Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Kent > West Malling
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 27 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 - +12
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 22 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Malling 23.66% 2.60% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 73.33% 33.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 0
West Malling median annual salary £49,000 £67,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.41% - -
Kent median annual salary £49,000 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.91% +37.50% -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 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Malling 32.26% 7.79% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 26 6 16
West Malling median annual salary £49,000 £48,750 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.51% - +2.63%
10th Percentile £46,250 £27,750 £32,375
90th Percentile £51,625 £67,500 £57,500
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35% -12.94%

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 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for MPLS in West Malling

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 22 (100.00%) WAN
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
1 22 (100.00%) CCIE
1 22 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 22 (100.00%) Firewall
1 22 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 22 (100.00%) F5
2 21 (95.45%) CCNP
2 21 (95.45%) CCNA
2 21 (95.45%) VPN
3 20 (90.91%) ITIL
3 20 (90.91%) Change Management
3 20 (90.91%) VLAN
3 20 (90.91%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (86.36%) Network Monitoring
4 19 (86.36%) SolarWinds
5 15 (68.18%) Cisco PIX
6 12 (54.55%) Palo Alto
7 7 (31.82%) Juniper
7 7 (31.82%) Network Architecture
8 3 (13.64%) Driving Licence
8 3 (13.64%) IPsec
8 3 (13.64%) OSPF
9 2 (9.09%) BGP
9 2 (9.09%) EIGRP
9 2 (9.09%) VRRP
9 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
9 2 (9.09%) Wireless
9 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) Firewall
1 22 (100.00%) WAN
2 21 (95.45%) VPN
3 20 (90.91%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (90.91%) VLAN
4 15 (68.18%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (13.64%) IPsec
5 3 (13.64%) OSPF
6 2 (9.09%) BGP
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (9.09%) EIGRP
6 2 (9.09%) HSRP
6 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.09%) VRRP
6 2 (9.09%) Wireless
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (4.55%) LAN
7 1 (4.55%) Network Security
7 1 (4.55%) SSL
7 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Network Engineer
2 18 (81.82%) Deployment Engineer
3 17 (77.27%) Network Deployment Engineer
4 15 (68.18%) WAN Engineer
5 12 (54.55%) Cisco Engineer
6 11 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (18.18%) Firewall Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Lead Network Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 20 (90.91%) Change Management
2 20 (90.91%) ITIL
3 19 (86.36%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (31.82%) Network Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) CCIE
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (95.45%) CCNA
2 21 (95.45%) CCNP
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) CCDA
4 1 (4.55%) CCDP
4 1 (4.55%) CCSA
4 1 (4.55%) CCSE
4 1 (4.55%) HNC
4 1 (4.55%) HND
4 1 (4.55%) JNCIE
4 1 (4.55%) JNCIP
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
1 22 (100.00%) F5
2 19 (86.36%) SolarWinds
3 12 (54.55%) Palo Alto
4 7 (31.82%) Juniper
5 2 (9.09%) Avaya
6 1 (4.55%) Aruba