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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 90 103 87
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 14 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.09% 0.60% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.28% 3.74% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 1
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
MPLS
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
265 214 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 20.64% 16.04% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 233 196 191
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,700 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +15 13 £38,500 -9.41% 3
West Wales - 1 £30,000 -
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UK

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 29 (90.63%) Cisco
2 25 (78.13%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (62.50%) WAN
4 19 (59.38%) Firewall
5 16 (50.00%) BGP
5 16 (50.00%) VPN
5 16 (50.00%) Load Balancing
5 16 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (50.00%) CCNP
6 15 (46.88%) CCIE
6 15 (46.88%) CheckPoint
6 15 (46.88%) LAN
7 13 (40.63%) OSPF
7 13 (40.63%) F5
8 9 (28.13%) Juniper
8 9 (28.13%) CCNA
8 9 (28.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (25.00%) Advertising
10 7 (21.88%) Network Design
10 7 (21.88%) IPv4
10 7 (21.88%) IPv6
11 6 (18.75%) Internet
11 6 (18.75%) Wireless
11 6 (18.75%) VPLS
12 5 (15.63%) CCIP
12 5 (15.63%) VoIP
12 5 (15.63%) Ethernet
12 5 (15.63%) VMware
13 4 (12.50%) Mitel
13 4 (12.50%) Blue Coat

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (3.13%) JBoss
1 1 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) SAS
1 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.13%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (9.38%) PaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (62.50%) WAN
2 19 (59.38%) Firewall
3 16 (50.00%) BGP
3 16 (50.00%) VPN
3 16 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (46.88%) LAN
5 13 (40.63%) OSPF
6 9 (28.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (21.88%) IPv4
7 7 (21.88%) IPv6
8 6 (18.75%) Internet
8 6 (18.75%) Wireless
8 6 (18.75%) VPLS
9 5 (15.63%) VoIP
9 5 (15.63%) Ethernet
10 4 (12.50%) DWDM
10 4 (12.50%) SAN
10 4 (12.50%) DNS
11 3 (9.38%) RIP
11 3 (9.38%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Data Mining
1 3 (9.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (25.00%) Advertising
2 4 (12.50%) Welsh Language
3 3 (9.38%) Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) Finance
5 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Architect
3 7 (21.88%) Network Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Operations Team Leader
5 1 (3.13%) Network Operations Team Leader
5 1 (3.13%) Designer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Network Designer
5 1 (3.13%) Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Network Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (21.88%) Network Design
3 4 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (9.38%) Mobile Marketing
4 3 (9.38%) Low Latency
4 3 (9.38%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (9.38%) Line Management
4 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.25%) Network Management
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 25 (78.13%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (50.00%) CCNP
3 15 (46.88%) CCIE
4 9 (28.13%) CCNA
5 5 (15.63%) CCIP
6 2 (6.25%) CCDA
6 2 (6.25%) CCDP
6 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.13%) CCSP
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.13%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.13%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
1 3 (9.38%) ProxySG
1 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
1 3 (9.38%) vSphere
2 1 (3.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (90.63%) Cisco
2 15 (46.88%) CheckPoint
3 13 (40.63%) F5
4 9 (28.13%) Juniper
5 5 (15.63%) VMware
6 4 (12.50%) Mitel
6 4 (12.50%) Blue Coat
6 4 (12.50%) IBM
6 4 (12.50%) SolarWinds
7 3 (9.38%) NetApp
7 3 (9.38%) Citrix
8 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.25%) HP
8 2 (6.25%) BT
9 1 (3.13%) TOWER Software
9 1 (3.13%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (3.13%) Meraki
9 1 (3.13%) Brocade
9 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.13%) ProCurve
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