Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 146 106
Rank change year-on-year +24 -40 +43
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 33 11 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.34% 0.53% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.94% 3.99% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 33 13 74
West Sussex median annual salary £57,000 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.12% -19.05% +10.53%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £65,200 £73,750 £72,425
South East median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +5.00%

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 332 276 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 13.45% 13.24% 18.50%
Number of salaries quoted 290 238 399
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -16.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,025 £57,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.05%

MPLS
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

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
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in West Sussex over the 6 months to 15 November 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 15 November 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 - 19 £57,000 -
Worthing - 8 £55,000 - 2
Gatwick -13 1 £59,000 -15.71%
MPLS
South East

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 33 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (90.91%) WAN
3 29 (87.88%) Firewall
4 20 (60.61%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (57.58%) LAN
6 18 (54.55%) VoIP
6 18 (54.55%) VPN
6 18 (54.55%) CCNP
6 18 (54.55%) Data Centre
7 14 (42.42%) DNS
7 14 (42.42%) DHCP
8 13 (39.39%) CheckPoint
8 13 (39.39%) VLAN
8 13 (39.39%) Load Balancing
8 13 (39.39%) NetScaler
9 12 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
10 11 (33.33%) SolarWinds
10 11 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (33.33%) Wireless
10 11 (33.33%) Citrix
11 10 (30.30%) CCIE
11 10 (30.30%) Windows
11 10 (30.30%) VMware
11 10 (30.30%) Network Design
11 10 (30.30%) Video Conferencing
11 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (30.30%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
12 9 (27.27%) Virgin Media

MPLS
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 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 3 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (90.91%) WAN
2 29 (87.88%) Firewall
3 19 (57.58%) LAN
4 18 (54.55%) VoIP
4 18 (54.55%) VPN
5 14 (42.42%) DHCP
5 14 (42.42%) DNS
6 13 (39.39%) NetScaler
6 13 (39.39%) VLAN
7 12 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (33.33%) Wireless
9 10 (30.30%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (24.24%) Cisco PIX
10 8 (24.24%) DWDM
10 8 (24.24%) Network Security
11 4 (12.12%) WLAN
12 3 (9.09%) FTP
12 3 (9.09%) SMTP
12 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
General
1 9 (27.27%) Banking
2 4 (12.12%) Back Office
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Network Engineer
2 11 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 11 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (30.30%) NOC Engineer
4 8 (24.24%) Network Manager
5 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (12.12%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (12.12%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (12.12%) Network Operations Manager
6 4 (12.12%) Network Project Manager
6 4 (12.12%) Operations Manager
6 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Voice Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Voice Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (54.55%) Data Centre
2 10 (30.30%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (27.27%) BBC
4 4 (12.12%) iSeries
4 4 (12.12%) Mainframe
5 2 (6.06%) Replication
6 1 (3.03%) CMDB
6 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
1 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
2 4 (12.12%) Unix
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Load Balancing
2 11 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
3 10 (30.30%) Network Design
4 8 (24.24%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (24.24%) High Availability
4 8 (24.24%) ITIL
4 8 (24.24%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (24.24%) Remediation Plan
4 8 (24.24%) Runbook
4 8 (24.24%) Server Management
4 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (21.21%) Project Management
6 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (12.12%) Planning and Forecasting
7 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
7 4 (12.12%) Project Planning
7 4 (12.12%) Regulatory Compliance
7 4 (12.12%) Service Management
7 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (6.06%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.12%) C
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (54.55%) CCNP
3 10 (30.30%) CCIE
4 9 (27.27%) CCDP
4 9 (27.27%) CCNA
5 7 (21.21%) MCSE
5 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.03%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) GDPR
2 4 (12.12%) PMBOK
3 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) XenApp
2 5 (15.15%) XenDesktop
3 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.09%) Terminal Server
3 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (39.39%) CheckPoint
3 11 (33.33%) Citrix
3 11 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 10 (30.30%) VMware
5 9 (27.27%) Rackspace
5 9 (27.27%) Virgin Media
6 4 (12.12%) Aruba
6 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.12%) Palo Alto
7 3 (9.09%) Forcepoint
8 2 (6.06%) FireEye
8 2 (6.06%) Riverbed
9 1 (3.03%) Dell
9 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
9 1 (3.03%) HP
9 1 (3.03%) Juniper
9 1 (3.03%) Meraki
9 1 (3.03%) ProCurve
9 1 (3.03%) Ruckus Wireless