The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 56 48 52
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 0.66% 0.87% 2.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.16% 5.33% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 13
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
MPLS
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Crawley region.

Communications & Networking Category
Crawley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
95 75 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 20.74% 16.30% 25.04%
Number of salaries quoted 66 68 119
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Crawley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

MPLS
Salary Trend in Crawley

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Crawley

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Crawley region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) VPN
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (40.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE
2 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (40.00%) Line Management
3 3 (30.00%) Business Development
3 3 (30.00%) VPLS
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) VLAN
4 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) IPsec
4 2 (20.00%) SSL
4 2 (20.00%) VRRP
4 2 (20.00%) Nagios
4 2 (20.00%) OSPF
4 2 (20.00%) BGP
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) HSRP
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Crawley region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (30.00%) VPLS
3 2 (20.00%) HSRP
3 2 (20.00%) SSL
3 2 (20.00%) OSPF
3 2 (20.00%) BGP
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) VRRP
3 2 (20.00%) IPsec
3 2 (20.00%) VLAN
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) Softswitch
4 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (10.00%) DPNSS
4 1 (10.00%) RTP
4 1 (10.00%) PBX
4 1 (10.00%) PSTN
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (40.00%) PRINCE
1 4 (40.00%) Line Management
2 3 (30.00%) Business Development
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Nagios
1 2 (20.00%) Cacti
1 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
1 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) Acme Packet
2 1 (10.00%) Sonus
2 1 (10.00%) BroadSoft