The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 57 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 19 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.20% 1.73% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.84% 10.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 0
Median salary £34,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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 Somerset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
128 98 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 21.55% 16.96% 14.62%
Number of salaries quoted 121 81 96
Median salary £38,000 £37,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,597 £26,000 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Somerset

MPLS
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Somerset 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
Street - 11 £30,000 -
Clevedon - 2 £40,000 -
Bath - 1 £57,500 -
MPLS
South West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

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 Somerset region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 15 (71.43%) Cisco
2 13 (61.90%) CCNA
2 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (61.90%) Juniper
3 12 (57.14%) WAN
4 11 (52.38%) VPLS
5 9 (42.86%) Firewall
6 8 (38.10%) OSPF
6 8 (38.10%) BGP
6 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
7 7 (33.33%) VMware
7 7 (33.33%) CCVP
7 7 (33.33%) IVR
7 7 (33.33%) IP Telephony
7 7 (33.33%) Internet
7 7 (33.33%) VLAN
7 7 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
7 7 (33.33%) Network Security
7 7 (33.33%) Computer Security
7 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
7 7 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
7 7 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (33.33%) MGCP
7 7 (33.33%) Project Management
7 7 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (33.33%) Wireless
7 7 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (23.81%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) WAN
2 11 (52.38%) VPLS
3 9 (42.86%) Firewall
4 8 (38.10%) BGP
4 8 (38.10%) OSPF
5 7 (33.33%) ADSL
5 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
5 7 (33.33%) Internet
5 7 (33.33%) IP Telephony
5 7 (33.33%) LAN
5 7 (33.33%) MGCP
5 7 (33.33%) Network Security
5 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 7 (33.33%) VLAN
5 7 (33.33%) VoIP
5 7 (33.33%) VPN
5 7 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (33.33%) Wireless
6 2 (9.52%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 6 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) NOC Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Field Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Field Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Installations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (4.76%) Flask
2 1 (4.76%) Qt
2 1 (4.76%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) IVR
2 5 (23.81%) Wiki
3 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.76%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (33.33%) Computer Security
1 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
1 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 7 (33.33%) Project Management
1 7 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
2 1 (4.76%) Cross-Platform Development
2 1 (4.76%) Network Planning
2 1 (4.76%) OOD
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
2 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C++
1 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) CCNA
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (33.33%) CCNP
2 7 (33.33%) CCVP
3 6 (28.57%) JNCIS
4 5 (23.81%) JNCIA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Cisco
2 13 (61.90%) Juniper
3 7 (33.33%) Aruba
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (4.76%) BT
5 1 (4.76%) Facebook