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 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 64 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.36% - 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% - 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Median salary £35,000 - £56,500
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 - £55,300
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 - £57,700
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
145 38 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 25.89% 12.84% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 92 21 65
Median salary £44,000 £24,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+79.59% -48.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £58,000 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 11 (78.57%) VPLS
2 9 (64.29%) Juniper
3 8 (57.14%) WAN
4 7 (50.00%) CCNA
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco
5 5 (35.71%) OSPF
5 5 (35.71%) BGP
5 5 (35.71%) LAN
5 5 (35.71%) JNCIS
5 5 (35.71%) 802.1X
6 4 (28.57%) JNCIA
6 4 (28.57%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) Wiki
6 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
6 4 (28.57%) VPN
7 3 (21.43%) Internet
8 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
8 2 (14.29%) CCNP
8 2 (14.29%) SSH
8 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
8 2 (14.29%) Security Management
8 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
8 2 (14.29%) Wireless
8 2 (14.29%) Law
8 2 (14.29%) Replication
8 2 (14.29%) VMware
8 2 (14.29%) Information Security
8 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
8 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS

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 2 (14.29%) IIS
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) VPLS
2 8 (57.14%) WAN
3 5 (35.71%) BGP
3 5 (35.71%) LAN
3 5 (35.71%) OSPF
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
4 4 (28.57%) VPN
5 3 (21.43%) Internet
6 2 (14.29%) DHCP
6 2 (14.29%) DNS
6 2 (14.29%) DSL
6 2 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
6 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
6 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
6 2 (14.29%) SSH
6 2 (14.29%) Wireless
6 2 (14.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) NOC Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Implementation Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Network Support
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Network Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Wiki
2 2 (14.29%) HP StoreVirtual
2 2 (14.29%) iPad
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (14.29%) Email Filtering
1 2 (14.29%) Information Security
1 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
1 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (14.29%) Security Management
1 2 (14.29%) Web Filtering
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) CCNA
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) JNCIS
3 4 (28.57%) JNCIA
4 2 (14.29%) CCNP
4 2 (14.29%) MCSA
4 2 (14.29%) MCSE
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) vSphere
1 2 (14.29%) XenApp
1 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Juniper
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Avaya
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) EMC
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Google
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft