Period
to 21 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 125 136
Rank change year-on-year +12 +11 +1
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 23 21 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.15% 0.99% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.13% 6.02% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 25
West Sussex median annual salary £32,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £34,000 £39,000
90th Percentile £70,875 £63,750 £60,350
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.48% +4.50% -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 252 349 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 12.63% 16.47% 16.80%
Number of salaries quoted 214 300 356
West Sussex median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.98% +16.25%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,200 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,750 £61,150 £67,500
South East median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% -2.30% +2.35%

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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 May 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 May 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
Horsham -3 10 £32,500 -38.10%
Gatwick +17 7 - -
Worthing - 1 £65,000 -
MPLS
South East

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 14 (60.87%) ITIL
1 14 (60.87%) SLA
2 12 (52.17%) Process Management
2 12 (52.17%) Change Management
2 12 (52.17%) Risk Management
2 12 (52.17%) CMDB
2 12 (52.17%) Release Management
2 12 (52.17%) Asset Management
2 12 (52.17%) ITIL V3
2 12 (52.17%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
3 10 (43.48%) IT Strategy
3 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (43.48%) SCCM
3 10 (43.48%) VMware
3 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
3 10 (43.48%) Windows
4 9 (39.13%) Remedy
5 3 (13.04%) WAN
5 3 (13.04%) DNS
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (8.70%) Juniper
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.70%) 3G
6 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.70%) Linux
6 2 (8.70%) ADSL
6 2 (8.70%) ITSM

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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:

Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) DNS
1 3 (13.04%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) 3G
2 2 (8.70%) 4G
2 2 (8.70%) ADSL
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) DWDM
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) Network Security
3 1 (4.35%) VoIP
3 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Change Manager
2 10 (43.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (43.48%) IT Change Manager
2 10 (43.48%) IT Manager
3 7 (30.43%) Change and Configuration Manager
3 7 (30.43%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Wintel Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
1 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) ITIL
2 12 (52.17%) Asset Management
2 12 (52.17%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 12 (52.17%) Change Management
2 12 (52.17%) ITIL V3
2 12 (52.17%) Process Management
2 12 (52.17%) Release Management
2 12 (52.17%) Risk Management
3 10 (43.48%) IT Strategy
4 2 (8.70%) ITSM
4 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Network Management
5 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (60.87%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
1 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.70%) Squid
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
1 10 (43.48%) VMware
2 9 (39.13%) Remedy
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) Juniper
4 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds