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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 87 90 83
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 13 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.99% 1.26% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.68% 7.32% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 17
Median salary £67,500 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+58.82% -22.72%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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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
229 246 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.44% 17.29% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 172 228 287
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,450 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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

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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 27 September 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 27 September 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 0 13 £67,500 +58.82% 3
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MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 13 (81.25%) DHCP
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) DNS
2 12 (75.00%) Avaya
2 12 (75.00%) LAN
3 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (68.75%) CCNP
3 11 (68.75%) Telecoms
4 10 (62.50%) Finance
4 10 (62.50%) Banking
4 10 (62.50%) CheckPoint
4 10 (62.50%) Internet
4 10 (62.50%) Unified Communications
4 10 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (43.75%) WAN
6 6 (37.50%) OSPF
6 6 (37.50%) BGP
7 5 (31.25%) VPN
7 5 (31.25%) Linux
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco UCCE
7 5 (31.25%) BIG-IP
7 5 (31.25%) CCVP
7 5 (31.25%) CCNP Voice
7 5 (31.25%) F5
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
8 4 (25.00%) Windows

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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 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) JBoss
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) DHCP
2 12 (75.00%) DNS
2 12 (75.00%) LAN
3 10 (62.50%) Internet
3 10 (62.50%) Unified Communications
4 7 (43.75%) WAN
5 6 (37.50%) BGP
5 6 (37.50%) OSPF
6 5 (31.25%) BIG-IP
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (31.25%) VPN
7 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
8 2 (12.50%) Firewall
8 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 2 (12.50%) VoIP
8 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (12.50%) Wireshark
9 1 (6.25%) SNMP
9 1 (6.25%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (68.75%) Telecoms
2 10 (62.50%) Banking
2 10 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Architect
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Network Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Network Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Telecoms Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) CentOS
3 2 (12.50%) Debian
3 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Modelling
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
2 1 (6.25%) Project Management
2 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) CCNP
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CCNP Voice
2 5 (31.25%) CCVP
3 1 (6.25%) CCIE
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) Avaya
3 10 (62.50%) CheckPoint
4 5 (31.25%) F5
5 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (12.50%) Brocade
6 2 (12.50%) IBM
6 2 (12.50%) Intel
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) SonicWALL
6 2 (12.50%) VMware
7 1 (6.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (6.25%) ZTE
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