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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 94 103 99
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 6 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.84% 1.25% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £45,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
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
124 160 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.73% 11.66% 12.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83 90 113
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) BGP
2 6 (75.00%) MPLS
2 6 (75.00%) CCIE
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
2 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) Wireless
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (50.00%) X.25
4 4 (50.00%) PPP
4 4 (50.00%) ATM
4 4 (50.00%) ISDN
4 4 (50.00%) CCNA
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (50.00%) VLAN
4 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (50.00%) HSRP
4 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (37.50%) High Availability
5 3 (37.50%) DMVPN
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (37.50%) Fortinet
5 3 (37.50%) Network Design
5 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
6 2 (25.00%) Banking

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) BGP
2 6 (75.00%) MPLS
2 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) Wireless
4 4 (50.00%) ATM
4 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) HSRP
4 4 (50.00%) ISDN
4 4 (50.00%) PPP
4 4 (50.00%) VLAN
4 4 (50.00%) X.25
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (37.50%) DMVPN
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (25.00%) Multicast
6 2 (25.00%) VPN
7 1 (12.50%) VoIP
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Data Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Data Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Switch Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Data Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Network Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) High Availability
2 3 (37.50%) Network Design
3 2 (25.00%) Network Management
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CCIE
1 6 (75.00%) CCNP
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 3 (37.50%) Fortinet
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) HP