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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 14 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 11 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 8.21% - 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.83% - 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Average salary £41,250 - £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
24 16 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 17.91% 16.67% 24.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 24
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -38.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £70,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) WAN
1 11 (100.00%) Juniper
1 11 (100.00%) BGP
1 11 (100.00%) Multicast
2 9 (81.82%) MPLS
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) Internet
4 7 (63.64%) Network Architecture
4 7 (63.64%) Junos
4 7 (63.64%) System Testing
5 6 (54.55%) JNCIE
5 6 (54.55%) DWDM
5 6 (54.55%) Finance
5 6 (54.55%) SDH
6 5 (45.45%) CCIE
6 5 (45.45%) Perl
6 5 (45.45%) Linux
6 5 (45.45%) Python
6 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
6 5 (45.45%) Equities
6 5 (45.45%) Network Security
7 4 (36.36%) Network Design
8 3 (27.27%) Project Management
8 3 (27.27%) LAN
8 3 (27.27%) ITIL
8 3 (27.27%) VPN
8 3 (27.27%) CCSP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) WAN
1 11 (100.00%) BGP
1 11 (100.00%) Multicast
2 9 (81.82%) MPLS
3 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) Internet
4 7 (63.64%) Junos
5 6 (54.55%) DWDM
5 6 (54.55%) SDH
6 5 (45.45%) Network Security
7 3 (27.27%) LAN
7 3 (27.27%) VPN
7 3 (27.27%) SAN
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (27.27%) VLAN
7 3 (27.27%) FWSM
8 1 (9.09%) DNS
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Network Design Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Design Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Network Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Design Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Junior Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Junior
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Design Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Equities
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Network Architecture
1 7 (63.64%) System Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Network Design
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Perl
1 5 (45.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) JNCIE
3 5 (45.45%) CCIE
4 3 (27.27%) CCSP
4 3 (27.27%) CCNP
4 3 (27.27%) CCDA
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Juniper
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) F5