The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Highlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 12 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands - 6.90% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 66.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £27,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +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 Highlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Highlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 33.33% 10.34% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Average salary £28,414 £30,000 £19,629
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.28% +52.83%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Highlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands