The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 107 158 158
Rank change year-on-year
+51 0
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 31 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.28% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.61% 2.17% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 6
Median salary £47,500 £29,750 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+59.66% -11.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £20,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £36,250 £46,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
360 368 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 14.85% 12.00% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 237 232 289
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £49,400 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 December 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Scotland

OSPF
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +29 17 £55,000 +83.33% 2
Glasgow +19 4 £36,750 +40.00%
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 Scotland region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 46 (97.87%) Cisco
2 45 (95.74%) BGP
3 40 (85.11%) MPLS
4 39 (82.98%) EIGRP
4 39 (82.98%) LAN
4 39 (82.98%) WAN
5 35 (74.47%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (65.96%) Firewall
7 27 (57.45%) Wireless
7 27 (57.45%) CheckPoint
8 25 (53.19%) Data Centre
9 24 (51.06%) Network Design
9 24 (51.06%) Cisco IOS
9 24 (51.06%) CCNP
10 22 (46.81%) Finance
10 22 (46.81%) CCNA
11 21 (44.68%) TCP/IP
11 21 (44.68%) DNS
11 21 (44.68%) Fortinet
12 19 (40.43%) CCIE
13 18 (38.30%) SNA
13 18 (38.30%) DHCP
13 18 (38.30%) High Availability
13 18 (38.30%) DMVPN
13 18 (38.30%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (29.79%) Ethernet
15 12 (25.53%) Telecoms
16 11 (23.40%) Spanning Tree
16 11 (23.40%) F5
16 11 (23.40%) VLAN

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (95.74%) BGP
2 40 (85.11%) MPLS
3 39 (82.98%) EIGRP
3 39 (82.98%) LAN
3 39 (82.98%) WAN
4 31 (65.96%) Firewall
5 27 (57.45%) Wireless
6 24 (51.06%) Cisco IOS
7 21 (44.68%) DNS
7 21 (44.68%) TCP/IP
8 18 (38.30%) DHCP
8 18 (38.30%) DMVPN
8 18 (38.30%) SNA
9 14 (29.79%) Ethernet
10 11 (23.40%) Spanning Tree
10 11 (23.40%) VLAN
11 9 (19.15%) Internet
11 9 (19.15%) IPsec
11 9 (19.15%) VPN
12 7 (14.89%) 802.11
General
1 22 (46.81%) Finance
2 12 (25.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Local Government
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Network Engineer
2 18 (38.30%) Consultant
2 18 (38.30%) Data Consultant
2 18 (38.30%) Network Consultant
3 10 (21.28%) Data Engineer
3 10 (21.28%) Data Network Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Administrator
5 2 (4.26%) Network Administrator
5 2 (4.26%) Senior Network Administrator
5 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.13%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) 802.1X
2 6 (12.77%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 25 (53.19%) Data Centre
2 18 (38.30%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) CentOS
3 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Network Design
2 18 (38.30%) High Availability
3 9 (19.15%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (17.02%) Project Management
5 7 (14.89%) Change Management
5 7 (14.89%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (14.89%) Time Management
6 4 (8.51%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.38%) Coaching
7 3 (6.38%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.38%) ITIL
7 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.26%) Network Management
8 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.13%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.13%) Investment Management
9 1 (2.13%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 35 (74.47%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (51.06%) CCNP
3 22 (46.81%) CCNA
4 19 (40.43%) CCIE
5 6 (12.77%) Degree
6 2 (4.26%) CCSE
7 1 (2.13%) CCMSE
7 1 (2.13%) CCSM
7 1 (2.13%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) COBIT
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) Cacti
2 3 (6.38%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (4.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 46 (97.87%) Cisco
2 27 (57.45%) CheckPoint
3 21 (44.68%) Fortinet
4 11 (23.40%) F5
5 10 (21.28%) Nokia
6 7 (14.89%) Citrix
6 7 (14.89%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.26%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.26%) Juniper