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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South East / Kent
Rank 73 91 80
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 11 6 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.31% 0.55% 2.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.40% 2.65% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 27
Median salary £65,000 £44,438 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.27% -6.44%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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
131 226 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 15.60% 20.60% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 90 197 212
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
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 28 February 2017. 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 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
Dartford - 10 - -
West Malling -10 1 £65,000 +15.55%
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 28 (100.00%) WAN
1 28 (100.00%) Firewall
2 21 (75.00%) IPsec
2 21 (75.00%) Network Design
2 21 (75.00%) Cisco
2 21 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 19 (67.86%) 802.11
3 19 (67.86%) LAN
3 19 (67.86%) DNS
3 19 (67.86%) DPNSS
3 19 (67.86%) QSIG
3 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
3 19 (67.86%) DHCP
3 19 (67.86%) SNMP
3 19 (67.86%) Network Security
3 19 (67.86%) Mitel
3 19 (67.86%) Wireless
3 19 (67.86%) Data Centre
3 19 (67.86%) 802.1X
4 17 (60.71%) Translating Business Requirements
5 15 (53.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (32.14%) VPN
7 7 (25.00%) Windows
7 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 7 (25.00%) DSL
7 7 (25.00%) B2B
7 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

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 2 (7.14%) IIS
1 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) Firewall
1 28 (100.00%) WAN
2 21 (75.00%) IPsec
3 19 (67.86%) 802.11
3 19 (67.86%) DHCP
3 19 (67.86%) DNS
3 19 (67.86%) DPNSS
3 19 (67.86%) LAN
3 19 (67.86%) Network Security
3 19 (67.86%) QSIG
3 19 (67.86%) SNMP
3 19 (67.86%) Wireless
4 15 (53.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (32.14%) VPN
6 7 (25.00%) DSL
7 2 (7.14%) IPv4
7 2 (7.14%) OSPF
7 2 (7.14%) SSL
7 2 (7.14%) VXLAN
7 2 (7.14%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Cisco Design Engineer
1 19 (67.86%) Cisco Engineer
1 19 (67.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 19 (67.86%) Cisco Security Engineer
1 19 (67.86%) Network Engineer
1 19 (67.86%) Network Security Engineer
1 19 (67.86%) Security Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Consultant
2 7 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) 802.1X
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (67.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
1 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Network Design
2 17 (60.71%) Translating Business Requirements
3 7 (25.00%) B2B
3 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) CCDA
1 2 (7.14%) CCDP
1 2 (7.14%) CCIE
1 2 (7.14%) CCNA
1 2 (7.14%) CCNP
1 2 (7.14%) CCSA
1 2 (7.14%) CCSE
1 2 (7.14%) CCSP
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 21 (75.00%) Cisco
2 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 19 (67.86%) Mitel
3 2 (7.14%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) Palo Alto
3 2 (7.14%) Riverbed
3 2 (7.14%) Siemens
3 2 (7.14%) VMware