The first table below looks at the demand for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 153 159 131
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -28
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 25 6 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.62% 0.19% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.59% 1.29% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 25 6 24
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £36,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
447 464 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.04% 14.89% 14.10%
Number of salaries quoted 338 243 350
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
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OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

OSPF
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Scotland

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Scotland

OSPF
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 13 £42,500 - 2
Dumfries and Galloway - 5 £30,000 -
Highlands - 4 £30,000 -
Scottish Borders - 3 £30,000 -
Aberdeen 0 1 £30,000 -14.28%
Aberdeenshire - 1 £32,500 -
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OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 36 (94.74%) Cisco
2 31 (81.58%) WAN
2 31 (81.58%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (78.95%) BGP
4 25 (65.79%) TCP/IP
5 22 (57.89%) VPN
6 21 (55.26%) LAN
7 19 (50.00%) SNMP
7 19 (50.00%) CCNP
8 18 (47.37%) Ethernet
8 18 (47.37%) Windows
8 18 (47.37%) ADSL
8 18 (47.37%) SHDSL
9 15 (39.47%) CCNA
9 15 (39.47%) Firewall
10 14 (36.84%) MPLS
11 13 (34.21%) PPP
11 13 (34.21%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (31.58%) CHAP
12 12 (31.58%) L2TP
12 12 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (31.58%) Service Delivery
13 11 (28.95%) Project Management
13 11 (28.95%) Network Security
14 10 (26.32%) Juniper
15 9 (23.68%) Wireless
15 9 (23.68%) DNS
16 7 (18.42%) ITIL
17 6 (15.79%) Internet
18 5 (13.16%) SolarWinds

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (7.89%) Lync
1 3 (7.89%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 31 (81.58%) WAN
2 30 (78.95%) BGP
3 25 (65.79%) TCP/IP
4 22 (57.89%) VPN
5 21 (55.26%) LAN
6 19 (50.00%) SNMP
7 18 (47.37%) Ethernet
7 18 (47.37%) ADSL
7 18 (47.37%) SHDSL
8 15 (39.47%) Firewall
9 14 (36.84%) MPLS
10 13 (34.21%) PPP
10 13 (34.21%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (31.58%) CHAP
11 12 (31.58%) L2TP
11 12 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (28.95%) Network Security
13 9 (23.68%) Wireless
13 9 (23.68%) DNS
14 6 (15.79%) Internet
General
1 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Network Engineer
2 12 (31.58%) Field Engineer
3 11 (28.95%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Cisco Support
7 3 (7.89%) Field Service Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Security Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Network Support
8 2 (5.26%) Security Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Cisco Consultant
9 1 (2.63%) Cisco Security Consultant
9 1 (2.63%) Network Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (2.63%) Security Consultant
9 1 (2.63%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Service Delivery
2 11 (28.95%) Project Management
3 7 (18.42%) ITIL
4 4 (10.53%) Network Management
5 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.89%) Fault Management
6 2 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.63%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.63%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 31 (81.58%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (50.00%) CCNP
3 15 (39.47%) CCNA
4 5 (13.16%) Degree
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.26%) CCIE
5 2 (5.26%) CCDA
6 1 (2.63%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.26%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.63%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (2.63%) OpenView
Vendors
1 36 (94.74%) Cisco
2 10 (26.32%) Juniper
3 5 (13.16%) SolarWinds
4 3 (7.89%) Brocade
4 3 (7.89%) F5
4 3 (7.89%) Nimsoft
4 3 (7.89%) Spiceworks
4 3 (7.89%) Nokia
4 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.26%) VMware
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.26%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) BMC
6 1 (2.63%) Remedy
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum (DOE), plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago