The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 56 60
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.18% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.43% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £29,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.71%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
108 70 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 13.57% 12.39% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 106 59 83
Average salary £36,500 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,700 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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 30 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCT
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) MOM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

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Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCT
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) MOM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware