNP
2 10 (21.74%) CCNP Voice
3 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
3 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (2.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) Cisco CUCM
1 10 (21.74%) Cisco IPCC
1 10 (21.74%) Cisco UCCE
1 10 (21.74%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) Cisco
2 41 (89.13%) Microsoft
3 23 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 22 (47.83%) VMware
5 8 (17.39%) Juniper