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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 87 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 -  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 3 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.89% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 8.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00%  

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 118 139 172
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 10.55% 10.34% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 82 90 99
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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 29 March 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 18 (100.00%) Cisco
1 18 (100.00%) BGP
2 16 (88.89%) Firewall
3 15 (83.33%) MPLS
3 15 (83.33%) LAN
4 14 (77.78%) CheckPoint
4 14 (77.78%) Data Centre
5 13 (72.22%) WAN
6 12 (66.67%) F5
7 11 (61.11%) Wireless
7 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (61.11%) EIGRP
8 9 (50.00%) Cacti
8 9 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (44.44%) Finance
10 7 (38.89%) IPsec
10 7 (38.89%) Change Management
10 7 (38.89%) Fortinet
10 7 (38.89%) Wireshark
10 7 (38.89%) 802.11
10 7 (38.89%) Internet
10 7 (38.89%) Citrix
10 7 (38.89%) VPN
10 7 (38.89%) CCNP
10 7 (38.89%) SolarWinds
10 7 (38.89%) 802.1X
10 7 (38.89%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (38.89%) Cisco Wireless
10 7 (38.89%) NetScaler
10 7 (38.89%) HSRP

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 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) BGP
2 16 (88.89%) Firewall
3 15 (83.33%) LAN
3 15 (83.33%) MPLS
4 13 (72.22%) WAN
5 11 (61.11%) EIGRP
5 11 (61.11%) Wireless
6 7 (38.89%) 802.11
6 7 (38.89%) Cisco Wireless
6 7 (38.89%) HSRP
6 7 (38.89%) Internet
6 7 (38.89%) IPsec
6 7 (38.89%) NetScaler
6 7 (38.89%) VPN
6 7 (38.89%) Wireshark
7 6 (33.33%) DNS
8 4 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (22.22%) DHCP
8 4 (22.22%) SNA
8 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Games
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Data Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Network Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (38.89%) Change Management
2 7 (38.89%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (22.22%) High Availability
3 4 (22.22%) Network Design
4 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.11%) Coaching
5 2 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.11%) Network Management
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security
6 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (38.89%) CCNP
3 6 (33.33%) CCIE
3 6 (33.33%) CCNA
3 6 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (11.11%) CCDA
4 2 (11.11%) CCDP
4 2 (11.11%) CCSE
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) Cacti
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (77.78%) CheckPoint
3 12 (66.67%) F5
4 7 (38.89%) Citrix
4 7 (38.89%) Fortinet
4 7 (38.89%) SolarWinds
5 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 2 (11.11%) Juniper
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