The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 106 100 104
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 7 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.55% 0.56% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.43% 4.40% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 12
Median salary £50,000 £36,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%
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
158 159 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.49% 12.64% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 77 107 116
Median salary £40,000 £47,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.89% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Glasgow

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (84.21%) BGP
3 14 (73.68%) Firewall
4 12 (63.16%) CCNP
4 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
5 11 (57.89%) MPLS
5 11 (57.89%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (57.89%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (52.63%) Network Design
7 9 (47.37%) VPN
7 9 (47.37%) WAN
8 8 (42.11%) Juniper
8 8 (42.11%) F5
9 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
9 7 (36.84%) Process Management
9 7 (36.84%) IPsec
9 7 (36.84%) CCNA
10 6 (31.58%) DNS
10 6 (31.58%) SSL
10 6 (31.58%) Windows
10 6 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (31.58%) EIGRP
10 6 (31.58%) FWSM
10 6 (31.58%) VLAN
11 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
11 5 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (26.32%) NX-OS
11 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
11 5 (26.32%) DHCP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) BGP
2 14 (73.68%) Firewall
3 11 (57.89%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (57.89%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (57.89%) MPLS
3 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
4 9 (47.37%) VPN
4 9 (47.37%) WAN
5 7 (36.84%) IPsec
6 6 (31.58%) DNS
6 6 (31.58%) EIGRP
6 6 (31.58%) FWSM
6 6 (31.58%) SSL
6 6 (31.58%) VLAN
6 6 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (26.32%) DHCP
7 5 (26.32%) LAN
7 5 (26.32%) NX-OS
8 4 (21.05%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Back Office
3 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Network Support
2 4 (21.05%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Network Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Network Technical Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Security Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Security Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Technical Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Support
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) CentOS
2 2 (10.53%) Debian
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Network Design
2 7 (36.84%) Process Management
3 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
4 4 (21.05%) Change Control
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Network Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Network Management
5 3 (15.79%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 2 (10.53%) Software License Management
6 2 (10.53%) Workflow
7 1 (5.26%) Coaching
7 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.26%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) CCNP
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (36.84%) CCNA
3 3 (15.79%) CCIE
4 2 (10.53%) CCDA
4 2 (10.53%) CCSP
4 2 (10.53%) JNCIA
4 2 (10.53%) JNCIE
4 2 (10.53%) JNCIP
4 2 (10.53%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) F5
2 8 (42.11%) Juniper
3 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
4 3 (15.79%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
5 2 (10.53%) CA
5 2 (10.53%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (10.53%) Fortinet
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) Avaya