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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 149 165 148
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 13 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.65% 2.29% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 10
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £40,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £47,500 £46,100
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
356 481 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.05% 12.94% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 234 299 221
Average salary £37,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015. 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
West Lothian - 10 £22,500 - 2
Aberdeen +7 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Edinburgh -2 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £37,500 - 2
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 15 (83.33%) BGP
3 13 (72.22%) WAN
4 11 (61.11%) RIP
4 11 (61.11%) Firewall
5 10 (55.56%) VLAN
6 9 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (44.44%) Network Management
7 8 (44.44%) F5
7 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
7 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
7 8 (44.44%) Juniper
8 7 (38.89%) LAN
8 7 (38.89%) Change Management
8 7 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (33.33%) Junos
9 6 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (33.33%) NX-OS
9 6 (33.33%) Wireshark
9 6 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (33.33%) Degree
9 6 (33.33%) NetScreen
9 6 (33.33%) BIG-IP
9 6 (33.33%) Ethernet
9 6 (33.33%) Oracle
9 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (33.33%) VPN
10 5 (27.78%) CCNA
10 5 (27.78%) ADSL
10 5 (27.78%) MPLS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) BGP
2 13 (72.22%) WAN
3 11 (61.11%) RIP
3 11 (61.11%) Firewall
4 10 (55.56%) VLAN
5 9 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
7 7 (38.89%) LAN
7 7 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (33.33%) NX-OS
8 6 (33.33%) Ethernet
8 6 (33.33%) VPN
8 6 (33.33%) Junos
8 6 (33.33%) Wireshark
8 6 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (33.33%) BIG-IP
8 6 (33.33%) NetScreen
9 5 (27.78%) MPLS
9 5 (27.78%) ADSL
General
1 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 4 (22.22%) Retail
3 3 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (5.56%) Local Government
4 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Network Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Network Technician
3 4 (22.22%) Support Technician
3 4 (22.22%) Network Support
3 4 (22.22%) Network Support Technician
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) SecurID
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Network Management
2 7 (38.89%) Change Management
3 5 (27.78%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
7 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.56%) CRM
7 1 (5.56%) Project Management
7 1 (5.56%) ITSM
7 1 (5.56%) Network Design
7 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.56%) SIEM
7 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) CCNA
3 4 (22.22%) CCENT
4 2 (11.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) WMI
1 4 (22.22%) WhatsUp Gold
1 4 (22.22%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.56%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (5.56%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) Juniper
2 8 (44.44%) F5
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) Progress
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
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