The first table below looks at the demand for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 21 43 32
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -11
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 10 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.68% 0.31% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 1.96% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 6
Average salary £40,000 £56,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 51 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 11.03% 16.04% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 24 41 42
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
Scotland

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

MPLS
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Aberdeen

MPLS
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) CCNP
1 10 (100.00%) CCNA
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
1 10 (100.00%) Frame Relay
2 9 (90.00%) VSAT
2 9 (90.00%) OSPF
2 9 (90.00%) BGP
3 8 (80.00%) VPN
3 8 (80.00%) IPsec
4 2 (20.00%) Degree

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen 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 10 (100.00%) WAN
1 10 (100.00%) Frame Relay
2 9 (90.00%) VSAT
2 9 (90.00%) OSPF
2 9 (90.00%) BGP
3 8 (80.00%) VPN
3 8 (80.00%) IPsec
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Analyst
1 10 (100.00%) Senior Network Analyst
1 10 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 10 (100.00%) Network Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 8 (80.00%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Senior Cisco Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 8 (80.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Engineer
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CCNP
1 10 (100.00%) CCNA
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco