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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 154 125 153
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +28
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 15 33 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.42% 1.06% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.16% 9.94% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 2
Average salary £45,000 £34,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -16.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £29,350
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £40,000 £52,150
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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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
474 332 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.20% 10.69% 14.59%
Number of salaries quoted 303 227 265
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,716
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £54,000 £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 2 October 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
Edinburgh -10 9 £47,750 +46.92% 2
Aberdeen +4 2 £40,000 +14.28%
Glasgow -15 2 £43,500 +45.00%
North Lanarkshire -1 1 £45,000 +5.88%
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MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 23 (79.31%) Cisco
2 20 (68.97%) WAN
3 16 (55.17%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (48.28%) CCNA
4 14 (48.28%) VPN
4 14 (48.28%) Firewall
5 12 (41.38%) CCNP
5 12 (41.38%) OSPF
5 12 (41.38%) BGP
6 11 (37.93%) Juniper
6 11 (37.93%) VMware
6 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (34.48%) Frame Relay
8 9 (31.03%) Project Management
8 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2
8 9 (31.03%) VSAT
9 8 (27.59%) Finance
9 8 (27.59%) Windows
9 8 (27.59%) Oracle
9 8 (27.59%) Ethernet
9 8 (27.59%) IPsec
9 8 (27.59%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (24.14%) SAN
10 7 (24.14%) Avaya
10 7 (24.14%) HP
10 7 (24.14%) Nortel
10 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
10 7 (24.14%) HPUX
10 7 (24.14%) SQL

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
1 6 (20.69%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (13.79%) Lync
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 20 (68.97%) WAN
2 14 (48.28%) VPN
2 14 (48.28%) Firewall
3 12 (41.38%) OSPF
3 12 (41.38%) BGP
4 10 (34.48%) Frame Relay
5 9 (31.03%) VSAT
6 8 (27.59%) IPsec
6 8 (27.59%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (27.59%) Ethernet
7 7 (24.14%) SAN
7 7 (24.14%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (20.69%) FCoE
8 6 (20.69%) DMZ
9 5 (17.24%) Internet
9 5 (17.24%) LAN
10 4 (13.79%) POP3
10 4 (13.79%) SMTP
10 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (13.79%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Games
3 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Network Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Senior Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Network Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Senior Network Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Senior Network Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Project Manager
4 8 (27.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (27.59%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 8 (27.59%) Cisco Analyst
4 8 (27.59%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 8 (27.59%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
4 8 (27.59%) Senior Cisco Analyst
4 8 (27.59%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (27.59%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (24.14%) Technical Manager
5 7 (24.14%) Technical Project Manager
6 4 (13.79%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Technical Support
6 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) MSMQ
2 4 (13.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Blackberry
1 6 (20.69%) Mainframe
1 6 (20.69%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) HPUX
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Mobile
3 6 (20.69%) Windows 2000
4 5 (17.24%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Solaris
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2
1 9 (31.03%) Project Management
2 6 (20.69%) Workflow
2 6 (20.69%) Line Management
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.45%) Process Management
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (48.28%) CCNA
3 12 (41.38%) CCNP
4 7 (24.14%) APMP
5 4 (13.79%) JNCIA
6 3 (10.34%) Degree
6 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
6 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) SCCM
2 4 (13.79%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.45%) OpenView
3 1 (3.45%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) Cisco
2 11 (37.93%) Juniper
2 11 (37.93%) VMware
3 8 (27.59%) Oracle
4 7 (24.14%) HP
4 7 (24.14%) Nortel
4 7 (24.14%) Avaya
5 6 (20.69%) IBM
5 6 (20.69%) Clearswift
5 6 (20.69%) BT
5 6 (20.69%) Brocade
5 6 (20.69%) Fujitsu
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.79%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.45%) BMC
8 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago