The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 73 100 114
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +14
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 17 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.53% 0.28% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.63% 2.68% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Median salary £55,000 £30,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+83.33% -33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
160 149 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.44% 10.52% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 90 98 132
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £49,200 £51,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
1 28 (100.00%) BGP
2 26 (92.86%) MPLS
2 26 (92.86%) CheckPoint
2 26 (92.86%) Firewall
3 25 (89.29%) LAN
4 24 (85.71%) WAN
4 24 (85.71%) Wireless
4 24 (85.71%) EIGRP
4 24 (85.71%) Data Centre
5 21 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (75.00%) Finance
6 18 (64.29%) Fortinet
6 18 (64.29%) CCIE
6 18 (64.29%) CCNP
6 18 (64.29%) CCNA
6 18 (64.29%) DNS
7 17 (60.71%) SNA
7 17 (60.71%) DHCP
7 17 (60.71%) TCP/IP
7 17 (60.71%) Cisco IOS
7 17 (60.71%) Network Design
7 17 (60.71%) High Availability
7 17 (60.71%) DMVPN
7 17 (60.71%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (32.14%) Cacti
8 9 (32.14%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (32.14%) F5
9 7 (25.00%) NetScaler
9 7 (25.00%) HSRP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) BGP
2 26 (92.86%) Firewall
2 26 (92.86%) MPLS
3 25 (89.29%) LAN
4 24 (85.71%) EIGRP
4 24 (85.71%) WAN
4 24 (85.71%) Wireless
5 18 (64.29%) DNS
6 17 (60.71%) Cisco IOS
6 17 (60.71%) DHCP
6 17 (60.71%) DMVPN
6 17 (60.71%) SNA
6 17 (60.71%) TCP/IP
7 7 (25.00%) 802.11
7 7 (25.00%) HSRP
7 7 (25.00%) Internet
7 7 (25.00%) IPsec
7 7 (25.00%) NetScaler
7 7 (25.00%) VPN
7 7 (25.00%) Wireshark
General
1 21 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Consultant
1 17 (60.71%) Data Consultant
1 17 (60.71%) Network Consultant
2 10 (35.71%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Network Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) Security Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 24 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 17 (60.71%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) CentOS
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) High Availability
1 17 (60.71%) Network Design
2 9 (32.14%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (25.00%) Change Management
3 7 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (10.71%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.14%) Network Management
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Coaching
6 1 (3.57%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL
6 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 21 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (64.29%) CCIE
2 18 (64.29%) CCNA
2 18 (64.29%) CCNP
3 6 (21.43%) Degree
4 2 (7.14%) CCSE
5 1 (3.57%) CCMSE
5 1 (3.57%) CCSM
5 1 (3.57%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) Cacti
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (92.86%) CheckPoint
3 18 (64.29%) Fortinet
4 9 (32.14%) F5
5 7 (25.00%) Citrix
5 7 (25.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
6 2 (7.14%) Juniper