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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 87 86 86
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 12 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.01% 0.43% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.82% 2.55% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 6
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +20.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £38,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
249 157 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.99% 16.94% 29.44%
Number of salaries quoted 200 133 211
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 December 2014.

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 December 2014. 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 - 8 £25,750 -
Cheltenham -3 2 £42,500 -34.61%
MPLS
South West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 15 (75.00%) Firewall
3 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (65.00%) Windows
5 12 (60.00%) CCNA
6 11 (55.00%) Juniper
7 10 (50.00%) LAN
7 10 (50.00%) Linux
8 8 (40.00%) VPN
8 8 (40.00%) SLA
9 7 (35.00%) BGP
9 7 (35.00%) DNS
9 7 (35.00%) ITIL
9 7 (35.00%) VMware
9 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (30.00%) Finance
10 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (30.00%) EIGRP
11 5 (25.00%) SAN
11 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
11 5 (25.00%) Nokia
11 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
11 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
11 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
11 5 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
12 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
12 4 (20.00%) Change Management
12 4 (20.00%) Oracle

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) Firewall
2 10 (50.00%) LAN
3 8 (40.00%) VPN
4 7 (35.00%) DNS
4 7 (35.00%) BGP
5 6 (30.00%) EIGRP
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (25.00%) SAN
7 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (15.00%) iSCSI
8 3 (15.00%) NAS
8 3 (15.00%) Internet
8 3 (15.00%) WAN
9 2 (10.00%) DHCP
9 2 (10.00%) Wireless
10 1 (5.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 1 (5.00%) Network Security
10 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (5.00%) VRRP
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Network Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Lead Technical Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Lead Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Network Support
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Support
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Network Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.00%) AIX
4 3 (15.00%) Solaris
5 2 (10.00%) UNIX
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Cyber Security
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) Network Design
6 1 (5.00%) MODAF
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (60.00%) CCNA
3 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) CCNP
5 2 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (5.00%) CCIP
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.00%) MCP
6 1 (5.00%) MCSE
6 1 (5.00%) CCIE
6 1 (5.00%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) OpenView
1 3 (15.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) Juniper
3 7 (35.00%) VMware
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) Nokia
5 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle
6 4 (20.00%) Citrix
7 3 (15.00%) IBM
7 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (15.00%) BMC
8 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago