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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 89 98 90
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 12 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.96% 0.90% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.84% 9.03% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 7
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
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
153 144 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.25% 10.01% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 100 114 81
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Glasgow

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (93.75%) WAN
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco
3 11 (68.75%) Firewall
4 10 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (56.25%) Fortinet
5 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (50.00%) LAN
7 7 (43.75%) F5
8 6 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (37.50%) BGP
8 6 (37.50%) Network Security
8 6 (37.50%) Wireless
9 5 (31.25%) Riverbed
9 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
9 5 (31.25%) EIGRP
9 5 (31.25%) TACACS
9 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
9 5 (31.25%) McAfee
9 5 (31.25%) DHCP
9 5 (31.25%) VPN
9 5 (31.25%) CCNP
9 5 (31.25%) SSL
9 5 (31.25%) CiscoWorks
9 5 (31.25%) HSRP
10 4 (25.00%) CCNA
10 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
10 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (25.00%) ITIL
10 4 (25.00%) OSPF
11 3 (18.75%) ADSL

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (93.75%) WAN
2 11 (68.75%) Firewall
3 10 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (50.00%) LAN
5 6 (37.50%) Wireless
5 6 (37.50%) BGP
5 6 (37.50%) Network Security
6 5 (31.25%) EIGRP
6 5 (31.25%) TACACS
6 5 (31.25%) HSRP
6 5 (31.25%) SSL
6 5 (31.25%) VPN
6 5 (31.25%) DHCP
7 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
7 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (25.00%) OSPF
8 3 (18.75%) ADSL
8 3 (18.75%) IPsec
8 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
8 3 (18.75%) DNS
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Security Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Network Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Head of Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Streaming Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 3 (18.75%) Financial Modelling
3 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (18.75%) SIEM
4 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (12.50%) ITSM
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Product Management
5 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CCNP
3 4 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) Fortinet
3 7 (43.75%) F5
4 5 (31.25%) Riverbed
4 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
4 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
4 5 (31.25%) McAfee
5 3 (18.75%) Mitel
6 1 (6.25%) VMware
Glasgow
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago