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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 144 158 138
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 25 14 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.78% 0.38% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.17% 3.19% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 16
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -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 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.15% +9.41%
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
405 439 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.70% 11.81% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 273 289 236
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 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 3 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
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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 +23 19 £52,500 +10.52%
Edinburgh +9 6 £40,000 +45.45%
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MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 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 40 (83.33%) Cisco
2 35 (72.92%) Firewall
3 34 (70.83%) WAN
4 29 (60.42%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (52.08%) LAN
6 23 (47.92%) Wireless
7 22 (45.83%) CCNA
8 20 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (33.33%) F5
9 16 (33.33%) Network Security
9 16 (33.33%) CheckPoint
9 16 (33.33%) CCNP
10 15 (31.25%) SolarWinds
11 14 (29.17%) Fortinet
11 14 (29.17%) Internet
11 14 (29.17%) DHCP
11 14 (29.17%) VPN
12 13 (27.08%) Windows
13 12 (25.00%) WLAN
13 12 (25.00%) SSL
13 12 (25.00%) EIGRP
13 12 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
14 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (20.83%) IPsec
15 10 (20.83%) McAfee
15 10 (20.83%) TACACS
15 10 (20.83%) CiscoWorks
15 10 (20.83%) Riverbed
15 10 (20.83%) HSRP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 35 (72.92%) Firewall
2 34 (70.83%) WAN
3 25 (52.08%) LAN
4 23 (47.92%) Wireless
5 20 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (33.33%) Network Security
7 14 (29.17%) DHCP
7 14 (29.17%) VPN
7 14 (29.17%) Internet
8 12 (25.00%) SSL
8 12 (25.00%) WLAN
8 12 (25.00%) EIGRP
9 10 (20.83%) IPsec
9 10 (20.83%) TACACS
9 10 (20.83%) HSRP
10 9 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 9 (18.75%) VoIP
11 8 (16.67%) IP Telephony
12 7 (14.58%) BGP
12 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) Analyst
3 11 (22.92%) Security Engineer
3 11 (22.92%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Network Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Network Support
5 6 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (12.50%) Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Junior
6 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.33%) Network Specialist
6 4 (8.33%) Junior Network Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Network Specialist
7 3 (6.25%) Monitoring Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Network Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Telecoms Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.17%) Handset
3 1 (2.08%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Windows
2 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (8.33%) Linux
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 7 (14.58%) Network Management
3 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
3 7 (14.58%) Network Design
4 5 (10.42%) ITIL
4 5 (10.42%) Financial Modelling
5 4 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (8.33%) SIEM
5 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 4 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.25%) ITSM
6 3 (6.25%) Network Architecture
7 2 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.08%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.08%) Change Management
8 1 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.08%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 29 (60.42%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (45.83%) CCNA
3 16 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (6.25%) CCIE
5 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) SLA
2 4 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 40 (83.33%) Cisco
2 16 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 16 (33.33%) F5
3 15 (31.25%) SolarWinds
4 14 (29.17%) Fortinet
5 10 (20.83%) Riverbed
5 10 (20.83%) McAfee
6 9 (18.75%) Juniper
7 8 (16.67%) Mitel
7 8 (16.67%) Citrix
7 8 (16.67%) HP
8 7 (14.58%) Dell
8 7 (14.58%) VMware
8 7 (14.58%) SonicWALL
9 2 (4.17%) Polycom
9 2 (4.17%) Avaya
10 1 (2.08%) EMC
10 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.08%) Draytek
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