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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 69 92 81
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 23 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.70% 0.57% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.47% 3.05% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 13
Median salary £55,000 £43,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.22% -
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
243 197 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 28.49% 18.57% 24.57%
Number of salaries quoted 222 180 196
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -18.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 - 15 £42,500 - 2
Maidstone -13 1 £85,000 +112.50%
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 30 (93.75%) WAN
2 29 (90.63%) Cisco
3 26 (81.25%) LAN
4 20 (62.50%) Firewall
5 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
6 18 (56.25%) Wireless
7 17 (53.13%) IPsec
7 17 (53.13%) QSIG
7 17 (53.13%) CheckPoint
8 16 (50.00%) 802.11
8 16 (50.00%) DPNSS
8 16 (50.00%) DHCP
8 16 (50.00%) SNMP
8 16 (50.00%) DNS
8 16 (50.00%) Mitel
8 16 (50.00%) Network Security
8 16 (50.00%) 802.1X
9 13 (40.63%) Network Design
10 12 (37.50%) CCNP
10 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (34.38%) HP
11 11 (34.38%) VMware
11 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 11 (34.38%) IP Telephony
11 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (34.38%) Virtual Servers
12 10 (31.25%) Meraki
13 9 (28.13%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (25.00%) SAN
15 6 (18.75%) MS Excel

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 3 (9.38%) IIS
1 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.13%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (93.75%) WAN
2 26 (81.25%) LAN
3 20 (62.50%) Firewall
4 18 (56.25%) Wireless
5 17 (53.13%) IPsec
5 17 (53.13%) QSIG
6 16 (50.00%) 802.11
6 16 (50.00%) DHCP
6 16 (50.00%) DNS
6 16 (50.00%) DPNSS
6 16 (50.00%) Network Security
6 16 (50.00%) SNMP
7 11 (34.38%) IP Telephony
8 9 (28.13%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (25.00%) SAN
10 4 (12.50%) VPN
11 3 (9.38%) Cisco IPT
11 3 (9.38%) DSL
11 3 (9.38%) Telepresence
11 3 (9.38%) WLAN
General
1 1 (3.13%) Back Office
1 1 (3.13%) French Language
1 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Network Engineer
2 13 (40.63%) Network Security Engineer
2 13 (40.63%) Security Engineer
3 9 (28.13%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (28.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Network Support
5 6 (18.75%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Security Support Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Architect
7 4 (12.50%) Network Architect
8 3 (9.38%) Consultant
8 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Security Architect
8 3 (9.38%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) 802.1X
2 4 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
1 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
1 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Network Design
2 3 (9.38%) B2B
2 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (3.13%) Business Transformation
4 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.13%) ERP
4 1 (3.13%) Line Management
4 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) CCNP
1 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) CCDA
3 1 (3.13%) CCDP
3 1 (3.13%) CCIE
3 1 (3.13%) CCSA
3 1 (3.13%) CCSE
3 1 (3.13%) CCSP
3 1 (3.13%) CISSP
3 1 (3.13%) CNA
3 1 (3.13%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 11 (34.38%) Virtual Servers
1 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (90.63%) Cisco
2 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
3 17 (53.13%) CheckPoint
4 16 (50.00%) Mitel
5 11 (34.38%) HP
5 11 (34.38%) VMware
6 10 (31.25%) Meraki
7 3 (9.38%) Riverbed
7 3 (9.38%) Siemens
8 1 (3.13%) Avaya
8 1 (3.13%) F5
8 1 (3.13%) JD Edwards
8 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.13%) SAP
Sevenoaks, Kent
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago