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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 22 43
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 3.76% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 35.71% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 1
Average salary - £40,000 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
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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
10 28 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 16.13% 10.53% 15.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5 23 40
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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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 21 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Network Design
1 3 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel

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Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Specialist
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Network Design
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) SonicWALL