Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 198 192
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 +47
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 21 36 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.40% 0.62% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.49% 5.25% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 39
Scotland median annual salary £62,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.67% -16.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 601 686 767
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.47% 11.80% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 399 399 499
Scotland median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,750 £26,695
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Scotland

MPLS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Scotland

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Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Scotland over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Scotland

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Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +29 18 £65,000 +62.50%
Edinburgh -20 3 £55,000 +59.42% 1
MPLS
UK

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (85.71%) BGP
3 15 (71.43%) Telecoms
4 14 (66.67%) Firewall
4 14 (66.67%) WAN
5 11 (52.38%) CCIE
5 11 (52.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (47.62%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (47.62%) CCNA
7 9 (42.86%) OSPF
7 9 (42.86%) C
7 9 (42.86%) Software-Defined Networking
7 9 (42.86%) Spanning Tree
8 8 (38.10%) HSRP
9 7 (33.33%) RFC 2547
9 7 (33.33%) SONET
9 7 (33.33%) SDH
9 7 (33.33%) CCNP
9 7 (33.33%) Ethernet
9 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 7 (33.33%) Juniper
9 7 (33.33%) IPv6
9 7 (33.33%) RSVP
9 7 (33.33%) VLAN
9 7 (33.33%) VPLS
10 6 (28.57%) Process Management
10 6 (28.57%) CCIP
10 6 (28.57%) Service Design
11 5 (23.81%) Internet

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (85.71%) BGP
2 14 (66.67%) Firewall
2 14 (66.67%) WAN
3 11 (52.38%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (47.62%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (42.86%) OSPF
5 9 (42.86%) Software-Defined Networking
5 9 (42.86%) Spanning Tree
6 8 (38.10%) HSRP
7 7 (33.33%) Ethernet
7 7 (33.33%) IPv6
7 7 (33.33%) RSVP
7 7 (33.33%) SDH
7 7 (33.33%) SONET
7 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 7 (33.33%) VLAN
7 7 (33.33%) VPLS
8 5 (23.81%) Internet
9 4 (19.05%) LAN
10 2 (9.52%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) IP Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Network Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Network Specialist
3 1 (4.76%) Provisioning Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Voice Network Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Process Management
1 6 (28.57%) Service Design
2 3 (14.29%) CRM
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (4.76%) Information Security
3 1 (4.76%) Line Management
3 1 (4.76%) Network Design
3 1 (4.76%) Network Segmentation
3 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Scrum
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) SIEM
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
3 1 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (4.76%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) C
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (52.38%) CCIE
3 10 (47.62%) CCNA
4 7 (33.33%) CCNP
5 6 (28.57%) CCIP
6 2 (9.52%) CCDA
6 2 (9.52%) CCDP
6 2 (9.52%) CISSP
7 1 (4.76%) CCDE
7 1 (4.76%) CCIE Service Provider
7 1 (4.76%) Degree
7 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (4.76%) Nessus
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.52%) F5
4 1 (4.76%) ArcSight
4 1 (4.76%) CyberArk
4 1 (4.76%) LogRhythm
4 1 (4.76%) McAfee
4 1 (4.76%) Qualys
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.76%) Varonis
Scotland
Finshore Partners
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Comtecs
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago