Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 127 105
Rank change year-on-year +6 -22 +50
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 33 19 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.32% 0.95% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.92% 6.55% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 33 16 53
West Sussex median annual salary £57,000 £65,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.31% +16.07% +17.89%
10th Percentile £41,250 £31,250 £34,100
90th Percentile £64,450 £73,750 £64,750
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -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 370 290 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 14.77% 14.52% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 327 250 336
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,250 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +0.56%

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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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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
Worthing - 16 £55,000 -
Crawley - 4 £57,000 - 1
Gatwick -17 2 £60,250 -16.90%
Burgess Hill - 1 £65,000 -
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South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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
1 33 (100.00%) Firewall
2 27 (81.82%) WAN
3 25 (75.76%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (69.70%) CCNP
4 23 (69.70%) DHCP
4 23 (69.70%) DNS
4 23 (69.70%) Wireless
5 20 (60.61%) VoIP
5 20 (60.61%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (51.52%) Wi-Fi
6 17 (51.52%) Network Security
7 16 (48.48%) DWDM
7 16 (48.48%) Cisco PIX
7 16 (48.48%) SolarWinds
7 16 (48.48%) WAN Optimisation
7 16 (48.48%) Network Monitoring
7 16 (48.48%) GDPR
8 15 (45.45%) Remediation Plan
8 15 (45.45%) Runbook
8 15 (45.45%) Server Management
8 15 (45.45%) High Availability
8 15 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (42.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (42.42%) MCSE
10 11 (33.33%) LAN
11 10 (30.30%) VPN
12 9 (27.27%) SQL
12 9 (27.27%) ITIL

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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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 6 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (27.27%) Office 365
2 6 (18.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (100.00%) Firewall
2 27 (81.82%) WAN
3 23 (69.70%) DHCP
3 23 (69.70%) DNS
3 23 (69.70%) Wireless
4 20 (60.61%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (60.61%) VoIP
5 17 (51.52%) Network Security
5 17 (51.52%) Wi-Fi
6 16 (48.48%) Cisco PIX
6 16 (48.48%) DWDM
7 11 (33.33%) LAN
8 10 (30.30%) VPN
9 8 (24.24%) VLAN
10 6 (18.18%) FTP
10 6 (18.18%) IPsec
10 6 (18.18%) SAN
10 6 (18.18%) SMTP
10 6 (18.18%) SSL
10 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Network Manager
3 7 (21.21%) Network Operations Manager
3 7 (21.21%) Operations Manager
3 7 (21.21%) Senior Voice Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Voice Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Voice Network Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Azure Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Consultant
6 4 (12.12%) Network Security Consultant
6 4 (12.12%) NOC Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.12%) CMDB
2 4 (12.12%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (9.09%) BBC
4 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
1 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Network Monitoring
1 16 (48.48%) WAN Optimisation
2 15 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
2 15 (45.45%) High Availability
2 15 (45.45%) Remediation Plan
2 15 (45.45%) Runbook
2 15 (45.45%) Server Management
2 15 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (27.27%) ITIL
4 8 (24.24%) Technical Leadership
5 7 (21.21%) Project Management
6 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (18.18%) Load Balancing
7 5 (15.15%) Presales
8 4 (12.12%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (12.12%) Network Design
9 3 (9.09%) Change Management
10 2 (6.06%) Change Control
10 2 (6.06%) Information Management
10 2 (6.06%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (75.76%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (69.70%) CCNP
3 14 (42.42%) MCSE
3 14 (42.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (15.15%) CCIE
5 4 (12.12%) JNCIS
6 3 (9.09%) CCDP
6 3 (9.09%) CCNA
7 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (48.48%) GDPR
2 4 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (18.18%) Terminal Server
2 6 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (9.09%) XenApp
3 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (48.48%) SolarWinds
3 9 (27.27%) Aruba
3 9 (27.27%) Citrix
3 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 9 (27.27%) VMware
4 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
4 4 (12.12%) Dell
4 4 (12.12%) HP
4 4 (12.12%) Juniper
4 4 (12.12%) Palo Alto
4 4 (12.12%) Ruckus Wireless
5 3 (9.09%) EqualLogic
5 3 (9.09%) Meraki
5 3 (9.09%) NetApp
5 3 (9.09%) ProCurve
5 3 (9.09%) Rackspace
5 3 (9.09%) Virgin Media