The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 158 132 137
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +5
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 13 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.71% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.08% 6.48% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 13
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
422 355 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.49% 11.01% 14.92%
Number of salaries quoted 279 227 274
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +26.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
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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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 July 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram 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 9 July 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 9 £40,000 -28.57%
Edinburgh - 4 £27,500 - 1
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MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 (100.00%) Cisco
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (85.19%) WAN
3 22 (81.48%) CCNP
4 20 (74.07%) OSPF
4 20 (74.07%) BGP
5 14 (51.85%) CCNA
6 12 (44.44%) ADSL
6 12 (44.44%) Ethernet
6 12 (44.44%) PPP
6 12 (44.44%) SNMP
6 12 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 12 (44.44%) VPN
6 12 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (44.44%) CHAP
6 12 (44.44%) L2TP
6 12 (44.44%) SHDSL
7 9 (33.33%) Frame Relay
7 9 (33.33%) Project Management
8 8 (29.63%) VSAT
9 7 (25.93%) IPsec
10 5 (18.52%) Juniper
10 5 (18.52%) ITIL
11 4 (14.81%) Linux
11 4 (14.81%) LAN
11 4 (14.81%) COM
11 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
11 4 (14.81%) POP3
11 4 (14.81%) SMTP
11 4 (14.81%) Microsoft

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 4 (14.81%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 23 (85.19%) WAN
2 20 (74.07%) OSPF
2 20 (74.07%) BGP
3 12 (44.44%) ADSL
3 12 (44.44%) Ethernet
3 12 (44.44%) PPP
3 12 (44.44%) SNMP
3 12 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 12 (44.44%) VPN
3 12 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (44.44%) CHAP
3 12 (44.44%) L2TP
3 12 (44.44%) SHDSL
4 9 (33.33%) Frame Relay
5 8 (29.63%) VSAT
6 7 (25.93%) IPsec
7 4 (14.81%) LAN
7 4 (14.81%) POP3
7 4 (14.81%) SMTP
7 4 (14.81%) Internet
General
1 4 (14.81%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Local Government
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Network Engineer
2 12 (44.44%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (33.33%) Senior Network Analyst
3 9 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (33.33%) Network Analyst
3 9 (33.33%) Analyst
4 7 (25.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 7 (25.93%) Cisco Analyst
4 7 (25.93%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
4 7 (25.93%) Senior Cisco Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Technical Support
6 4 (14.81%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Network Support
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) COM
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Project Management
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL
3 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (81.48%) CCNP
3 14 (51.85%) CCNA
4 4 (14.81%) JNCIA
5 2 (7.41%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) CCSE
6 1 (3.70%) CCSA
6 1 (3.70%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (3.70%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (3.70%) CCIE
6 1 (3.70%) CCDA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (18.52%) Juniper
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint