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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 87 103 66
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -37
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 7 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.64% 0.25% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 2.65% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 17
Average salary £43,750 £47,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £47,500 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £65,000
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
112 113 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.23% 9.53% 14.05%
Number of salaries quoted 78 89 91
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 30 January 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Glasgow

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (88.89%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (44.44%) Fortinet
4 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
4 4 (44.44%) BGP
5 3 (33.33%) Wireless
5 3 (33.33%) CCNP
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) F5
6 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
6 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
6 2 (22.22%) HSRP
6 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (22.22%) Network Security
6 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) CCNA
6 2 (22.22%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (88.89%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (44.44%) BGP
4 3 (33.33%) Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) HSRP
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) OSPF
5 2 (22.22%) SSL
5 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
5 2 (22.22%) TACACS
6 1 (11.11%) IPsec
6 1 (11.11%) DNS
6 1 (11.11%) ADSL
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Head of Architecture
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Streaming Media
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
1 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) ITSM
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Product Management
2 1 (11.11%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (11.11%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Fortinet
3 3 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
4 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
4 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 2 (22.22%) McAfee
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Mitel
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Capita - ITIN
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