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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 72 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 10 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.12% 0.74% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.06% 3.59% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 12
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £50,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
124 223 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 13.90% 20.53% 21.08%
Number of salaries quoted 109 195 217
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Cardiff +11 8 £50,000 -
Bridgend - 2 - -
MPLS
Wales

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 24 (88.89%) Cisco
2 22 (81.48%) DNS
2 22 (81.48%) LAN
2 22 (81.48%) DHCP
3 21 (77.78%) CCNP
3 21 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (74.07%) Avaya
4 20 (74.07%) CheckPoint
4 20 (74.07%) Telecoms
5 19 (70.37%) Internet
5 19 (70.37%) Unified Communications
5 19 (70.37%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (62.96%) Finance
6 17 (62.96%) Banking
7 15 (55.56%) F5
8 14 (51.85%) WAN
9 13 (48.15%) OSPF
9 13 (48.15%) VPN
9 13 (48.15%) BGP
9 13 (48.15%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (40.74%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (40.74%) BIG-IP
11 8 (29.63%) CCVP
11 8 (29.63%) CCNP Voice
12 7 (25.93%) Cisco UCCE
12 7 (25.93%) Firewall
13 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
13 6 (22.22%) Linux
14 5 (18.52%) Ethernet
14 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) Apache
1 3 (11.11%) JBoss
1 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 22 (81.48%) DHCP
1 22 (81.48%) DNS
1 22 (81.48%) LAN
2 19 (70.37%) Internet
2 19 (70.37%) Unified Communications
3 14 (51.85%) WAN
4 13 (48.15%) BGP
4 13 (48.15%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (48.15%) OSPF
4 13 (48.15%) VPN
5 11 (40.74%) BIG-IP
5 11 (40.74%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (25.93%) Firewall
7 5 (18.52%) Ethernet
8 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 3 (11.11%) VoIP
8 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (11.11%) Wireshark
9 2 (7.41%) SSL
9 2 (7.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
General
1 20 (74.07%) Telecoms
2 17 (62.96%) Banking
2 17 (62.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Architect
2 17 (62.96%) Cisco Architect
3 11 (40.74%) Network Architect
4 10 (37.04%) Cisco Network Architect
5 8 (29.63%) Telecoms Architect
6 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Performance Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Service Operations Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Apache Flex
2 2 (7.41%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (70.37%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (14.81%) Windows
4 3 (11.11%) CentOS
4 3 (11.11%) Debian
4 3 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (7.41%) Change Management
2 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
2 2 (7.41%) Network Management
2 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
2 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
2 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (77.78%) CCNP
1 21 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (29.63%) CCNP Voice
2 8 (29.63%) CCVP
3 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (14.81%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (7.41%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Cisco
2 20 (74.07%) Avaya
2 20 (74.07%) CheckPoint
3 15 (55.56%) F5
4 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 4 (14.81%) Palo Alto
6 3 (11.11%) Brocade
6 3 (11.11%) IBM
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle
6 3 (11.11%) SonicWALL
7 2 (7.41%) Blue Coat
7 2 (7.41%) BMC
7 2 (7.41%) Citrix
7 2 (7.41%) HP
7 2 (7.41%) Intel
7 2 (7.41%) Juniper
7 2 (7.41%) Nortel
7 2 (7.41%) Remedy
7 2 (7.41%) VMware