The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 56 53 67
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 16 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.65% 3.02% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.70% 13.93% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 11
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +16.19%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +8.43%
OSPF
Hampshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
184 122 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 30.51% 21.67% 26.23%
Number of salaries quoted 141 70 141
Average salary £37,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.12% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

OSPF
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Basingstoke

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 30 (83.33%) Juniper
1 30 (83.33%) BGP
2 25 (69.44%) MPLS
3 24 (66.67%) Cisco
4 21 (58.33%) Telecoms
5 19 (52.78%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (52.78%) TCP/IP
6 17 (47.22%) CCNP
7 16 (44.44%) Ethernet
7 16 (44.44%) VLAN
8 14 (38.89%) VPLS
8 14 (38.89%) CCNA
8 14 (38.89%) IPv6
8 14 (38.89%) Internet
9 13 (36.11%) Load Balancing
9 13 (36.11%) JNCIA
10 12 (33.33%) SONET
10 12 (33.33%) SDH
11 11 (30.56%) Wireless
12 10 (27.78%) HSRP
13 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
13 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
14 8 (22.22%) RSVP
15 7 (19.44%) NetScreen
15 7 (19.44%) Netcool
15 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
15 7 (19.44%) Change Management
15 7 (19.44%) ITIL
15 7 (19.44%) SLA
15 7 (19.44%) JNCIS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 30 (83.33%) BGP
2 25 (69.44%) MPLS
3 19 (52.78%) TCP/IP
4 16 (44.44%) Ethernet
4 16 (44.44%) VLAN
5 14 (38.89%) VPLS
5 14 (38.89%) IPv6
5 14 (38.89%) Internet
6 12 (33.33%) SONET
6 12 (33.33%) SDH
7 11 (30.56%) Wireless
8 10 (27.78%) HSRP
9 8 (22.22%) RSVP
10 7 (19.44%) NetScreen
10 7 (19.44%) Junos
11 6 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (16.67%) Firewall
11 6 (16.67%) LAN
11 6 (16.67%) VPN
12 5 (13.89%) SAN
General
1 21 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Network Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) NOC Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Sales Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Provisioning Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) IP Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) UNIX
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Load Balancing
2 7 (19.44%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (19.44%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
2 7 (19.44%) Change Management
3 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (13.89%) Business Continuity
4 4 (11.11%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (47.22%) CCNP
3 14 (38.89%) CCNA
4 13 (36.11%) JNCIA
5 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (19.44%) JNCIS
7 4 (11.11%) JNCIE
7 4 (11.11%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
1 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Netcool
Vendors
1 30 (83.33%) Juniper
2 24 (66.67%) Cisco
3 7 (19.44%) SolarWinds
4 5 (13.89%) Aruba
4 5 (13.89%) VMware