The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank - 14 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian - 3.64% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 25.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £42,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.16% -2.00%  

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 West Lothian with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Lothian
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 12 8 6
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 16.90% 14.55% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 1
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +63.46%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 West Lothian

MPLS
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for MPLS in West Lothian

MPLS
Top 28 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 1 (100.00%) Progress
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) ICMP
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) WMI
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) CCENT
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian 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 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) ICMP
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCENT
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (100.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (100.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Progress