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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 137 152 132
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 18 14 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.59% 0.43% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.72% 3.78% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 23
Average salary £37,500 £37,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.66% -34.34%
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
381 370 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.39% 11.31% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 247 248 322
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 24 December 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 +16 11 £37,500 +1.35%
Edinburgh 0 4 £46,500 +20.00% 2
Glasgow +9 2 £41,250 -13.15% 2
Stirling - 1 - -
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UK

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (81.82%) Cisco
2 26 (78.79%) Firewall
3 21 (63.64%) Windows
4 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (54.55%) HP
5 18 (54.55%) Juniper
6 17 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (48.48%) CCNP
7 16 (48.48%) Wireless
8 15 (45.45%) CCNA
9 14 (42.42%) VoIP
10 13 (39.39%) Service Delivery
10 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (36.36%) SLA
12 11 (33.33%) WAN
12 11 (33.33%) Dell
12 11 (33.33%) Citrix
12 11 (33.33%) Network Design
12 11 (33.33%) SonicWALL
12 11 (33.33%) Network Management
12 11 (33.33%) Mentoring
13 10 (30.30%) Finance
14 9 (27.27%) PRINCE2
14 9 (27.27%) Ethernet
14 9 (27.27%) VMware
15 8 (24.24%) Oracle
15 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
15 8 (24.24%) SAN
15 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (24.24%) BGP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (78.79%) Firewall
2 16 (48.48%) Wireless
3 14 (42.42%) VoIP
4 11 (33.33%) WAN
5 9 (27.27%) Ethernet
6 8 (24.24%) SAN
6 8 (24.24%) BGP
7 7 (21.21%) OSPF
7 7 (21.21%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (18.18%) VPN
8 6 (18.18%) DMZ
8 6 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (18.18%) FCoE
9 4 (12.12%) LAN
10 3 (9.09%) DNS
10 3 (9.09%) VSAT
10 3 (9.09%) Frame Relay
10 3 (9.09%) IPsec
11 2 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (6.06%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (3.03%) French Language
3 1 (3.03%) German Language
3 1 (3.03%) Japanese Language
3 1 (3.03%) Korean Language
3 1 (3.03%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.03%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Network Specialist
2 9 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 8 (24.24%) Network Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Technical Project Manager
4 7 (21.21%) Technical Manager
5 6 (18.18%) Senior Network Specialist
6 5 (15.15%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (12.12%) Analyst
8 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (9.09%) Network Analyst
8 3 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Analyst
8 3 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (9.09%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 3 (9.09%) Cisco Analyst
8 3 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 3 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
8 3 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Analyst
9 2 (6.06%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Blackberry
1 6 (18.18%) Mainframe
1 6 (18.18%) Replication
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (21.21%) HPUX
6 6 (18.18%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (18.18%) Windows 2000
7 2 (6.06%) UNIX
7 2 (6.06%) Linux
8 1 (3.03%) Solaris
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Service Delivery
2 11 (33.33%) Network Design
2 11 (33.33%) Network Management
2 11 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 9 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 7 (21.21%) Project Management
5 6 (18.18%) Workflow
5 6 (18.18%) Line Management
6 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL
7 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.03%) Service Management
7 1 (3.03%) Process Management
7 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.03%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (48.48%) CCNP
3 15 (45.45%) CCNA
4 7 (21.21%) APMP
5 4 (12.12%) CCDP
6 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (6.06%) Degree
8 1 (3.03%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) vSphere
3 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) OpenView
2 1 (3.03%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Cisco
2 18 (54.55%) HP
2 18 (54.55%) Juniper
3 11 (33.33%) Dell
3 11 (33.33%) Citrix
3 11 (33.33%) SonicWALL
4 9 (27.27%) VMware
5 8 (24.24%) Oracle
6 7 (21.21%) Nortel
6 7 (21.21%) Avaya
7 6 (18.18%) IBM
7 6 (18.18%) Brocade
7 6 (18.18%) Fujitsu
7 6 (18.18%) Clearswift
7 6 (18.18%) BT
8 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.09%) F5
9 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
9 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
10 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: Salary is Negotiable plus benefits and car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Scotland
Vodafone
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
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CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago