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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 72 91 101
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +10
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 33 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.95% 0.10% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.46% 0.88% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 3
Average salary £50,000 - £33,500
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
189 114 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 16.89% 11.63% 17.46%
Number of salaries quoted 144 91 168
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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
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 December 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
Bexhill-On-Sea - 19 - -
Lewes - 11 £50,000 -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 42 (97.67%) Firewall
2 38 (88.37%) VPN
3 37 (86.05%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (81.40%) Cisco
5 30 (69.77%) CCNP
6 28 (65.12%) CheckPoint
6 28 (65.12%) Juniper
6 28 (65.12%) F5
7 27 (62.79%) CCIE
8 24 (55.81%) VMware
8 24 (55.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (51.16%) LAN
9 22 (51.16%) VoIP
9 22 (51.16%) WAN
10 21 (48.84%) HP
10 21 (48.84%) Migration
11 20 (46.51%) Unified Communications
11 20 (46.51%) IaaS
12 19 (44.19%) OSPF
12 19 (44.19%) BGP
13 18 (41.86%) Degree
13 18 (41.86%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (37.21%) CCNA
15 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
15 15 (34.88%) MS Exchange
16 14 (32.56%) SSL
16 14 (32.56%) VLAN
16 14 (32.56%) VPLS
16 14 (32.56%) Load Balancing
17 13 (30.23%) Network Security

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 15 (34.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (46.51%) IaaS
2 7 (16.28%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (16.28%) SaaS
2 7 (16.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (97.67%) Firewall
2 38 (88.37%) VPN
3 22 (51.16%) LAN
3 22 (51.16%) VoIP
3 22 (51.16%) WAN
4 20 (46.51%) Unified Communications
5 19 (44.19%) OSPF
5 19 (44.19%) BGP
6 18 (41.86%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (32.56%) VLAN
7 14 (32.56%) VPLS
7 14 (32.56%) SSL
8 13 (30.23%) EIGRP
8 13 (30.23%) RIP
8 13 (30.23%) TCP/IP
8 13 (30.23%) Wireless
8 13 (30.23%) IP Telephony
8 13 (30.23%) Network Security
8 13 (30.23%) HSRP
9 7 (16.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) DB2
General
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Network Engineer
2 19 (44.19%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (32.56%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (23.26%) Cisco Support
4 10 (23.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (23.26%) Support Engineer
4 10 (23.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (23.26%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 8 (18.60%) Engineering Manager
5 8 (18.60%) Technical Manager
6 5 (11.63%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (11.63%) Consultant
7 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Telephony Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Administrator
9 1 (2.33%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
2 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
2 7 (16.28%) iSeries
3 1 (2.33%) Open Source
3 1 (2.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) VMS
2 1 (2.33%) OpenBSD
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) Migration
2 14 (32.56%) Load Balancing
3 13 (30.23%) Security Architecture
3 13 (30.23%) Vulnerability Management
3 13 (30.23%) WAN Optimisation
3 13 (30.23%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (27.91%) ITIL
5 11 (25.58%) Network Architecture
6 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery
7 7 (16.28%) Mentoring
8 6 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.98%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (6.98%) Project Management
10 1 (2.33%) Change Management
10 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.33%) Time Management
10 1 (2.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (86.05%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (69.77%) CCNP
3 27 (62.79%) CCIE
4 18 (41.86%) Degree
5 16 (37.21%) CCNA
6 7 (16.28%) MCSE
6 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (16.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 24 (55.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
3 8 (18.60%) vSphere
Vendors
1 35 (81.40%) Cisco
2 28 (65.12%) Juniper
2 28 (65.12%) CheckPoint
2 28 (65.12%) F5
3 24 (55.81%) VMware
4 21 (48.84%) HP
5 7 (16.28%) Avaya
5 7 (16.28%) IBM
5 7 (16.28%) 3PAR