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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 131 157 170
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +13
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 24 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.83% 0.32% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.10% 2.67% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 11
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
338 374 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.70% 11.89% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 210 257 290
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +15 11 - -
Falkirk - 5 £42,500 -
Glasgow 0 4 £37,500 - 2
North Lanarkshire - 2 £27,500 -
West Lothian 0 1 £70,000 -
Dundee - 1 £55,000 -
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 47 (95.92%) Cisco
2 45 (91.84%) BGP
3 41 (83.67%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (77.55%) CCNP
5 35 (71.43%) WAN
6 33 (67.35%) Wireless
7 32 (65.31%) Firewall
7 32 (65.31%) LAN
8 31 (63.27%) MPLS
8 31 (63.27%) Network Design
9 30 (61.22%) EIGRP
10 29 (59.18%) CheckPoint
10 29 (59.18%) CCNA
11 27 (55.10%) TCP/IP
11 27 (55.10%) Fortinet
12 24 (48.98%) Data Centre
13 23 (46.94%) DNS
14 21 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
15 20 (40.82%) Finance
15 20 (40.82%) High Availability
15 20 (40.82%) DMVPN
15 20 (40.82%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (40.82%) SNA
15 20 (40.82%) CCIE
15 20 (40.82%) DHCP
16 10 (20.41%) Wi-Fi
17 9 (18.37%) Process Management
18 8 (16.33%) Disaster Recovery
18 8 (16.33%) Ethernet
18 8 (16.33%) ADSL

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (91.84%) BGP
2 35 (71.43%) WAN
3 33 (67.35%) Wireless
4 32 (65.31%) Firewall
4 32 (65.31%) LAN
5 31 (63.27%) MPLS
6 30 (61.22%) EIGRP
7 27 (55.10%) TCP/IP
8 23 (46.94%) DNS
9 21 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
10 20 (40.82%) DHCP
10 20 (40.82%) DMVPN
10 20 (40.82%) SNA
11 10 (20.41%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (16.33%) ADSL
12 8 (16.33%) Ethernet
13 7 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (14.29%) HSRP
13 7 (14.29%) IPsec
13 7 (14.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 20 (40.82%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Back Office
4 1 (2.04%) Local Government
4 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Consultant
1 20 (40.82%) Data Consultant
1 20 (40.82%) Network Consultant
2 8 (16.33%) Architect
2 8 (16.33%) Network Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Administrator
3 6 (12.24%) Network Administrator
3 6 (12.24%) Network Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Senior Network Administrator
4 3 (6.12%) Network Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Network Technical Architect
4 3 (6.12%) Senior Architect
4 3 (6.12%) Senior Network Architect
4 3 (6.12%) Senior Technical Architect
4 3 (6.12%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.08%) IT Architect
5 2 (4.08%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.04%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 24 (48.98%) Data Centre
2 20 (40.82%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.24%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Linux
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) CentOS
2 1 (2.04%) Debian
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) Network Design
2 20 (40.82%) High Availability
3 9 (18.37%) Process Management
4 8 (16.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.20%) Network Architecture
5 5 (10.20%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.16%) ITIL
7 3 (6.12%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (4.08%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.08%) Business Continuity Management
8 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.08%) Coaching
8 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.08%) ITIL V2
8 2 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.08%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (4.08%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.08%) Project Management
8 2 (4.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
1 3 (6.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (83.67%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (77.55%) CCNP
3 29 (59.18%) CCNA
4 20 (40.82%) CCIE
5 2 (4.08%) CCDA
5 2 (4.08%) CCDP
5 2 (4.08%) CCENT
5 2 (4.08%) Degree
5 2 (4.08%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (4.08%) WMI
2 1 (2.04%) Ansible
2 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (95.92%) Cisco
2 29 (59.18%) CheckPoint
3 27 (55.10%) Fortinet
4 7 (14.29%) Juniper
5 6 (12.24%) Aruba
5 6 (12.24%) Motorola
6 5 (10.20%) F5
7 4 (8.16%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.08%) Progress
8 2 (4.08%) VMware
9 1 (2.04%) Dell
9 1 (2.04%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
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