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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 100 90 79
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 5 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.45% 0.92% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.03% 4.27% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 18
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
165 234 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 14.92% 21.59% 19.09%
Number of salaries quoted 148 209 174
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
Chichester - 3 £50,000 -
Horsham 0 1 £65,000 +23.80%
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (62.50%) WAN
4 9 (56.25%) CCNP
5 8 (50.00%) CCIE
5 8 (50.00%) VPN
5 8 (50.00%) LAN
5 8 (50.00%) Firewall
6 6 (37.50%) Wireless
6 6 (37.50%) BGP
6 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
7 5 (31.25%) OSPF
7 5 (31.25%) Finance
8 4 (25.00%) CCNA
9 3 (18.75%) Avaya
9 3 (18.75%) DMZ
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
9 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
9 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 3 (18.75%) Information Security
9 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
9 3 (18.75%) Network Design
9 3 (18.75%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (18.75%) 802.1X
9 3 (18.75%) Palo Alto

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) WAN
2 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) LAN
2 8 (50.00%) VPN
3 6 (37.50%) BGP
3 6 (37.50%) Wireless
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (31.25%) OSPF
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (18.75%) DMZ
5 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
5 3 (18.75%) NetScaler
5 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (12.50%) Broadband
6 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
6 2 (12.50%) Internet
6 2 (12.50%) IPsec
6 2 (12.50%) L2TP
6 2 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Network Support
4 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Presales Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Security Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior IT Support
5 2 (12.50%) WAN Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (18.75%) Information Security
2 3 (18.75%) Network Design
3 2 (12.50%) Presales
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Perl
1 2 (12.50%) Python
1 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (56.25%) CCNP
3 8 (50.00%) CCIE
4 4 (25.00%) CCNA
5 2 (12.50%) CCDP
5 2 (12.50%) CCIP
5 2 (12.50%) CCSP
5 2 (12.50%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Avaya
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Palo Alto
2 3 (18.75%) Riverbed
3 2 (12.50%) F5
3 2 (12.50%) VMware