The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 52 48 63
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 7 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.50% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.05% 2.22% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 1
Median salary £32,500 £70,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-53.57% +20.68%
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.05% -
MPLS
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
87 45 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 18.67% 11.66% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 68 30 77
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,168 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,800 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of job ads across the Liverpool region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

MPLS
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Liverpool region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Liverpool

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Liverpool

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 14 (82.35%) VPLS
2 11 (64.71%) Juniper
3 10 (58.82%) WAN
4 8 (47.06%) CCNA
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco
5 6 (35.29%) OSPF
5 6 (35.29%) BGP
5 6 (35.29%) LAN
5 6 (35.29%) JNCIS
5 6 (35.29%) 802.1X
6 5 (29.41%) Wiki
6 5 (29.41%) JNCIA
6 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
6 5 (29.41%) VPN
6 5 (29.41%) Firewall
7 3 (17.65%) iSCSI
7 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (17.65%) HP StoreVirtual
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
7 3 (17.65%) Email Filtering
7 3 (17.65%) Web Filtering
7 3 (17.65%) IP Telephony
7 3 (17.65%) Law
7 3 (17.65%) Replication
7 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (17.65%) XenApp

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 3 (17.65%) IIS
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) VPLS
2 10 (58.82%) WAN
3 6 (35.29%) BGP
3 6 (35.29%) LAN
3 6 (35.29%) OSPF
4 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 5 (29.41%) VPN
5 3 (17.65%) DHCP
5 3 (17.65%) DNS
5 3 (17.65%) DSL
5 3 (17.65%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (17.65%) Internet
5 3 (17.65%) IP Telephony
5 3 (17.65%) iSCSI
5 3 (17.65%) NetScaler
6 2 (11.76%) SSH
6 2 (11.76%) Wireless
6 2 (11.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (17.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) NOC Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Implementation Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Network Support
3 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Network Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Support
4 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Wiki
2 3 (17.65%) HP StoreVirtual
2 3 (17.65%) iPad
2 3 (17.65%) Replication
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Email Filtering
1 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (17.65%) Web Filtering
2 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (11.76%) Information Security
2 2 (11.76%) Information Security Management
2 2 (11.76%) Security Management
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) CCNA
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (35.29%) JNCIS
3 5 (29.41%) JNCIA
4 3 (17.65%) MCSA
4 3 (17.65%) MCSE
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (11.76%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (17.65%) vSphere
1 3 (17.65%) XenApp
1 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Juniper
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) Avaya
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) EMC
3 3 (17.65%) HP
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Google
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft