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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 75 92 89
Rank change year-on-year +17 -3  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 13 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.48% 0.49% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.77% 2.56% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 6
Median salary £36,250 £48,750 £60,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.64% -19.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,500 £58,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.16% -2.00%  

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 133 234 301
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 15.18% 18.99% 25.60%
Number of salaries quoted 126 206 232
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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

MPLS
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in South Wales over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in South Wales

MPLS
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 3 months to 25 March 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
Cardiff +12 12 £36,250 -25.64% 1
Bridgend - 1 - -
MPLS
Wales

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 25 (89.29%) Cisco
2 22 (78.57%) LAN
3 20 (71.43%) DNS
3 20 (71.43%) CheckPoint
4 19 (67.86%) Internet
5 18 (64.29%) WAN
6 17 (60.71%) BGP
6 17 (60.71%) F5
7 16 (57.14%) Firewall
8 15 (53.57%) OSPF
8 15 (53.57%) DHCP
8 15 (53.57%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (53.57%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (50.00%) VPN
10 13 (46.43%) CCNP
10 13 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (42.86%) Avaya
11 12 (42.86%) Telecoms
12 11 (39.29%) Unified Communications
12 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (35.71%) Load Balancing
13 10 (35.71%) Juniper
14 9 (32.14%) Finance
14 9 (32.14%) Banking
15 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
16 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
16 7 (25.00%) Linux
16 7 (25.00%) BIG-IP
17 6 (21.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 6 (21.43%) DDoS Mitigation

MPLS
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) Apache
1 3 (10.71%) JBoss
1 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
1 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 22 (78.57%) LAN
2 20 (71.43%) DNS
3 19 (67.86%) Internet
4 18 (64.29%) WAN
5 17 (60.71%) BGP
6 16 (57.14%) Firewall
7 15 (53.57%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (53.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (53.57%) DHCP
7 15 (53.57%) OSPF
8 14 (50.00%) VPN
9 11 (39.29%) Unified Communications
10 7 (25.00%) BIG-IP
11 6 (21.43%) FTP
11 6 (21.43%) IPsec
11 6 (21.43%) IPv4
11 6 (21.43%) IPv6
11 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
12 5 (17.86%) Ethernet
13 4 (14.29%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) MySQL
1 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 9 (32.14%) Banking
2 9 (32.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Architect
2 9 (32.14%) Cisco Architect
3 8 (28.57%) Network Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Network Architect
5 6 (21.43%) Cisco Network Architect
6 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 4 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (14.29%) Telecoms Architect
8 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 2 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (7.14%) Performance Engineer
9 2 (7.14%) Service Operations Engineer
10 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
10 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Apache Flex
2 2 (7.14%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 6 (21.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.57%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) CentOS
2 4 (14.29%) Debian
2 4 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Load Balancing
2 6 (21.43%) DDoS Mitigation
3 4 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (10.71%) ITIL
4 3 (10.71%) Network Management
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) Statistics
6 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) Java
1 4 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) CCNP
1 13 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.29%) CCNP Voice
2 4 (14.29%) CCVP
3 2 (7.14%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (7.14%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 25 (89.29%) Cisco
2 20 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 17 (60.71%) F5
4 12 (42.86%) Avaya
5 10 (35.71%) Juniper
6 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (14.29%) Acme Packet
7 4 (14.29%) Brocade
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.29%) Oracle
7 4 (14.29%) Palo Alto
7 4 (14.29%) SonicWALL
8 3 (10.71%) IBM
8 3 (10.71%) SolarWinds
9 2 (7.14%) BMC
9 2 (7.14%) Citrix
9 2 (7.14%) Fortinet
9 2 (7.14%) HP
9 2 (7.14%) Intel
9 2 (7.14%) Nortel
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