Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for MPLS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MPLS over the 6 months to 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +43
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 0.28% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
County Antrim median annual salary £35,000 - -
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 - -

MPLS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
County Antrim
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 59 28 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 16.76% 8.09% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 28
County Antrim median annual salary £26,250 £30,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -17.24% +3.57%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £68,000 £56,000 £45,625
Northern Ireland median annual salary £29,500 £31,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year -6.35% -13.10% +3.57%

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Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing MPLS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in County Antrim

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Salary Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS in County Antrim.

Salary trend for MPLS in County Antrim

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Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 14 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast - 1 £35,000 -
MPLS
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Proactive Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Operations Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) NOC Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Proactive Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco