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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 51 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.45% 0.62% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.47% 4.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £56,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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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
81 73 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 18.41% 15.05% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 71 52 69
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,805
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +25.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £30,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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

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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

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Top 26 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) Network Design
3 3 (60.00%) CCIE
3 3 (60.00%) CCIP
3 3 (60.00%) Redback
3 3 (60.00%) JNCIA
3 3 (60.00%) JNCIE
3 3 (60.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) Aruba
5 1 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) CCSA
5 1 (20.00%) CCSE
5 1 (20.00%) Network Security

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Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) OSPF
1 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Team Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Network Design
2 3 (60.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCIP
2 3 (60.00%) JNCIA
2 3 (60.00%) JNCIE
2 3 (60.00%) CCIE
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCSA
3 1 (20.00%) CCSE
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) Redback
4 2 (40.00%) Aruba
4 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint