Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for MPLS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MPLS over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 103 153
Rank change year-on-year -35 +50 -41
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 11 46 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.53% 1.88% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.99% 10.27% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13 69 21
West Sussex median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% +13.10%
10th Percentile £40,750 £43,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,500 £61,500
South East median annual salary £49,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +5.00% +5.26%

MPLS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 276 448 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 13.20% 18.35% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 239 387 392
West Sussex median annual salary £39,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,000 £25,000 £23,050
90th Percentile £57,750 £67,500 £61,150
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing MPLS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in West Sussex

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Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for MPLS in West Sussex

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Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in West Sussex over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in West Sussex

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Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gatwick +7 4 £57,500 +21.05%
Horsham - 2 £42,500 -
MPLS
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
1 7 (63.64%) SLA
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) Process Management
2 4 (36.36%) Change Management
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
2 4 (36.36%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (36.36%) Asset Management
2 4 (36.36%) CMDB
2 4 (36.36%) Release Management
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
2 4 (36.36%) Office 365
2 4 (36.36%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 4 (36.36%) IT Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Change Control
3 3 (27.27%) 4G
3 3 (27.27%) F5
3 3 (27.27%) Junos
3 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
3 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) XenApp
3 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
3 3 (27.27%) SCCM

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Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (27.27%) 3G
2 3 (27.27%) 4G
2 3 (27.27%) BGP
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) IPsec
2 3 (27.27%) Junos
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) OSPF
2 3 (27.27%) SSL
2 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) Wireless
3 2 (18.18%) DDNS
3 2 (18.18%) DSL
3 2 (18.18%) FCoE
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) TACACS
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Change Manager
1 4 (36.36%) IT Change Manager
1 4 (36.36%) IT Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Change and Configuration Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Juniper Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) CMDB
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 3 (27.27%) PKI
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Asset Management
2 4 (36.36%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 4 (36.36%) Change Management
2 4 (36.36%) IT Strategy
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
2 4 (36.36%) Process Management
2 4 (36.36%) Release Management
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Change Control
3 3 (27.27%) Information Management
3 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 3 (27.27%) Network Design
3 3 (27.27%) Operations Management
4 2 (18.18%) Adaptive Security
4 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
4 2 (18.18%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (18.18%) Web Filtering
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCIE
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) AppSense
3 3 (27.27%) Avaya
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) F5
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) Juniper
3 3 (27.27%) McAfee
3 3 (27.27%) NetApp
3 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (18.18%) Forcepoint
4 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
5 1 (9.09%) Meraki