The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 135 127 157
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +30
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 22 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.78% 0.85% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.94% 6.41% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 17
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +17.64%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
317 390 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.24% 13.30% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 172 260 305
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MPLS
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Scotland region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Scotland

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Scotland

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Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +3 14 £34,500 -13.75%
Glasgow -24 6 £46,250 -15.90% 3
West Lothian - 2 £42,500 -
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MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 36 (90.00%) Cisco
2 33 (82.50%) WAN
3 31 (77.50%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (77.50%) OSPF
3 31 (77.50%) BGP
4 26 (65.00%) CCNP
4 26 (65.00%) LAN
5 25 (62.50%) Firewall
6 24 (60.00%) TCP/IP
6 24 (60.00%) CCNA
7 22 (55.00%) EIGRP
8 21 (52.50%) Network Design
9 19 (47.50%) CheckPoint
9 19 (47.50%) Data Centre
10 17 (42.50%) Wireless
10 17 (42.50%) Fortinet
11 16 (40.00%) CCIE
12 15 (37.50%) DNS
12 15 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
12 15 (37.50%) High Availability
12 15 (37.50%) Finance
12 15 (37.50%) DMVPN
13 14 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (35.00%) DHCP
14 12 (30.00%) SNA
15 9 (22.50%) VPN
15 9 (22.50%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (20.00%) VoIP
16 8 (20.00%) Ethernet
16 8 (20.00%) Process Management

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (82.50%) WAN
2 31 (77.50%) BGP
2 31 (77.50%) OSPF
3 26 (65.00%) LAN
4 25 (62.50%) Firewall
5 24 (60.00%) TCP/IP
6 22 (55.00%) EIGRP
7 17 (42.50%) Wireless
8 15 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
8 15 (37.50%) DMVPN
8 15 (37.50%) DNS
9 14 (35.00%) DHCP
10 12 (30.00%) SNA
11 9 (22.50%) VPN
11 9 (22.50%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (20.00%) Ethernet
12 8 (20.00%) VoIP
13 7 (17.50%) ADSL
13 7 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (17.50%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Back Office
3 2 (5.00%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Network Engineer
2 16 (40.00%) Consultant
3 15 (37.50%) Data Consultant
3 15 (37.50%) Network Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Network Architect
5 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Network Technical Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Network Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Technical Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Data Network Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) 802.1X
1 2 (5.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (47.50%) Data Centre
2 14 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Unix
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.00%) CentOS
3 2 (5.00%) Debian
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Network Design
2 15 (37.50%) High Availability
3 8 (20.00%) Process Management
4 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.50%) Network Architecture
6 3 (7.50%) Network Management
6 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.50%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (5.00%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.00%) Business Transformation
7 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.00%) Information Management
7 2 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (5.00%) Open Source
7 2 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (77.50%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (65.00%) CCNP
3 24 (60.00%) CCNA
4 16 (40.00%) CCIE
5 2 (5.00%) Avaya Certification
5 2 (5.00%) CCENT
5 2 (5.00%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (5.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (5.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 36 (90.00%) Cisco
2 19 (47.50%) CheckPoint
3 17 (42.50%) Fortinet
4 4 (10.00%) F5
5 3 (7.50%) Avaya
5 3 (7.50%) Juniper
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.50%) Palo Alto
5 3 (7.50%) VMware
6 2 (5.00%) Extreme Networks
6 2 (5.00%) Progress
6 2 (5.00%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) Red Box
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