The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for MPLS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank - 54 55
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool - 0.77% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.48% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Median salary - £32,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -35.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.16% -2.00%  

MPLS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Liverpool
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 60 67 49
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 14.89% 17.09% 11.42%
Number of salaries quoted 42 47 42
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool citing MPLS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS 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 in Liverpool.

Salary trend for MPLS in Liverpool

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Top 17 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

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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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco