Period
to 26 April 2018

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 6 months to 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 179 189
Rank change year-on-year -45 +10 +23
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 16 21 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.28% 0.45% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.12% 3.59% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 18
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.32% - +31.94%
10th Percentile £31,150 £39,500 £35,625
90th Percentile £57,500 £63,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 755 585 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 13.03% 12.67% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 478 387 409
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,200
90th Percentile £58,975 £61,025 £60,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 26 April 2018.

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 6 months to 26 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -29 7 £35,000 -9.09%
Edinburgh -9 3 £35,750 -37.00% 1
OSPF
UK

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, IT jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) CCNP
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (81.25%) Firewall
4 11 (68.75%) MPLS
4 11 (68.75%) LAN
4 11 (68.75%) WAN
5 10 (62.50%) CheckPoint
5 10 (62.50%) Network Management
6 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
6 9 (56.25%) CCNA
7 8 (50.00%) BGP
8 7 (43.75%) HP
9 6 (37.50%) Retail
9 6 (37.50%) NHS
9 6 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (37.50%) Extreme Networks
10 4 (25.00%) Internet
10 4 (25.00%) EIGRP
10 4 (25.00%) WLAN
11 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
11 3 (18.75%) CCIE
11 3 (18.75%) Juniper
11 3 (18.75%) F5
11 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (18.75%) Network Security
11 3 (18.75%) VLAN
12 2 (12.50%) VPLS

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 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) LAN
2 11 (68.75%) MPLS
2 11 (68.75%) WAN
3 8 (50.00%) BGP
4 4 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (25.00%) Internet
4 4 (25.00%) WLAN
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (18.75%) Network Security
5 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (18.75%) VLAN
6 2 (12.50%) HSRP
6 2 (12.50%) IPsec
6 2 (12.50%) IPv6
6 2 (12.50%) RSVP
6 2 (12.50%) SONET
6 2 (12.50%) VPLS
6 2 (12.50%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (37.50%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) IP Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Lead Network Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Network Support
2 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless Network Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
2 6 (37.50%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Network Management
2 6 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Network Design
3 2 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (12.50%) Process Management
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Design
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) CCNP
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (56.25%) CCNA
3 3 (18.75%) CCIE
4 2 (12.50%) CCIP
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) FreeRADIUS
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 7 (43.75%) HP
4 6 (37.50%) Extreme Networks
5 3 (18.75%) F5
5 3 (18.75%) Juniper
6 2 (12.50%) McAfee
7 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
7 1 (6.25%) Huawei
7 1 (6.25%) jetNEXUS
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.25%) VMware