The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 93 56 66
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +10
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 8 37 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.71% 3.51% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.52% 15.04% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 34 12
Average salary £44,250 £32,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.15% -45.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £30,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £45,000 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
227 246 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.20% 23.32% 20.12%
Number of salaries quoted 195 215 154
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
South East

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Maidstone -9 4 £44,250 +47.50%
Tonbridge - 1 £42,500 -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (85.00%) WAN
1 17 (85.00%) LAN
2 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (70.00%) VMware
2 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (65.00%) vSphere
3 13 (65.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (65.00%) MS Excel
3 13 (65.00%) MS Exchange
3 13 (65.00%) CCNP
3 13 (65.00%) CCNA
3 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (60.00%) Firewall
4 12 (60.00%) OSPF
4 12 (60.00%) BGP
5 11 (55.00%) Citrix
5 11 (55.00%) ITIL
6 10 (50.00%) MCSE
6 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (50.00%) Clustering
6 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 10 (50.00%) F5
6 10 (50.00%) SolarWinds
6 10 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
6 10 (50.00%) XenApp
6 10 (50.00%) XenDesktop
6 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 13 (65.00%) MS Exchange
1 13 (65.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (15.00%) IIS
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (65.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) LAN
1 17 (85.00%) WAN
2 12 (60.00%) OSPF
2 12 (60.00%) BGP
2 12 (60.00%) Firewall
3 9 (45.00%) BIG-IP
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (20.00%) DNS
6 4 (20.00%) DHCP
7 3 (15.00%) SAN
7 3 (15.00%) Internet
7 3 (15.00%) VLAN
8 2 (10.00%) Network Security
8 2 (10.00%) VPN
8 2 (10.00%) ADSL
9 1 (5.00%) ATM
9 1 (5.00%) VoIP
9 1 (5.00%) WLAN
9 1 (5.00%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (50.00%) Network Support
3 8 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (35.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 7 (35.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (35.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 7 (35.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (35.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 7 (35.00%) Senior Network Support
4 7 (35.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 7 (35.00%) Support Engineer
4 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (35.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (25.00%) Analyst
5 5 (25.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Network Support Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Network Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
1 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 10 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 9 (45.00%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (45.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Business Development
6 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.00%) Network Design
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) B2B
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Service Management
6 1 (5.00%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.00%) Network Management
6 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) CCNP
1 13 (65.00%) CCNA
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (50.00%) MCSE
3 8 (40.00%) MCSA
4 1 (5.00%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (65.00%) vSphere
3 10 (50.00%) XenApp
3 10 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (15.00%) ISA Server
4 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 9 (45.00%) Foglight
3 7 (35.00%) Backup Exec
3 7 (35.00%) SCCM
3 7 (35.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco
1 14 (70.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) Citrix
3 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 10 (50.00%) F5
4 7 (35.00%) Veeam
5 4 (20.00%) Avaya
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) Mercator
7 1 (5.00%) Sourcefire
7 1 (5.00%) Brocade
7 1 (5.00%) Juniper
7 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
Gillingham, Kent
Henry Schein
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago