Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for OSPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OSPF over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 107 160
Rank change year-on-year -24 +53 -4
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 16 31 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.59% 1.36% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.73% 10.62% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 2
Edinburgh median annual salary £58,750 £55,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.82% +83.33% -
10th Percentile £39,550 £52,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,300 £33,250
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +54.55% -31.25%

OSPF is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 338 292 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.49% 12.77% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 220 175 202
Edinburgh median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.13% - +7.53%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,400 £24,100
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £57,425
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing OSPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Edinburgh

OSPF
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for OSPF in Edinburgh

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for OSPF in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) BGP
3 13 (81.25%) Fortinet
4 12 (75.00%) CheckPoint
4 12 (75.00%) F5
5 9 (56.25%) Blue Coat
5 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (56.25%) Network Security
6 7 (43.75%) Network Design
6 7 (43.75%) CCNP
6 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (31.25%) LAN
7 5 (31.25%) Firewall
7 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
8 4 (25.00%) Windows
8 4 (25.00%) Linux
8 4 (25.00%) CCIE
9 3 (18.75%) ITIL
9 3 (18.75%) BIG-IP
9 3 (18.75%) Spanning Tree
9 3 (18.75%) Customer-Centricity
9 3 (18.75%) Time Management
9 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
9 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
10 2 (12.50%) VLAN
10 2 (12.50%) HP
10 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
10 2 (12.50%) Nagios

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (6.25%) JBoss
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) BGP
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (56.25%) Network Security
3 5 (31.25%) Firewall
3 5 (31.25%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) BIG-IP
4 3 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (18.75%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (12.50%) IPsec
5 2 (12.50%) VLAN
5 2 (12.50%) VoIP
5 2 (12.50%) VPN
5 2 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (6.25%) DHCP
6 1 (6.25%) DNS
6 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
6 1 (6.25%) RIP
6 1 (6.25%) SSL
6 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Network Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Design Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Network Design Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Design Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Network Design Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Network Security Specialist
4 3 (18.75%) Network Specialist
4 3 (18.75%) Security Specialist
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Security Specialist
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Specialist
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Security Specialist
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Technical Specialist
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Security Specialist
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Java EE
1 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) CentOS
2 1 (6.25%) Debian
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Network Design
2 3 (18.75%) Customer-Centricity
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
2 3 (18.75%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Network Management
4 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CCNP
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) KVM
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (6.25%) Cacti
2 1 (6.25%) Graphite
2 1 (6.25%) Icinga
2 1 (6.25%) Linux-HA
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 13 (81.25%) Fortinet
3 12 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 12 (75.00%) F5
4 9 (56.25%) Blue Coat
5 2 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Huawei
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.25%) VMware