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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - - 15
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands - - 6.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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
1 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 9.09% 30.77% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £28,414 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.28%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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