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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 160 143 159
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 11 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.33% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.30% 3.06% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 1
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -36.95%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
478 327 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.80% 10.73% 15.66%
Number of salaries quoted 307 219 281
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
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
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 29 August 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
(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
Aberdeen +20 8 £40,000 -28.57%
Stirling - 2 £47,500 -
Edinburgh -11 1 - -
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 29 (100.00%) BGP
2 27 (93.10%) Cisco
3 25 (86.21%) WAN
3 25 (86.21%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (68.97%) MPLS
4 20 (68.97%) CCNP
5 17 (58.62%) TCP/IP
6 16 (55.17%) VPN
7 15 (51.72%) CCNA
8 13 (44.83%) Ethernet
8 13 (44.83%) ADSL
8 13 (44.83%) SNMP
8 13 (44.83%) SHDSL
9 10 (34.48%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (34.48%) Frame Relay
9 10 (34.48%) L2TP
9 10 (34.48%) CHAP
9 10 (34.48%) PPP
10 9 (31.03%) IPsec
10 9 (31.03%) VSAT
11 8 (27.59%) LAN
12 7 (24.14%) Project Management
13 5 (17.24%) Windows
13 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
13 5 (17.24%) Firewall
14 4 (13.79%) Wireless
15 3 (10.34%) SSL
15 3 (10.34%) EIGRP
15 3 (10.34%) Juniper
16 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) BGP
2 25 (86.21%) WAN
3 20 (68.97%) MPLS
4 17 (58.62%) TCP/IP
5 16 (55.17%) VPN
6 13 (44.83%) ADSL
6 13 (44.83%) Ethernet
6 13 (44.83%) SNMP
6 13 (44.83%) SHDSL
7 10 (34.48%) L2TP
7 10 (34.48%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (34.48%) Frame Relay
7 10 (34.48%) PPP
7 10 (34.48%) CHAP
8 9 (31.03%) IPsec
8 9 (31.03%) VSAT
9 8 (27.59%) LAN
10 5 (17.24%) Firewall
11 4 (13.79%) Wireless
12 3 (10.34%) EIGRP
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Network Engineer
2 12 (41.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (37.93%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (31.03%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (31.03%) Network Analyst
4 9 (31.03%) Analyst
4 9 (31.03%) Senior Network Analyst
4 9 (31.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (27.59%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 8 (27.59%) Cisco Analyst
5 8 (27.59%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 8 (27.59%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
5 8 (27.59%) Senior Cisco Analyst
5 8 (27.59%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (17.24%) Field Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Network Support
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco Support
8 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Project Management
2 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.90%) Network Design
3 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.90%) Network Management
3 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 25 (86.21%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (68.97%) CCNP
3 15 (51.72%) CCNA
4 2 (6.90%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (6.90%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) Cisco
2 3 (10.34%) Juniper
3 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.90%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) F5
4 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat
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