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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
UK / Scotland
Rank 135 135 150
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 6 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.26% 0.81% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.20% 6.58% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 11
Median salary £46,250 £43,750 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +21.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £40,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,100 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.05%

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
273 365 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.03% 12.29% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 184 226 225
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £30,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,450 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
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 23 February 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 -5 1 - - 1
West Lothian - 1 £42,500 -
Strathclyde - 1 - -
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 35 (97.22%) Cisco
2 34 (94.44%) BGP
3 30 (83.33%) MPLS
3 30 (83.33%) LAN
4 29 (80.56%) WAN
5 27 (75.00%) EIGRP
6 24 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (61.11%) Firewall
8 18 (50.00%) CheckPoint
9 16 (44.44%) Data Centre
10 15 (41.67%) Cisco IOS
10 15 (41.67%) Wireless
11 14 (38.89%) Network Design
12 13 (36.11%) Finance
12 13 (36.11%) Ethernet
13 12 (33.33%) CCNA
13 12 (33.33%) VLAN
13 12 (33.33%) Fortinet
13 12 (33.33%) F5
13 12 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
14 11 (30.56%) CCNP
14 11 (30.56%) Telecoms
15 10 (27.78%) IPsec
15 10 (27.78%) Nokia
15 10 (27.78%) VPN
15 10 (27.78%) DNS
16 9 (25.00%) Cacti
16 9 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
16 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
16 9 (25.00%) CCIE

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 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (94.44%) BGP
2 30 (83.33%) LAN
2 30 (83.33%) MPLS
3 29 (80.56%) WAN
4 27 (75.00%) EIGRP
5 22 (61.11%) Firewall
6 15 (41.67%) Cisco IOS
6 15 (41.67%) Wireless
7 13 (36.11%) Ethernet
8 12 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
8 12 (33.33%) VLAN
9 10 (27.78%) DNS
9 10 (27.78%) IPsec
9 10 (27.78%) VPN
10 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 8 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (22.22%) DHCP
11 8 (22.22%) DMVPN
11 8 (22.22%) Internet
11 8 (22.22%) SNA
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 11 (30.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Games
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Data Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Data Network Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Consultant
3 8 (22.22%) Data Consultant
3 8 (22.22%) Network Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.78%) Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Network Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Network Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) Network Support
6 1 (2.78%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) 802.1X
2 6 (16.67%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 16 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) CentOS
3 1 (2.78%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Network Design
2 9 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (22.22%) High Availability
3 8 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (22.22%) Project Management
4 7 (19.44%) Change Management
4 7 (19.44%) Time Management
5 3 (8.33%) DDoS Mitigation
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL
5 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.33%) Network Management
5 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.56%) Coaching
7 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.78%) Information Security
7 1 (2.78%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 24 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (33.33%) CCNA
3 11 (30.56%) CCNP
4 9 (25.00%) CCIE
5 6 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (5.56%) CCSE
7 1 (2.78%) CCENT
7 1 (2.78%) CCMSE
7 1 (2.78%) CCSM
7 1 (2.78%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) Cacti
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (5.56%) Nagios
4 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.78%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.78%) WMI
Vendors
1 35 (97.22%) Cisco
2 18 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 12 (33.33%) F5
3 12 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 10 (27.78%) Nokia
5 7 (19.44%) Citrix
5 7 (19.44%) SolarWinds
6 3 (8.33%) Juniper
7 2 (5.56%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.78%) jetNEXUS
8 1 (2.78%) Progress
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