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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 86 79 99
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +20
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 11 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.04% 1.66% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 6.96% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 11
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £47,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +14.11%
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
231 230 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 21.94% 23.93% 19.29%
Number of salaries quoted 202 207 212
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £54,500
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 6 May 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 6 May 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
West Malling - 6 £73,500 -
Stansted - 2 £41,500 -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (75.00%) WAN
4 11 (68.75%) CCNP
4 11 (68.75%) CCNA
5 10 (62.50%) Firewall
6 9 (56.25%) VPN
7 8 (50.00%) LAN
7 8 (50.00%) OSPF
7 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (43.75%) F5
8 7 (43.75%) Palo Alto
8 7 (43.75%) CCSE
8 7 (43.75%) CCSA
8 7 (43.75%) CheckPoint
8 7 (43.75%) CCDA
8 7 (43.75%) CCDP
8 7 (43.75%) CCIE
9 6 (37.50%) CCSP
9 6 (37.50%) IPv4
9 6 (37.50%) Network Design
9 6 (37.50%) iPad
10 5 (31.25%) IPsec
10 5 (31.25%) SSL
10 5 (31.25%) Juniper
11 4 (25.00%) ITIL
11 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
12 3 (18.75%) JNCIA
12 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi

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 1 (6.25%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) WAN
2 10 (62.50%) Firewall
3 9 (56.25%) VPN
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (50.00%) LAN
4 8 (50.00%) OSPF
5 6 (37.50%) IPv4
6 5 (31.25%) IPsec
6 5 (31.25%) SSL
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (18.75%) SAN
7 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (18.75%) Wireless
8 2 (12.50%) Broadband
8 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (12.50%) VoIP
8 2 (12.50%) VXLAN
8 2 (12.50%) WLAN
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (31.25%) Architect
4 5 (31.25%) Network Architect
5 3 (18.75%) Network Design Architect
6 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco Support
6 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
6 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Technical Support
7 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Avaya Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) iPad
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Network Design
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (68.75%) CCNA
2 11 (68.75%) CCNP
3 7 (43.75%) CCDA
3 7 (43.75%) CCDP
3 7 (43.75%) CCIE
3 7 (43.75%) CCSA
3 7 (43.75%) CCSE
4 6 (37.50%) CCSP
5 3 (18.75%) JNCIA
6 2 (12.50%) JNCIE
6 2 (12.50%) JNCIP
6 2 (12.50%) JNCIS
7 1 (6.25%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) CheckPoint
2 7 (43.75%) F5
2 7 (43.75%) Palo Alto
3 5 (31.25%) Juniper
4 3 (18.75%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) Meraki
5 2 (12.50%) Avaya
5 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 2 (12.50%) Verint
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix