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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 101 89 82
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 6 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.45% 1.26% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.31% 5.41% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 8
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +19.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £59,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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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
260 314 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 19.71% 23.21% 20.58%
Number of salaries quoted 230 241 185
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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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

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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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(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 -5 6 £55,000 -4.34% 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 20 (86.96%) Cisco
2 19 (82.61%) BGP
3 18 (78.26%) OSPF
3 18 (78.26%) Data Centre
4 17 (73.91%) LAN
4 17 (73.91%) WAN
5 16 (69.57%) DNS
5 16 (69.57%) IPsec
6 12 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (47.83%) CCNP
7 11 (47.83%) Telecoms
7 11 (47.83%) Load Balancing
7 11 (47.83%) F5
8 10 (43.48%) Spanning Tree
8 10 (43.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 10 (43.48%) VPLS
8 10 (43.48%) Firewall
9 9 (39.13%) Juniper
9 9 (39.13%) Internet
9 9 (39.13%) VPN
9 9 (39.13%) IPv6
9 9 (39.13%) Problem Management
9 9 (39.13%) Network Management
9 9 (39.13%) Capacity Management
10 8 (34.78%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (34.78%) DDoS Mitigation
10 8 (34.78%) IPv4
10 8 (34.78%) DHCP
10 8 (34.78%) FTP
10 8 (34.78%) EIGRP

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) Drupal
1 1 (4.35%) nginx
1 1 (4.35%) Node.js
1 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) BGP
2 18 (78.26%) OSPF
3 17 (73.91%) LAN
3 17 (73.91%) WAN
4 16 (69.57%) DNS
4 16 (69.57%) IPsec
5 10 (43.48%) Firewall
5 10 (43.48%) Spanning Tree
5 10 (43.48%) VPLS
6 9 (39.13%) Internet
6 9 (39.13%) IPv6
6 9 (39.13%) VPN
7 8 (34.78%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (34.78%) DHCP
7 8 (34.78%) EIGRP
7 8 (34.78%) FTP
7 8 (34.78%) IPv4
7 8 (34.78%) Wireless
8 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (8.70%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
1 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) GitLab
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (47.83%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Network Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) LAN Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.35%) COM
2 1 (4.35%) Django
2 1 (4.35%) Drush
2 1 (4.35%) jQuery
2 1 (4.35%) LAMP
2 1 (4.35%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (4.35%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (4.35%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (78.26%) Data Centre
2 10 (43.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) CentOS
2 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Load Balancing
2 9 (39.13%) Capacity Management
2 9 (39.13%) Network Management
2 9 (39.13%) Problem Management
3 8 (34.78%) DDoS Mitigation
4 7 (30.43%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) DevOps
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) PLM
6 2 (8.70%) Product Management
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (4.35%) Line Management
7 1 (4.35%) Low Latency
7 1 (4.35%) Mobile Marketing
7 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
7 1 (4.35%) Network Design
7 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.35%) Perl
1 1 (4.35%) PHP
1 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (47.83%) CCNP
3 3 (13.04%) CCNA
3 3 (13.04%) JNCIA
4 2 (8.70%) AWS Certification
4 2 (8.70%) CCDA
4 2 (8.70%) SAP Certification
5 1 (4.35%) CCIE
5 1 (4.35%) CCSA
5 1 (4.35%) CCSE
5 1 (4.35%) JNCIS
5 1 (4.35%) MCITP
5 1 (4.35%) MCSA
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.70%) ISO22301
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Ceph
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
1 1 (4.35%) GlusterFS
1 1 (4.35%) iptables
1 1 (4.35%) LXC
1 1 (4.35%) NFS
1 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Ansible
1 1 (4.35%) CFEngine
1 1 (4.35%) HAProxy
1 1 (4.35%) Nagios
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Salt
1 1 (4.35%) SELinux
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Cisco
2 11 (47.83%) F5
3 9 (39.13%) Juniper
4 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) SAP
5 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
5 2 (8.70%) VMware
6 1 (4.35%) Brocade
6 1 (4.35%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) Rackspace
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
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