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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 108 84
Rank change year-on-year +14 -24  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 12 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.99% 0.15% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.01% 1.77% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 17
Median salary £35,530 £32,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.32% -38.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £32,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 109 113 178
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 8.96% 8.71% 14.13%
Number of salaries quoted 84 59 111
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing MPLS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Glasgow

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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

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Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Glasgow over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (91.67%) BGP
3 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
4 6 (50.00%) RSVP
4 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) Juniper
4 6 (50.00%) SONET
4 6 (50.00%) OSPF
4 6 (50.00%) CCNA
4 6 (50.00%) IPv6
4 6 (50.00%) CCIE
4 6 (50.00%) CCNP
4 6 (50.00%) SDH
4 6 (50.00%) WAN
4 6 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (50.00%) VLAN
4 6 (50.00%) VPLS
4 6 (50.00%) HSRP
4 6 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
4 6 (50.00%) RFC 2547
5 5 (41.67%) Service Design
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (41.67%) Software-Defined Networking
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (41.67%) CCIP
5 5 (41.67%) C
5 5 (41.67%) Internet
5 5 (41.67%) Process Management

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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 11 (91.67%) BGP
2 6 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) HSRP
2 6 (50.00%) IPv6
2 6 (50.00%) OSPF
2 6 (50.00%) RSVP
2 6 (50.00%) SDH
2 6 (50.00%) SONET
2 6 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (50.00%) VLAN
2 6 (50.00%) VPLS
2 6 (50.00%) WAN
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (41.67%) Internet
3 5 (41.67%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (8.33%) Broadband
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) IP Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) IP Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Lead Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Provisioning Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Process Management
1 5 (41.67%) Service Design
2 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CCIE
2 6 (50.00%) CCNA
2 6 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (41.67%) CCIP
4 1 (8.33%) CCDE
4 1 (8.33%) CCIE Service Provider
4 1 (8.33%) CISSP
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
3 1 (8.33%) LogRhythm
3 1 (8.33%) Qualys