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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
UK / Scotland
Rank 110 142 151
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +9
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 20 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.89% 0.51% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.54% 4.37% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 8
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% +41.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £32,500 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,000 £45,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +8.88%

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
361 343 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 16.02% 11.71% 11.64%
Number of salaries quoted 243 221 216
Median salary £39,057 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +9 6 £55,000 +100.00%
Glasgow +13 2 £38,500 -18.94%
West Lothian - 1 £42,500 - 1
Strathclyde - 1 - -
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 41 (97.62%) Cisco
2 40 (95.24%) BGP
3 36 (85.71%) LAN
3 36 (85.71%) MPLS
4 35 (83.33%) WAN
5 32 (76.19%) EIGRP
6 30 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (66.67%) Firewall
8 23 (54.76%) CheckPoint
9 21 (50.00%) Data Centre
10 20 (47.62%) Cisco IOS
10 20 (47.62%) Wireless
11 19 (45.24%) Network Design
12 18 (42.86%) Fortinet
12 18 (42.86%) Finance
13 17 (40.48%) CCNP
13 17 (40.48%) CCNA
14 16 (38.10%) DNS
15 15 (35.71%) TCP/IP
16 14 (33.33%) Ethernet
16 14 (33.33%) CCIE
17 13 (30.95%) SNA
17 13 (30.95%) DHCP
17 13 (30.95%) F5
17 13 (30.95%) High Availability
17 13 (30.95%) DMVPN
17 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
18 12 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
18 12 (28.57%) Telecoms
18 12 (28.57%) 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 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (95.24%) BGP
2 36 (85.71%) LAN
2 36 (85.71%) MPLS
3 35 (83.33%) WAN
4 32 (76.19%) EIGRP
5 28 (66.67%) Firewall
6 20 (47.62%) Cisco IOS
6 20 (47.62%) Wireless
7 16 (38.10%) DNS
8 15 (35.71%) TCP/IP
9 14 (33.33%) Ethernet
10 13 (30.95%) DHCP
10 13 (30.95%) DMVPN
10 13 (30.95%) SNA
11 12 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
11 12 (28.57%) VLAN
12 10 (23.81%) IPsec
12 10 (23.81%) VPN
13 9 (21.43%) Internet
14 8 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 12 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Games
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 13 (30.95%) Consultant
2 13 (30.95%) Data Consultant
2 13 (30.95%) Network Consultant
3 10 (23.81%) Data Engineer
3 10 (23.81%) Data Network Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) LAN Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Network Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Network Support
7 1 (2.38%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Support Executive
7 1 (2.38%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) 802.1X
2 6 (14.29%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 21 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) CentOS
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Network Design
2 13 (30.95%) High Availability
3 9 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (19.05%) Project Management
5 7 (16.67%) Change Management
5 7 (16.67%) Time Management
6 4 (9.52%) ITIL
6 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.14%) Coaching
7 3 (7.14%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (7.14%) Network Management
7 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.38%) Information Security
9 1 (2.38%) Investment Management
Qualifications
1 30 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (40.48%) CCNA
2 17 (40.48%) CCNP
3 14 (33.33%) CCIE
4 6 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (4.76%) CCSE
6 1 (2.38%) CCENT
6 1 (2.38%) CCMSE
6 1 (2.38%) CCSM
6 1 (2.38%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) COBIT
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) Cacti
2 3 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (4.76%) Nagios
4 1 (2.38%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.38%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.38%) WMI
Vendors
1 41 (97.62%) Cisco
2 23 (54.76%) CheckPoint
3 18 (42.86%) Fortinet
4 13 (30.95%) F5
5 10 (23.81%) Nokia
6 7 (16.67%) Citrix
6 7 (16.67%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.14%) Juniper
8 2 (4.76%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.38%) jetNEXUS
9 1 (2.38%) Progress
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