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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Kent / West Malling
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 20 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 -  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 9 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Malling 29.03% 3.53% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 81.82% 27.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 0
Median salary £47,500 £75,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.66% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26%  

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 11 11 4
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Malling 35.48% 12.94% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 4
Median salary £47,500 £70,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.14% +77.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,500 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £63,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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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

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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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) F5
2 8 (88.89%) Load Balancing
2 8 (88.89%) Change Management
2 8 (88.89%) CCIE
2 8 (88.89%) WAN
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 6 (66.67%) Palo Alto
4 6 (66.67%) Network Architecture
4 6 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (66.67%) LAN
4 6 (66.67%) Juniper
4 6 (66.67%) Wireless
5 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
5 5 (55.56%) VoIP
5 5 (55.56%) HNC
5 5 (55.56%) HND
5 5 (55.56%) Avaya
5 5 (55.56%) Aruba
5 5 (55.56%) Skype for Business
5 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
5 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
6 4 (44.44%) CCNP
6 4 (44.44%) CCNA
7 3 (33.33%) ITIL
7 3 (33.33%) VPN

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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 5 (55.56%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) WAN
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (66.67%) LAN
4 6 (66.67%) Wireless
5 5 (55.56%) VoIP
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (33.33%) VLAN
6 3 (33.33%) VPN
7 2 (22.22%) BGP
7 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
7 2 (22.22%) HSRP
7 2 (22.22%) IPsec
8 1 (11.11%) DMVPN
8 1 (11.11%) OSPF
8 1 (11.11%) RSVP
8 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 1 (11.11%) VRRP
8 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (77.78%) WAN Engineer
4 5 (55.56%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (44.44%) Project Engineer
6 2 (22.22%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (22.22%) Network Deployment Engineer
7 1 (11.11%) Lead Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Change Management
1 8 (88.89%) Load Balancing
2 6 (66.67%) Network Architecture
3 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) CCIE
3 5 (55.56%) HNC
3 5 (55.56%) HND
3 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) CCNA
4 4 (44.44%) CCNP
5 1 (11.11%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) F5
2 6 (66.67%) Juniper
2 6 (66.67%) Palo Alto
3 5 (55.56%) Aruba
3 5 (55.56%) Avaya
4 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
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