The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 87 82 93
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 11 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.11% 1.24% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.05% 5.80% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 13
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £47,050 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £48,950
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +17.64%
MPLS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
218 207 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 21.93% 21.32% 20.65%
Number of salaries quoted 187 190 219
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £51,875
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

MPLS
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Kent region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Kent

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Kent

MPLS
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
West Malling - 5 £73,500 -
Stansted - 2 £41,500 -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 Kent region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 13 (81.25%) WAN
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (68.75%) CCNP
4 10 (62.50%) CCNA
5 9 (56.25%) LAN
5 9 (56.25%) Firewall
6 8 (50.00%) OSPF
6 8 (50.00%) VPN
6 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (43.75%) F5
7 7 (43.75%) CCSA
7 7 (43.75%) CCSE
7 7 (43.75%) CCDA
7 7 (43.75%) CCDP
7 7 (43.75%) CCIE
7 7 (43.75%) CheckPoint
7 7 (43.75%) Palo Alto
8 6 (37.50%) CCSP
8 6 (37.50%) IPv4
8 6 (37.50%) iPad
9 5 (31.25%) Network Design
9 5 (31.25%) IPsec
9 5 (31.25%) SSL
9 5 (31.25%) Juniper
10 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (25.00%) SAN
10 4 (25.00%) HP
10 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (6.25%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) WAN
2 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) LAN
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (50.00%) OSPF
3 8 (50.00%) VPN
4 6 (37.50%) IPv4
5 5 (31.25%) IPsec
5 5 (31.25%) SSL
6 4 (25.00%) SAN
6 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 3 (18.75%) Wireless
8 2 (12.50%) Broadband
8 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (12.50%) VXLAN
8 2 (12.50%) WLAN
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (31.25%) Architect
4 5 (31.25%) Network Architect
5 3 (18.75%) Network Design Architect
6 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
7 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Technical Support
7 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Avaya Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco Support
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Network Systems Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) iPad
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Network Design
2 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (68.75%) CCNP
3 10 (62.50%) CCNA
4 7 (43.75%) CCDA
4 7 (43.75%) CCDP
4 7 (43.75%) CCIE
4 7 (43.75%) CCSA
4 7 (43.75%) CCSE
5 6 (37.50%) CCSP
6 3 (18.75%) JNCIA
7 2 (12.50%) JNCIE
7 2 (12.50%) JNCIP
7 2 (12.50%) JNCIS
8 1 (6.25%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
8 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) CheckPoint
2 7 (43.75%) F5
2 7 (43.75%) Palo Alto
3 5 (31.25%) Juniper
4 4 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) Meraki
5 2 (12.50%) Avaya
5 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 2 (12.50%) Verint
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) VMware