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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
UK / Wales
Rank 85 93 88
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 11 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.98% 0.65% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.43% 3.54% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 13
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £50,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
171 226 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 15.17% 18.39% 21.22%
Number of salaries quoted 132 198 230
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £51,100 £53,500
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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +11 10 £65,000 +30.00% 1
West Wales - 1 £50,000 -
MPLS
UK

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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%) Cisco
2 25 (86.21%) DNS
2 25 (86.21%) LAN
3 24 (82.76%) CCNP
3 24 (82.76%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (75.86%) DHCP
5 20 (68.97%) Avaya
5 20 (68.97%) CheckPoint
5 20 (68.97%) Telecoms
6 19 (65.52%) Internet
6 19 (65.52%) Unified Communications
6 19 (65.52%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (58.62%) Finance
7 17 (58.62%) Banking
7 17 (58.62%) WAN
8 16 (55.17%) OSPF
8 16 (55.17%) BGP
9 15 (51.72%) F5
10 13 (44.83%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (44.83%) VPN
11 11 (37.93%) BIG-IP
11 11 (37.93%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (31.03%) Firewall
13 8 (27.59%) CCVP
13 8 (27.59%) Ethernet
13 8 (27.59%) CCNP Voice
14 7 (24.14%) Cisco UCCE
15 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (17.24%) SNMP
15 5 (17.24%) Linux

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 3 (10.34%) Apache
1 3 (10.34%) JBoss
1 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
1 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 25 (86.21%) DNS
1 25 (86.21%) LAN
2 22 (75.86%) DHCP
3 19 (65.52%) Internet
3 19 (65.52%) Unified Communications
4 17 (58.62%) WAN
5 16 (55.17%) BGP
5 16 (55.17%) OSPF
6 13 (44.83%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (44.83%) VPN
7 11 (37.93%) BIG-IP
7 11 (37.93%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (31.03%) Firewall
9 8 (27.59%) Ethernet
10 5 (17.24%) SNMP
11 3 (10.34%) IPsec
11 3 (10.34%) Network Security
11 3 (10.34%) VPLS
11 3 (10.34%) VRRP
11 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (68.97%) Telecoms
2 17 (58.62%) Banking
2 17 (58.62%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) 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 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Service Operations Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Apache Flex
2 2 (6.90%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (65.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
1 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) CentOS
3 2 (6.90%) Debian
3 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (10.34%) Change Control
1 3 (10.34%) Coaching
1 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
1 3 (10.34%) Performance Engineering
1 3 (10.34%) Project Management
2 2 (6.90%) Change Management
2 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL
2 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
2 2 (6.90%) Network Management
2 2 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
2 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
2 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (82.76%) CCNP
1 24 (82.76%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (27.59%) CCNP Voice
2 8 (27.59%) CCVP
3 3 (10.34%) CCDP
4 2 (6.90%) CCNA
4 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (13.79%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (6.90%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 26 (89.66%) Cisco
2 20 (68.97%) Avaya
2 20 (68.97%) CheckPoint
3 15 (51.72%) F5
4 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
5 4 (13.79%) Palo Alto
6 3 (10.34%) IBM
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.34%) Sun
7 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
7 2 (6.90%) Brocade
7 2 (6.90%) Citrix
7 2 (6.90%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.90%) HP
7 2 (6.90%) Intel
7 2 (6.90%) Intel Security
7 2 (6.90%) Nortel
7 2 (6.90%) Remedy
7 2 (6.90%) SonicWALL
7 2 (6.90%) VMware
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