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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 81 92 102
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 9 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.83% 0.48% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.42% 5.26% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £55,000 £27,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -38.88%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +8.88%

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
166 114 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.33% 9.21% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 94 78 85
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £56,000 £52,500
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 16 January 2017, 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 25 (100.00%) Cisco
1 25 (100.00%) BGP
2 23 (92.00%) CheckPoint
2 23 (92.00%) Firewall
3 22 (88.00%) MPLS
4 21 (84.00%) LAN
4 21 (84.00%) Data Centre
5 20 (80.00%) WAN
5 20 (80.00%) EIGRP
5 20 (80.00%) Wireless
6 18 (72.00%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (72.00%) Finance
7 15 (60.00%) Fortinet
7 15 (60.00%) CCNP
8 14 (56.00%) CCNA
8 14 (56.00%) DNS
8 14 (56.00%) CCIE
9 13 (52.00%) SNA
9 13 (52.00%) DHCP
9 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
9 13 (52.00%) Cisco IOS
9 13 (52.00%) Network Design
9 13 (52.00%) High Availability
9 13 (52.00%) DMVPN
9 13 (52.00%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (40.00%) F5
11 9 (36.00%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (36.00%) Cacti
12 7 (28.00%) SolarWinds
12 7 (28.00%) Change Management

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 25 (100.00%) BGP
2 23 (92.00%) Firewall
3 22 (88.00%) MPLS
4 21 (84.00%) LAN
5 20 (80.00%) EIGRP
5 20 (80.00%) WAN
5 20 (80.00%) Wireless
6 14 (56.00%) DNS
7 13 (52.00%) Cisco IOS
7 13 (52.00%) DHCP
7 13 (52.00%) DMVPN
7 13 (52.00%) SNA
7 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (28.00%) Cisco Wireless
8 7 (28.00%) HSRP
8 7 (28.00%) Internet
8 7 (28.00%) IPsec
8 7 (28.00%) NetScaler
8 7 (28.00%) VPN
8 7 (28.00%) Wireshark
General
1 18 (72.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Consultant
1 13 (52.00%) Data Consultant
1 13 (52.00%) Network Consultant
2 11 (44.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Network Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 21 (84.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (52.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (12.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) CentOS
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) High Availability
1 13 (52.00%) Network Design
2 9 (36.00%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (28.00%) Change Management
3 7 (28.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (12.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.00%) Network Management
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) Coaching
6 1 (4.00%) Investment Management
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (60.00%) CCNP
3 14 (56.00%) CCIE
3 14 (56.00%) CCNA
4 6 (24.00%) Degree
5 2 (8.00%) CCSE
6 1 (4.00%) CCMSE
6 1 (4.00%) CCSM
6 1 (4.00%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) Cacti
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (8.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (92.00%) CheckPoint
3 15 (60.00%) Fortinet
4 10 (40.00%) F5
5 7 (28.00%) Citrix
5 7 (28.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (8.00%) Juniper