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

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 137 151 161
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +10
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 24 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.81% 0.39% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.59% 3.19% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 9
Average salary £43,750 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.59% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £45,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
364 376 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.27% 12.10% 11.64%
Number of salaries quoted 223 231 282
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 12 February 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 12 February 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
Glasgow -14 14 £43,750 +30.59% 4
Edinburgh +7 6 - -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
East Lothian - 2 - -
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 30 (96.77%) BGP
2 28 (90.32%) Cisco
3 23 (74.19%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (67.74%) CCNP
5 18 (58.06%) WAN
5 18 (58.06%) LAN
5 18 (58.06%) Firewall
6 17 (54.84%) TCP/IP
7 16 (51.61%) MPLS
8 15 (48.39%) CCNA
9 14 (45.16%) EIGRP
9 14 (45.16%) VLAN
10 13 (41.94%) Data Centre
11 12 (38.71%) Juniper
12 10 (32.26%) VPN
12 10 (32.26%) VoIP
12 10 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (32.26%) Network Design
12 10 (32.26%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (29.03%) CCIE
14 8 (25.81%) Wireless
14 8 (25.81%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (25.81%) Load Balancing
15 6 (19.35%) Network Management
15 6 (19.35%) IPsec
15 6 (19.35%) CheckPoint
15 6 (19.35%) RIP
15 6 (19.35%) Windows
15 6 (19.35%) HSRP
15 6 (19.35%) FWSM

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 (6.45%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (96.77%) BGP
2 18 (58.06%) Firewall
2 18 (58.06%) LAN
2 18 (58.06%) WAN
3 17 (54.84%) TCP/IP
4 16 (51.61%) MPLS
5 14 (45.16%) EIGRP
5 14 (45.16%) VLAN
6 10 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (32.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (32.26%) VoIP
6 10 (32.26%) VPN
7 8 (25.81%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (25.81%) Wireless
8 6 (19.35%) FWSM
8 6 (19.35%) HSRP
8 6 (19.35%) IPsec
8 6 (19.35%) RIP
9 5 (16.13%) DHCP
9 5 (16.13%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Back Office
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Network Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Network Support
3 5 (16.13%) Switch Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Data Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Network Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Data Network Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Security Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) CSS
2 2 (6.45%) 802.1X
2 2 (6.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) SecurID
3 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) CentOS
3 2 (6.45%) Debian
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Network Design
2 8 (25.81%) Load Balancing
3 6 (19.35%) Network Management
4 4 (12.90%) Change Control
4 4 (12.90%) Change Management
4 4 (12.90%) Migration
4 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.68%) High Availability
6 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.45%) Process Management
6 2 (6.45%) Software License Management
6 2 (6.45%) Workflow
7 1 (3.23%) CRM
7 1 (3.23%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (67.74%) CCNP
3 15 (48.39%) CCNA
4 9 (29.03%) CCIE
5 2 (6.45%) CCDA
5 2 (6.45%) CCENT
5 2 (6.45%) CCNP Voice
5 2 (6.45%) CCSP
5 2 (6.45%) JNCIA
5 2 (6.45%) JNCIE
5 2 (6.45%) JNCIP
5 2 (6.45%) JNCIS
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (6.45%) FortiGate
1 2 (6.45%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (6.45%) WMI
Vendors
1 28 (90.32%) Cisco
2 12 (38.71%) Juniper
3 6 (19.35%) CheckPoint
4 4 (12.90%) F5
4 4 (12.90%) Fortinet
4 4 (12.90%) HP
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.45%) BT
5 2 (6.45%) CA
5 2 (6.45%) Progress
5 2 (6.45%) Riverbed
5 2 (6.45%) VMware
6 1 (3.23%) Avaya
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