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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 66 97 94
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -3
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 22 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.34% 0.37% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.69% 2.01% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 6
Median salary £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £40,000 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £45,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
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
227 199 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.17% 18.53% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 205 186 189
Median salary £36,500 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,250 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Dartford - 14 £42,500 -
Maidstone -4 1 £85,000 +112.50%
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 31 (93.94%) WAN
1 31 (93.94%) Cisco
2 25 (75.76%) LAN
3 21 (63.64%) Firewall
4 18 (54.55%) IPsec
4 18 (54.55%) CheckPoint
5 17 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (48.48%) CCNP
6 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
6 16 (48.48%) Wireless
7 14 (42.42%) QSIG
7 14 (42.42%) Network Design
8 13 (39.39%) Mitel
8 13 (39.39%) Network Security
8 13 (39.39%) 802.1X
8 13 (39.39%) 802.11
8 13 (39.39%) DPNSS
8 13 (39.39%) DNS
8 13 (39.39%) DHCP
8 13 (39.39%) SNMP
9 10 (30.30%) HP
9 10 (30.30%) VMware
9 10 (30.30%) Meraki
9 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (30.30%) IP Telephony
9 10 (30.30%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (27.27%) CCNA
11 8 (24.24%) SAN

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 (6.06%) IIS
1 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.03%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (93.94%) WAN
2 25 (75.76%) LAN
3 21 (63.64%) Firewall
4 18 (54.55%) IPsec
5 16 (48.48%) Wireless
6 14 (42.42%) QSIG
7 13 (39.39%) 802.11
7 13 (39.39%) DHCP
7 13 (39.39%) DNS
7 13 (39.39%) DPNSS
7 13 (39.39%) Network Security
7 13 (39.39%) SNMP
8 10 (30.30%) IP Telephony
9 9 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (24.24%) SAN
11 7 (21.21%) VPN
12 5 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (15.15%) OSPF
12 5 (15.15%) SSL
General
1 1 (3.03%) Back Office
1 1 (3.03%) French Language
1 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Network Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Network Security Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Security Engineer
3 9 (27.27%) Architect
4 8 (24.24%) Network Architect
5 7 (21.21%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (21.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (18.18%) Network Support
6 6 (18.18%) Network Support Engineer
6 6 (18.18%) Security Support Engineer
6 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
7 4 (12.12%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 4 (12.12%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
8 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (9.09%) Network Design Architect
8 3 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (9.09%) Network Security Architect
8 3 (9.09%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) 802.1X
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) iPad
2 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
1 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Network Design
2 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.06%) B2B
3 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.06%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (3.03%) Business Transformation
4 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.03%) ERP
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL
4 1 (3.03%) Line Management
4 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.03%) Service Design
4 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (48.48%) CCNP
3 9 (27.27%) CCNA
4 5 (15.15%) CCDA
4 5 (15.15%) CCDP
4 5 (15.15%) CCIE
4 5 (15.15%) CCSA
4 5 (15.15%) CCSE
5 4 (12.12%) CCSP
6 2 (6.06%) JNCIE
6 2 (6.06%) JNCIP
7 1 (3.03%) CISSP
7 1 (3.03%) CNA
7 1 (3.03%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.03%) Novell Certification
7 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 10 (30.30%) Virtual Servers
1 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 31 (93.94%) Cisco
2 18 (54.55%) CheckPoint
3 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
4 13 (39.39%) Mitel
5 10 (30.30%) HP
5 10 (30.30%) Meraki
5 10 (30.30%) VMware
6 5 (15.15%) F5
6 5 (15.15%) Palo Alto
7 2 (6.06%) Juniper
7 2 (6.06%) Riverbed
7 2 (6.06%) Siemens
8 1 (3.03%) Avaya
8 1 (3.03%) JD Edwards
8 1 (3.03%) SAP
8 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds