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

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 95 99 85
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 6 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.45% 0.57% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.71% 2.25% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 12
Median salary £40,000 £75,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% +76.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £51,250 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £75,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +11.76%
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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
221 356 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 16.49% 25.36% 18.51%
Number of salaries quoted 188 297 187
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £26,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £56,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 1 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 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 +6 6 £40,000 -46.66%
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MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 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 12 (92.31%) BGP
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
3 10 (76.92%) CCNP
3 10 (76.92%) IPsec
3 10 (76.92%) OSPF
3 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
4 9 (69.23%) DNS
5 7 (53.85%) LAN
5 7 (53.85%) WAN
6 6 (46.15%) CCNA
6 6 (46.15%) Internet
6 6 (46.15%) VPLS
6 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
6 6 (46.15%) F5
6 6 (46.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (46.15%) DDoS Mitigation
7 5 (38.46%) Juniper
7 5 (38.46%) DHCP
7 5 (38.46%) FTP
8 4 (30.77%) VPN
8 4 (30.77%) IPv4
8 4 (30.77%) IPv6
8 4 (30.77%) Firewall
8 4 (30.77%) Wireless
8 4 (30.77%) EIGRP
8 4 (30.77%) Capacity Management
8 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (30.77%) Network Management
8 4 (30.77%) Problem Management

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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 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) BGP
2 10 (76.92%) IPsec
2 10 (76.92%) OSPF
3 9 (69.23%) DNS
4 7 (53.85%) LAN
4 7 (53.85%) WAN
5 6 (46.15%) Internet
5 6 (46.15%) VPLS
6 5 (38.46%) DHCP
6 5 (38.46%) FTP
7 4 (30.77%) EIGRP
7 4 (30.77%) Firewall
7 4 (30.77%) IPv4
7 4 (30.77%) IPv6
7 4 (30.77%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (30.77%) VPN
7 4 (30.77%) Wireless
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (23.08%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
1 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
2 6 (46.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (7.69%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) DDoS Mitigation
2 4 (30.77%) Capacity Management
2 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
2 4 (30.77%) Network Management
2 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Line Management
4 2 (15.38%) Network Design
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (76.92%) CCNP
3 6 (46.15%) CCNA
4 3 (23.08%) AWS Certification
4 3 (23.08%) CCDA
4 3 (23.08%) JNCIA
5 2 (15.38%) CCIE
5 2 (15.38%) JNCIS
5 2 (15.38%) MCITP
5 2 (15.38%) MCSA
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) F5
3 5 (38.46%) Juniper
4 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) ZTE