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

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 137 149 157
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 25 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.87% 0.29% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.23% 2.23% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 24
Average salary £50,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.94%
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
346 403 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.04% 12.81% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 188 258 335
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,309 £28,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 April 2016.

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 April 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
(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
Edinburgh - 15 £53,750 - 2
Glasgow -4 7 £50,000 +38.88%
West Lothian - 2 £42,500 -
Dundee - 1 £53,000 - 1
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 45 (95.74%) Cisco
2 44 (93.62%) BGP
3 34 (72.34%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (70.21%) Firewall
5 32 (68.09%) CCNP
6 30 (63.83%) LAN
6 30 (63.83%) WAN
7 29 (61.70%) MPLS
8 28 (59.57%) Network Design
9 26 (55.32%) TCP/IP
10 23 (48.94%) CheckPoint
10 23 (48.94%) Wireless
10 23 (48.94%) Data Centre
11 22 (46.81%) CCNA
12 21 (44.68%) EIGRP
13 20 (42.55%) Fortinet
14 18 (38.30%) Cisco IOS
14 18 (38.30%) CCIE
15 16 (34.04%) Juniper
16 15 (31.91%) DNS
17 14 (29.79%) DHCP
17 14 (29.79%) VLAN
18 13 (27.66%) Finance
18 13 (27.66%) VPN
18 13 (27.66%) Cisco Nexus
19 12 (25.53%) HSRP
19 12 (25.53%) High Availability
19 12 (25.53%) DMVPN
19 12 (25.53%) Cisco ASA
20 11 (23.40%) VoIP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (93.62%) BGP
2 33 (70.21%) Firewall
3 30 (63.83%) LAN
3 30 (63.83%) WAN
4 29 (61.70%) MPLS
5 26 (55.32%) TCP/IP
6 23 (48.94%) Wireless
7 21 (44.68%) EIGRP
8 18 (38.30%) Cisco IOS
9 15 (31.91%) DNS
10 14 (29.79%) DHCP
10 14 (29.79%) VLAN
11 13 (27.66%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (27.66%) VPN
12 12 (25.53%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (25.53%) DMVPN
12 12 (25.53%) HSRP
13 11 (23.40%) VoIP
14 10 (21.28%) IPsec
15 9 (19.15%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Back Office
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Network Engineer
2 13 (27.66%) Consultant
2 13 (27.66%) Data Consultant
2 13 (27.66%) Network Consultant
3 10 (21.28%) Architect
3 10 (21.28%) Network Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Switch Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Network Support
5 4 (8.51%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Data Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Network Technical Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Security Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) 802.1X
2 4 (8.51%) CSS
3 2 (4.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (48.94%) Data Centre
2 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.77%) CCTV
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) CentOS
3 2 (4.26%) Debian
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) Network Design
2 12 (25.53%) High Availability
3 9 (19.15%) Load Balancing
4 7 (14.89%) Process Management
5 5 (10.64%) ITIL
5 5 (10.64%) Network Architecture
5 5 (10.64%) Network Management
5 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.51%) Change Control
6 4 (8.51%) Migration
6 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.38%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (4.26%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.26%) Business Continuity Management
8 2 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.26%) ITIL V2
8 2 (4.26%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (4.26%) Service Management
8 2 (4.26%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
1 3 (6.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (72.34%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (68.09%) CCNP
3 22 (46.81%) CCNA
4 18 (38.30%) CCIE
5 4 (8.51%) CCDA
6 2 (4.26%) CCDP
6 2 (4.26%) CCENT
6 2 (4.26%) CCNP Voice
6 2 (4.26%) CCSP
6 2 (4.26%) Degree
6 2 (4.26%) JNCIA
6 2 (4.26%) JNCIE
6 2 (4.26%) JNCIP
6 2 (4.26%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (4.26%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (4.26%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (4.26%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (4.26%) WMI
Vendors
1 45 (95.74%) Cisco
2 23 (48.94%) CheckPoint
3 20 (42.55%) Fortinet
4 16 (34.04%) Juniper
5 8 (17.02%) F5
6 6 (12.77%) Aruba
6 6 (12.77%) Motorola
7 3 (6.38%) HP
7 3 (6.38%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.26%) CA
8 2 (4.26%) Extreme Networks
8 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.26%) Progress
8 2 (4.26%) Riverbed
8 2 (4.26%) VMware
9 1 (2.13%) Avaya
9 1 (2.13%) Dell
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