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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 88 92
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.38% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Median salary - £42,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -43.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 110 218 262
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 15.17% 19.19% 21.56%
Number of salaries quoted 101 193 231
Median salary £35,094 £36,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.51% -1.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,800 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing MPLS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in South Wales

MPLS
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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) Load Balancing
2 9 (69.23%) Juniper
2 9 (69.23%) BGP
2 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
3 8 (61.54%) Internet
3 8 (61.54%) LAN
3 8 (61.54%) WAN
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
4 7 (53.85%) F5
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (53.85%) OSPF
5 6 (46.15%) FTP
5 6 (46.15%) IPv4
5 6 (46.15%) IPv6
5 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
5 6 (46.15%) VPN
5 6 (46.15%) DNS
5 6 (46.15%) IPsec
5 6 (46.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (46.15%) DDoS Mitigation
6 4 (30.77%) CentOS
6 4 (30.77%) SonicWALL
6 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
6 4 (30.77%) RTP
6 4 (30.77%) Debian
6 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (30.77%) Ubuntu

MPLS
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) BGP
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (61.54%) Internet
3 8 (61.54%) LAN
3 8 (61.54%) WAN
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (53.85%) OSPF
5 6 (46.15%) DNS
5 6 (46.15%) FTP
5 6 (46.15%) IPsec
5 6 (46.15%) IPv4
5 6 (46.15%) IPv6
5 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
5 6 (46.15%) VPN
6 4 (30.77%) PBX
6 4 (30.77%) RTP
6 4 (30.77%) VoIP
6 4 (30.77%) Wireshark
7 2 (15.38%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
1 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 6 (46.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (7.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) CentOS
1 4 (30.77%) Debian
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Load Balancing
2 6 (46.15%) DDoS Mitigation
3 4 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Network Management
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) BladeLogic
1 1 (7.69%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
2 9 (69.23%) Juniper
3 7 (53.85%) F5
4 4 (30.77%) Acme Packet
4 4 (30.77%) Brocade
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 4 (30.77%) SonicWALL
5 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.69%) Aruba
6 1 (7.69%) BMC
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix
6 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
6 1 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) McAfee
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) Nortel
6 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
6 1 (7.69%) Remedy
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