Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for MPLS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MPLS over the 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 97 105
Rank change year-on-year +18 +8 -34
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 11 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.05% 0.79% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.10% 4.64% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 2
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -2.86% -20.45%
10th Percentile £22,500 £35,000 £40,625
90th Percentile £43,750 £68,750 £47,875
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -43.33% +36.36%

MPLS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 155 237 290
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 14.83% 17.05% 19.84%
Number of salaries quoted 150 208 244
Cardiff median annual salary £35,000 £35,625 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.75% -8.65% +8.33%
10th Percentile £22,725 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,375 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% -3.85% +4.00%

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing MPLS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Cardiff

MPLS
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS in Cardiff.

Salary trend for MPLS in Cardiff

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Cardiff over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) Load Balancing
2 8 (72.73%) Juniper
2 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
2 8 (72.73%) Internet
2 8 (72.73%) BGP
2 8 (72.73%) WAN
2 8 (72.73%) LAN
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (72.73%) Data Centre
3 6 (54.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (54.55%) DDoS Mitigation
3 6 (54.55%) F5
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (54.55%) FTP
3 6 (54.55%) DNS
3 6 (54.55%) OSPF
3 6 (54.55%) IPv4
3 6 (54.55%) IPv6
3 6 (54.55%) IPsec
4 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (45.45%) VPN
5 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (27.27%) RTP
5 3 (27.27%) Acme Packet
5 3 (27.27%) CentOS
5 3 (27.27%) SonicWALL
5 3 (27.27%) PBX
5 3 (27.27%) VoIP

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) BGP
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (72.73%) Internet
2 8 (72.73%) LAN
2 8 (72.73%) WAN
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (54.55%) DNS
3 6 (54.55%) FTP
3 6 (54.55%) IPsec
3 6 (54.55%) IPv4
3 6 (54.55%) IPv6
3 6 (54.55%) OSPF
4 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (45.45%) VPN
5 3 (27.27%) PBX
5 3 (27.27%) RTP
5 3 (27.27%) VoIP
5 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
6 2 (18.18%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
1 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Data Centre
2 6 (54.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (9.09%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) CentOS
1 3 (27.27%) Debian
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Load Balancing
2 6 (54.55%) DDoS Mitigation
3 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
2 8 (72.73%) Juniper
3 6 (54.55%) F5
4 3 (27.27%) Acme Packet
4 3 (27.27%) Brocade
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 3 (27.27%) SonicWALL
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
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