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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 99 104 77
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -27
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 4 3 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.30% 0.22% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.37% 1.29% 8.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 26
Median salary £51,250 £27,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+86.36% -50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £43,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.05% -
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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
293 233 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 21.90% 16.93% 21.79%
Number of salaries quoted 228 210 261
Median salary £36,189 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.60% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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

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 July 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 30 July 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 +7 4 £51,250 +86.36%
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UK

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (80.00%) DNS
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) CCNP
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (60.00%) Internet
3 6 (60.00%) OSPF
3 6 (60.00%) BGP
3 6 (60.00%) WAN
4 5 (50.00%) DHCP
4 5 (50.00%) CCNA
4 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (50.00%) F5
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (40.00%) DDoS Mitigation
5 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (40.00%) IPsec
5 4 (40.00%) Avaya
5 4 (40.00%) Juniper
5 4 (40.00%) VPN
5 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (40.00%) FTP
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) IPv4
6 3 (30.00%) IPv6
6 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall

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 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) JBoss
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) DNS
2 7 (70.00%) LAN
3 6 (60.00%) BGP
3 6 (60.00%) Internet
3 6 (60.00%) OSPF
3 6 (60.00%) WAN
4 5 (50.00%) DHCP
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (40.00%) FTP
5 4 (40.00%) IPsec
5 4 (40.00%) VPN
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) IPv4
6 3 (30.00%) IPv6
7 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
7 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
8 1 (10.00%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior NOC Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CCNP
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CCDA
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (10.00%) CCVP
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIS
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 5 (50.00%) F5
3 4 (40.00%) Avaya
3 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) Intel
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (10.00%) ZTE