The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Malling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - - 4
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling - - 32.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 45.83%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 11
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.11% -
MPLS
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Malling region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Malling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3 5 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 16.67% 9.80% 70.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 23
Average salary £77,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+93.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,100 £34,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Malling

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in West Malling

MPLS
Salary Trend in West Malling

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

MPLS Salary Trend in West Malling

MPLS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in West Malling

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Malling 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%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Network Management
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) CCSE
4 1 (20.00%) JNCIA
4 1 (20.00%) JNCIS
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) CCDP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) SLA

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Top Related IT Skills in West Malling by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Malling 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Data Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) CCDP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CCSE
1 1 (20.00%) JNCIA
1 1 (20.00%) JNCIS
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper