The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 17 21 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +19
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 1 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.54% 3.02% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 22.22% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 1
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
OSPF
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Communications & Networking Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
11 36 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 16.92% 13.58% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 39
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

OSPF
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Aberdeen region.

OSPF Salary Trend in Aberdeen

OSPF
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint