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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 25 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.44% 0.35% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.13% 2.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £56,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
32 47 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.21% 16.67% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 21 38 43
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) WAN
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) CCNA
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (100.00%) BGP
2 10 (90.91%) Frame Relay
2 10 (90.91%) CCNP
2 10 (90.91%) VPN
3 9 (81.82%) VSAT
3 9 (81.82%) MPLS
3 9 (81.82%) IPsec
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) LAN

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) WAN
1 11 (100.00%) BGP
2 10 (90.91%) Frame Relay
2 10 (90.91%) VPN
3 9 (81.82%) MPLS
3 9 (81.82%) IPsec
3 9 (81.82%) VSAT
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (81.82%) Senior Network Analyst
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 9 (81.82%) Analyst
2 9 (81.82%) Network Engineer
2 9 (81.82%) Senior Analyst
2 9 (81.82%) Network Analyst
3 8 (72.73%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco Analyst
3 8 (72.73%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 8 (72.73%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
3 8 (72.73%) Senior Cisco Analyst
3 8 (72.73%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CCNA
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (90.91%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco