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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 98 152 149
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -3
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 43 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.81% 0.42% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.08% 3.52% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 15
Median salary £41,500 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +12.00%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
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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
356 369 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.00% 11.89% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 232 235 287
Median salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,450 £50,000 £50,000
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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +26 17 £55,000 +57.14%
Glasgow +29 12 £36,500 -8.75%
Renfrewshire - 4 £35,000 -
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MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 61 (98.39%) Cisco
2 57 (91.94%) LAN
3 49 (79.03%) WAN
4 43 (69.35%) Wireless
5 41 (66.13%) Firewall
5 41 (66.13%) BGP
5 41 (66.13%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (64.52%) OSPF
7 36 (58.06%) EIGRP
7 36 (58.06%) CheckPoint
7 36 (58.06%) Data Centre
8 33 (53.23%) CCNP
9 32 (51.61%) Network Design
10 30 (48.39%) TCP/IP
11 28 (45.16%) VPN
12 24 (38.71%) Cisco IOS
13 23 (37.10%) DNS
13 23 (37.10%) VoIP
14 21 (33.87%) Finance
15 20 (32.26%) CCNA
15 20 (32.26%) Fortinet
15 20 (32.26%) Spanning Tree
16 19 (30.65%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (30.65%) DHCP
17 18 (29.03%) SNA
17 18 (29.03%) CCIE
17 18 (29.03%) High Availability
17 18 (29.03%) DMVPN
18 17 (27.42%) IPsec
19 14 (22.58%) Ethernet

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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 (4.84%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (91.94%) LAN
2 49 (79.03%) WAN
3 43 (69.35%) Wireless
4 41 (66.13%) BGP
4 41 (66.13%) Firewall
5 40 (64.52%) OSPF
6 36 (58.06%) EIGRP
7 30 (48.39%) TCP/IP
8 28 (45.16%) VPN
9 24 (38.71%) Cisco IOS
10 23 (37.10%) DNS
10 23 (37.10%) VoIP
11 20 (32.26%) Spanning Tree
12 19 (30.65%) DHCP
13 18 (29.03%) DMVPN
13 18 (29.03%) SNA
14 17 (27.42%) IPsec
15 14 (22.58%) Ethernet
16 12 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (19.35%) Internet
General
1 21 (33.87%) Finance
2 11 (17.74%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Games
4 1 (1.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (33.87%) Network Engineer
2 18 (29.03%) Consultant
2 18 (29.03%) Data Consultant
2 18 (29.03%) Network Consultant
3 16 (25.81%) Analyst
3 16 (25.81%) Network Analyst
4 12 (19.35%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (19.35%) Senior Network Analyst
5 10 (16.13%) Data Engineer
5 10 (16.13%) Data Network Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Cisco Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Cisco Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) 802.1X
2 6 (9.68%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 36 (58.06%) Data Centre
2 19 (30.65%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.68%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.23%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Linux
2 2 (3.23%) CentOS
3 1 (1.61%) VMS
3 1 (1.61%) Windows
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (51.61%) Network Design
2 18 (29.03%) High Availability
3 14 (22.58%) ITIL
4 10 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (16.13%) ITIL V3
5 9 (14.52%) Change Management
6 8 (12.90%) Anomaly Detection
6 8 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (12.90%) Project Management
6 8 (12.90%) Time Management
7 5 (8.06%) Load Balancing
8 4 (6.45%) Network Management
9 3 (4.84%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.84%) Problem Management
10 2 (3.23%) Coaching
10 2 (3.23%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (3.23%) DDoS Mitigation
10 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
11 1 (1.61%) Migration
11 1 (1.61%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 41 (66.13%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (53.23%) CCNP
3 20 (32.26%) CCNA
4 18 (29.03%) CCIE
5 6 (9.68%) Degree
6 2 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.61%) HND
7 1 (1.61%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.61%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.61%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (17.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.61%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (16.13%) FortiGate
2 9 (14.52%) Cacti
3 3 (4.84%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (3.23%) Iperf
4 2 (3.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 61 (98.39%) Cisco
2 36 (58.06%) CheckPoint
3 20 (32.26%) Fortinet
4 13 (20.97%) F5
5 10 (16.13%) Aruba
5 10 (16.13%) Nokia
6 7 (11.29%) Citrix
6 7 (11.29%) SolarWinds
7 4 (6.45%) Juniper
8 3 (4.84%) VMware
9 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.61%) HP
10 1 (1.61%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.61%) WatchGuard