Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 71 84
Rank change year-on-year +22 +13 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 32 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 4.98% 1.44% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.16% 10.34% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 30 8 8
Warrington median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +57.14% -
10th Percentile £32,375 £42,275 £30,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £55,000 £39,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -12.50%

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 Warrington with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Warrington
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 167 87 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 25.97% 13.94% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 124 68 148
Warrington median annual salary £40,250 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.17% -14.29% +8.53%
10th Percentile £19,575 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £55,000 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% +5.26%

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Warrington

MPLS
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Warrington

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Warrington

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Warrington over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Warrington

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Warrington region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 32 (100.00%) WAN
1 32 (100.00%) VPN
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (93.75%) Firewall
3 26 (81.25%) Wireless
3 26 (81.25%) IPsec
3 26 (81.25%) SSL
3 26 (81.25%) Load Balancing
4 25 (78.13%) DNS
4 25 (78.13%) OSPF
4 25 (78.13%) BGP
4 25 (78.13%) EIGRP
5 24 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (75.00%) DHCP
6 23 (71.88%) LAN
7 20 (62.50%) Cisco IOS
7 20 (62.50%) NX-OS
8 19 (59.38%) Cisco PIX
8 19 (59.38%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (59.38%) Riverbed
8 19 (59.38%) F5
9 17 (53.13%) TACACS
10 16 (50.00%) Ethernet
10 16 (50.00%) CCNP
10 16 (50.00%) xDSL
10 16 (50.00%) Data Centre
10 16 (50.00%) PMO
11 15 (46.88%) Wireshark
12 13 (40.63%) Windows
13 12 (37.50%) Microsoft

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (100.00%) VPN
1 32 (100.00%) WAN
2 30 (93.75%) Firewall
3 26 (81.25%) IPsec
3 26 (81.25%) SSL
3 26 (81.25%) Wireless
4 25 (78.13%) BGP
4 25 (78.13%) DNS
4 25 (78.13%) EIGRP
4 25 (78.13%) OSPF
5 24 (75.00%) DHCP
6 23 (71.88%) LAN
7 20 (62.50%) Cisco IOS
7 20 (62.50%) NX-OS
8 19 (59.38%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (59.38%) Cisco PIX
9 17 (53.13%) TACACS
10 16 (50.00%) Ethernet
10 16 (50.00%) xDSL
11 15 (46.88%) Wireshark
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.25%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.63%) Life Science
3 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) Load Balancing
2 11 (34.38%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (31.25%) ITIL
3 10 (31.25%) ITIL V3
3 10 (31.25%) ITSM
3 10 (31.25%) Service Management
4 7 (21.88%) Asset Management
5 3 (9.38%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.25%) Network Management
6 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Runbook
6 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (50.00%) CCNP
3 10 (31.25%) CCNA
3 10 (31.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (50.00%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (59.38%) F5
2 19 (59.38%) Riverbed
3 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.50%) VMware