Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dartford with a requirement for MPLS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MPLS over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Kent > Dartford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 10 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 - -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 18 29 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dartford 13.85% 24.37% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.91% 53.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 0
Dartford median annual salary £26,500 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.65% - -
Kent median annual salary £49,000 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.91% +37.50% -15.79%

MPLS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dartford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Dartford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 44 54 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dartford 33.85% 45.38% 15.50%
Number of salaries quoted 30 32 20
Dartford median annual salary £37,500 £57,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.78% +35.29% +13.33%
10th Percentile £24,250 £37,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £73,500 £45,125
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -14.12%

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Dartford

Job postings citing MPLS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dartford.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Dartford

MPLS
Salary Trend in Dartford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS in Dartford.

Salary trend for MPLS in Dartford

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Dartford region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 18 (100.00%) LAN
1 18 (100.00%) WAN
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (94.44%) Cisco
3 11 (61.11%) 802.11
3 11 (61.11%) DHCP
3 11 (61.11%) SNMP
3 11 (61.11%) DNS
3 11 (61.11%) CheckPoint
3 11 (61.11%) DPNSS
3 11 (61.11%) QSIG
3 11 (61.11%) Wireless
3 11 (61.11%) IPsec
3 11 (61.11%) 802.1X
4 10 (55.56%) Telepresence
4 10 (55.56%) Virtual Servers
4 10 (55.56%) Blue Coat
4 10 (55.56%) ProxySG
4 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (55.56%) ProCurve
4 10 (55.56%) Riverbed
4 10 (55.56%) Aruba
4 10 (55.56%) VMware
4 10 (55.56%) HP
4 10 (55.56%) WLAN
5 7 (38.89%) ITIL
5 7 (38.89%) Windows
5 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
5 7 (38.89%) Blackberry

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dartford 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 7 (38.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 6 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) LAN
1 18 (100.00%) WAN
2 11 (61.11%) 802.11
2 11 (61.11%) DHCP
2 11 (61.11%) DNS
2 11 (61.11%) DPNSS
2 11 (61.11%) IPsec
2 11 (61.11%) QSIG
2 11 (61.11%) SNMP
2 11 (61.11%) Wireless
3 10 (55.56%) Telepresence
3 10 (55.56%) WLAN
4 7 (38.89%) DSL
5 6 (33.33%) Skype
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.56%) Firewall
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco Engineer
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 11 (61.11%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Field Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Field Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) IT Support
3 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
1 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
1 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
1 7 (38.89%) Patch Management
2 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) Network Design
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 10 (55.56%) ProxySG
1 10 (55.56%) Virtual Servers
1 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (94.44%) Cisco
3 11 (61.11%) CheckPoint
4 10 (55.56%) Aruba
4 10 (55.56%) Blue Coat
4 10 (55.56%) HP
4 10 (55.56%) ProCurve
4 10 (55.56%) Riverbed
4 10 (55.56%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Mitel