Period
to 20 June 2018

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 6 months to 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 - 63
Rank change year-on-year - +63 +20
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 17 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.50% - 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.53% - 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 30
Liverpool median annual salary £60,000 - £34,000
Merseyside median annual salary £60,000 - £34,000

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 Liverpool with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 97 138 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 14.26% 17.76% 18.16%
Number of salaries quoted 85 85 111
Liverpool median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £24,200 £24,850 £23,000
90th Percentile £64,000 £53,250 £62,500
Merseyside median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +1.33%

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Liverpool

MPLS
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

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Liverpool over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 17 (100.00%) LAN
1 17 (100.00%) WAN
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
2 16 (94.12%) Wireless
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco Wireless
3 15 (88.24%) Programme Delivery
4 14 (82.35%) Patch Management
4 14 (82.35%) IPsec
4 14 (82.35%) Business Continuity
4 14 (82.35%) Firewall
4 14 (82.35%) Security Management
4 14 (82.35%) CCNP
4 14 (82.35%) VPN
4 14 (82.35%) SSL
4 14 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (82.35%) VoIP
4 14 (82.35%) Windows
4 14 (82.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (82.35%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (82.35%) High Availability
4 14 (82.35%) Multicast
5 13 (76.47%) Cisco UCCX
5 13 (76.47%) Nessus
5 13 (76.47%) SIEM
5 13 (76.47%) Cisco CUCM
5 13 (76.47%) Change Management
6 12 (70.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (70.59%) Network Management
6 12 (70.59%) Cisco ISE

MPLS
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 11 (64.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 17 (100.00%) LAN
1 17 (100.00%) WAN
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco Wireless
2 16 (94.12%) Wireless
3 14 (82.35%) Firewall
3 14 (82.35%) Intrusion Detection
3 14 (82.35%) IPsec
3 14 (82.35%) Multicast
3 14 (82.35%) SSL
3 14 (82.35%) VoIP
3 14 (82.35%) VPN
4 12 (70.59%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (70.59%) Cisco ISE
4 12 (70.59%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (70.59%) Network Security
5 11 (64.71%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Legal
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Network Engineer
1 14 (82.35%) Network Security Engineer
1 14 (82.35%) Security Engineer
2 12 (70.59%) Senior Network Engineer
2 12 (70.59%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 12 (70.59%) Senior Security Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Programme Delivery
2 14 (82.35%) Business Continuity
2 14 (82.35%) High Availability
2 14 (82.35%) Patch Management
2 14 (82.35%) Penetration Testing
2 14 (82.35%) Security Management
3 13 (76.47%) Change Management
3 13 (76.47%) SIEM
4 12 (70.59%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (70.59%) Network Management
4 12 (70.59%) Proactive Monitoring
4 12 (70.59%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (70.59%) Task Automation
4 12 (70.59%) Vulnerability Management
4 12 (70.59%) Web Filtering
5 11 (64.71%) ITIL
5 11 (64.71%) ITIL V3
5 11 (64.71%) Project Management
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) CCNP
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (64.71%) CCDP
2 11 (64.71%) CISSP
2 11 (64.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) GDPR
1 2 (11.76%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Firmware
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 3 (17.65%) XenApp
2 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco CUCM
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco UCCX
1 13 (76.47%) Nessus
2 11 (64.71%) TrustSec
3 3 (17.65%) SCCM
3 3 (17.65%) SCOM
3 3 (17.65%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) IronPort