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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 69 95 87
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -8
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 18 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.26% 0.27% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.63% 1.46% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 22
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,500 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £55,500 £66,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
187 205 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.43% 18.14% 22.46%
Number of salaries quoted 159 183 237
Median salary £43,000 £36,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% -15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £57,500
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 2 December 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 2 December 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
Dartford - 16 £42,500 -
West Malling - 2 £67,500 -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 38 (95.00%) WAN
2 32 (80.00%) Firewall
3 31 (77.50%) Cisco
4 27 (67.50%) LAN
5 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 23 (57.50%) Wireless
6 23 (57.50%) IPsec
6 23 (57.50%) CheckPoint
7 22 (55.00%) QSIG
8 21 (52.50%) 802.11
8 21 (52.50%) DPNSS
8 21 (52.50%) DHCP
8 21 (52.50%) SNMP
8 21 (52.50%) DNS
8 21 (52.50%) Mitel
8 21 (52.50%) Network Security
8 21 (52.50%) 802.1X
9 20 (50.00%) Network Design
10 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
11 11 (27.50%) VPN
12 10 (25.00%) VMware
12 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
12 10 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
12 10 (25.00%) IP Telephony
12 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
13 9 (22.50%) Service Delivery

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 (5.00%) IIS
1 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.50%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (95.00%) WAN
2 32 (80.00%) Firewall
3 27 (67.50%) LAN
4 23 (57.50%) IPsec
4 23 (57.50%) Wireless
5 22 (55.00%) QSIG
6 21 (52.50%) 802.11
6 21 (52.50%) DHCP
6 21 (52.50%) DNS
6 21 (52.50%) DPNSS
6 21 (52.50%) Network Security
6 21 (52.50%) SNMP
7 11 (27.50%) VPN
8 10 (25.00%) IP Telephony
9 9 (22.50%) DSL
10 6 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (10.00%) SAN
13 2 (5.00%) IPv4
13 2 (5.00%) OSPF
General
1 1 (2.50%) Back Office
1 1 (2.50%) French Language
1 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 19 (47.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 19 (47.50%) Security Engineer
3 13 (32.50%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 13 (32.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (32.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 13 (32.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 9 (22.50%) Consultant
4 9 (22.50%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (15.00%) Architect
5 6 (15.00%) Network Support
5 6 (15.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Security Support Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Support Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Network Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (52.50%) 802.1X
2 3 (7.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.00%) iPad
2 2 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
1 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
1 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Network Design
2 9 (22.50%) B2B
2 9 (22.50%) Service Delivery
3 8 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (2.50%) Business Transformation
5 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.50%) ERP
5 1 (2.50%) Line Management
5 1 (2.50%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) CCNP
1 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.00%) CCNA
3 2 (5.00%) CCDA
3 2 (5.00%) CCDP
3 2 (5.00%) CCIE
3 2 (5.00%) CCSA
3 2 (5.00%) CCSE
3 2 (5.00%) CCSP
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 10 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
1 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (77.50%) Cisco
2 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 23 (57.50%) CheckPoint
4 21 (52.50%) Mitel
5 10 (25.00%) VMware
6 6 (15.00%) HP
6 6 (15.00%) Meraki
7 2 (5.00%) Palo Alto
7 2 (5.00%) Riverbed
7 2 (5.00%) Siemens
8 1 (2.50%) Avaya
8 1 (2.50%) JD Edwards
8 1 (2.50%) SAP