The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 97 104 89
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.23% 0.28% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 1.29% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 19
Median salary £42,500 £75,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-43.33% +76.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £50,500 £39,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £75,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +4.39%
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
255 311 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 19.81% 21.75% 18.07%
Number of salaries quoted 211 275 205
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Wales region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Wales

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Wales

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Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South Wales +3 3 £42,500 -43.33%
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 Wales region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 7 (77.78%) CCNP
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (77.78%) BGP
2 6 (66.67%) CCNA
2 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Internet
2 6 (66.67%) OSPF
2 6 (66.67%) IPsec
2 6 (66.67%) F5
2 6 (66.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (66.67%) DDoS Mitigation
2 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (55.56%) FTP
3 5 (55.56%) Juniper
4 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
4 4 (44.44%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (33.33%) JNCIA
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (33.33%) DevOps
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
5 3 (33.33%) IPv4
5 3 (33.33%) IPv6

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Top Related IT Skills in 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) BGP
2 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 6 (66.67%) Internet
2 6 (66.67%) IPsec
2 6 (66.67%) OSPF
3 5 (55.56%) FTP
4 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 4 (44.44%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
5 3 (33.33%) IPv4
5 3 (33.33%) IPv6
5 3 (33.33%) Junos
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
7 1 (11.11%) Broadband
7 1 (11.11%) SNMP
7 1 (11.11%) VRRP
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 6 (66.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (11.11%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) DDoS Mitigation
2 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
4 2 (22.22%) Network Design
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CCNP
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) AWS Certification
3 3 (33.33%) CCDA
3 3 (33.33%) JNCIA
4 2 (22.22%) JNCIS
4 2 (22.22%) MCITP
4 2 (22.22%) MCSA
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (11.11%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
1 6 (66.67%) F5
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Intel
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) ZTE