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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 77 100 71
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -29
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 31 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.85% 0.18% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.86% 0.96% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 30 2 5
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £53,900
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
241 208 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.15% 18.84% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 220 197 149
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Maidstone - 13 £47,500 -
West Malling - 5 £70,000 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £45,000 - 1
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 46 (97.87%) Cisco
2 38 (80.85%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (80.85%) Firewall
3 34 (72.34%) CheckPoint
4 32 (68.09%) WAN
4 32 (68.09%) CCNP
5 27 (57.45%) CCNA
6 22 (46.81%) LAN
7 18 (38.30%) Network Monitoring
8 17 (36.17%) DNS
8 17 (36.17%) BGP
9 14 (29.79%) DHCP
9 14 (29.79%) Active Directory
9 14 (29.79%) Linux
10 13 (27.66%) OSPF
11 12 (25.53%) Juniper
11 12 (25.53%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (23.40%) Open Source
12 11 (23.40%) Migration
12 11 (23.40%) VLAN
12 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
13 10 (21.28%) VMware
13 10 (21.28%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (19.15%) SolarWinds
14 9 (19.15%) CCIE
14 9 (19.15%) Citrix
15 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
15 8 (17.02%) MCSE
15 8 (17.02%) MS Excel

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (80.85%) Firewall
2 32 (68.09%) WAN
3 22 (46.81%) LAN
4 17 (36.17%) DNS
4 17 (36.17%) BGP
5 14 (29.79%) DHCP
6 13 (27.66%) OSPF
7 12 (25.53%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (23.40%) VLAN
9 10 (21.28%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (14.89%) VPN
11 4 (8.51%) IPsec
11 4 (8.51%) Junos
11 4 (8.51%) Multicast
11 4 (8.51%) Cisco IPT
11 4 (8.51%) IP Telephony
12 3 (6.38%) RSVP
12 3 (6.38%) Internet
12 3 (6.38%) VoIP
13 2 (4.26%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
1 2 (4.26%) Local Government
2 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (57.45%) Network Engineer
2 14 (29.79%) Deployment Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Network Architect
5 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.51%) Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Data Centre Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Network Security Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Service Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Network Support
7 2 (4.26%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Open Source
2 2 (4.26%) AS400
2 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Linux
2 8 (17.02%) Windows
3 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.26%) UNIX
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Network Monitoring
2 11 (23.40%) Migration
3 8 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (14.89%) ITIL
5 4 (8.51%) Network Architecture
5 4 (8.51%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.38%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (4.26%) Service Management
7 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.26%) Change Management
7 2 (4.26%) Network Management
7 2 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.26%) Line Management
8 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) C
2 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (80.85%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (68.09%) CCNP
3 27 (57.45%) CCNA
4 9 (19.15%) CCIE
5 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (17.02%) MCSE
6 5 (10.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
7 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.26%) CCDP
8 2 (4.26%) CCIP
8 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.26%) JNCIA
8 2 (4.26%) JNCIS
8 2 (4.26%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (29.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.64%) XenApp
2 5 (10.64%) XenDesktop
2 5 (10.64%) vSphere
3 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (8.51%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (6.38%) SCCM
4 2 (4.26%) Foglight
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 46 (97.87%) Cisco
2 34 (72.34%) CheckPoint
3 12 (25.53%) Juniper
4 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
5 10 (21.28%) VMware
6 9 (19.15%) SolarWinds
6 9 (19.15%) Citrix
7 6 (12.77%) F5
8 4 (8.51%) Brocade
9 1 (2.13%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.13%) Infoblox
9 1 (2.13%) Hyperion
9 1 (2.13%) JD Edwards
9 1 (2.13%) SAP
9 1 (2.13%) HP
Sittingbourne
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago