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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 126 147 150
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +3
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 31 5 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.10% 0.17% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.78% 1.28% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 25
Median salary £48,750 £36,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.41% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
317 390 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.24% 13.30% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 172 260 305
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
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 24 May 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 24 May 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 - 17 £53,750 -
Glasgow -14 6 £46,250 +28.47% 1
West Lothian - 3 £42,500 -
Dundee - 2 £54,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £27,500 - 1
Falkirk - 1 £47,500 - 1
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OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 50 (92.59%) Cisco
1 50 (92.59%) BGP
2 41 (75.93%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (70.37%) CCNP
4 37 (68.52%) Firewall
5 36 (66.67%) WAN
6 34 (62.96%) LAN
7 32 (59.26%) Network Design
8 31 (57.41%) TCP/IP
8 31 (57.41%) MPLS
9 28 (51.85%) CCNA
9 28 (51.85%) Data Centre
10 27 (50.00%) EIGRP
11 26 (48.15%) CheckPoint
11 26 (48.15%) Wireless
12 23 (42.59%) Fortinet
13 21 (38.89%) Cisco IOS
14 20 (37.04%) DNS
15 19 (35.19%) CCIE
16 17 (31.48%) DHCP
17 16 (29.63%) Juniper
17 16 (29.63%) Finance
18 15 (27.78%) High Availability
18 15 (27.78%) DMVPN
19 14 (25.93%) VLAN
20 13 (24.07%) Cisco ASA
21 12 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
21 12 (22.22%) HSRP
21 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
21 12 (22.22%) SNA

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 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.70%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (92.59%) BGP
2 37 (68.52%) Firewall
3 36 (66.67%) WAN
4 34 (62.96%) LAN
5 31 (57.41%) MPLS
5 31 (57.41%) TCP/IP
6 27 (50.00%) EIGRP
7 26 (48.15%) Wireless
8 21 (38.89%) Cisco IOS
9 20 (37.04%) DNS
10 17 (31.48%) DHCP
11 15 (27.78%) DMVPN
12 14 (25.93%) VLAN
13 13 (24.07%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (22.22%) HSRP
14 12 (22.22%) SNA
14 12 (22.22%) VoIP
15 11 (20.37%) IPsec
15 11 (20.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (29.63%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Back Office
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 16 (29.63%) Consultant
2 16 (29.63%) Data Consultant
2 16 (29.63%) Network Consultant
3 10 (18.52%) Architect
3 10 (18.52%) Network Architect
4 5 (9.26%) Switch Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Network Support
5 4 (7.41%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Data Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Data Network Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) 802.1X
2 4 (7.41%) CSS
3 2 (3.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 28 (51.85%) Data Centre
2 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.11%) CCTV
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) CentOS
3 2 (3.70%) Debian
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (59.26%) Network Design
2 15 (27.78%) High Availability
3 9 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 8 (14.81%) Process Management
5 5 (9.26%) ITIL
5 5 (9.26%) Network Architecture
5 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.41%) Change Control
6 4 (7.41%) Migration
6 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.56%) Network Management
7 3 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (3.70%) Business Continuity Management
8 2 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.70%) ITIL V2
8 2 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.70%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
1 4 (7.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (75.93%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (70.37%) CCNP
3 28 (51.85%) CCNA
4 19 (35.19%) CCIE
5 4 (7.41%) CCDA
5 4 (7.41%) JNCIA
6 2 (3.70%) CCDP
6 2 (3.70%) CCENT
6 2 (3.70%) CCNP Voice
6 2 (3.70%) CCSP
6 2 (3.70%) Degree
6 2 (3.70%) JNCIE
6 2 (3.70%) JNCIP
6 2 (3.70%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (3.70%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (3.70%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (3.70%) WMI
2 1 (1.85%) Ansible
2 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (92.59%) Cisco
2 26 (48.15%) CheckPoint
3 23 (42.59%) Fortinet
4 16 (29.63%) Juniper
5 9 (16.67%) F5
6 6 (11.11%) Aruba
6 6 (11.11%) Motorola
7 4 (7.41%) Palo Alto
8 3 (5.56%) HP
8 3 (5.56%) VMware
9 2 (3.70%) CA
9 2 (3.70%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.70%) Progress
9 2 (3.70%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.85%) Avaya
10 1 (1.85%) Dell
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