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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
UK / Scotland
Rank 104 142 138
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -4
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 27 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.20% 0.54% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.52% 4.52% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 18
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £76,590 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
359 354 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.91% 11.97% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 238 227 216
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
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
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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Glasgow +27 6 £37,250 -6.87% 2
Edinburgh +9 5 - -
Renfrewshire - 4 £35,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £42,500 - 1
Strathclyde - 1 - -
MPLS
UK

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 55 (98.21%) Cisco
2 53 (94.64%) LAN
3 43 (76.79%) WAN
4 37 (66.07%) Wireless
5 36 (64.29%) BGP
5 36 (64.29%) Firewall
5 36 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (62.50%) OSPF
7 30 (53.57%) EIGRP
7 30 (53.57%) Data Centre
8 29 (51.79%) CheckPoint
9 28 (50.00%) VPN
10 26 (46.43%) CCNP
10 26 (46.43%) Network Design
11 23 (41.07%) VoIP
12 22 (39.29%) TCP/IP
13 20 (35.71%) Spanning Tree
14 19 (33.93%) Cisco IOS
15 18 (32.14%) IPsec
16 16 (28.57%) DNS
17 15 (26.79%) ITIL
17 15 (26.79%) Finance
17 15 (26.79%) Fortinet
18 14 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
18 14 (25.00%) F5
18 14 (25.00%) CCNA
19 13 (23.21%) Ethernet
19 13 (23.21%) Network Security
20 12 (21.43%) High Availability
20 12 (21.43%) DMVPN

MPLS
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 2 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 53 (94.64%) LAN
2 43 (76.79%) WAN
3 37 (66.07%) Wireless
4 36 (64.29%) BGP
4 36 (64.29%) Firewall
5 35 (62.50%) OSPF
6 30 (53.57%) EIGRP
7 28 (50.00%) VPN
8 23 (41.07%) VoIP
9 22 (39.29%) TCP/IP
10 20 (35.71%) Spanning Tree
11 19 (33.93%) Cisco IOS
12 18 (32.14%) IPsec
13 16 (28.57%) DNS
14 14 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (23.21%) Ethernet
15 13 (23.21%) Network Security
16 12 (21.43%) DHCP
16 12 (21.43%) Internet
16 12 (21.43%) SNA
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Local Government
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 17 (30.36%) Analyst
2 17 (30.36%) Network Analyst
3 12 (21.43%) Consultant
3 12 (21.43%) Data Consultant
3 12 (21.43%) Network Consultant
3 12 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
3 12 (21.43%) Senior Network Analyst
4 10 (17.86%) Data Engineer
4 10 (17.86%) Data Network Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Cisco Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Network Support
7 2 (3.57%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Cisco Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) 802.1X
2 6 (10.71%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 30 (53.57%) Data Centre
2 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Network Design
2 15 (26.79%) ITIL
3 12 (21.43%) High Availability
4 10 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (17.86%) ITIL V3
5 9 (16.07%) Change Management
5 9 (16.07%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (14.29%) Anomaly Detection
6 8 (14.29%) Project Management
6 8 (14.29%) Time Management
7 5 (8.93%) Network Management
8 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
9 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
10 2 (3.57%) Coaching
10 2 (3.57%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (3.57%) DDoS Mitigation
10 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
11 1 (1.79%) Information Security
11 1 (1.79%) Investment Management
Qualifications
1 36 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (46.43%) CCNP
3 14 (25.00%) CCNA
4 12 (21.43%) CCIE
5 6 (10.71%) Degree
6 2 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.79%) CCENT
7 1 (1.79%) HND
7 1 (1.79%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.79%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.79%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) FortiGate
2 9 (16.07%) Cacti
3 3 (5.36%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (3.57%) Iperf
4 2 (3.57%) Nagios
5 1 (1.79%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.79%) WMI
Vendors
1 55 (98.21%) Cisco
2 29 (51.79%) CheckPoint
3 15 (26.79%) Fortinet
4 14 (25.00%) F5
5 10 (17.86%) Aruba
5 10 (17.86%) Nokia
6 7 (12.50%) Citrix
6 7 (12.50%) SolarWinds
7 5 (8.93%) Juniper
8 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.57%) VMware
9 1 (1.79%) jetNEXUS
9 1 (1.79%) Progress
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