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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 142 137 165
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +28
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 19 26 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 0.84% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.22% 6.91% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 6
Average salary £45,750 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.00% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £37,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,590 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
364 376 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.27% 12.10% 11.64%
Number of salaries quoted 223 231 282
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 -20 8 £40,000 -8.57%
Edinburgh +5 6 £44,000 -2.22%
Aberdeen +6 2 - -
South Ayrshire - 2 £76,590 -
Perthshire - 1 £55,000 -
MPLS
UK

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (87.10%) Cisco
2 23 (74.19%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (70.97%) BGP
4 21 (67.74%) WAN
5 17 (54.84%) Firewall
6 16 (51.61%) OSPF
7 15 (48.39%) LAN
7 15 (48.39%) CCNP
8 13 (41.94%) TCP/IP
9 12 (38.71%) CCNA
10 11 (35.48%) Wireless
11 10 (32.26%) VoIP
12 8 (25.81%) CCIE
12 8 (25.81%) EIGRP
12 8 (25.81%) Network Design
12 8 (25.81%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (22.58%) VLAN
13 7 (22.58%) VPN
13 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
14 5 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (16.13%) HSRP
14 5 (16.13%) Ethernet
14 5 (16.13%) Juniper
14 5 (16.13%) Network Management
15 4 (12.90%) Facilities Management
15 4 (12.90%) Unified Communications
15 4 (12.90%) Fortinet
15 4 (12.90%) Degree
15 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (6.45%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (70.97%) BGP
2 21 (67.74%) WAN
3 17 (54.84%) Firewall
4 16 (51.61%) OSPF
5 15 (48.39%) LAN
6 13 (41.94%) TCP/IP
7 11 (35.48%) Wireless
8 10 (32.26%) VoIP
9 8 (25.81%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (25.81%) EIGRP
10 7 (22.58%) VLAN
10 7 (22.58%) VPN
11 5 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (16.13%) Ethernet
11 5 (16.13%) HSRP
12 4 (12.90%) ADSL
12 4 (12.90%) Cisco Wireless
12 4 (12.90%) Internet
12 4 (12.90%) SNMP
12 4 (12.90%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
1 3 (9.68%) Retail
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Back Office
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Network Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Data Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Network Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Network Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) Network Support
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Digital Director
5 2 (6.45%) Digital Transformation Director
5 2 (6.45%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Network Support Technician
5 2 (6.45%) Transformation Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) 802.1X
1 2 (6.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) SecurID
3 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) CentOS
1 2 (6.45%) Debian
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Network Design
2 5 (16.13%) Network Management
3 4 (12.90%) Change Management
3 4 (12.90%) Facilities Management
3 4 (12.90%) High Availability
4 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (9.68%) Presales
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.45%) Information Management
5 2 (6.45%) Open Source
5 2 (6.45%) Process Management
5 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (48.39%) CCNP
3 12 (38.71%) CCNA
4 8 (25.81%) CCIE
5 4 (12.90%) Degree
6 2 (6.45%) CCENT
6 2 (6.45%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (3.23%) CCDP
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (6.45%) FortiGate
1 2 (6.45%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (6.45%) WMI
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) Cisco
2 5 (16.13%) Juniper
3 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
3 4 (12.90%) Fortinet
3 4 (12.90%) Red Box
4 2 (6.45%) Avaya
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) Progress
4 2 (6.45%) Riverbed
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) HP
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