The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 136 158
Rank change year-on-year -6 +22  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 15 26 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.55% 0.91% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.07% 8.41% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 3
Median salary £41,515 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.31% -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £28,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,850 £57,000 £56,000
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 Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 296 309 393
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 10.91% 10.78% 12.61%
Number of salaries quoted 201 179 261
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

OSPF
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for OSPF in Scotland

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for OSPF in Scotland

OSPF
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -8 8 £58,500 +1.73% 2
Glasgow +7 7 £35,530 -5.25%
OSPF
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 Scotland region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) BGP
2 14 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (70.59%) CCNP
4 11 (64.71%) Spanning Tree
5 10 (58.82%) F5
6 8 (47.06%) CCNA
6 8 (47.06%) CheckPoint
6 8 (47.06%) MPLS
6 8 (47.06%) Fortinet
7 7 (41.18%) VLAN
7 7 (41.18%) Juniper
7 7 (41.18%) IPv6
7 7 (41.18%) HSRP
8 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
8 6 (35.29%) RFC 2547
8 6 (35.29%) Ethernet
8 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
8 6 (35.29%) SDH
8 6 (35.29%) SONET
8 6 (35.29%) RSVP
8 6 (35.29%) Firewall
8 6 (35.29%) VPLS
8 6 (35.29%) Network Design
9 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
9 5 (29.41%) Blue Coat
9 5 (29.41%) Process Management
9 5 (29.41%) Internet
9 5 (29.41%) CCIP

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (11.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) BGP
2 11 (64.71%) Spanning Tree
3 8 (47.06%) MPLS
4 7 (41.18%) HSRP
4 7 (41.18%) IPv6
4 7 (41.18%) VLAN
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (35.29%) Ethernet
5 6 (35.29%) Firewall
5 6 (35.29%) RSVP
5 6 (35.29%) SDH
5 6 (35.29%) SONET
5 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
5 6 (35.29%) VPLS
6 5 (29.41%) Internet
6 5 (29.41%) Network Security
7 4 (23.53%) LAN
8 3 (17.65%) BIG-IP
8 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (11.76%) Multicast
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Network Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Design Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Design Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Network Design Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) CentOS
2 1 (5.88%) Debian
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Network Design
2 5 (29.41%) Process Management
2 5 (29.41%) Service Design
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.76%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) Time Management
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Coaching
5 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (70.59%) CCNP
3 8 (47.06%) CCNA
4 5 (29.41%) CCIP
5 2 (11.76%) CCDA
5 2 (11.76%) CCDP
5 2 (11.76%) CCIE
6 1 (5.88%) CCSE
6 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) F5
3 8 (47.06%) CheckPoint
3 8 (47.06%) Fortinet
4 7 (41.18%) Juniper
5 5 (29.41%) Blue Coat
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
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