The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Sussex region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 88 90 81
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 14 5 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.08% 0.41% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.60% 2.01% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 22
Average salary £33,250 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
250 249 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 19.28% 20.18% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 224 202 176
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -19.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
South East

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 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
Horsham - 7 £25,000 -
Crawley +19 6 £35,750 -28.50%
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 31 (59.62%) Telecoms
2 27 (51.92%) Cisco
3 24 (46.15%) WAN
4 21 (40.38%) PRINCE2
4 21 (40.38%) LAN
5 19 (36.54%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (30.77%) Project Management
7 15 (28.85%) C
7 15 (28.85%) Mathematics
8 12 (23.08%) CCNP
9 11 (21.15%) CCNA
9 11 (21.15%) PRINCE
10 9 (17.31%) BT
10 9 (17.31%) Firewall
11 7 (13.46%) Internet
11 7 (13.46%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (11.54%) ADSL
12 6 (11.54%) Ethernet
12 6 (11.54%) VPN
12 6 (11.54%) CCIE
13 5 (9.62%) Juniper
13 5 (9.62%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (9.62%) DNS
13 5 (9.62%) DHCP
13 5 (9.62%) F5
13 5 (9.62%) Unified Communications
14 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (7.69%) ITIL
14 4 (7.69%) MS Excel

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (46.15%) WAN
2 21 (40.38%) LAN
3 9 (17.31%) Firewall
4 7 (13.46%) Internet
4 7 (13.46%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (11.54%) ADSL
5 6 (11.54%) Ethernet
5 6 (11.54%) VPN
6 5 (9.62%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (9.62%) DNS
6 5 (9.62%) DHCP
6 5 (9.62%) Unified Communications
7 4 (7.69%) BGP
7 4 (7.69%) VPLS
8 3 (5.77%) EIGRP
9 2 (3.85%) 4G
9 2 (3.85%) WLAN
9 2 (3.85%) 3G
9 2 (3.85%) Wireless
General
1 31 (59.62%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.85%) Back Office
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) Project Manager
2 17 (32.69%) Network Engineer
3 11 (21.15%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 6 (11.54%) Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Junior
6 3 (5.77%) Junior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.85%) Field Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Sales Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (3.85%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
8 1 (1.92%) Junior Project Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Network Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Mathematics
2 3 (5.77%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) PRINCE2
2 16 (30.77%) Project Management
3 11 (21.15%) PRINCE
4 4 (7.69%) ITIL
5 3 (5.77%) Business Development
5 3 (5.77%) Network Design
6 2 (3.85%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.92%) Information Security
7 1 (1.92%) Service Management
7 1 (1.92%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (36.54%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (23.08%) CCNP
3 11 (21.15%) CCNA
4 6 (11.54%) CCIE
5 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.92%) Degree
Vendors
1 27 (51.92%) Cisco
2 9 (17.31%) BT
3 5 (9.62%) Juniper
3 5 (9.62%) F5
4 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.77%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) Avaya
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) Polycom
5 1 (1.92%) Tandberg