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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 96 102 71
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -31
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.19% 0.50% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.00% 2.83% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 12
Average salary £48,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £43,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
100 247 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 9.73% 17.48% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 93 220 131
Average salary £36,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
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 31 August 2015. 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 -6 1 £50,000 -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) VPN
1 21 (100.00%) Firewall
2 20 (95.24%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (95.24%) Data Centre
3 17 (80.95%) Cisco
4 16 (76.19%) CCNP
5 15 (71.43%) Juniper
5 15 (71.43%) F5
6 14 (66.67%) CheckPoint
6 14 (66.67%) CCIE
6 14 (66.67%) LAN
6 14 (66.67%) WAN
7 13 (61.90%) HP
7 13 (61.90%) Unified Communications
8 12 (57.14%) IaaS
8 12 (57.14%) Degree
8 12 (57.14%) VoIP
8 12 (57.14%) Migration
8 12 (57.14%) VMware
9 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (47.62%) CCNA
10 10 (47.62%) OSPF
10 10 (47.62%) BGP
11 9 (42.86%) EIGRP
11 9 (42.86%) Wireless
11 9 (42.86%) IP Telephony
11 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (38.10%) Load Balancing
12 8 (38.10%) VPLS
12 8 (38.10%) Security Architecture

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (57.14%) IaaS
2 4 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (19.05%) SaaS
2 4 (19.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) VPN
1 21 (100.00%) Firewall
2 14 (66.67%) LAN
2 14 (66.67%) WAN
3 13 (61.90%) Unified Communications
4 12 (57.14%) VoIP
5 10 (47.62%) OSPF
5 10 (47.62%) BGP
6 9 (42.86%) EIGRP
6 9 (42.86%) Wireless
6 9 (42.86%) IP Telephony
6 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (38.10%) HSRP
7 8 (38.10%) VLAN
7 8 (38.10%) VPLS
7 8 (38.10%) Network Security
7 8 (38.10%) SSL
7 8 (38.10%) RIP
7 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
8 5 (23.81%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) DB2
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Network Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco Support
3 6 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Engineering Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 20 (95.24%) Data Centre
2 7 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (23.81%) BYOD
3 5 (23.81%) iSeries
4 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
4 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.76%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) VMS
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Migration
2 8 (38.10%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (38.10%) Load Balancing
2 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Security Architecture
2 8 (38.10%) Network Architecture
2 8 (38.10%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (38.10%) WAN Optimisation
2 8 (38.10%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
4 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.76%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (76.19%) CCNP
3 14 (66.67%) CCIE
4 12 (57.14%) Degree
5 10 (47.62%) CCNA
6 4 (19.05%) MCSE
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 5 (23.81%) vSphere
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco
2 15 (71.43%) Juniper
2 15 (71.43%) F5
3 14 (66.67%) CheckPoint
4 13 (61.90%) HP
5 12 (57.14%) VMware
6 6 (28.57%) Avaya
7 5 (23.81%) IBM
7 5 (23.81%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.76%) SAP
8 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.76%) Riverbed