The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Crawley region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 50 66 50
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 8 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 2.00% 1.21% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.92% 4.55% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 12
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Crawley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
101 154 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 25.19% 26.55% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 89 123 77
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
West Sussex

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 22 July 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 17 (60.71%) Telecoms
2 11 (39.29%) PRINCE2
2 11 (39.29%) Project Management
3 10 (35.71%) LAN
3 10 (35.71%) WAN
4 9 (32.14%) C
4 9 (32.14%) Mathematics
5 8 (28.57%) Cisco
5 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (25.00%) CCNP
6 7 (25.00%) Firewall
6 7 (25.00%) PRINCE
7 6 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (17.86%) F5
8 5 (17.86%) CCNA
8 5 (17.86%) Juniper
9 3 (10.71%) VPN
9 3 (10.71%) Business Development
9 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (7.14%) Riverbed
10 2 (7.14%) 4G
10 2 (7.14%) VPLS
10 2 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
10 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (7.14%) Back Office
10 2 (7.14%) BT
10 2 (7.14%) 3G
10 2 (7.14%) DNS
10 2 (7.14%) DHCP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) LAN
1 10 (35.71%) WAN
2 7 (25.00%) Firewall
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (10.71%) VPN
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (7.14%) 4G
5 2 (7.14%) VPLS
5 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (7.14%) 3G
5 2 (7.14%) DNS
5 2 (7.14%) DHCP
5 2 (7.14%) WLAN
6 1 (3.57%) OSPF
6 1 (3.57%) BGP
General
1 17 (60.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Project Manager
2 10 (35.71%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Support
4 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Sales Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) PRINCE2
1 11 (39.29%) Project Management
2 7 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 3 (10.71%) Business Development
4 2 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL
5 1 (3.57%) Service Management
5 1 (3.57%) Information Security
5 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.57%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.00%) CCNP
3 5 (17.86%) CCNA
4 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.57%) CCIE
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Cisco
2 5 (17.86%) F5
2 5 (17.86%) Juniper
3 2 (7.14%) Riverbed
3 2 (7.14%) BT