Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 114 152
Rank change year-on-year -22 +38 -20
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 23 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.01% 0.69% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.85% 5.46% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 9
Glasgow median annual salary £52,500 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.84% -8.75% -9.60%
10th Percentile £38,000 £35,100 £35,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £44,750 £52,000
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £42,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -4.55% +17.33%

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 293 238 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 12.85% 12.61% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 158 161 201
Glasgow median annual salary £46,500 £42,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% +3.70% +1.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £59,750
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (95.65%) CCNP
2 22 (95.65%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (82.61%) Firewall
4 15 (65.22%) BGP
5 13 (56.52%) Juniper
6 11 (47.83%) Data Centre
6 11 (47.83%) CCIP
6 11 (47.83%) VPN
6 11 (47.83%) Network Design
6 11 (47.83%) JNCIP
7 10 (43.48%) Information Security
7 10 (43.48%) LAN
7 10 (43.48%) WAN
7 10 (43.48%) EIGRP
7 10 (43.48%) F5
8 9 (39.13%) CCIE
9 8 (34.78%) Migration
9 8 (34.78%) Network Security
9 8 (34.78%) Ethernet
9 8 (34.78%) CCNA
9 8 (34.78%) HSRP
10 6 (26.09%) Riverbed
10 6 (26.09%) SolarWinds
10 6 (26.09%) Brocade
10 6 (26.09%) Dell
10 6 (26.09%) Cisco Prime
10 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
10 6 (26.09%) OSPF
10 6 (26.09%) McAfee

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 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) Firewall
2 15 (65.22%) BGP
3 11 (47.83%) VPN
4 10 (43.48%) EIGRP
4 10 (43.48%) LAN
4 10 (43.48%) WAN
5 8 (34.78%) Ethernet
5 8 (34.78%) HSRP
5 8 (34.78%) Network Security
6 6 (26.09%) ATM
6 6 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (26.09%) DHCP
6 6 (26.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (26.09%) OSPF
6 6 (26.09%) WLAN
7 5 (21.74%) SSL
8 4 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (17.39%) TACACS
9 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (8.70%) Wireless
General
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Network Engineer
2 12 (52.17%) IP Engineer
3 11 (47.83%) IP Design Engineer
4 9 (39.13%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 9 (39.13%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (39.13%) Design Engineer
4 9 (39.13%) IP Network Engineer
4 9 (39.13%) Juniper Engineer
4 9 (39.13%) Network Design Engineer
5 7 (30.43%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
5 7 (30.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (30.43%) Core Network Design Engineer
5 7 (30.43%) Core Network Engineer
5 7 (30.43%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (21.74%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 5 (21.74%) Senior Design Engineer
6 5 (21.74%) Senior IP Design Engineer
6 5 (21.74%) Senior IP Engineer
7 4 (17.39%) Lead Network Engineer
8 3 (13.04%) Senior Core Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) RFC 2547
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Network Design
2 10 (43.48%) Information Security
3 8 (34.78%) Migration
4 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (17.39%) Network Management
7 2 (8.70%) CRM
7 2 (8.70%) Process Management
7 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.35%) Service Design
8 1 (4.35%) Time Management
8 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 22 (95.65%) CCNP
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (47.83%) CCIP
2 11 (47.83%) JNCIP
3 9 (39.13%) CCIE
4 8 (34.78%) CCNA
5 5 (21.74%) JNCIE
6 2 (8.70%) JNCIA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (56.52%) Juniper
3 10 (43.48%) F5
4 6 (26.09%) Brocade
4 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
4 6 (26.09%) Dell
4 6 (26.09%) McAfee
4 6 (26.09%) Riverbed
4 6 (26.09%) SolarWinds
5 4 (17.39%) jetNEXUS
6 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.35%) Citrix
7 1 (4.35%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.35%) VMware