The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 105 68 74
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +6
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 8 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.57% 2.29% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.23% 12.50% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 19
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
MPLS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
248 144 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 17.56% 18.30% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 223 136 158
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £18,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

MPLS
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

MPLS Salary Trend in East Sussex

MPLS
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in East Sussex

MPLS
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lewes - 4 £50,000 -
Brighton -30 3 £47,500 +39.70%
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 10 (83.33%) VPN
2 9 (75.00%) Load Balancing
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (58.33%) CCNP
4 7 (58.33%) OSPF
4 7 (58.33%) BGP
4 7 (58.33%) Firewall
5 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (41.67%) F5
5 5 (41.67%) CCIE
6 4 (33.33%) RIP
6 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 4 (33.33%) VoIP
6 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) Juniper
6 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 4 (33.33%) xDSL
7 3 (25.00%) VLAN
7 3 (25.00%) HP
7 3 (25.00%) WAN
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) LAN
8 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Social Media
8 2 (16.67%) DNS
8 2 (16.67%) IPv4
8 2 (16.67%) IPv6

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) VPN
2 7 (58.33%) OSPF
2 7 (58.33%) BGP
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) RIP
3 4 (33.33%) VoIP
3 4 (33.33%) xDSL
4 3 (25.00%) VLAN
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) IPv4
5 2 (16.67%) IPv6
5 2 (16.67%) DHCP
5 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (16.67%) Internet
5 2 (16.67%) IPsec
6 1 (8.33%) VPLS
6 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
6 1 (8.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Principal Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Network Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Support
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Telephony Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Social Media
1 2 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) OpenBSD
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Social Media Monitoring
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (58.33%) CCNP
3 5 (41.67%) CCIE
4 2 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (8.33%) CCIP
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) vCloud
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) F5
3 4 (33.33%) Juniper
3 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (25.00%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) ProCurve
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp