The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 104 81 70
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -11
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 21 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.21% 1.57% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.05% 8.57% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 25
Average salary £75,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.47% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +7.05%
MPLS
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
287 245 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 20.35% 18.32% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 255 207 255
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

MPLS
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 30 June 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Wales

MPLS
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
South Wales -11 3 £75,000 +59.57%
MPLS
UK

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (92.86%) BGP
3 12 (85.71%) IPv6
4 11 (78.57%) Firewall
5 10 (71.43%) OSPF
6 9 (64.29%) Load Balancing
6 9 (64.29%) BIG-IP
6 9 (64.29%) Product Management
6 9 (64.29%) SolarWinds
6 9 (64.29%) F5
6 9 (64.29%) NetScaler
6 9 (64.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (64.29%) Citrix
6 9 (64.29%) Spanning Tree
6 9 (64.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (28.57%) VMware
8 4 (28.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (28.57%) SAP Certification
8 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 4 (28.57%) HP
8 4 (28.57%) ISO 9001
8 4 (28.57%) SAP
9 3 (21.43%) Linux
9 3 (21.43%) IPv4
9 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (14.29%) Advertising

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the 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 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (28.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) BGP
2 12 (85.71%) IPv6
3 11 (78.57%) Firewall
4 10 (71.43%) OSPF
5 9 (64.29%) NetScaler
5 9 (64.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (64.29%) Spanning Tree
5 9 (64.29%) BIG-IP
6 3 (21.43%) IPv4
7 2 (14.29%) VPLS
7 2 (14.29%) VoIP
8 1 (7.14%) WAN
8 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
8 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
8 1 (7.14%) VPN
8 1 (7.14%) ATM
8 1 (7.14%) LAN
8 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
8 1 (7.14%) Network Security
8 1 (7.14%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
1 2 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 2 (14.29%) Advertising
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Architect
1 10 (71.43%) Network Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (64.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Debian
2 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
2 1 (7.14%) CentOS
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Load Balancing
1 9 (64.29%) Product Management
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Low Latency
4 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SAP Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) CCIE
4 1 (7.14%) CCNP
4 1 (7.14%) JNCIS
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) ISO 9001
1 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) Citrix
2 9 (64.29%) SolarWinds
2 9 (64.29%) F5
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) SAP
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) Brocade
5 1 (7.14%) SonicWALL