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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 156 140 140
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.51% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 4.66% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 11
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +13.25%
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
426 365 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.38% 10.97% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 282 244 309
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,925 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £54,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 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
Glasgow -4 3 £33,500 -4.28% 3
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 14 (93.33%) WAN
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
1 14 (93.33%) BGP
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (66.67%) VPN
3 9 (60.00%) CCNP
3 9 (60.00%) CCNA
3 9 (60.00%) MPLS
4 8 (53.33%) Frame Relay
4 8 (53.33%) IPsec
5 7 (46.67%) VSAT
6 6 (40.00%) LAN
7 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 4 (26.67%) Firewall
9 3 (20.00%) F5
9 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
9 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
9 3 (20.00%) DNS
9 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
10 2 (13.33%) HTTP
10 2 (13.33%) SMTP
10 2 (13.33%) SOAP
10 2 (13.33%) ITIL
10 2 (13.33%) LDAP
10 2 (13.33%) ADSL
10 2 (13.33%) SSL
10 2 (13.33%) HP
10 2 (13.33%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (13.33%) IGRP
10 2 (13.33%) TACACS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (13.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) WAN
1 14 (93.33%) BGP
2 10 (66.67%) VPN
3 9 (60.00%) MPLS
4 8 (53.33%) Frame Relay
4 8 (53.33%) IPsec
5 7 (46.67%) VSAT
6 6 (40.00%) LAN
7 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 4 (26.67%) Firewall
9 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
9 3 (20.00%) DNS
9 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
10 2 (13.33%) IGRP
10 2 (13.33%) TACACS
10 2 (13.33%) SSL
10 2 (13.33%) Internet
10 2 (13.33%) HTTP
10 2 (13.33%) SMTP
10 2 (13.33%) LDAP
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Network Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (46.67%) Analyst
3 7 (46.67%) Senior Network Analyst
3 7 (46.67%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (46.67%) Network Analyst
3 7 (46.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco Analyst
3 7 (46.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 7 (46.67%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
3 7 (46.67%) Senior Cisco Analyst
3 7 (46.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) Network Management
2 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) Network Design
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (60.00%) CCNP
2 9 (60.00%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (13.33%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) F5
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) BT
4 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
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