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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 81 96 80
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 13 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.15% 0.70% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.68% 4.30% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 1
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
229 186 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 20.21% 16.22% 20.02%
Number of salaries quoted 217 169 169
Average salary £38,400 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.71% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +7 10 £36,250 -27.50% 3
Torfaen - 3 £59,000 -
MPLS
Wales

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 26 (89.66%) Cisco
2 24 (82.76%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (65.52%) WAN
4 17 (58.62%) Firewall
5 16 (55.17%) VPN
5 16 (55.17%) Load Balancing
6 15 (51.72%) CheckPoint
6 15 (51.72%) BGP
6 15 (51.72%) CCNP
6 15 (51.72%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (48.28%) CCIE
7 14 (48.28%) LAN
8 13 (44.83%) F5
9 12 (41.38%) OSPF
10 9 (31.03%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (27.59%) CCNA
11 8 (27.59%) Advertising
11 8 (27.59%) Juniper
12 7 (24.14%) Network Design
12 7 (24.14%) IPv4
12 7 (24.14%) IPv6
13 6 (20.69%) Internet
14 5 (17.24%) VoIP
14 5 (17.24%) Ethernet
14 5 (17.24%) VPLS
15 4 (13.79%) Wireless
15 4 (13.79%) DWDM
15 4 (13.79%) DNS
15 4 (13.79%) Blue Coat
15 4 (13.79%) SolarWinds

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (3.45%) JBoss
1 1 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) SAS
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (10.34%) PaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (65.52%) WAN
2 17 (58.62%) Firewall
3 16 (55.17%) VPN
4 15 (51.72%) BGP
4 15 (51.72%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (48.28%) LAN
6 12 (41.38%) OSPF
7 9 (31.03%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (24.14%) IPv4
8 7 (24.14%) IPv6
9 6 (20.69%) Internet
10 5 (17.24%) VoIP
10 5 (17.24%) Ethernet
10 5 (17.24%) VPLS
11 4 (13.79%) Wireless
11 4 (13.79%) DWDM
11 4 (13.79%) DNS
12 3 (10.34%) SAN
12 3 (10.34%) DHCP
12 3 (10.34%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Data Mining
1 3 (10.34%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (27.59%) Advertising
2 4 (13.79%) Welsh Language
3 3 (10.34%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Network Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Network Architect
3 7 (24.14%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Operations Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Network Operations Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Designer
5 1 (3.45%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Network Designer
5 1 (3.45%) Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Network Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Load Balancing
2 7 (24.14%) Network Design
3 4 (13.79%) Network Architecture
4 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (10.34%) Mobile Marketing
4 3 (10.34%) Low Latency
4 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (10.34%) Line Management
4 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) Network Management
6 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Change Management
6 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 24 (82.76%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (51.72%) CCNP
3 14 (48.28%) CCIE
4 8 (27.59%) CCNA
5 4 (13.79%) CCIP
6 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) CCDA
7 1 (3.45%) CCDP
7 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.45%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.45%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
1 3 (10.34%) ProxySG
1 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
1 3 (10.34%) vSphere
2 1 (3.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (89.66%) Cisco
2 15 (51.72%) CheckPoint
3 13 (44.83%) F5
4 8 (27.59%) Juniper
5 4 (13.79%) Blue Coat
5 4 (13.79%) SolarWinds
5 4 (13.79%) VMware
6 3 (10.34%) Mitel
6 3 (10.34%) NetApp
6 3 (10.34%) Citrix
6 3 (10.34%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) EMC
7 1 (3.45%) Intel
7 1 (3.45%) Avaya
7 1 (3.45%) BT
7 1 (3.45%) TOWER Software
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