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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 86 78 82
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 14 15 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.36% 1.51% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.42% 9.09% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 28
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,050 £37,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £60,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +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 West Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
218 165 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 21.23% 16.63% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 198 143 260
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,450 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -4 10 £52,500 +40.00%
Crawley -2 2 - -
Gatwick - 2 £42,000 -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 29 (85.29%) LAN
2 28 (82.35%) WAN
3 21 (61.76%) Cisco
4 18 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (50.00%) CCNP
6 16 (47.06%) Firewall
6 16 (47.06%) BT
6 16 (47.06%) Telecoms
7 15 (44.12%) DNS
7 15 (44.12%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (41.18%) Ethernet
8 14 (41.18%) Internet
9 13 (38.24%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (38.24%) DHCP
9 13 (38.24%) ADSL
10 11 (32.35%) PRINCE2
10 11 (32.35%) Project Management
11 9 (26.47%) C
11 9 (26.47%) Mathematics
11 9 (26.47%) Line Management
12 7 (20.59%) VPN
12 7 (20.59%) CCIE
12 7 (20.59%) PRINCE
13 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (17.65%) CCNA
13 6 (17.65%) VoIP
13 6 (17.65%) Cisco PIX
14 4 (11.76%) VLAN
14 4 (11.76%) VMware
14 4 (11.76%) IPsec

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (85.29%) LAN
2 28 (82.35%) WAN
3 16 (47.06%) Firewall
4 15 (44.12%) DNS
4 15 (44.12%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (41.18%) Internet
5 14 (41.18%) Ethernet
6 13 (38.24%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (38.24%) DHCP
6 13 (38.24%) ADSL
7 7 (20.59%) VPN
8 6 (17.65%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (17.65%) VoIP
9 4 (11.76%) ISDN
9 4 (11.76%) VLAN
9 4 (11.76%) IPsec
9 4 (11.76%) RTP
10 3 (8.82%) SS7
10 3 (8.82%) VPLS
10 3 (8.82%) PBX
General
1 16 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Network Engineer
2 13 (38.24%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (32.35%) Project Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Network Project Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Network Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Junior Network Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Junior
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Account Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Telephony Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Mathematics
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
1 2 (5.88%) CentOS
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Project Management
1 11 (32.35%) PRINCE2
2 9 (26.47%) Line Management
3 7 (20.59%) PRINCE
4 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.88%) Coaching
6 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (50.00%) CCNP
3 7 (20.59%) CCIE
4 6 (17.65%) CCNA
4 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) XenApp
2 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Nagios
2 2 (5.88%) Cacti
2 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Cisco
2 16 (47.06%) BT
3 4 (11.76%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
4 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds
4 2 (5.88%) Juniper
4 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.94%) NetApp
5 1 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) Avaya
5 1 (2.94%) Acme Packet
5 1 (2.94%) F5
5 1 (2.94%) Sonus
5 1 (2.94%) BroadSoft