The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
West Sussex / Gatwick
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 - 15
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 1.88% - 2.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% - 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Median salary £62,500 - £27,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% -  

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 Gatwick with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Gatwick
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 18 23 19
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 11.25% 20.18% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 19
Median salary £62,500 £47,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.57% +75.92%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gatwick 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 Gatwick

MPLS
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) DNS
2 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) OSPF
2 9 (90.00%) BGP
2 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (90.00%) Wireless
2 9 (90.00%) Load Balancing
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
3 8 (80.00%) Palo Alto
3 8 (80.00%) Change Control
3 8 (80.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 8 (80.00%) Adaptive Security
3 8 (80.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 8 (80.00%) SolarWinds
3 8 (80.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 8 (80.00%) Operations Management
3 8 (80.00%) Junos
3 8 (80.00%) Unified Communications
3 8 (80.00%) 4G
3 8 (80.00%) F5
3 8 (80.00%) IPsec
3 8 (80.00%) Management Information System
3 8 (80.00%) ISDN
3 8 (80.00%) Cisco Prime

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) BGP
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 9 (90.00%) DNS
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
1 9 (90.00%) OSPF
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
1 9 (90.00%) Wi-Fi
1 9 (90.00%) Wireless
2 8 (80.00%) 3G
2 8 (80.00%) 4G
2 8 (80.00%) DDNS
2 8 (80.00%) DHCP
2 8 (80.00%) DSL
2 8 (80.00%) IPsec
2 8 (80.00%) Junos
2 8 (80.00%) SAN
2 8 (80.00%) SSL
2 8 (80.00%) TACACS
2 8 (80.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) GIS
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Network Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
1 8 (80.00%) Management Information System
1 8 (80.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) ITIL
1 9 (90.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (80.00%) Adaptive Security
2 8 (80.00%) Change Control
2 8 (80.00%) Information Management
2 8 (80.00%) Network Design
2 8 (80.00%) Operations Management
2 8 (80.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Prime
1 8 (80.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 8 (80.00%) F5
2 8 (80.00%) Juniper
2 8 (80.00%) Palo Alto
2 8 (80.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) VMware