Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 142 122
Rank change year-on-year +18 -20 +23
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 26 16 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.23% 0.74% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.32% 5.10% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 58
West Sussex median annual salary £57,000 £41,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.35% -17.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £31,250 £34,000 £42,550
90th Percentile £65,250 £63,750 £87,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%

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 252 314 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 11.91% 14.57% 17.47%
Number of salaries quoted 218 282 415
West Sussex median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -15.79% +11.76%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £64,125 £56,250 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +1.18%

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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 21 July 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 21 July 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 - 15 £57,000 - 1
Gatwick +17 5 - -
Horsham +1 5 £32,500 -23.53%
Worthing - 1 £65,000 -
MPLS
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 17 (65.38%) WAN
1 17 (65.38%) Cisco
2 13 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 12 (46.15%) VPN
3 12 (46.15%) LAN
3 12 (46.15%) Firewall
4 11 (42.31%) VMware
4 11 (42.31%) Windows
4 11 (42.31%) Windows Server
4 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (38.46%) ITIL
6 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
6 9 (34.62%) SCCM
6 9 (34.62%) NetScaler
7 8 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (30.77%) VLAN
7 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
8 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
8 7 (26.92%) Citrix
8 7 (26.92%) VoIP
9 6 (23.08%) SLA
9 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (23.08%) CCIE
9 6 (23.08%) CCNP
9 6 (23.08%) CCNA
9 6 (23.08%) CCDP
9 6 (23.08%) BBC
9 6 (23.08%) Banking
9 6 (23.08%) Network Design
9 6 (23.08%) Rackspace

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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 17 (65.38%) WAN
2 12 (46.15%) Firewall
2 12 (46.15%) LAN
2 12 (46.15%) VPN
3 9 (34.62%) NetScaler
4 8 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (30.77%) VLAN
5 7 (26.92%) VoIP
6 4 (15.38%) DNS
7 3 (11.54%) DHCP
7 3 (11.54%) DMVPN
7 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (11.54%) WLAN
8 2 (7.69%) BGP
8 2 (7.69%) EIGRP
8 2 (7.69%) Internet
8 2 (7.69%) OSPF
8 2 (7.69%) SMS
9 1 (3.85%) 3G
9 1 (3.85%) DWDM
General
1 6 (23.08%) Banking
2 4 (15.38%) Back Office
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Network Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) NOC Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Change and Configuration Manager
4 5 (19.23%) Change Manager
4 5 (19.23%) Configuration Manager
4 5 (19.23%) IT Change Manager
4 5 (19.23%) IT Manager
5 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (15.38%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (15.38%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (15.38%) Network Manager
5 4 (15.38%) Network Project Manager
5 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (23.08%) BBC
2 6 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (19.23%) CMDB
4 4 (15.38%) iSeries
4 4 (15.38%) Mainframe
5 2 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
1 11 (42.31%) Windows Server
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (15.38%) Unix
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
3 6 (23.08%) Network Design
4 5 (19.23%) Asset Management
4 5 (19.23%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 5 (19.23%) Change Management
4 5 (19.23%) IT Strategy
4 5 (19.23%) ITIL V3
4 5 (19.23%) Process Management
4 5 (19.23%) Release Management
4 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
5 4 (15.38%) Planning and Forecasting
5 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 4 (15.38%) Project Management
5 4 (15.38%) Project Planning
5 4 (15.38%) Regulatory Compliance
5 4 (15.38%) Service Management
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (15.38%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) C
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) CCDP
1 6 (23.08%) CCIE
1 6 (23.08%) CCNA
1 6 (23.08%) CCNP
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) SLA
2 4 (15.38%) PMBOK
3 1 (3.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
3 4 (15.38%) XenApp
3 4 (15.38%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) Squid
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) VMware
3 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
4 7 (26.92%) Citrix
5 6 (23.08%) Rackspace
5 6 (23.08%) Virgin Media
6 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
6 5 (19.23%) Remedy
7 4 (15.38%) SolarWinds
8 3 (11.54%) Forcepoint
8 3 (11.54%) Palo Alto
9 2 (7.69%) FireEye
9 2 (7.69%) Riverbed
10 1 (3.85%) Juniper