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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 50 55 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 10 16 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.12% 2.54% 2.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 10.88% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 17
Average salary £41,800 £37,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.72% +4.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,750 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £42,000 £48,100
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
110 147 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 23.31% 23.33% 37.71%
Number of salaries quoted 84 112 181
Average salary £41,800 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 19 (79.17%) Cisco
2 17 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (62.50%) BGP
3 15 (62.50%) CCNP
4 14 (58.33%) Ethernet
4 14 (58.33%) Juniper
4 14 (58.33%) Wireless
4 14 (58.33%) VLAN
5 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
6 10 (41.67%) MPLS
7 9 (37.50%) Firewall
7 9 (37.50%) VPN
7 9 (37.50%) LAN
7 9 (37.50%) CCNA
7 9 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
8 8 (33.33%) Load Balancing
9 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
9 5 (20.83%) SAN
9 5 (20.83%) Internet
9 5 (20.83%) IPv6
9 5 (20.83%) CCIE
9 5 (20.83%) WAN
9 5 (20.83%) UNIX
9 5 (20.83%) Linux
9 5 (20.83%) Data Integration
9 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (20.83%) Aruba
9 5 (20.83%) HSRP
9 5 (20.83%) Multicast

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 15 (62.50%) BGP
2 14 (58.33%) Ethernet
2 14 (58.33%) Wireless
2 14 (58.33%) VLAN
3 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
4 10 (41.67%) MPLS
5 9 (37.50%) LAN
5 9 (37.50%) Firewall
5 9 (37.50%) VPN
5 9 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (20.83%) HSRP
6 5 (20.83%) Multicast
6 5 (20.83%) Spanning Tree
6 5 (20.83%) VPLS
6 5 (20.83%) IPv6
6 5 (20.83%) SAN
6 5 (20.83%) Internet
6 5 (20.83%) WAN
7 4 (16.67%) RSVP
8 3 (12.50%) SDH
General
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Network Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Sales Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) IP Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Provisioning Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) UNIX
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (20.83%) Business Continuity
3 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Network Management
4 1 (4.17%) Change Control
4 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (62.50%) CCNP
3 9 (37.50%) CCNA
4 5 (20.83%) JNCIA
4 5 (20.83%) CCIE
5 4 (16.67%) JNCIE
6 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.17%) JNCIP
7 1 (4.17%) CCDP
7 1 (4.17%) CCIP
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Cisco
2 14 (58.33%) Juniper
3 5 (20.83%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) Aruba
4 1 (4.17%) F5
4 1 (4.17%) Riverbed