Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for MPLS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MPLS over the 6 months to 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 124 151
Rank change year-on-year -27 +27 -19
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 14 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.57% 0.32% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.62% 2.58% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 12
Glasgow median annual salary £40,000 £37,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.38% -6.88% -15.79%
10th Percentile £36,500 £35,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £41,375 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

MPLS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 303 233 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 12.26% 12.30% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 178 151 178
Glasgow median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.29% -0.61%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,250 £28,625
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +10.39%

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing MPLS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Glasgow

MPLS
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS in Glasgow.

Salary trend for MPLS in Glasgow

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Glasgow over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (92.86%) CCNP
3 10 (71.43%) VPN
3 10 (71.43%) Firewall
4 9 (64.29%) BGP
5 8 (57.14%) Juniper
5 8 (57.14%) CCNA
5 8 (57.14%) Ethernet
6 7 (50.00%) HSRP
7 6 (42.86%) F5
7 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
7 6 (42.86%) JNCIP
7 6 (42.86%) Information Security
7 6 (42.86%) Network Design
7 6 (42.86%) LAN
7 6 (42.86%) WAN
7 6 (42.86%) EIGRP
7 6 (42.86%) CCIP
8 5 (35.71%) McAfee
8 5 (35.71%) Dell
8 5 (35.71%) Cisco Prime
8 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
8 5 (35.71%) DHCP
8 5 (35.71%) ATM
8 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (35.71%) Migration
8 5 (35.71%) Brocade
8 5 (35.71%) Riverbed
8 5 (35.71%) SolarWinds

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
1 10 (71.43%) VPN
2 9 (64.29%) BGP
3 8 (57.14%) Ethernet
4 7 (50.00%) HSRP
5 6 (42.86%) EIGRP
5 6 (42.86%) LAN
5 6 (42.86%) WAN
6 5 (35.71%) ATM
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (35.71%) DHCP
6 5 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (28.57%) Network Security
7 4 (28.57%) SSL
8 3 (21.43%) OSPF
8 3 (21.43%) TACACS
8 3 (21.43%) WLAN
9 2 (14.29%) ADSL
9 2 (14.29%) SDH
9 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Network Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) IP Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) IP Design Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) IP Network Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) Network Design Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Core Network Design Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Core Network Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Design Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Juniper Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Network Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Network Team Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) RFC 2547
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Information Security
1 6 (42.86%) Network Design
2 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Process Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Network Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Design
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) CCNP
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (57.14%) CCNA
3 6 (42.86%) CCIP
3 6 (42.86%) JNCIP
4 4 (28.57%) CCIE
5 2 (14.29%) JNCIA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) Juniper
3 6 (42.86%) F5
4 5 (35.71%) Brocade
4 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
4 5 (35.71%) Dell
4 5 (35.71%) McAfee
4 5 (35.71%) Riverbed
4 5 (35.71%) SolarWinds
5 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) jetNEXUS
6 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
6 1 (7.14%) VMware