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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 89 97 92
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 5 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.48% 0.79% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.31% 5.20% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 7
Median salary £62,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.16% -2.00%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 151 173 233
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 14.41% 15.24% 20.67%
Number of salaries quoted 130 162 205
Median salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 West Sussex

MPLS
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

MPLS
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 3 months to 26 March 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
Gatwick - 3 £62,500 -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 20 (86.96%) Cisco
2 18 (78.26%) WAN
2 18 (78.26%) LAN
3 17 (73.91%) ITIL
4 16 (69.57%) Data Centre
5 13 (56.52%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (47.83%) Firewall
7 11 (47.83%) WAN Optimisation
7 11 (47.83%) Load Balancing
8 10 (43.48%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (43.48%) Wireless
8 10 (43.48%) OSPF
8 10 (43.48%) BGP
8 10 (43.48%) DNS
9 9 (39.13%) VPN
9 9 (39.13%) SLA
9 9 (39.13%) Network Design
9 9 (39.13%) Palo Alto
9 9 (39.13%) F5
10 8 (34.78%) Junos
10 8 (34.78%) Unified Communications
10 8 (34.78%) 4G
10 8 (34.78%) Change Control
10 8 (34.78%) SolarWinds
10 8 (34.78%) SolarWinds Orion
10 8 (34.78%) Adaptive Security
10 8 (34.78%) Information Management
10 8 (34.78%) PKI
10 8 (34.78%) Operations Management

MPLS
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) LAN
1 18 (78.26%) WAN
2 13 (56.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (47.83%) Firewall
4 10 (43.48%) BGP
4 10 (43.48%) DNS
4 10 (43.48%) OSPF
4 10 (43.48%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (43.48%) Wireless
5 9 (39.13%) VPN
6 8 (34.78%) 3G
6 8 (34.78%) DDNS
6 8 (34.78%) DHCP
6 8 (34.78%) DSL
6 8 (34.78%) Ethernet
6 8 (34.78%) IPsec
6 8 (34.78%) ISDN
6 8 (34.78%) SAN
6 8 (34.78%) SSL
6 8 (34.78%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) GIS
General
1 4 (17.39%) Back Office
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Network Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Juniper Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Network Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Network Project Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Network Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Network Technical Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Change Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Network Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 16 (69.57%) Data Centre
2 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
2 8 (34.78%) PKI
3 4 (17.39%) iSeries
3 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) BBC
4 1 (4.35%) CMDB
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Unix
2 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) ITIL
2 11 (47.83%) Load Balancing
2 11 (47.83%) WAN Optimisation
3 9 (39.13%) Network Design
4 8 (34.78%) Adaptive Security
4 8 (34.78%) Change Control
4 8 (34.78%) Information Management
4 8 (34.78%) Operations Management
5 5 (21.74%) Project Management
6 4 (17.39%) Planning and Forecasting
6 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
6 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
6 4 (17.39%) Regulatory Compliance
6 4 (17.39%) Service Management
6 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (13.04%) IT Strategy
7 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.70%) High Availability
8 2 (8.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (17.39%) CCNA
2 4 (17.39%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) CCDP
3 1 (4.35%) CCIE
3 1 (4.35%) CISM
3 1 (4.35%) CISSP
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) SLA
2 4 (17.39%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (17.39%) XenApp
1 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco Prime
1 8 (34.78%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (17.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Cisco
2 9 (39.13%) F5
2 9 (39.13%) Palo Alto
3 8 (34.78%) Barracuda Networks
3 8 (34.78%) Juniper
3 8 (34.78%) SolarWinds
4 6 (26.09%) VMware
5 4 (17.39%) Citrix
6 3 (13.04%) Riverbed
7 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.35%) Forcepoint
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.35%) Rackspace
7 1 (4.35%) Virgin Media