The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 82 77 61
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 13 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.30% 1.59% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.63% 8.63% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 19
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -47.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,580 £28,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £35,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
231 197 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.17% 18.39% 22.61%
Number of salaries quoted 193 165 156
Average salary £46,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.48% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £23,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 September 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Kent

MPLS
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £50,000 -
West Malling -8 1 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Maidstone - 1 £46,000 -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 17 (80.95%) WAN
2 16 (76.19%) Cisco
2 16 (76.19%) LAN
3 13 (61.90%) Windows
3 13 (61.90%) CCNP
3 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (57.14%) VMware
4 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 12 (57.14%) Firewall
5 11 (52.38%) CheckPoint
5 11 (52.38%) BGP
5 11 (52.38%) MS Exchange
5 11 (52.38%) SolarWinds
5 11 (52.38%) vSphere
5 11 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
6 10 (47.62%) ITIL
6 10 (47.62%) CCNA
7 9 (42.86%) OSPF
7 9 (42.86%) Citrix
7 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (38.10%) MCSE
8 8 (38.10%) SolarWinds Orion
8 8 (38.10%) XenApp
8 8 (38.10%) XenDesktop
8 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (52.38%) MS Exchange
1 11 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) WAN
2 16 (76.19%) LAN
3 12 (57.14%) Firewall
4 11 (52.38%) BGP
5 9 (42.86%) OSPF
6 5 (23.81%) DNS
6 5 (23.81%) BIG-IP
7 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
7 4 (19.05%) Internet
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (14.29%) SAN
8 3 (14.29%) ADSL
8 3 (14.29%) DHCP
8 3 (14.29%) VLAN
9 2 (9.52%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (9.52%) Junos
9 2 (9.52%) IP Telephony
9 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
9 2 (9.52%) VPN
9 2 (9.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Local Government
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (33.33%) Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Network Support
5 4 (19.05%) Network Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Network Support Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Administrator
6 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Network Administrator
6 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Support
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) PDA
3 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
1 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (23.81%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (14.29%) Service Management
5 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 2 (9.52%) Network Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) Network Management
6 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) Line Management
6 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (4.76%) Business Transformation
7 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.76%) CRM
7 1 (4.76%) B2B
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) CCNP
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (47.62%) CCNA
3 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (38.10%) MCSE
3 8 (38.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (9.52%) MCSA
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (9.52%) CCIE
5 1 (4.76%) CCDP
5 1 (4.76%) CCSE
5 1 (4.76%) JNCIA
5 1 (4.76%) JNCIS
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 11 (52.38%) vSphere
3 8 (38.10%) XenApp
3 8 (38.10%) XenDesktop
4 3 (14.29%) ISA Server
4 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (23.81%) Foglight
3 2 (9.52%) SCCM
3 2 (9.52%) SCOM
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Cisco
2 12 (57.14%) VMware
3 11 (52.38%) CheckPoint
3 11 (52.38%) SolarWinds
4 9 (42.86%) Citrix
5 6 (28.57%) F5
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) Juniper
8 3 (14.29%) Brocade
9 2 (9.52%) Veeam
9 2 (9.52%) Avaya
10 1 (4.76%) Mercator
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + on call
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Kent
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £55000.0000 - £60000.0000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago