The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for MPLS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 100 88
Rank change year-on-year +19 -12  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 7 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.80% 0.28% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.59% 1.97% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 8
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% -5.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26%  

MPLS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
East Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 73 152 168
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 8.33% 14.17% 15.37%
Number of salaries quoted 71 139 154
Median salary £38,000 £42,253 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.06% +8.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex citing MPLS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in East Sussex

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Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Salary trend for MPLS in East Sussex

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Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +16 7 £40,000 -15.78%
MPLS
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 41 (100.00%) VPN
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (78.05%) CCNP
3 31 (75.61%) Firewall
3 31 (75.61%) Wireless
4 30 (73.17%) LAN
4 30 (73.17%) WAN
4 30 (73.17%) DMVPN
5 28 (68.29%) CCNA
5 28 (68.29%) BGP
6 20 (48.78%) Linux
7 19 (46.34%) ITIL
7 19 (46.34%) Windows
8 18 (43.90%) VLAN
8 18 (43.90%) Network Security
8 18 (43.90%) Multicast
8 18 (43.90%) Meraki
8 18 (43.90%) Spanning Tree
8 18 (43.90%) Unicast
8 18 (43.90%) DHCP
8 18 (43.90%) Ethernet
8 18 (43.90%) DNS
8 18 (43.90%) OSPF
8 18 (43.90%) DSL
8 18 (43.90%) IPv6
9 12 (29.27%) Juniper
9 12 (29.27%) CheckPoint
9 12 (29.27%) VoIP
9 12 (29.27%) FortiGate

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Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 41 (100.00%) VPN
2 31 (75.61%) Firewall
2 31 (75.61%) Wireless
3 30 (73.17%) DMVPN
3 30 (73.17%) LAN
3 30 (73.17%) WAN
4 28 (68.29%) BGP
5 18 (43.90%) DHCP
5 18 (43.90%) DNS
5 18 (43.90%) DSL
5 18 (43.90%) Ethernet
5 18 (43.90%) IPv6
5 18 (43.90%) Multicast
5 18 (43.90%) Network Security
5 18 (43.90%) OSPF
5 18 (43.90%) Spanning Tree
5 18 (43.90%) Unicast
5 18 (43.90%) VLAN
6 12 (29.27%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (29.27%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 39 (95.12%) Network Engineer
2 19 (46.34%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (43.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 12 (29.27%) Data Network Engineer
5 10 (24.39%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 10 (24.39%) Cisco Support
5 10 (24.39%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 10 (24.39%) Security Engineer
5 10 (24.39%) Security Support Engineer
5 10 (24.39%) Support Engineer
6 9 (21.95%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 9 (21.95%) Network Security Engineer
6 9 (21.95%) Network Support
6 9 (21.95%) Network Support Engineer
6 9 (21.95%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Cisco Support
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Network Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 9 (21.95%) Driving Licence
2 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Linux
2 19 (46.34%) Windows
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) ITIL
2 10 (24.39%) Change Management
3 9 (21.95%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) Java
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (78.05%) CCNP
3 28 (68.29%) CCNA
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (43.90%) Meraki
3 12 (29.27%) CheckPoint
3 12 (29.27%) Fortinet
3 12 (29.27%) Juniper
3 12 (29.27%) Palo Alto
4 9 (21.95%) Draytek
4 9 (21.95%) HP
4 9 (21.95%) NETGEAR
4 9 (21.95%) Ubiquiti
5 1 (2.44%) Riverbed
5 1 (2.44%) VMware