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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank - 90 88
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire - 1.13% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.90% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 17
Median salary - £42,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +57.40%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.62% -1.50%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 107 245 205
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 12.86% 23.07% 19.85%
Number of salaries quoted 81 171 164
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +19.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire citing MPLS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Gloucestershire

MPLS
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

MPLS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) VPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) FlexPod
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Broadband
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Broadband
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) VPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Presales Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) FlexPod
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) VMware