Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 132 112
Rank change year-on-year +9 -20 +28
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 21 16 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.93% 0.77% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.40% 5.48% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 69
West Sussex median annual salary £57,000 £41,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.35% -20.95% +16.67%
10th Percentile £45,250 £34,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £65,250 £72,875 £75,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £52,250
% change year-on-year +2.04% -6.22% +4.50%

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 250 292 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 11.10% 14.09% 17.84%
Number of salaries quoted 222 266 408
West Sussex median annual salary £43,500 £39,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% -17.89% +11.76%
10th Percentile £22,325 £24,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,750 £60,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49% +4.71%

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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 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 2018. 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
Crawley - 17 £57,000 - 3
Gatwick +3 2 - -
Worthing - 1 £65,000 -
MPLS
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 19 (90.48%) WAN
1 19 (90.48%) Cisco
2 16 (76.19%) Data Centre
3 15 (71.43%) LAN
3 15 (71.43%) Firewall
4 14 (66.67%) VPN
5 11 (52.38%) CheckPoint
5 11 (52.38%) NetScaler
6 10 (47.62%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (47.62%) Load Balancing
6 10 (47.62%) VLAN
7 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (42.86%) VoIP
8 8 (38.10%) CCIE
8 8 (38.10%) CCNP
8 8 (38.10%) CCNA
8 8 (38.10%) CCDP
8 8 (38.10%) BBC
8 8 (38.10%) Banking
8 8 (38.10%) Network Design
8 8 (38.10%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (38.10%) Rackspace
8 8 (38.10%) Virgin Media
9 7 (33.33%) Citrix
10 6 (28.57%) ITIL
10 6 (28.57%) Windows
10 6 (28.57%) VMware
10 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
10 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (23.81%) Project Management

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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:

Communications & Networking
1 19 (90.48%) WAN
2 15 (71.43%) Firewall
2 15 (71.43%) LAN
3 14 (66.67%) VPN
4 11 (52.38%) NetScaler
5 10 (47.62%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (47.62%) VLAN
6 9 (42.86%) VoIP
7 4 (19.05%) DHCP
7 4 (19.05%) DNS
7 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (19.05%) WLAN
8 3 (14.29%) DMVPN
8 3 (14.29%) Internet
9 2 (9.52%) BGP
9 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (9.52%) EIGRP
9 2 (9.52%) OSPF
9 2 (9.52%) SMS
9 2 (9.52%) Wireless
General
1 8 (38.10%) Banking
2 4 (19.05%) Back Office
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (38.10%) NOC Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Network Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Network Project Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Change and Configuration Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Check Point Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) IT Change Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) Data Centre
2 8 (38.10%) BBC
2 8 (38.10%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (19.05%) iSeries
3 4 (19.05%) Mainframe
4 2 (9.52%) CMDB
4 2 (9.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
1 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 4 (19.05%) Unix
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Load Balancing
2 8 (38.10%) Network Design
3 6 (28.57%) ITIL
4 5 (23.81%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) Planning and Forecasting
5 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
5 4 (19.05%) Project Planning
5 4 (19.05%) Regulatory Compliance
5 4 (19.05%) Service Management
5 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (19.05%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
6 2 (9.52%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (9.52%) IT Strategy
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
6 2 (9.52%) Process Management
6 2 (9.52%) Release Management
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) C
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (38.10%) CCDP
2 8 (38.10%) CCIE
2 8 (38.10%) CCNA
2 8 (38.10%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) PMBOK
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
3 1 (4.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) XenApp
2 4 (19.05%) XenDesktop
3 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) CheckPoint
3 8 (38.10%) Rackspace
3 8 (38.10%) Virgin Media
4 7 (33.33%) Citrix
5 6 (28.57%) VMware
6 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
7 3 (14.29%) Forcepoint
7 3 (14.29%) Palo Alto
8 2 (9.52%) FireEye
8 2 (9.52%) Remedy
8 2 (9.52%) Riverbed