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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 94 78 86
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 12 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.87% 0.96% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.43% 4.64% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 10
Average salary £62,500 £41,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.70% -12.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £28,850 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,250 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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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
350 237 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.25% 20.61% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 277 206 240
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £52,500
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 1 April 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 April 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
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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 12 £62,500 +25.00% 2
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MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 23 (92.00%) Cisco
2 18 (72.00%) BGP
3 15 (60.00%) IPv6
4 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (52.00%) Firewall
5 12 (48.00%) OSPF
5 12 (48.00%) Load Balancing
6 10 (40.00%) CCNP
6 10 (40.00%) Citrix
6 10 (40.00%) SolarWinds
6 10 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (36.00%) F5
8 8 (32.00%) Linux
8 8 (32.00%) WAN
8 8 (32.00%) IPv4
8 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (32.00%) VPLS
8 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (32.00%) Spanning Tree
9 7 (28.00%) VoIP
9 7 (28.00%) VPN
9 7 (28.00%) IBM
9 7 (28.00%) BIG-IP
9 7 (28.00%) Product Management
9 7 (28.00%) NetScaler
10 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
10 6 (24.00%) Data Mining
10 6 (24.00%) CCIE
10 6 (24.00%) Juniper
10 6 (24.00%) Advertising

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 6 (24.00%) PaaS
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (72.00%) BGP
2 15 (60.00%) IPv6
3 13 (52.00%) Firewall
4 12 (48.00%) OSPF
5 10 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (32.00%) Spanning Tree
6 8 (32.00%) IPv4
6 8 (32.00%) WAN
6 8 (32.00%) VPLS
7 7 (28.00%) BIG-IP
7 7 (28.00%) VoIP
7 7 (28.00%) VPN
7 7 (28.00%) NetScaler
8 5 (20.00%) SAN
8 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (16.00%) NAS
9 4 (16.00%) Wireshark
9 4 (16.00%) Wireless
9 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
10 3 (12.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Data Mining
1 6 (24.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
General
1 6 (24.00%) Advertising
1 6 (24.00%) Marketing
2 3 (12.00%) Welsh Language
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Network Architect
2 9 (36.00%) Architect
3 7 (28.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Network Designer
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Designer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Debian
2 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.00%) CentOS
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) Product Management
4 6 (24.00%) Network Architecture
4 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (24.00%) Mobile Marketing
4 6 (24.00%) Low Latency
4 6 (24.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (12.00%) Line Management
5 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.00%) Network Management
6 2 (8.00%) Network Design
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (40.00%) CCNP
3 6 (24.00%) CCIE
4 5 (20.00%) CCNA
5 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) SAP Certification
6 1 (4.00%) JNCIA
6 1 (4.00%) JNCIS
6 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) ProxySG
1 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (12.00%) vSphere
2 1 (4.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) Citrix
2 10 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 9 (36.00%) F5
4 7 (28.00%) IBM
5 6 (24.00%) Juniper
6 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (12.00%) Mitel
7 3 (12.00%) Blue Coat
7 3 (12.00%) HP
8 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.00%) SAP
8 2 (8.00%) Brocade
8 2 (8.00%) VMware
9 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL
9 1 (4.00%) ProCurve
9 1 (4.00%) Oracle
9 1 (4.00%) EMC
9 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
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