The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 91 87 80
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 7 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.60% 1.48% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.80% 6.41% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 7
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +40.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £59,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
MPLS
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
250 281 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 21.31% 23.17% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 221 226 171
Average salary £41,500 £38,400 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.07% -7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,550 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

MPLS
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

MPLS Salary Trend in South Wales

MPLS
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in South Wales

MPLS
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -5 6 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Torfaen 0 1 £65,000 +10.16%
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Wales

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 22 (84.62%) Cisco
2 21 (80.77%) BGP
2 21 (80.77%) Data Centre
3 20 (76.92%) OSPF
3 20 (76.92%) LAN
3 20 (76.92%) WAN
4 18 (69.23%) DNS
4 18 (69.23%) IPsec
5 14 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (50.00%) CCNP
6 13 (50.00%) Telecoms
6 13 (50.00%) F5
7 12 (46.15%) Load Balancing
8 11 (42.31%) VPLS
8 11 (42.31%) Problem Management
8 11 (42.31%) Capacity Management
8 11 (42.31%) Firewall
8 11 (42.31%) Spanning Tree
8 11 (42.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 10 (38.46%) Juniper
9 10 (38.46%) Internet
9 10 (38.46%) VPN
9 10 (38.46%) IPv6
9 10 (38.46%) Network Management
10 9 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (34.62%) IPv4
10 9 (34.62%) DHCP
10 9 (34.62%) FTP
10 9 (34.62%) EIGRP
10 9 (34.62%) Wireless

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) Drupal
1 1 (3.85%) nginx
1 1 (3.85%) Node.js
1 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) BGP
2 20 (76.92%) LAN
2 20 (76.92%) OSPF
2 20 (76.92%) WAN
3 18 (69.23%) DNS
3 18 (69.23%) IPsec
4 11 (42.31%) Firewall
4 11 (42.31%) Spanning Tree
4 11 (42.31%) VPLS
5 10 (38.46%) Internet
5 10 (38.46%) IPv6
5 10 (38.46%) VPN
6 9 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (34.62%) DHCP
6 9 (34.62%) EIGRP
6 9 (34.62%) FTP
6 9 (34.62%) IPv4
6 9 (34.62%) Wireless
7 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (7.69%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Big Data
1 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
1 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) GitLab
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) LAN Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Senior Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) WAN Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Network Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.85%) COM
2 1 (3.85%) Django
2 1 (3.85%) Drush
2 1 (3.85%) jQuery
2 1 (3.85%) LAMP
2 1 (3.85%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (3.85%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.85%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (80.77%) Data Centre
2 11 (42.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) CentOS
2 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Load Balancing
2 11 (42.31%) Capacity Management
2 11 (42.31%) Problem Management
3 10 (38.46%) Network Management
4 9 (34.62%) DDoS Mitigation
5 8 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) DevOps
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.69%) Product Management
8 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (3.85%) Line Management
8 1 (3.85%) Low Latency
8 1 (3.85%) Mobile Marketing
8 1 (3.85%) Network Architecture
8 1 (3.85%) Network Design
8 1 (3.85%) Open Source
8 1 (3.85%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.85%) Perl
1 1 (3.85%) PHP
1 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (11.54%) CCNA
3 3 (11.54%) JNCIA
4 2 (7.69%) AWS Certification
4 2 (7.69%) CCDA
4 2 (7.69%) SAP Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CCIE
5 1 (3.85%) CCSA
5 1 (3.85%) CCSE
5 1 (3.85%) JNCIS
5 1 (3.85%) MCITP
5 1 (3.85%) MCSA
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
2 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.69%) ISO22301
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Ceph
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
1 1 (3.85%) GlusterFS
1 1 (3.85%) iptables
1 1 (3.85%) LXC
1 1 (3.85%) NFS
1 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Ansible
1 1 (3.85%) CFEngine
1 1 (3.85%) HAProxy
1 1 (3.85%) Nagios
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
1 1 (3.85%) Salt
1 1 (3.85%) SELinux
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Cisco
2 13 (50.00%) F5
3 10 (38.46%) Juniper
4 8 (30.77%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.69%) Citrix
5 2 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.69%) SAP
5 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 2 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.85%) Brocade
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) Rackspace
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