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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 141 150 169
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +19
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 14 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 0.54% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.14% 4.55% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 13
Median salary £32,500 £46,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.10% +16.25%
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.05% -
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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
338 374 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.70% 11.89% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 210 257 290
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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
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 29 July 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 +15 12 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Glasgow -16 2 £32,500 -30.10% 1
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MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 34 (97.14%) Cisco
2 32 (91.43%) WAN
3 31 (88.57%) OSPF
4 30 (85.71%) BGP
4 30 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (80.00%) TCP/IP
6 27 (77.14%) CCNA
7 26 (74.29%) CCNP
8 25 (71.43%) EIGRP
8 25 (71.43%) Firewall
8 25 (71.43%) LAN
9 24 (68.57%) CheckPoint
9 24 (68.57%) Network Design
10 23 (65.71%) DNS
11 22 (62.86%) DHCP
12 21 (60.00%) Fortinet
12 21 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (60.00%) Data Centre
13 20 (57.14%) DMVPN
13 20 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
13 20 (57.14%) High Availability
13 20 (57.14%) SNA
13 20 (57.14%) CCIE
13 20 (57.14%) Wireless
13 20 (57.14%) Finance
14 9 (25.71%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (22.86%) Process Management
15 8 (22.86%) VPN
15 8 (22.86%) Ethernet
16 7 (20.00%) ADSL

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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 (8.57%) SharePoint
1 3 (8.57%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (91.43%) WAN
2 31 (88.57%) OSPF
3 30 (85.71%) BGP
4 28 (80.00%) TCP/IP
5 25 (71.43%) EIGRP
5 25 (71.43%) Firewall
5 25 (71.43%) LAN
6 23 (65.71%) DNS
7 22 (62.86%) DHCP
8 20 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
8 20 (57.14%) DMVPN
8 20 (57.14%) SNA
8 20 (57.14%) Wireless
9 9 (25.71%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (22.86%) Ethernet
10 8 (22.86%) VPN
11 7 (20.00%) ADSL
12 6 (17.14%) SNMP
13 5 (14.29%) IPsec
13 5 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 20 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Local Government
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Consultant
1 20 (57.14%) Data Consultant
1 20 (57.14%) Network Consultant
2 8 (22.86%) Network Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Network Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Network Technical Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Senior Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Senior Network Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Senior Technical Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Technical Architect
4 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Network Manager
5 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) IT Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 21 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.71%) Unix
4 1 (2.86%) CentOS
4 1 (2.86%) Debian
4 1 (2.86%) VMS
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Network Design
2 20 (57.14%) High Availability
3 8 (22.86%) Process Management
4 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.57%) Network Architecture
5 3 (8.57%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.86%) Change Management
7 1 (2.86%) Coaching
7 1 (2.86%) ITIL
7 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (77.14%) CCNA
3 26 (74.29%) CCNP
4 20 (57.14%) CCIE
5 2 (5.71%) Avaya Certification
5 2 (5.71%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (5.71%) WMI
Vendors
1 34 (97.14%) Cisco
2 24 (68.57%) CheckPoint
3 21 (60.00%) Fortinet
4 4 (11.43%) F5
5 3 (8.57%) Palo Alto
5 3 (8.57%) VMware
6 2 (5.71%) Avaya
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.71%) Progress
7 1 (2.86%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.86%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) Juniper
7 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.86%) WatchGuard
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
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