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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
West Sussex / Gatwick
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 27 29
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 2.02% 3.05% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 13.89% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 1
Median salary £56,250 £52,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +94.44%  
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 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 36 19
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 18.18% 21.95% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 16
Median salary £60,750 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Gatwick over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Gatwick

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 Gatwick region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) IPsec
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) 3G
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) DDNS
2 4 (80.00%) DSL
2 4 (80.00%) TACACS
2 4 (80.00%) ISDN
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 4 (80.00%) SLA
2 4 (80.00%) Information Management
2 4 (80.00%) Network Design
2 4 (80.00%) PKI
2 4 (80.00%) Operations Management
2 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (80.00%) 3G
2 4 (80.00%) 4G
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) DDNS
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) DSL
2 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) IPsec
2 4 (80.00%) ISDN
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 4 (80.00%) TACACS
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (80.00%) PKI
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Adaptive Security
1 4 (80.00%) Change Control
1 4 (80.00%) Information Management
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (80.00%) Network Design
1 4 (80.00%) Operations Management
1 4 (80.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) Web Filtering
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (80.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 4 (80.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) Palo Alto
2 4 (80.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) Forcepoint
4 1 (20.00%) Meraki
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft