Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 81 88
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 6 23 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.78% 1.90% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.66% 15.23% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 23 25
Cardiff median annual salary £25,500 £67,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -62.22% +42.11% +11.11%
10th Percentile £20,875 £29,850 £34,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £56,500
South Wales median annual salary £25,500 £67,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -62.22% +35.00% -4.76%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 106 151 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 13.71% 12.45% 17.40%
Number of salaries quoted 98 133 226
Cardiff median annual salary £38,250 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% -3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £23,388 £21,050 £24,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £68,750 £56,250
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

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 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) OSPF
1 4 (66.67%) BGP
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Debian
2 2 (33.33%) 802.11
2 2 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (33.33%) RSVP
2 2 (33.33%) VRRP
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Avaya
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (33.33%) SNMP
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Broadband

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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) BGP
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) 802.11
2 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 2 (33.33%) Broadband
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) GPON
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) RSVP
2 2 (33.33%) SNMP
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) VRRP
2 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) CentOS
2 2 (33.33%) Debian
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
1 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Avaya
2 2 (33.33%) Brocade
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) SonicWALL