Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for MPLS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MPLS over the 6 months to 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 125 163
Rank change year-on-year +23 +38 -45
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 11 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.76% 0.56% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.61% 2.93% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 5
Gloucestershire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +29.41% -
10th Percentile £37,000 £38,550 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £63,000
South West median annual salary £46,625 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +15.12% -4.71% +6.25%

MPLS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 196 273 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 13.56% 19.01% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 140 230 350
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £24,500 £31,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £62,750 £67,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £44,657 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.33% +12.00% -

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing MPLS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Gloucestershire

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Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Gloucestershire

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Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Gloucestershire

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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 6 months to 23 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 6 £50,000 -
MPLS
South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) DV Cleared
2 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
3 7 (63.64%) Juniper
3 7 (63.64%) Network Design
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (54.55%) CCNA
5 5 (45.45%) VPN
6 4 (36.36%) LAN
6 4 (36.36%) CCNP
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (36.36%) OSPF
6 4 (36.36%) BGP
6 4 (36.36%) RSVP
6 4 (36.36%) IPsec
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (36.36%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (36.36%) SSH
6 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
7 3 (27.27%) Cybercrime
7 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
7 3 (27.27%) C
7 3 (27.27%) Windows
8 2 (18.18%) Linux
8 2 (18.18%) SDH
8 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
9 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (9.09%) Line Management
9 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V

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Co-occurring 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 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) BGP
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (36.36%) IPsec
3 4 (36.36%) LAN
3 4 (36.36%) OSPF
3 4 (36.36%) RSVP
3 4 (36.36%) SSH
4 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
5 2 (18.18%) SDH
6 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (9.09%) VLAN
6 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) Cybercrime
3 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Network Design
2 4 (36.36%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) DV Cleared
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) CCNA
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (36.36%) CCNP
4 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft