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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
UK / Scotland
Rank 132 140 135
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 7 19 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.31% 0.65% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.47% 5.29% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 22
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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
283 359 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.48% 12.34% 11.71%
Number of salaries quoted 187 222 216
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,400 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

MPLS Salary Histogram 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 28 February 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
Edinburgh +4 2 £55,000 +25.00% 1
Glasgow +19 1 £38,000 -5.00%
West Lothian - 1 £42,500 -
Strathclyde - 1 - -
MPLS
UK

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 49 (98.00%) Cisco
2 47 (94.00%) LAN
3 37 (74.00%) WAN
4 32 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (64.00%) BGP
5 31 (62.00%) OSPF
5 31 (62.00%) Wireless
6 30 (60.00%) Firewall
7 27 (54.00%) Data Centre
8 26 (52.00%) EIGRP
8 26 (52.00%) VPN
9 25 (50.00%) CheckPoint
10 21 (42.00%) VoIP
10 21 (42.00%) CCNP
10 21 (42.00%) Spanning Tree
11 20 (40.00%) Network Design
12 18 (36.00%) IPsec
13 15 (30.00%) TCP/IP
13 15 (30.00%) ITIL
13 15 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
14 14 (28.00%) F5
15 13 (26.00%) Network Security
15 13 (26.00%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (24.00%) Ethernet
17 11 (22.00%) Finance
17 11 (22.00%) Wi-Fi
17 11 (22.00%) Internet
17 11 (22.00%) DNS
17 11 (22.00%) CCNA
17 11 (22.00%) VLAN

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 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 47 (94.00%) LAN
2 37 (74.00%) WAN
3 32 (64.00%) BGP
4 31 (62.00%) OSPF
4 31 (62.00%) Wireless
5 30 (60.00%) Firewall
6 26 (52.00%) EIGRP
6 26 (52.00%) VPN
7 21 (42.00%) Spanning Tree
7 21 (42.00%) VoIP
8 18 (36.00%) IPsec
9 15 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
9 15 (30.00%) TCP/IP
10 13 (26.00%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (26.00%) Network Security
11 12 (24.00%) Ethernet
12 11 (22.00%) DNS
12 11 (22.00%) Internet
12 11 (22.00%) VLAN
12 11 (22.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Games
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Network Engineer
2 17 (34.00%) Analyst
2 17 (34.00%) Network Analyst
3 12 (24.00%) Senior Analyst
3 12 (24.00%) Senior Network Analyst
4 10 (20.00%) Data Engineer
4 10 (20.00%) Data Network Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) Consultant
5 8 (16.00%) Data Consultant
5 8 (16.00%) Network Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Cisco Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Network Support
8 2 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Cisco Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Service Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) 802.1X
2 6 (12.00%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 27 (54.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Network Design
2 15 (30.00%) ITIL
3 10 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 9 (18.00%) Change Management
4 9 (18.00%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (16.00%) High Availability
5 8 (16.00%) Project Management
5 8 (16.00%) Time Management
6 6 (12.00%) Anomaly Detection
7 5 (10.00%) Network Management
8 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
9 2 (4.00%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (4.00%) DDoS Mitigation
9 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.00%) Coaching
10 1 (2.00%) Information Security
10 1 (2.00%) Investment Management
10 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 32 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (42.00%) CCNP
3 11 (22.00%) CCNA
4 8 (16.00%) CCIE
5 6 (12.00%) Degree
6 2 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.00%) CCDA
7 1 (2.00%) CCDP
7 1 (2.00%) CCENT
7 1 (2.00%) HND
7 1 (2.00%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.00%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) FortiGate
2 9 (18.00%) Cacti
3 3 (6.00%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (4.00%) Iperf
4 2 (4.00%) Nagios
5 1 (2.00%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (2.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 49 (98.00%) Cisco
2 25 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 14 (28.00%) F5
4 10 (20.00%) Aruba
4 10 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 10 (20.00%) Nokia
5 7 (14.00%) Citrix
5 7 (14.00%) SolarWinds
6 5 (10.00%) Juniper
7 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.00%) VMware
8 1 (2.00%) jetNEXUS
8 1 (2.00%) Progress
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