Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Malling 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Kent > West Malling
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 25 32
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7 -17
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 11 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Malling 9.40% 7.27% 4.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.67% 50.00% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 7
West Malling median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £73,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -35.37% +5.00%
10th Percentile £48,500 £42,750 £54,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £50,000 £77,500
Kent median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -18.18% +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 West Malling with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Malling
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 30 16 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Malling 25.64% 14.55% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 27 15 23
West Malling median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% - -38.98%
10th Percentile £35,250 £26,550 £25,450
90th Percentile £62,500 £49,500 £75,250
Kent median annual salary £35,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.39% +2.86% -6.67%

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Malling

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS 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 in West Malling.

Salary trend for MPLS in West Malling

MPLS
Salary Histogram in West Malling

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in West Malling over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for MPLS in West Malling

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, 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 West Malling region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 11 (100.00%) WAN
1 11 (100.00%) VPN
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) CCIE
1 11 (100.00%) CCNP
1 11 (100.00%) CCNA
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (100.00%) VLAN
1 11 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 11 (100.00%) F5
2 8 (72.73%) SolarWinds
2 8 (72.73%) Change Management
3 7 (63.64%) VPLS
3 7 (63.64%) Blue Coat
3 7 (63.64%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (63.64%) Network Architecture
3 7 (63.64%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (63.64%) NetScaler
3 7 (63.64%) Problem Management
3 7 (63.64%) Service Management
3 7 (63.64%) DMZ
3 7 (63.64%) Forcepoint
3 7 (63.64%) Data Security
3 7 (63.64%) Risk Management
3 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) LAN
3 7 (63.64%) WLAN
3 7 (63.64%) Citrix

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Malling 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) VLAN
1 11 (100.00%) VPN
1 11 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) DMZ
2 7 (63.64%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (63.64%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) NetScaler
2 7 (63.64%) VPLS
2 7 (63.64%) WLAN
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) WAN Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Deployment Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (72.73%) Change Management
3 7 (63.64%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (63.64%) Data Security
3 7 (63.64%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (63.64%) Network Architecture
3 7 (63.64%) Problem Management
3 7 (63.64%) Risk Management
3 7 (63.64%) Service Management
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CCIE
1 11 (100.00%) CCNA
1 11 (100.00%) CCNP
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) F5
2 8 (72.73%) SolarWinds
3 7 (63.64%) Blue Coat
3 7 (63.64%) Citrix
3 7 (63.64%) Forcepoint
3 7 (63.64%) Zscaler
4 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
4 4 (36.36%) Juniper
4 4 (36.36%) Palo Alto