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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 97 100 78
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.076% 0.21% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 1.61% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £46,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.90%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
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
168 186 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.76% 13.14% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 87 124 104
Average salary £35,000 £38,970 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.18% -2.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 5 March 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 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) RTP
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) WiMAX
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) WAAS
2 1 (50.00%) MRTG
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) RTP
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) WiMAX
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAAS
2 1 (50.00%) MRTG
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) 802.11
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint