The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 145 146 131
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 11 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.40% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.10% 3.44% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 9
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £30,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £50,000 £57,800
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
OSPF
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
355 378 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.49% 11.65% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 216 271 304
Average salary £37,500 £37,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.66% -5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £24,902 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +15 8 £33,500 -10.66% 1
Edinburgh +7 2 £45,000 -2.70%
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (63.64%) ITIL
3 6 (54.55%) BGP
3 6 (54.55%) Service Delivery
3 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (45.45%) Change Management
4 5 (45.45%) Ethernet
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 4 (36.36%) MPLS
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) SHDSL
6 3 (27.27%) CCNP
6 3 (27.27%) ADSL
7 2 (18.18%) VoIP
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) VPN
7 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) CCNA
7 2 (18.18%) F5
7 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
7 2 (18.18%) Wireless
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (54.55%) BGP
3 5 (45.45%) Ethernet
4 4 (36.36%) WAN
4 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) MPLS
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) SHDSL
5 3 (27.27%) ADSL
6 2 (18.18%) VoIP
6 2 (18.18%) VPN
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) Wireless
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (9.09%) Multicast
7 1 (9.09%) WiMAX
7 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Monitoring Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Service Delivery
3 5 (45.45%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITSM
4 1 (9.09%) SIEM
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) F5
2 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
3 1 (9.09%) BT
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago