The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 156 120 158
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +38
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 15 33 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 1.08% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.14% 10.09% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 2
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
MPLS
UK

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
478 327 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.80% 10.73% 15.66%
Number of salaries quoted 307 219 281
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen +18 7 £40,000 -12.08%
Edinburgh -5 7 £47,500 +46.15% 2
MPLS
UK

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 30 (90.91%) Cisco
2 25 (75.76%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (66.67%) WAN
4 20 (60.61%) OSPF
4 20 (60.61%) BGP
4 20 (60.61%) CCNP
5 15 (45.45%) CCNA
5 15 (45.45%) Ethernet
5 15 (45.45%) VPN
5 15 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (39.39%) Project Management
7 12 (36.36%) Firewall
8 10 (30.30%) Frame Relay
8 10 (30.30%) L2TP
8 10 (30.30%) CHAP
8 10 (30.30%) Juniper
8 10 (30.30%) PPP
8 10 (30.30%) SNMP
8 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
8 10 (30.30%) ADSL
8 10 (30.30%) SHDSL
9 9 (27.27%) VMware
9 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (27.27%) VSAT
10 8 (24.24%) IPsec
11 6 (18.18%) SAN
11 6 (18.18%) Windows
11 6 (18.18%) HPUX
11 6 (18.18%) SQL
11 6 (18.18%) Oracle

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
1 5 (15.15%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (12.12%) Lync
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 22 (66.67%) WAN
2 20 (60.61%) OSPF
2 20 (60.61%) BGP
3 15 (45.45%) VPN
3 15 (45.45%) Ethernet
3 15 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (36.36%) Firewall
5 10 (30.30%) L2TP
5 10 (30.30%) SHDSL
5 10 (30.30%) Frame Relay
5 10 (30.30%) PPP
5 10 (30.30%) SNMP
5 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
5 10 (30.30%) ADSL
5 10 (30.30%) CHAP
6 9 (27.27%) VSAT
7 8 (24.24%) IPsec
8 6 (18.18%) SAN
9 5 (15.15%) DMZ
9 5 (15.15%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 13 (39.39%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (30.30%) Analyst
3 10 (30.30%) Senior Network Analyst
3 10 (30.30%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (30.30%) Network Analyst
4 8 (24.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (24.24%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (24.24%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 8 (24.24%) Cisco Analyst
4 8 (24.24%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 8 (24.24%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
4 8 (24.24%) Senior Cisco Analyst
4 8 (24.24%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Technical Manager
5 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Technical Project Manager
5 5 (15.15%) Project Manager
6 4 (12.12%) Technical Support
6 4 (12.12%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) MSMQ
2 4 (12.12%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Blackberry
1 5 (15.15%) Mainframe
1 5 (15.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
1 6 (18.18%) HPUX
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Windows 2000
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Project Management
2 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
2 5 (15.15%) Workflow
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
4 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.03%) Process Management
4 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (75.76%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (60.61%) CCNP
3 15 (45.45%) CCNA
4 5 (15.15%) APMP
5 4 (12.12%) JNCIA
6 3 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (3.03%) CCSA
7 1 (3.03%) CCSE
7 1 (3.03%) CCDA
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) SCCM
2 4 (12.12%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.03%) OpenView
3 1 (3.03%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 30 (90.91%) Cisco
2 10 (30.30%) Juniper
3 9 (27.27%) VMware
4 6 (18.18%) Oracle
4 6 (18.18%) HP
5 5 (15.15%) Nortel
5 5 (15.15%) Avaya
5 5 (15.15%) IBM
5 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.15%) Clearswift
5 5 (15.15%) BT
5 5 (15.15%) Brocade
5 5 (15.15%) Fujitsu
6 4 (12.12%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.03%) BMC
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
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