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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 86 81 80
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 11 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.91% 0.96% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.41% 4.37% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 8
Average salary £63,750 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £31,450 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,750 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
323 206 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 26.76% 21.89% 22.61%
Number of salaries quoted 252 177 208
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 March 2015.

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 March 2015. 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
Caerphilly - 8 £75,000 -
Torfaen - 2 £62,000 -
Cardiff -11 1 £57,500 +15.00% 1
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Wales

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 21 (91.30%) Cisco
2 18 (78.26%) BGP
3 15 (65.22%) IPv6
4 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (52.17%) OSPF
5 12 (52.17%) Load Balancing
6 11 (47.83%) Firewall
7 10 (43.48%) Citrix
7 10 (43.48%) CCNP
7 10 (43.48%) SolarWinds
7 10 (43.48%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (39.13%) F5
9 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (34.78%) VPLS
9 8 (34.78%) IPv4
9 8 (34.78%) WAN
9 8 (34.78%) Spanning Tree
10 7 (30.43%) NetScaler
10 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (30.43%) Product Management
10 7 (30.43%) VPN
10 7 (30.43%) BIG-IP
11 6 (26.09%) Marketing
11 6 (26.09%) Advertising
11 6 (26.09%) IBM
11 6 (26.09%) CCIE
11 6 (26.09%) Juniper
11 6 (26.09%) Linux
11 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
11 6 (26.09%) Data Mining

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) PaaS
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) BGP
2 15 (65.22%) IPv6
3 12 (52.17%) OSPF
4 11 (47.83%) Firewall
5 10 (43.48%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (34.78%) Spanning Tree
6 8 (34.78%) VPLS
6 8 (34.78%) IPv4
6 8 (34.78%) WAN
7 7 (30.43%) VPN
7 7 (30.43%) BIG-IP
7 7 (30.43%) NetScaler
8 6 (26.09%) VoIP
9 4 (17.39%) SAN
9 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
9 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (17.39%) NAS
10 3 (13.04%) Wireshark
10 3 (13.04%) Wireless
10 3 (13.04%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Data Mining
1 6 (26.09%) Big Data
General
1 6 (26.09%) Advertising
1 6 (26.09%) Marketing
2 3 (13.04%) Welsh Language
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Network Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Architect
2 9 (39.13%) Network Architect
3 7 (30.43%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Designer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Network Designer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Load Balancing
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Product Management
4 6 (26.09%) Network Architecture
4 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
4 6 (26.09%) Mobile Marketing
4 6 (26.09%) Low Latency
4 6 (26.09%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (13.04%) Line Management
5 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.70%) Network Management
6 2 (8.70%) Network Design
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (43.48%) CCNP
3 6 (26.09%) CCIE
4 5 (21.74%) CCNA
5 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) SAP Certification
6 1 (4.35%) JNCIA
6 1 (4.35%) JNCIS
6 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) ProxySG
1 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
1 3 (13.04%) vSphere
2 1 (4.35%) NFS
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Cisco
2 10 (43.48%) Citrix
2 10 (43.48%) SolarWinds
3 9 (39.13%) F5
4 6 (26.09%) Juniper
4 6 (26.09%) IBM
5 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
6 3 (13.04%) Mitel
6 3 (13.04%) Blue Coat
7 2 (8.70%) SAP
7 2 (8.70%) VMware
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.70%) HP
8 1 (4.35%) EMC
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