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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 98 84 104
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +20
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 14 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.03% 0.64% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.78% 5.93% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 3
Average salary £43,750 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.59% -10.66%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
180 118 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.24% 10.86% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 103 81 90
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Glasgow

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) BGP
2 13 (76.47%) CCNP
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (70.59%) Firewall
4 9 (52.94%) CCNA
4 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
5 8 (47.06%) Juniper
5 8 (47.06%) EIGRP
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
6 7 (41.18%) Network Design
6 7 (41.18%) LAN
6 7 (41.18%) WAN
7 6 (35.29%) Windows
7 6 (35.29%) VPN
7 6 (35.29%) MPLS
7 6 (35.29%) FWSM
7 6 (35.29%) VLAN
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (29.41%) NX-OS
8 5 (29.41%) DNS
8 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
8 5 (29.41%) DHCP
9 4 (23.53%) RIP
9 4 (23.53%) CSS
9 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 4 (23.53%) Migration
9 4 (23.53%) IPsec

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) BGP
2 12 (70.59%) Firewall
3 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (47.06%) EIGRP
5 7 (41.18%) LAN
5 7 (41.18%) WAN
6 6 (35.29%) FWSM
6 6 (35.29%) MPLS
6 6 (35.29%) VLAN
6 6 (35.29%) VPN
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (29.41%) DHCP
7 5 (29.41%) DNS
7 5 (29.41%) NX-OS
8 4 (23.53%) IPsec
8 4 (23.53%) Junos
8 4 (23.53%) RIP
9 3 (17.65%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Network Support
2 4 (23.53%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Security Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Support
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall Support
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Firewall Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior IT Support
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Support
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Switch Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Support Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) CentOS
2 2 (11.76%) Debian
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Network Design
2 4 (23.53%) Change Control
2 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Network Management
3 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Process Management
3 2 (11.76%) Software License Management
3 2 (11.76%) Workflow
4 1 (5.88%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) CCNP
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (52.94%) CCNA
3 3 (17.65%) CCIE
4 2 (11.76%) CCDA
4 2 (11.76%) CCSP
4 2 (11.76%) JNCIA
4 2 (11.76%) JNCIE
4 2 (11.76%) JNCIP
4 2 (11.76%) JNCIS
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) Juniper
3 4 (23.53%) F5
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
4 3 (17.65%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) BT
5 2 (11.76%) CA
5 2 (11.76%) VMware
6 1 (5.88%) Avaya
6 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
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