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 31 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 South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 71 61 79
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 24 26 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.10% 2.30% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.52% 10.92% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 1
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
252 238 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 22.05% 21.10% 25.39%
Number of salaries quoted 230 208 179
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
Wales

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -11 24 £55,000 +29.41% 3
MPLS
Wales

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 30 (93.75%) Cisco
2 29 (90.63%) Firewall
3 26 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (71.88%) LAN
4 23 (71.88%) WAN
5 19 (59.38%) CCNP
6 18 (56.25%) BGP
6 18 (56.25%) VPN
7 17 (53.13%) Load Balancing
8 15 (46.88%) Advertising
9 14 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (37.50%) F5
10 12 (37.50%) DHCP
11 11 (34.38%) CheckPoint
11 11 (34.38%) Internet
11 11 (34.38%) CCIP
11 11 (34.38%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (31.25%) Juniper
13 9 (28.13%) OSPF
13 9 (28.13%) CCNA
13 9 (28.13%) Telnet
13 9 (28.13%) SSH
13 9 (28.13%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (28.13%) SolarWinds
13 9 (28.13%) HSRP
13 9 (28.13%) PuTTY
13 9 (28.13%) SecureCRT
14 8 (25.00%) CCIE
14 8 (25.00%) MS Office
15 6 (18.75%) Network Design

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (6.25%) Apache
1 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (90.63%) Firewall
2 23 (71.88%) LAN
2 23 (71.88%) WAN
3 18 (56.25%) BGP
3 18 (56.25%) VPN
4 14 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (37.50%) DHCP
6 11 (34.38%) Internet
6 11 (34.38%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (28.13%) OSPF
7 9 (28.13%) Telnet
7 9 (28.13%) SSH
7 9 (28.13%) HSRP
7 9 (28.13%) PuTTY
7 9 (28.13%) SecureCRT
8 4 (12.50%) IPv4
8 4 (12.50%) IPv6
8 4 (12.50%) DWDM
9 3 (9.38%) DNS
9 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (46.88%) Advertising
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Network Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Network Team Leader
2 10 (31.25%) Team Leader
3 7 (21.88%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Network Operations Team Leader
4 6 (18.75%) Operations Team Leader
5 4 (12.50%) Network Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Network Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Load Balancing
2 6 (18.75%) Network Design
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL
3 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.13%) Change Management
4 1 (3.13%) Change Control
4 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 26 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (59.38%) CCNP
3 11 (34.38%) CCIP
4 9 (28.13%) CCNA
5 8 (25.00%) CCIE
6 1 (3.13%) CCENT
6 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.13%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Cisco
2 12 (37.50%) F5
3 11 (34.38%) CheckPoint
4 10 (31.25%) Juniper
5 9 (28.13%) SolarWinds
6 4 (12.50%) VMware
7 2 (6.25%) JBoss
7 2 (6.25%) NetApp
7 2 (6.25%) Avaya
7 2 (6.25%) Intel
8 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.13%) TOWER Software
8 1 (3.13%) BT
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