The first table below looks at the demand for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tunbridge Wells region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Tunbridge Wells region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 33 16 32
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 2.96% 1.43% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.81% 3.23% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Tunbridge Wells
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 31 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 20.00% 44.29% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 24
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £13,750 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
Kent

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Tunbridge Wells

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Tunbridge Wells region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Tunbridge Wells

MPLS
Salary Trend in Tunbridge Wells

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Tunbridge Wells region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Tunbridge Wells

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Tunbridge Wells 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 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
1 5 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 5 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (100.00%) F5

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Tunbridge Wells 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (60.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
1 5 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (80.00%) Foglight
3 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 5 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) Mercator
2 2 (40.00%) Veeam