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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 103 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.079% 0.23% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 1.92% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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 Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
173 156 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.74% 11.88% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 111 104 94
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,400 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

OSPF
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Glasgow

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 10 (90.91%) ITIL
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (63.64%) Service Delivery
3 7 (63.64%) Change Management
4 6 (54.55%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) BGP
5 4 (36.36%) Ethernet
6 3 (27.27%) ADSL
6 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 3 (27.27%) WAN
6 3 (27.27%) CCNP
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (27.27%) MPLS
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
6 3 (27.27%) SHDSL
6 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (27.27%) SIEM
6 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
7 2 (18.18%) ITSM
7 2 (18.18%) DNS
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
8 1 (9.09%) DHCP
8 1 (9.09%) PPP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (54.55%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) BGP
3 4 (36.36%) Ethernet
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) ADSL
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) SHDSL
4 3 (27.27%) MPLS
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 1 (9.09%) PPP
6 1 (9.09%) RIP
6 1 (9.09%) DHCP
6 1 (9.09%) Network Security
6 1 (9.09%) Multicast
6 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
6 1 (9.09%) Frame Relay
General
1 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 7 (63.64%) Service Delivery
2 7 (63.64%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (27.27%) SIEM
3 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) ITSM
4 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 1 (9.09%) Network Management
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNP
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft