The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 78 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 10 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.99% 1.44% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.85% 6.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 0
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
206 241 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 20.36% 23.06% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 171 231 177
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +3 10 £50,000 +42.85% 1
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Wales

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 16 (94.12%) Firewall
2 15 (88.24%) WAN
2 15 (88.24%) Cisco
3 13 (76.47%) LAN
4 10 (58.82%) DHCP
4 10 (58.82%) Advertising
5 9 (52.94%) BGP
5 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (47.06%) CCNP
6 8 (47.06%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (41.18%) VPN
7 7 (41.18%) VMware
8 6 (35.29%) Network Design
8 6 (35.29%) Juniper
8 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (29.41%) HSRP
9 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
9 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
9 5 (29.41%) Intel
9 5 (29.41%) DNS
9 5 (29.41%) Ethernet
9 5 (29.41%) CCIP
9 5 (29.41%) Windows
9 5 (29.41%) MS Office
9 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
9 5 (29.41%) SSH
9 5 (29.41%) TELNET
9 5 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (29.41%) Internet
10 4 (23.53%) WebSphere

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
2 4 (23.53%) Apache
2 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) Firewall
2 15 (88.24%) WAN
3 13 (76.47%) LAN
4 10 (58.82%) DHCP
5 9 (52.94%) BGP
6 7 (41.18%) VPN
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (29.41%) HSRP
8 5 (29.41%) DNS
8 5 (29.41%) Ethernet
8 5 (29.41%) SSH
8 5 (29.41%) TELNET
8 5 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (29.41%) Internet
9 2 (11.76%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (11.76%) VPLS
9 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (11.76%) OSPF
9 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
9 2 (11.76%) Wireless
General
1 10 (58.82%) Advertising
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Network Team Leader
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Design Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Release Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Head of Operations
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Change Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) JSP
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Network Design
2 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
3 3 (17.65%) Change Control
3 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) RPG
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (47.06%) CCNP
3 5 (29.41%) CCIP
4 3 (17.65%) CCIE
5 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (11.76%) CCDP
6 1 (5.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.88%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) Juniper
4 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
4 5 (29.41%) Intel
5 4 (23.53%) JBoss
5 4 (23.53%) Avaya
6 2 (11.76%) F5
7 1 (5.88%) Nortel
7 1 (5.88%) NetApp
7 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 23 hours ago