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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 99 97 80
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 8 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.59% 0.63% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.89% 3.81% 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 21
Median salary £51,250 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.17%
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
277 236 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 20.37% 16.61% 24.81%
Number of salaries quoted 207 216 289
Median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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

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 24 August 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Wales

MPLS
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 24 August 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 +11 8 £51,250 +7.89%
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UK

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) DNS
3 7 (58.33%) CCNP
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (58.33%) LAN
3 7 (58.33%) DHCP
4 6 (50.00%) Avaya
4 6 (50.00%) Internet
5 5 (41.67%) OSPF
5 5 (41.67%) BGP
5 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
5 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
5 5 (41.67%) WAN
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) Linux
6 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) Banking
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (33.33%) Unified Communications
6 4 (33.33%) F5
6 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (25.00%) Firewall
7 3 (25.00%) VPN
7 3 (25.00%) CCNA
8 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 2 (16.67%) Intel

MPLS
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 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) JBoss
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) DNS
2 7 (58.33%) DHCP
2 7 (58.33%) LAN
3 6 (50.00%) Internet
4 5 (41.67%) BGP
4 5 (41.67%) OSPF
4 5 (41.67%) WAN
5 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
5 4 (33.33%) Unified Communications
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) VPN
7 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
7 2 (16.67%) FTP
7 2 (16.67%) IPsec
7 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (16.67%) VoIP
7 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior NOC Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (8.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) CentOS
3 2 (16.67%) Debian
3 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
1 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Modelling
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Line Management
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) CCNP
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) CCNP Voice
3 2 (16.67%) CCVP
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CCDA
4 1 (8.33%) CCIE
4 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
4 1 (8.33%) JNCIS
4 1 (8.33%) MCITP
4 1 (8.33%) MCSA
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Avaya
3 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
4 4 (33.33%) F5
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (16.67%) Brocade
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) Intel
5 2 (16.67%) Juniper
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) SonicWALL
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (8.33%) ZTE