Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 121 141
Rank change year-on-year -5 +20 +9
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 24 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.05% 0.74% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.49% 5.90% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 11
Glasgow median annual salary £65,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +78.08% -2.67% -13.79%
10th Percentile £53,750 £32,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £44,750 £47,250
Scotland median annual salary £65,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +71.05% +8.57% -12.50%

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 253 271 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.03% 12.60% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 145 173 186
Glasgow median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £54,500 £58,125
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (95.83%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (95.83%) Firewall
3 18 (75.00%) BGP
3 18 (75.00%) WAN
4 16 (66.67%) CCIE
5 14 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (54.17%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (45.83%) Telecoms
7 11 (45.83%) CCNP
8 10 (41.67%) C
8 10 (41.67%) Software-Defined Networking
9 7 (29.17%) LAN
9 7 (29.17%) EIGRP
9 7 (29.17%) Information Security
10 6 (25.00%) Network Security
10 6 (25.00%) Juniper
10 6 (25.00%) CCIP
10 6 (25.00%) F5
11 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
11 5 (20.83%) OSPF
11 5 (20.83%) JNCIP
11 5 (20.83%) JNCIE
11 5 (20.83%) Network Design
12 4 (16.67%) WLAN
12 4 (16.67%) Migration
12 4 (16.67%) jetNEXUS
12 4 (16.67%) HSRP
12 4 (16.67%) Network Management
13 3 (12.50%) 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:

Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) Firewall
2 18 (75.00%) BGP
2 18 (75.00%) WAN
3 14 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (54.17%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (41.67%) Software-Defined Networking
6 7 (29.17%) EIGRP
6 7 (29.17%) LAN
7 6 (25.00%) Network Security
8 5 (20.83%) OSPF
9 4 (16.67%) HSRP
9 4 (16.67%) WLAN
10 3 (12.50%) DHCP
11 2 (8.33%) ATM
11 2 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (8.33%) SSL
11 2 (8.33%) VPN
12 1 (4.17%) Broadband
12 1 (4.17%) IPv6
12 1 (4.17%) Spanning Tree
General
1 11 (45.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Design Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) IP Design Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) IP Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Juniper Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Lead Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Senior Design Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Senior IP Design Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Senior IP Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Core Network Design Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) IP Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Core Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior IP Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Information Security
2 5 (20.83%) Network Design
3 4 (16.67%) Migration
3 4 (16.67%) Network Management
4 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) CRM
5 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.17%) Line Management
5 1 (4.17%) Process Management
5 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Service Design
5 1 (4.17%) SIEM
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (95.83%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (66.67%) CCIE
3 11 (45.83%) CCNP
4 6 (25.00%) CCIP
5 5 (20.83%) JNCIE
5 5 (20.83%) JNCIP
6 2 (8.33%) CCNA
7 1 (4.17%) CCDE
7 1 (4.17%) CCIE Service Provider
7 1 (4.17%) CISSP
7 1 (4.17%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (25.00%) F5
2 6 (25.00%) Juniper
3 4 (16.67%) jetNEXUS
4 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (12.50%) McAfee
4 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 2 (8.33%) Brocade
5 2 (8.33%) Dell
5 2 (8.33%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.17%) ArcSight
6 1 (4.17%) LogRhythm
6 1 (4.17%) Qualys