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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 95 98 88
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 4 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.31% 0.44% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.63% 1.77% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 18
Median salary £46,250 £75,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.33% +76.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £51,250 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £75,000 £52,550
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
245 339 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 19.04% 25.11% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 211 292 189
Median salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +1 4 £46,250 -38.33%
MPLS
UK

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (90.00%) BGP
2 8 (80.00%) CCNP
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) IPsec
3 7 (70.00%) OSPF
3 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (60.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (60.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 6 (60.00%) F5
4 6 (60.00%) DNS
4 6 (60.00%) CCNA
4 6 (60.00%) Internet
5 5 (50.00%) Juniper
5 5 (50.00%) FTP
6 4 (40.00%) VPN
6 4 (40.00%) LAN
6 4 (40.00%) WAN
6 4 (40.00%) IPv4
6 4 (40.00%) IPv6
6 4 (40.00%) Firewall
6 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (30.00%) JNCIA
7 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (30.00%) CCDA
7 3 (30.00%) Windows
7 3 (30.00%) ITIL

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) BGP
2 7 (70.00%) IPsec
2 7 (70.00%) OSPF
3 6 (60.00%) DNS
3 6 (60.00%) Internet
4 5 (50.00%) FTP
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) IPv4
5 4 (40.00%) IPv6
5 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 4 (40.00%) VPN
5 4 (40.00%) WAN
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (30.00%) Junos
6 3 (30.00%) VPLS
7 2 (20.00%) DHCP
7 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
8 1 (10.00%) Broadband
8 1 (10.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
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
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (60.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (10.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Line Management
4 2 (20.00%) Network Design
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Network Management
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCNP
3 6 (60.00%) CCNA
4 3 (30.00%) AWS Certification
4 3 (30.00%) CCDA
4 3 (30.00%) JNCIA
5 2 (20.00%) CCIE
5 2 (20.00%) JNCIS
5 2 (20.00%) MCITP
5 2 (20.00%) MCSA
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) F5
3 5 (50.00%) Juniper
4 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) ZTE