Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 132 125 107
Rank change year-on-year -7 -18 +42
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 20 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.01% 1.09% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.99% 9.13% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27 17 10
Glasgow median annual salary £62,500 £52,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% +43.84% -21.51%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £44,750
Scotland median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +38.55% -1.19%

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 182 263 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.22% 11.99% 13.02%
Number of salaries quoted 122 141 167
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £31,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £59,000 £60,000 £55,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 16 (80.00%) WAN
3 15 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (75.00%) Juniper
4 12 (60.00%) CCIE
4 12 (60.00%) BGP
5 9 (45.00%) JNCIE
6 7 (35.00%) Firewall
6 7 (35.00%) CCNP
7 6 (30.00%) DNS
7 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
8 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (25.00%) ITIL
8 5 (25.00%) LAN
9 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
9 4 (20.00%) F5
9 4 (20.00%) OSPF
10 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (15.00%) Network Management
10 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (15.00%) Palo Alto
10 3 (15.00%) CCNA
10 3 (15.00%) VPN
10 3 (15.00%) SNMP
10 3 (15.00%) Fortinet
10 3 (15.00%) JNCIS
10 3 (15.00%) JNCIP
11 2 (10.00%) Network Design
11 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
11 2 (10.00%) SLA

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 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) WAN
2 12 (60.00%) BGP
3 7 (35.00%) Firewall
4 6 (30.00%) DNS
5 5 (25.00%) LAN
5 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (20.00%) OSPF
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (15.00%) SNMP
7 3 (15.00%) VPN
8 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
9 1 (5.00%) ADSL
9 1 (5.00%) DHCP
9 1 (5.00%) DWDM
9 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
9 1 (5.00%) SDH
9 1 (5.00%) SONET
9 1 (5.00%) VoIP
9 1 (5.00%) VRRP
9 1 (5.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Architect
2 8 (40.00%) IP Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) Network Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Network Support
5 2 (10.00%) Network Design Architect
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Chief Technology Officer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (15.00%) Network Management
4 2 (10.00%) Line Management
4 2 (10.00%) Network Design
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Anomaly Detection
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Coaching
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Open Source
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (5.00%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (60.00%) CCIE
3 9 (45.00%) JNCIE
4 7 (35.00%) CCNP
5 3 (15.00%) CCNA
5 3 (15.00%) JNCIP
5 3 (15.00%) JNCIS
6 1 (5.00%) CCDP
6 1 (5.00%) CCSA
6 1 (5.00%) CCSE
6 1 (5.00%) JNCIA
6 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
1 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 15 (75.00%) Juniper
3 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (20.00%) F5
4 3 (15.00%) Fortinet
4 3 (15.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (5.00%) Ciena
5 1 (5.00%) Ericsson
5 1 (5.00%) Huawei
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Nokia
5 1 (5.00%) Nortel