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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 104 91 97
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 7 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.55% 0.88% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.40% 7.01% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 12
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £49,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.56% +15.88%
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
159 157 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.59% 12.55% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 77 105 115
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Glasgow

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (78.57%) OSPF
2 11 (78.57%) WAN
3 10 (71.43%) BGP
4 9 (64.29%) Firewall
4 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (50.00%) CCNP
6 7 (50.00%) Process Management
7 6 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (42.86%) VPN
7 6 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (35.71%) CCNA
8 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
8 5 (35.71%) IPsec
8 5 (35.71%) Network Design
9 4 (28.57%) SHDSL
9 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
9 4 (28.57%) SSL
9 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
9 4 (28.57%) ADSL
9 4 (28.57%) LAN
9 4 (28.57%) F5
9 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
10 3 (21.43%) Network Architecture
10 3 (21.43%) Translating Business Requirements
10 3 (21.43%) Palo Alto
10 3 (21.43%) SNMP
10 3 (21.43%) IPv4
10 3 (21.43%) Juniper

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) OSPF
1 11 (78.57%) WAN
2 10 (71.43%) BGP
3 9 (64.29%) Firewall
4 8 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (42.86%) VPN
5 6 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (35.71%) IPsec
6 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
7 4 (28.57%) ADSL
7 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
7 4 (28.57%) LAN
7 4 (28.57%) SHDSL
7 4 (28.57%) SSL
8 3 (21.43%) IPv4
8 3 (21.43%) L2TP
8 3 (21.43%) SNMP
8 3 (21.43%) Wireless
9 2 (14.29%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Back Office
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Local Government
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Network Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Network Technical Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Network Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Technical Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Architect
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) CentOS
1 2 (14.29%) Debian
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Process Management
2 5 (35.71%) Network Design
3 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) Network Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) Facilities Management
6 1 (7.14%) Coaching
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.14%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 2 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (35.71%) CCNA
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 4 (28.57%) F5
3 3 (21.43%) Juniper
3 3 (21.43%) Palo Alto
4 2 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
4 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Red Box
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Avaya
5 1 (7.14%) HP