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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 4 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 10.00% - 3.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% - 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £70,000 - £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
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 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 30.00% 17.50% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 13
Average salary £70,000 £33,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+107.40% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 Related IT Skills in West Malling

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) JNCIA
4 2 (33.33%) JNCIS
4 2 (33.33%) CCSE
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) CCDP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) Network Management
4 2 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in West Malling by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) TACACS
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Security Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Data Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Operations Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) CCDP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) CCSE
1 2 (33.33%) JNCIA
1 2 (33.33%) JNCIS
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft