The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 21 21 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 0.94% 0.94% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 5.88% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -31.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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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 Gatwick region.

Communications & Networking Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 26.42% 16.04% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 10
Average salary £35,500 £36,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% -14.70%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

MPLS
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Gatwick

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Top 15 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) RTP
1 1 (100.00%) SS7
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (100.00%) Asterisk PBX

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Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) RTP
1 1 (100.00%) SS7
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (100.00%) Asterisk PBX
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification