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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 145 160 144
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 17 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 0.40% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.57% 3.36% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 16
Average salary £46,500 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.25% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
372 447 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.84% 12.02% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 255 290 227
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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
Glasgow - 15 £46,500 - 4
Edinburgh +4 2 £42,500 +54.54%
MPLS
UK

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 34 (80.95%) Cisco
2 32 (76.19%) WAN
3 30 (71.43%) Firewall
4 24 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (54.76%) LAN
6 19 (45.24%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (40.48%) Wireless
8 16 (38.10%) CCNA
9 15 (35.71%) Internet
9 15 (35.71%) Network Security
10 14 (33.33%) CheckPoint
11 13 (30.95%) F5
12 12 (28.57%) SolarWinds
12 12 (28.57%) DHCP
12 12 (28.57%) VPN
13 11 (26.19%) WLAN
13 11 (26.19%) EIGRP
13 11 (26.19%) Fortinet
14 10 (23.81%) Network Monitoring
14 10 (23.81%) SSL
14 10 (23.81%) CCNP
15 9 (21.43%) IPsec
16 8 (19.05%) Riverbed
16 8 (19.05%) HSRP
16 8 (19.05%) TACACS
16 8 (19.05%) McAfee
16 8 (19.05%) BGP
16 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
16 8 (19.05%) CiscoWorks
16 8 (19.05%) Windows

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 2 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (76.19%) WAN
2 30 (71.43%) Firewall
3 23 (54.76%) LAN
4 19 (45.24%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (40.48%) Wireless
6 15 (35.71%) Network Security
6 15 (35.71%) Internet
7 12 (28.57%) VPN
7 12 (28.57%) DHCP
8 11 (26.19%) WLAN
8 11 (26.19%) EIGRP
9 10 (23.81%) SSL
10 9 (21.43%) IPsec
11 8 (19.05%) BGP
11 8 (19.05%) TACACS
11 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
11 8 (19.05%) HSRP
12 7 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 7 (16.67%) IP Telephony
13 6 (14.29%) Wireshark
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Network Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) Analyst
3 9 (21.43%) Network Security Engineer
3 9 (21.43%) Security Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Network Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Network Support
5 6 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Security Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (14.29%) Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Junior
6 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (9.52%) Junior Network Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Network Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Network Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Monitoring Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Handset
1 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (9.52%) Linux
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (11.90%) Financial Modelling
3 4 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (9.52%) ITIL
3 4 (9.52%) Asset Management
3 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (7.14%) Network Management
4 3 (7.14%) SIEM
4 3 (7.14%) Network Design
4 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.76%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.76%) ITSM
5 2 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.38%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 24 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (38.10%) CCNA
3 10 (23.81%) CCNP
4 2 (4.76%) CCIE
4 2 (4.76%) Degree
4 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
1 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 34 (80.95%) Cisco
2 14 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 13 (30.95%) F5
4 12 (28.57%) SolarWinds
5 11 (26.19%) Fortinet
6 8 (19.05%) Riverbed
6 8 (19.05%) McAfee
7 7 (16.67%) Mitel
8 5 (11.90%) Juniper
8 5 (11.90%) VMware
8 5 (11.90%) HP
9 4 (9.52%) Citrix
10 3 (7.14%) Dell
10 3 (7.14%) SonicWALL
11 2 (4.76%) Draytek
11 2 (4.76%) Polycom
11 2 (4.76%) Avaya
12 1 (2.38%) EMC
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