Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 117 126
Rank change year-on-year +13 +9 -17
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 6 24 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.42% 1.10% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.06% 6.70% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 24 25
South Wales median annual salary £25,500 £67,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -62.22% +42.11% -13.64%
10th Percentile £20,875 £32,375 £34,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £56,500
Wales median annual salary £55,242 £67,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -18.16% +42.11% -13.64%

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 South Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 291 358 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 20.28% 16.37% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 270 314 377
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £38,500 £38,500
10th Percentile £23,963 £22,750 £21,150
90th Percentile £52,625 £67,500 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +5.48%

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Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in South Wales

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Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for MPLS in South Wales

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Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in South Wales over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in South Wales

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Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +18 6 £25,500 -62.22%
MPLS
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 South Wales 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

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Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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:

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