Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South East > Kent
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 112 121
Rank change year-on-year +34 +9 +18
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 40 29 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.84% 1.40% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.63% 6.40% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 33 25 20
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% +21.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £24,250 £40,300 £41,125
90th Percentile £49,900 £87,500 £50,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +20.69%

MPLS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 256 453 427
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 18.17% 21.87% 20.86%
Number of salaries quoted 213 388 390
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £62,500 £57,050
South East median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +6.25%

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Kent

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Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Kent

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Kent over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Kent

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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 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Malling +15 16 £47,500 -35.37%
Dartford +8 14 £26,500 -
Maidstone +3 3 £40,000 -52.94%
Aylesford - 1 £37,500 -
MPLS
South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Kent region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 38 (95.00%) Cisco
2 37 (92.50%) WAN
3 25 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (62.50%) CheckPoint
4 23 (57.50%) Firewall
5 22 (55.00%) LAN
6 20 (50.00%) CCNA
7 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
8 18 (45.00%) ITIL
8 18 (45.00%) F5
9 16 (40.00%) Load Balancing
9 16 (40.00%) CCIE
9 16 (40.00%) Change Management
10 15 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (35.00%) Wireless
11 14 (35.00%) CCNP
12 13 (32.50%) IPsec
12 13 (32.50%) BGP
12 13 (32.50%) DSL
13 12 (30.00%) EIGRP
13 12 (30.00%) Windows
13 12 (30.00%) Data Centre
13 12 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (27.50%) SolarWinds
14 11 (27.50%) Network Monitoring
14 11 (27.50%) Skype for Business
14 11 (27.50%) Cisco PIX
14 11 (27.50%) Network Security
14 11 (27.50%) VLAN
14 11 (27.50%) VPN

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Co-occurring 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 11 (27.50%) Skype for Business
2 7 (17.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (92.50%) WAN
2 23 (57.50%) Firewall
3 22 (55.00%) LAN
4 15 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (35.00%) Wireless
6 13 (32.50%) BGP
6 13 (32.50%) DSL
6 13 (32.50%) IPsec
7 12 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (30.00%) EIGRP
8 11 (27.50%) Cisco PIX
8 11 (27.50%) Network Security
8 11 (27.50%) OSPF
8 11 (27.50%) VLAN
8 11 (27.50%) VPN
9 7 (17.50%) 802.11
9 7 (17.50%) DHCP
9 7 (17.50%) DNS
9 7 (17.50%) Ethernet
9 7 (17.50%) SNMP
General
1 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (77.50%) Network Engineer
2 25 (62.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 25 (62.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 16 (40.00%) WAN Engineer
4 9 (22.50%) Deployment Engineer
4 9 (22.50%) Network Deployment Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Field Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Security Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Project Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Field Support Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) IT Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) ITIL
2 16 (40.00%) Change Management
2 16 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 11 (27.50%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (22.50%) Network Architecture
5 7 (17.50%) Patch Management
5 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
6 6 (15.00%) Project Management
7 5 (12.50%) Escalation Management
7 5 (12.50%) Network Design
7 5 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (7.50%) Time Management
9 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
Qualifications
1 25 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (50.00%) CCNA
3 16 (40.00%) CCIE
4 14 (35.00%) CCNP
5 5 (12.50%) HNC
5 5 (12.50%) HND
5 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.00%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.50%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (5.00%) ProxySG
2 2 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (95.00%) Cisco
2 25 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
4 18 (45.00%) F5
5 11 (27.50%) SolarWinds
6 9 (22.50%) Palo Alto
7 7 (17.50%) Aruba
7 7 (17.50%) Juniper
8 5 (12.50%) Avaya
8 5 (12.50%) Mitel
9 2 (5.00%) Blue Coat
9 2 (5.00%) Fortinet
9 2 (5.00%) HP
9 2 (5.00%) ProCurve
9 2 (5.00%) Riverbed
9 2 (5.00%) VMware
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