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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 84 106
Rank change year-on-year -8 +22  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 8 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.66% 1.01% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.37% 10.17% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Median salary £58,500 £57,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.73% -  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 149 118 153
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 12.21% 9.93% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 91 56 111
Median salary £50,000 £38,835 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.75% -2.91%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,425 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing OSPF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
1 10 (100.00%) F5
2 8 (80.00%) Fortinet
2 8 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (60.00%) Firewall
5 5 (50.00%) CCNP
5 5 (50.00%) Network Security
5 5 (50.00%) Blue Coat
5 5 (50.00%) Network Design
5 5 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
5 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (40.00%) LAN
7 3 (30.00%) ITIL
7 3 (30.00%) Windows
7 3 (30.00%) Linux
7 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (30.00%) BIG-IP
8 2 (20.00%) Time Management
8 2 (20.00%) Multicast
8 2 (20.00%) Banking
8 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
8 2 (20.00%) WAN
8 2 (20.00%) IPv4
8 2 (20.00%) CCIE
8 2 (20.00%) CCNA
8 2 (20.00%) CCDA

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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (50.00%) Network Security
3 5 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) BIG-IP
5 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (20.00%) IPv4
6 2 (20.00%) MPLS
6 2 (20.00%) Multicast
6 2 (20.00%) WAN
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (10.00%) DNS
7 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Design Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Design Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Network Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Network Design
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) CCDA
3 2 (20.00%) CCDP
3 2 (20.00%) CCIE
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) CCSE
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) F5
2 8 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (80.00%) Fortinet
3 5 (50.00%) Blue Coat
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago