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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 10 16 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +18
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.44% 9.52% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 51.85% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 1
Average salary - £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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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
6 27 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 13.33% 18.37% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2 23 16
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £49,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP Voice
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall

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Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (33.33%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper