Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 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 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Kent > Maidstone
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 32 32
Rank change year-on-year +8 0 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 7 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 4.83% 2.80% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.17% 11.11% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 3
Maidstone median annual salary £57,500 £41,312 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.19% +3.28% -52.94%
10th Percentile £53,750 £39,863 £37,700
90th Percentile £63,250 £42,760 £48,500
Kent median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year +4.55% +18.92% -19.57%

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 Maidstone with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Maidstone
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 24 36 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 16.55% 25.17% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 24 36 35
Maidstone median annual salary £37,000 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.82% -15.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £19,725 £27,500 £25,200
90th Percentile £61,250 £45,750 £49,500
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Maidstone

MPLS
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Maidstone region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) B2B
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) BGP-4
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Junos
1 7 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 7 (100.00%) IOS XR
1 7 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 7 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 7 (100.00%) Availability Management
1 7 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (57.14%) JNCIS
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidstone 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) BGP-4
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) IOS XR
1 7 (100.00%) Junos
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) IP Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) IP Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Availability Management
1 7 (100.00%) B2B
1 7 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 7 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
1 4 (57.14%) CCNP
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (57.14%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) Palo Alto