The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 65 76 37
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -39
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 5 1 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.88% 0.15% 4.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.58% 1.03% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 29
Average salary - £32,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.73%
UK excluding London average salary £49,250 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+15.88% +0.59%
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 Somerset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
66 97 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 11.68% 14.31% 19.04%
Number of salaries quoted 54 75 113
Average salary £35,000 £33,695 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.87% -15.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

MPLS
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Somerset

MPLS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WLAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 5 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WLAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Team Leader
1 5 (100.00%) Network Team Leader
2 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
1 5 (100.00%) SonicWALL