Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Kent > West Malling
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 7 23
Rank change year-on-year -9 +16 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 9 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Malling 10.34% 20.93% 3.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 75.00% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 5
West Malling median annual salary £55,000 £48,250 £73,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.99% -34.35% -
10th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £70,700
90th Percentile £67,500 £50,000 £77,500
Kent median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +22.22% -21.74% +15.00%

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 27 24 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Malling 31.03% 27.91% 15.67%
Number of salaries quoted 25 23 20
West Malling median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +11.76% -10.53%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,500 £25,150
90th Percentile £62,500 £49,900 £75,475
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -

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 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for MPLS in West Malling

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) VPN
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) CCIE
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) CCNA
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (100.00%) VLAN
1 9 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 9 (100.00%) F5
2 8 (88.89%) Change Management
2 8 (88.89%) SolarWinds
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (77.78%) Network Architecture
3 7 (77.78%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (77.78%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (77.78%) Private Cloud
3 7 (77.78%) Blue Coat
3 7 (77.78%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (77.78%) Problem Management
3 7 (77.78%) VPLS
3 7 (77.78%) Service Management
3 7 (77.78%) DMZ
3 7 (77.78%) Forcepoint
3 7 (77.78%) Data Security
3 7 (77.78%) Risk Management
3 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 7 (77.78%) LAN
3 7 (77.78%) WLAN

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 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) VLAN
1 9 (100.00%) VPN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) DMZ
2 7 (77.78%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) NetScaler
2 7 (77.78%) VPLS
2 7 (77.78%) WLAN
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Deployment Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (88.89%) Change Management
3 7 (77.78%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (77.78%) Data Security
3 7 (77.78%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (77.78%) Network Architecture
3 7 (77.78%) Problem Management
3 7 (77.78%) Risk Management
3 7 (77.78%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CCIE
1 9 (100.00%) CCNA
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) F5
2 8 (88.89%) SolarWinds
3 7 (77.78%) Blue Coat
3 7 (77.78%) Citrix
3 7 (77.78%) Forcepoint
3 7 (77.78%) Zscaler
4 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto