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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 88 68 79
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 10 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.82% 1.08% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.53% 4.57% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 5
Average salary £59,000 £50,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.00% +81.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,100 £32,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,600 £50,500 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
283 197 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 23.22% 23.54% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 225 168 203
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
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
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 2 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
(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
Caerphilly - 5 - -
Torfaen - 4 £59,000 -
Cardiff -26 1 £57,500 +15.00%
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Wales

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 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 22 (91.67%) Cisco
2 16 (66.67%) BGP
3 15 (62.50%) IPv6
3 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (58.33%) Load Balancing
5 13 (54.17%) Firewall
6 12 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (45.83%) F5
7 11 (45.83%) OSPF
7 11 (45.83%) CCNP
7 11 (45.83%) WAN
8 10 (41.67%) VPN
8 10 (41.67%) IPv4
9 8 (33.33%) Citrix
9 8 (33.33%) CCIE
9 8 (33.33%) VPLS
9 8 (33.33%) SolarWinds
10 7 (29.17%) Network Architecture
10 7 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (29.17%) Juniper
10 7 (29.17%) CheckPoint
10 7 (29.17%) Advertising
11 6 (25.00%) Marketing
11 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (25.00%) IBM
11 6 (25.00%) LAN
11 6 (25.00%) VoIP
11 6 (25.00%) Linux
11 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
11 6 (25.00%) Data Mining

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (25.00%) PaaS
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) BGP
2 15 (62.50%) IPv6
3 13 (54.17%) Firewall
4 12 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (45.83%) OSPF
5 11 (45.83%) WAN
6 10 (41.67%) VPN
6 10 (41.67%) IPv4
7 8 (33.33%) VPLS
8 7 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (25.00%) LAN
9 6 (25.00%) VoIP
10 5 (20.83%) BIG-IP
10 5 (20.83%) NetScaler
11 4 (16.67%) IPsec
11 4 (16.67%) Wireless
11 4 (16.67%) NAS
11 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
11 4 (16.67%) SAN
12 3 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Data Mining
1 6 (25.00%) Big Data
General
1 7 (29.17%) Advertising
2 6 (25.00%) Marketing
3 3 (12.50%) Welsh Language
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (33.33%) Network Architect
3 8 (33.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Load Balancing
2 7 (29.17%) Network Architecture
3 6 (25.00%) Mobile Marketing
3 6 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 6 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) Product Management
5 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.50%) Network Design
5 3 (12.50%) Line Management
5 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.33%) Network Management
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL
7 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (45.83%) CCNP
3 8 (33.33%) CCIE
4 5 (20.83%) CCNA
5 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) CCDA
6 1 (4.17%) CCDP
6 1 (4.17%) JNCIA
6 1 (4.17%) JNCIS
6 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) ProxySG
1 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 3 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (4.17%) NFS
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Cisco
2 11 (45.83%) F5
3 8 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 8 (33.33%) Citrix
4 7 (29.17%) Juniper
4 7 (29.17%) CheckPoint
5 6 (25.00%) IBM
6 3 (12.50%) Mitel
6 3 (12.50%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.17%) EMC
Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 Per Annum On Call (£5k) + Pension + 25
Posted: 4 days ago