The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 26 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 8 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.05% 0.71% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 4.26% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 3
Average salary £40,000 £45,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.08% +13.75%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Communications & Networking Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 47 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.21% 16.67% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 21 38 43
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

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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

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Top 12 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 20 August 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

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Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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%) Senior Network Analyst
1 10 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 10 (100.00%) Network Analyst
1 10 (100.00%) Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (80.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco 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
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