The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 85 104 89
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -15
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.11% 0.58% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.99% 4.42% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 6
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.04% +1.05%

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
101 181 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.15% 13.20% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 67 103 85
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 13 (100.00%) LAN
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (92.31%) VoIP
2 12 (92.31%) VPN
2 12 (92.31%) Wireless
3 7 (53.85%) CCNP
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (53.85%) ITIL
3 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
3 7 (53.85%) WAN
3 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (46.15%) Network Security
4 6 (46.15%) ITIL V3
4 6 (46.15%) FortiGate
4 6 (46.15%) Anomaly Detection
4 6 (46.15%) Aruba
4 6 (46.15%) Spanning Tree
4 6 (46.15%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (46.15%) IPsec
4 6 (46.15%) Network Design
4 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
4 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
6 2 (15.38%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (15.38%) Time Management
6 2 (15.38%) SLA
7 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Fortinet

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 12 (92.31%) VoIP
2 12 (92.31%) VPN
2 12 (92.31%) Wireless
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
3 7 (53.85%) WAN
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (46.15%) IPsec
4 6 (46.15%) Network Security
4 6 (46.15%) Spanning Tree
4 6 (46.15%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (7.69%) BGP
5 1 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (7.69%) OSPF
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Analyst
1 11 (84.62%) Network Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Senior Network Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Cisco Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Anomaly Detection
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL V3
2 6 (46.15%) Network Design
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CCNP
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Aruba
2 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) F5
3 1 (7.69%) Fortinet