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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Kent / West Malling
Rank 26 24 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 -20  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Malling 1.28% 4.94% 10.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 22.22% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Median salary £45,000 £65,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.29% -6.42%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.16% -2.00%  

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 West Malling with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Malling
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6 18 3
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Malling 7.69% 22.22% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 3
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% -21.42%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Malling

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Malling citing MPLS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Malling

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 West Malling region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCIE
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) VXLAN
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) CCSA
2 2 (66.67%) CCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) iPad
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) CCSP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) CCDA
2 2 (66.67%) CCDP
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) HNC
3 1 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery

MPLS
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) VXLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCIE
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCDA
2 2 (66.67%) CCDP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCSA
2 2 (66.67%) CCSE
2 2 (66.67%) CCSP
3 1 (33.33%) HNC
3 1 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) Aruba
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
West Malling, Kent
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