The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 27 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 3.39% 8.21% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.05% 45.83% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £65,000 £41,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
OSPF
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Basildon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 17.80% 17.91% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 13
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

OSPF
Salary Trend in Basildon

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Basildon

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF.

1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Siemens
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) WLAN
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) CCSP
3 1 (25.00%) CCDA
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) WLAN
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) FWSM
3 1 (25.00%) Multicast
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CCDA
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) CCSP
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Siemens
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper