The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 92 94 96
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 10 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.86% 1.06% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.31% 5.43% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 5
Average salary £58,500 £34,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.05% -28.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,100 £37,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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 West Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
232 258 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 20.00% 19.52% 20.24%
Number of salaries quoted 200 228 207
Average salary £44,500 £35,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.35% -2.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

MPLS
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

MPLS Salary Trend in West Sussex

MPLS
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in West Sussex

MPLS
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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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
Crawley -8 7 £58,500 +56.00%
Horsham -3 1 £57,500 +100.00%
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West 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 19 (90.48%) WAN
2 18 (85.71%) Cisco
3 17 (80.95%) LAN
4 13 (61.90%) VPN
5 12 (57.14%) VMware
6 10 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (47.62%) ITIL
6 10 (47.62%) Windows
6 10 (47.62%) Firewall
7 9 (42.86%) Telecoms
7 9 (42.86%) Project Management
7 9 (42.86%) C
7 9 (42.86%) DNS
7 9 (42.86%) CCNP
8 8 (38.10%) Citrix
8 8 (38.10%) PRINCE2
8 8 (38.10%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (38.10%) Back Office
8 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (38.10%) XenApp
8 8 (38.10%) XenDesktop
8 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
9 7 (33.33%) BYOD
9 7 (33.33%) PMBOK
9 7 (33.33%) iSeries
9 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (33.33%) Project Planning

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West 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 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (90.48%) WAN
2 17 (80.95%) LAN
3 13 (61.90%) VPN
4 10 (47.62%) Firewall
5 9 (42.86%) DNS
6 8 (38.10%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (28.57%) DHCP
9 4 (19.05%) VoIP
9 4 (19.05%) VLAN
9 4 (19.05%) VPLS
9 4 (19.05%) Wireshark
9 4 (19.05%) Wireless
9 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
10 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (14.29%) HSRP
10 3 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
10 3 (14.29%) OSPF
10 3 (14.29%) BGP
10 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 8 (38.10%) Back Office
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 7 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Network Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.76%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
2 7 (33.33%) BYOD
2 7 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 7 (33.33%) iSeries
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) GIS
3 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (33.33%) UNIX
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
2 9 (42.86%) Project Management
3 8 (38.10%) PRINCE2
4 7 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 7 (33.33%) Service Management
4 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (14.29%) High Availability
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.76%) Network Design
7 1 (4.76%) Time Management
7 1 (4.76%) PRINCE
7 1 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (4.76%) Line Management
7 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (42.86%) CCNP
3 5 (23.81%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) PMBOK
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (38.10%) XenApp
1 8 (38.10%) XenDesktop
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Cisco
2 12 (57.14%) VMware
3 8 (38.10%) Citrix
4 6 (28.57%) BT
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) NetApp
6 1 (4.76%) Sage
6 1 (4.76%) Symantec
6 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.76%) Acme Packet
6 1 (4.76%) Sonus