The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 104 106 94
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.068% 0.067% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 0.54% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -
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 Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
144 186 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.78% 12.50% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 116 113 54
Average salary £36,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.35% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £56,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

OSPF
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Edinburgh

OSPF
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Degree

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree