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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 95 87 89
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 11 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.86% 1.24% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.42% 6.25% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 5
Average salary £47,500 £34,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.70% -35.23%
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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
249 240 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 19.39% 19.83% 17.10%
Number of salaries quoted 214 210 162
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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 28 August 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 28 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
Horsham -2 5 £45,000 +38.46%
Crawley -6 3 £58,500 +72.05%
East Grinstead - 1 £47,500 -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (92.00%) WAN
2 22 (88.00%) Cisco
3 19 (76.00%) LAN
4 16 (64.00%) VPN
5 14 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (56.00%) VMware
6 13 (52.00%) Firewall
7 11 (44.00%) CCNP
7 11 (44.00%) Data Centre
8 10 (40.00%) ITIL
8 10 (40.00%) Windows
8 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (36.00%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (36.00%) Telecoms
9 9 (36.00%) Project Management
9 9 (36.00%) UNIX
9 9 (36.00%) C
9 9 (36.00%) DNS
10 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2
10 8 (32.00%) Citrix
10 8 (32.00%) Back Office
10 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (32.00%) XenApp
10 8 (32.00%) XenDesktop
10 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (28.00%) PMBOK
11 7 (28.00%) BYOD
11 7 (28.00%) SCCM
11 7 (28.00%) iSeries

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (92.00%) WAN
2 19 (76.00%) LAN
3 16 (64.00%) VPN
4 13 (52.00%) Firewall
5 10 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (36.00%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (36.00%) DNS
7 7 (28.00%) Wireless
8 6 (24.00%) OSPF
8 6 (24.00%) BGP
8 6 (24.00%) DHCP
8 6 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (20.00%) PPP
9 5 (20.00%) EIGRP
10 4 (16.00%) VLAN
10 4 (16.00%) VPLS
10 4 (16.00%) Wireshark
10 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (16.00%) VoIP
11 3 (12.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (36.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (32.00%) Back Office
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 7 (28.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Network Support
4 4 (16.00%) Network Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Support
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (28.00%) BYOD
2 7 (28.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (28.00%) iSeries
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) GIS
3 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) UNIX
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 9 (36.00%) Project Management
3 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 7 (28.00%) Service Management
4 7 (28.00%) Project Planning
5 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (12.00%) High Availability
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (4.00%) Information Security
8 1 (4.00%) Network Design
8 1 (4.00%) Time Management
8 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (4.00%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (4.00%) Line Management
8 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.00%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) C
2 2 (8.00%) Perl
2 2 (8.00%) Python
2 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (44.00%) CCNP
3 6 (24.00%) CCNA
4 5 (20.00%) CCIE
5 2 (8.00%) CCSP
5 2 (8.00%) CCIP
5 2 (8.00%) JNCIA
6 1 (4.00%) Degree
6 1 (4.00%) CCDP
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) PMBOK
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (32.00%) XenApp
2 8 (32.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Cisco
2 14 (56.00%) VMware
3 8 (32.00%) Citrix
4 6 (24.00%) BT
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.00%) Riverbed
6 2 (8.00%) F5
7 1 (4.00%) Sonus
7 1 (4.00%) Acme Packet
7 1 (4.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.00%) Avaya
7 1 (4.00%) NetApp
7 1 (4.00%) Sage
7 1 (4.00%) Symantec