Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 227 194 188
Rank change year-on-year -33 -6 +37
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 11 21 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.19% 0.40% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% 3.57% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 24
Scotland median annual salary £29,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.44% +5.88% +15.65%
10th Percentile £23,550 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £34,250 £63,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -

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 702 589 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.37% 11.26% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 449 393 396
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,300 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

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
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 23 July 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 -24 2 £29,500 -16.35% 1
OSPF
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) CCNP
2 10 (90.91%) CheckPoint
2 10 (90.91%) MPLS
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Firewall
3 9 (81.82%) Retail
3 9 (81.82%) Network Management
3 9 (81.82%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (81.82%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (81.82%) NHS
3 9 (81.82%) CCNA
3 9 (81.82%) HP
3 9 (81.82%) LAN
3 9 (81.82%) WAN
3 9 (81.82%) Data Centre
3 9 (81.82%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (9.09%) Critical Thinking
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) tcpdump
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) Wireshark

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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
1 10 (90.91%) MPLS
2 9 (81.82%) LAN
2 9 (81.82%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) BGP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) tcpdump
3 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (81.82%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Graduate
2 1 (9.09%) Graduate Design Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) IP Design Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) IP Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Data Centre
1 9 (81.82%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Network Management
1 9 (81.82%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (9.09%) Critical Thinking
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) CCNP
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (81.82%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) CheckPoint
3 9 (81.82%) Extreme Networks
3 9 (81.82%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper