The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 88 105 69
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -36
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 8 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.69% 0.30% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.50% 3.36% 7.97%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 10
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £47,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
MPLS
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 Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
123 119 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.67% 9.04% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83 97 89
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

MPLS
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Glasgow

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Glasgow

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 11 (91.67%) WAN
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (41.67%) Fortinet
5 5 (41.67%) LAN
5 5 (41.67%) BGP
6 4 (33.33%) CCNP
6 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 3 (25.00%) Wireless
7 3 (25.00%) F5
7 3 (25.00%) OSPF
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL
7 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
7 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (16.67%) VPN
8 2 (16.67%) DNS
8 2 (16.67%) SSL
8 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 2 (16.67%) ADSL
8 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
8 2 (16.67%) DHCP
8 2 (16.67%) McAfee
8 2 (16.67%) CCNA
8 2 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (16.67%) EIGRP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 11 (91.67%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (41.67%) BGP
4 5 (41.67%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (25.00%) OSPF
5 3 (25.00%) Wireless
6 2 (16.67%) ADSL
6 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
6 2 (16.67%) TACACS
6 2 (16.67%) VPN
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (16.67%) SSL
6 2 (16.67%) DHCP
6 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
6 2 (16.67%) SHDSL
6 2 (16.67%) Network Security
6 2 (16.67%) HSRP
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Streaming Media
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (16.67%) SIEM
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Product Management
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Fortinet
3 3 (25.00%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
4 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) McAfee
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) Mitel
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