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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
UK / Wales
Rank 80 102 98
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -4
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 14 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.31% 0.44% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.65% 2.33% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 9
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% -6.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £37,500 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £63,750 £60,200
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.04% +1.05%

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
183 258 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.17% 18.80% 22.46%
Number of salaries quoted 153 227 235
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +22 12 £41,250 -25.00% 2
West Wales - 2 £50,000 -
MPLS
UK

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 29 (90.63%) Cisco
2 28 (87.50%) LAN
3 26 (81.25%) DNS
4 22 (68.75%) WAN
4 22 (68.75%) CheckPoint
5 21 (65.63%) Internet
5 21 (65.63%) BGP
5 21 (65.63%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (65.63%) CCNP
6 19 (59.38%) DHCP
6 19 (59.38%) OSPF
7 17 (53.13%) F5
8 16 (50.00%) Avaya
8 16 (50.00%) Firewall
8 16 (50.00%) Telecoms
9 15 (46.88%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (46.88%) Unified Communications
9 15 (46.88%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (46.88%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (43.75%) VPN
11 13 (40.63%) Finance
11 13 (40.63%) Banking
12 9 (28.13%) Ethernet
12 9 (28.13%) BIG-IP
13 8 (25.00%) IPsec
13 8 (25.00%) Load Balancing
13 8 (25.00%) Juniper
14 6 (18.75%) SNMP
14 6 (18.75%) CCVP
14 6 (18.75%) Data Centre

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 (9.38%) Apache
1 3 (9.38%) JBoss
1 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
1 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 28 (87.50%) LAN
2 26 (81.25%) DNS
3 22 (68.75%) WAN
4 21 (65.63%) BGP
4 21 (65.63%) Internet
5 19 (59.38%) DHCP
5 19 (59.38%) OSPF
6 16 (50.00%) Firewall
7 15 (46.88%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (46.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (46.88%) Unified Communications
8 14 (43.75%) VPN
9 9 (28.13%) BIG-IP
9 9 (28.13%) Ethernet
10 8 (25.00%) IPsec
11 6 (18.75%) HSRP
11 6 (18.75%) SNMP
12 5 (15.63%) Network Security
13 4 (12.50%) Multicast
13 4 (12.50%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) MySQL
1 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (40.63%) Banking
2 13 (40.63%) Finance
3 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Architect
2 13 (40.63%) Cisco Architect
3 10 (31.25%) Network Engineer
4 9 (28.13%) Network Architect
5 8 (25.00%) Cisco Network Architect
6 6 (18.75%) Telecoms Architect
7 4 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Performance Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Service Operations Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
10 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
10 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Apache Flex
2 2 (6.25%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 4 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.13%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) CentOS
3 2 (6.25%) Debian
3 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (12.50%) Change Control
2 4 (12.50%) Coaching
2 4 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
2 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 4 (12.50%) Project Management
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) Network Management
3 3 (9.38%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (6.25%) Change Management
4 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.25%) Statistics
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Java
1 2 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) CCNP
1 21 (65.63%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (18.75%) CCNP Voice
2 6 (18.75%) CCVP
3 4 (12.50%) CCDP
4 2 (6.25%) CCNA
4 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (6.25%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 29 (90.63%) Cisco
2 22 (68.75%) CheckPoint
3 17 (53.13%) F5
4 16 (50.00%) Avaya
5 8 (25.00%) Juniper
6 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
7 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.50%) Palo Alto
7 4 (12.50%) Sun
8 3 (9.38%) IBM
8 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
9 2 (6.25%) Aruba
9 2 (6.25%) BMC
9 2 (6.25%) Citrix
9 2 (6.25%) HP
9 2 (6.25%) Intel
9 2 (6.25%) Intel Security
9 2 (6.25%) Nortel
9 2 (6.25%) Oracle
9 2 (6.25%) Remedy
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