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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 85 108 96
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -12
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 19 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.51% 0.15% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.98% 1.28% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 6
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £41,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.15% +9.41%
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
173 156 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.74% 11.88% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 111 104 94
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,400 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Glasgow

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 25 (89.29%) WAN
2 22 (78.57%) Cisco
3 17 (60.71%) LAN
3 17 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (60.71%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (53.57%) Firewall
5 14 (50.00%) DHCP
5 14 (50.00%) VPN
6 13 (46.43%) CCNA
6 13 (46.43%) Fortinet
7 12 (42.86%) Internet
7 12 (42.86%) WLAN
7 12 (42.86%) Network Security
8 11 (39.29%) Wireless
8 11 (39.29%) CheckPoint
8 11 (39.29%) F5
8 11 (39.29%) Network Monitoring
9 10 (35.71%) HSRP
9 10 (35.71%) SolarWinds
9 10 (35.71%) Riverbed
9 10 (35.71%) CiscoWorks
9 10 (35.71%) McAfee
9 10 (35.71%) EIGRP
9 10 (35.71%) TACACS
9 10 (35.71%) SSL
10 8 (28.57%) IPsec
10 8 (28.57%) Mitel
10 8 (28.57%) IP Telephony
10 8 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (21.43%) Wireshark

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (7.14%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (89.29%) WAN
2 17 (60.71%) LAN
2 17 (60.71%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (53.57%) Firewall
4 14 (50.00%) DHCP
4 14 (50.00%) VPN
5 12 (42.86%) Internet
5 12 (42.86%) WLAN
5 12 (42.86%) Network Security
6 11 (39.29%) Wireless
7 10 (35.71%) TACACS
7 10 (35.71%) HSRP
7 10 (35.71%) SSL
7 10 (35.71%) EIGRP
8 8 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 8 (28.57%) IPsec
8 8 (28.57%) IP Telephony
9 6 (21.43%) Wireshark
9 6 (21.43%) DNS
10 4 (14.29%) ICMP
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Network Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) Network Security Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) Security Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Network Security Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Network Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Security Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Network Support
4 6 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (21.43%) Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Junior
5 4 (14.29%) Junior Network Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Network Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Telecoms Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Monitoring Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Head of Architecture
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Handset
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (17.86%) Financial Modelling
3 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (10.71%) SIEM
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) ITSM
4 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) Product Management
5 1 (3.57%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (46.43%) CCNA
3 4 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (3.57%) CCIE
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Cisco
2 13 (46.43%) Fortinet
3 11 (39.29%) CheckPoint
3 11 (39.29%) F5
4 10 (35.71%) Riverbed
4 10 (35.71%) SolarWinds
4 10 (35.71%) McAfee
5 8 (28.57%) Mitel
6 2 (7.14%) Avaya
6 2 (7.14%) Polycom
7 1 (3.57%) Draytek
7 1 (3.57%) VMware
7 1 (3.57%) HP