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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 85 97 74
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -23
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 20 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.77% 0.80% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 5.03% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 3
Average salary £47,500 £31,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.00% -26.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £30,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £46,100 £61,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
260 199 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.95% 15.92% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 229 176 147
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £74,500 £60,000
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 20 November 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 20 November 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
Tunbridge Wells +15 2 £50,000 -23.07%
West Malling -4 2 £52,500 +75.00% 1
Maidstone - 2 £46,750 -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 24 (96.00%) Cisco
2 19 (76.00%) CCNP
2 19 (76.00%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (72.00%) Firewall
4 17 (68.00%) CheckPoint
4 17 (68.00%) WAN
5 16 (64.00%) LAN
6 13 (52.00%) CCNA
7 11 (44.00%) BGP
8 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
8 9 (36.00%) SolarWinds
9 8 (32.00%) Windows
10 7 (28.00%) ITIL
10 7 (28.00%) DNS
10 7 (28.00%) Juniper
10 7 (28.00%) OSPF
10 7 (28.00%) VMware
10 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (28.00%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
11 6 (24.00%) Citrix
12 5 (20.00%) CCIE
12 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (20.00%) Linux
12 5 (20.00%) MCSE
12 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
12 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (72.00%) Firewall
2 17 (68.00%) WAN
3 16 (64.00%) LAN
4 11 (44.00%) BGP
5 7 (28.00%) DNS
5 7 (28.00%) OSPF
6 6 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (16.00%) Multicast
7 4 (16.00%) Junos
7 4 (16.00%) VLAN
7 4 (16.00%) Cisco IPT
7 4 (16.00%) IP Telephony
7 4 (16.00%) VPN
7 4 (16.00%) DHCP
8 3 (12.00%) VoIP
8 3 (12.00%) Internet
8 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (8.00%) BIG-IP
9 2 (8.00%) Wireless
9 2 (8.00%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Local Government
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Network Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Service Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Support
6 1 (4.00%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Open Source
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
1 7 (28.00%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Network Architecture
4 3 (12.00%) Service Management
4 3 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (12.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (8.00%) Line Management
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Network Management
6 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (76.00%) CCNP
1 19 (76.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (52.00%) CCNA
3 5 (20.00%) MCSE
3 5 (20.00%) CCIE
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CCSE
5 1 (4.00%) CCDP
5 1 (4.00%) JNCIA
5 1 (4.00%) JNCIS
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) XenApp
2 5 (20.00%) XenDesktop
2 5 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (8.00%) Foglight
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) Cisco
2 17 (68.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (36.00%) SolarWinds
4 7 (28.00%) VMware
4 7 (28.00%) Juniper
5 6 (24.00%) Citrix
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.00%) Brocade
7 3 (12.00%) F5
8 1 (4.00%) HP
Kent
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60 - £75 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + oncall
Posted: 2 days ago