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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South East / Kent
Rank 75 97 84
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 13 1 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.58% 0.100% 2.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.39% 0.53% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 29
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £32,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
155 187 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 18.79% 18.63% 21.92%
Number of salaries quoted 112 167 219
Median salary £43,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 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 - 11 £40,000 - 2
West Malling - 2 £67,500 -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 34 (97.14%) WAN
2 30 (85.71%) Firewall
3 26 (74.29%) Cisco
4 23 (65.71%) LAN
5 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
6 21 (60.00%) CheckPoint
6 21 (60.00%) Wireless
6 21 (60.00%) IPsec
6 21 (60.00%) Network Design
7 19 (54.29%) QSIG
7 19 (54.29%) Mitel
7 19 (54.29%) Network Security
7 19 (54.29%) 802.11
7 19 (54.29%) DPNSS
7 19 (54.29%) DNS
7 19 (54.29%) DHCP
7 19 (54.29%) SNMP
7 19 (54.29%) 802.1X
8 14 (40.00%) Data Centre
9 12 (34.29%) Translating Business Requirements
9 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
10 11 (31.43%) VPN
11 10 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
12 9 (25.71%) Windows
12 9 (25.71%) B2B
12 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (25.71%) DSL

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 (5.71%) IIS
1 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (97.14%) WAN
2 30 (85.71%) Firewall
3 23 (65.71%) LAN
4 21 (60.00%) IPsec
4 21 (60.00%) Wireless
5 19 (54.29%) 802.11
5 19 (54.29%) DHCP
5 19 (54.29%) DNS
5 19 (54.29%) DPNSS
5 19 (54.29%) Network Security
5 19 (54.29%) QSIG
5 19 (54.29%) SNMP
6 11 (31.43%) VPN
7 10 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (25.71%) DSL
9 4 (11.43%) IP Telephony
10 3 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (5.71%) Cisco IPT
11 2 (5.71%) OSPF
11 2 (5.71%) SAN
General
1 1 (2.86%) Back Office
1 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 17 (48.57%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 17 (48.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 17 (48.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 17 (48.57%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 17 (48.57%) Network Security Engineer
2 17 (48.57%) Security Engineer
3 9 (25.71%) Consultant
3 9 (25.71%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Designer
4 2 (5.71%) Network Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Network Designer
4 2 (5.71%) Security Designer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Head of Business Transformation
5 1 (2.86%) Head of IT
5 1 (2.86%) Head of IT Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (54.29%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.71%) iPad
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
1 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
1 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Network Design
2 12 (34.29%) Translating Business Requirements
3 9 (25.71%) B2B
3 9 (25.71%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.71%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (2.86%) Business Transformation
5 1 (2.86%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) CCNP
1 6 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.43%) CCNA
3 2 (5.71%) CCDA
3 2 (5.71%) CCDP
3 2 (5.71%) CCIE
3 2 (5.71%) CCSA
3 2 (5.71%) CCSE
3 2 (5.71%) CCSP
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (11.43%) Virtual Servers
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) Cisco
2 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
3 21 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 19 (54.29%) Mitel
5 4 (11.43%) HP
5 4 (11.43%) Meraki
5 4 (11.43%) VMware
6 2 (5.71%) Palo Alto
6 2 (5.71%) Riverbed
6 2 (5.71%) Siemens
7 1 (2.86%) SAP
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 15 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
VIQU
Salary: £45k - 65k per year
Posted: 4 days ago