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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 88 91 86
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 21 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.62% 0.87% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.14% 5.19% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 13
Median salary £67,500 £50,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% +29.87%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.95%
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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
173 212 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 13.38% 16.69% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 134 190 213
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,400
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £20,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +8 19 £67,500 +35.00%
West Wales - 2 £46,250 - 1
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MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 26 (89.66%) LAN
1 26 (89.66%) DNS
2 24 (82.76%) Cisco
2 24 (82.76%) DHCP
3 22 (75.86%) CCNP
3 22 (75.86%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (75.86%) Avaya
4 19 (65.52%) CheckPoint
4 19 (65.52%) Internet
4 19 (65.52%) Telecoms
4 19 (65.52%) Unified Communications
4 19 (65.52%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (62.07%) WAN
6 17 (58.62%) Finance
6 17 (58.62%) Banking
7 14 (48.28%) F5
7 14 (48.28%) OSPF
7 14 (48.28%) BGP
8 12 (41.38%) VPN
8 12 (41.38%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (37.93%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (37.93%) BIG-IP
10 8 (27.59%) CCNP Voice
10 8 (27.59%) Ethernet
10 8 (27.59%) CCVP
11 7 (24.14%) Firewall
11 7 (24.14%) Linux
11 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
11 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (24.14%) Cisco UCCE

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 5 (17.24%) Apache
1 5 (17.24%) JBoss
1 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
1 5 (17.24%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 26 (89.66%) DNS
1 26 (89.66%) LAN
2 24 (82.76%) DHCP
3 19 (65.52%) Internet
3 19 (65.52%) Unified Communications
4 18 (62.07%) WAN
5 14 (48.28%) BGP
5 14 (48.28%) OSPF
6 12 (41.38%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (41.38%) VPN
7 11 (37.93%) BIG-IP
7 11 (37.93%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (27.59%) Ethernet
9 7 (24.14%) Firewall
10 5 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (10.34%) SNMP
12 2 (6.90%) IPsec
12 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
12 2 (6.90%) VoIP
12 2 (6.90%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
General
1 19 (65.52%) Telecoms
2 17 (58.62%) Banking
2 17 (58.62%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Architect
2 17 (58.62%) Cisco Architect
3 11 (37.93%) Network Architect
4 10 (34.48%) Cisco Network Architect
5 8 (27.59%) Telecoms Architect
6 4 (13.79%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Service Operations Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Apache Flex
2 1 (3.45%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (65.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
1 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) CentOS
3 2 (6.90%) Debian
3 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (6.90%) Change Control
2 2 (6.90%) Coaching
2 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
2 2 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
2 2 (6.90%) Project Management
2 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.45%) Change Management
3 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL
3 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.45%) Network Management
3 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (75.86%) CCNP
1 22 (75.86%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (27.59%) CCNP Voice
2 8 (27.59%) CCVP
3 2 (6.90%) CCDP
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (10.34%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (3.45%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Cisco
2 22 (75.86%) Avaya
3 19 (65.52%) CheckPoint
4 14 (48.28%) F5
5 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
6 5 (17.24%) IBM
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.79%) Intel
7 4 (13.79%) VMware
8 3 (10.34%) Palo Alto
9 2 (6.90%) AppDynamics
9 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
9 2 (6.90%) Brocade
9 2 (6.90%) Oracle
9 2 (6.90%) SonicWALL
9 2 (6.90%) Sun
10 1 (3.45%) Citrix
10 1 (3.45%) HP
10 1 (3.45%) Juniper
10 1 (3.45%) Nortel
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