The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 75 70 84
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 27 27 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.01% 2.10% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.47% 9.78% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 1
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
285 276 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 21.17% 21.50% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 254 245 192
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,750 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 -10 24 £55,000 +29.41% 3
North Wales - 2 £46,250 -
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MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 36 (90.00%) Cisco
1 36 (90.00%) Firewall
2 27 (67.50%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (65.00%) LAN
3 26 (65.00%) WAN
4 23 (57.50%) BGP
5 20 (50.00%) CCNP
6 18 (45.00%) VPN
7 17 (42.50%) Load Balancing
8 15 (37.50%) Advertising
9 14 (35.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (35.00%) DHCP
9 14 (35.00%) OSPF
10 13 (32.50%) MS Office
11 12 (30.00%) CCIP
11 12 (30.00%) Internet
11 12 (30.00%) F5
12 11 (27.50%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (27.50%) VMware
12 11 (27.50%) CheckPoint
12 11 (27.50%) Juniper
13 10 (25.00%) CCNA
14 9 (22.50%) SSH
14 9 (22.50%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (22.50%) SolarWinds
14 9 (22.50%) PuTTY
14 9 (22.50%) SecureCRT
14 9 (22.50%) HSRP
14 9 (22.50%) CCIE
14 9 (22.50%) Telnet

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) Apache
1 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
1 3 (7.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (32.50%) MS Office
2 5 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (90.00%) Firewall
2 26 (65.00%) LAN
2 26 (65.00%) WAN
3 23 (57.50%) BGP
4 18 (45.00%) VPN
5 14 (35.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (35.00%) DHCP
5 14 (35.00%) OSPF
6 12 (30.00%) Internet
7 11 (27.50%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (22.50%) SSH
8 9 (22.50%) PuTTY
8 9 (22.50%) SecureCRT
8 9 (22.50%) HSRP
8 9 (22.50%) Telnet
9 5 (12.50%) DNS
9 5 (12.50%) Ethernet
9 5 (12.50%) RIP
9 5 (12.50%) VLAN
9 5 (12.50%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (37.50%) Advertising
2 6 (15.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Electronics
4 1 (2.50%) Welsh Language
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Network Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 10 (25.00%) Network Team Leader
3 7 (17.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Network Operations Team Leader
4 6 (15.00%) Operations Team Leader
5 5 (12.50%) Security Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Network Architect
6 4 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Security Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Network Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Technical Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Administrator
8 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Network Administrator
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.50%) DTV
1 1 (2.50%) Firmware
1 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Load Balancing
2 6 (15.00%) Network Design
3 3 (7.50%) ITIL
4 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.00%) Project Management
4 2 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.50%) Data Management
5 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.50%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.50%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (67.50%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (50.00%) CCNP
3 12 (30.00%) CCIP
4 10 (25.00%) CCNA
5 9 (22.50%) CCIE
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.50%) CCSP
6 1 (2.50%) CCDA
6 1 (2.50%) CCDP
6 1 (2.50%) CCENT
6 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 36 (90.00%) Cisco
2 12 (30.00%) F5
3 11 (27.50%) VMware
3 11 (27.50%) CheckPoint
3 11 (27.50%) Juniper
4 9 (22.50%) SolarWinds
5 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (12.50%) Fortinet
7 4 (10.00%) Intel
7 4 (10.00%) Avaya
8 3 (7.50%) JBoss
9 2 (5.00%) NetApp
9 2 (5.00%) BT
10 1 (2.50%) SAP
10 1 (2.50%) HP
10 1 (2.50%) TOWER Software
10 1 (2.50%) Mitel
10 1 (2.50%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.50%) Ruckus Wireless
10 1 (2.50%) Meraki
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