The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 45 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.27% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% 1.09% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £70,000 £58,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
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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
44 92 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 11.83% 17.73% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 30 76 61
Average salary £38,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,168 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP

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Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) ADSL
1 1 (50.00%) ISDN
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WLAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (50.00%) 4G
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) F5