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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 56 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 15 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.59% 3.03% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.43% 12.26% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 13
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
178 155 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 30.69% 24.72% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 147 104 130
Average salary £39,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.91% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £50,750
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 21 November 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 31 (91.18%) Juniper
1 31 (91.18%) BGP
2 26 (76.47%) MPLS
3 23 (67.65%) Cisco
4 22 (64.71%) Telecoms
5 19 (55.88%) TCP/IP
6 15 (44.12%) SONET
6 15 (44.12%) Internet
6 15 (44.12%) IPv6
6 15 (44.12%) SDH
6 15 (44.12%) VPLS
7 14 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (38.24%) Ethernet
8 13 (38.24%) CCNP
8 13 (38.24%) Load Balancing
8 13 (38.24%) VLAN
9 11 (32.35%) JNCIA
9 11 (32.35%) CCNA
10 10 (29.41%) RSVP
10 10 (29.41%) HSRP
11 9 (26.47%) Service Delivery
12 7 (20.59%) Change Management
12 7 (20.59%) NetScreen
12 7 (20.59%) Netcool
12 7 (20.59%) SLA
12 7 (20.59%) ITIL
12 7 (20.59%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (20.59%) Junos
12 7 (20.59%) SolarWinds
12 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 31 (91.18%) BGP
2 26 (76.47%) MPLS
3 19 (55.88%) TCP/IP
4 15 (44.12%) SDH
4 15 (44.12%) IPv6
4 15 (44.12%) Internet
4 15 (44.12%) SONET
4 15 (44.12%) VPLS
5 13 (38.24%) Ethernet
5 13 (38.24%) VLAN
6 10 (29.41%) RSVP
6 10 (29.41%) HSRP
7 7 (20.59%) Junos
7 7 (20.59%) NetScreen
7 7 (20.59%) Wireless
8 4 (11.76%) SAN
8 4 (11.76%) Multicast
9 3 (8.82%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (8.82%) VPN
9 3 (8.82%) LAN
General
1 22 (64.71%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Network Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) NOC Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Sales Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Provisioning Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Network Planner
5 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) UNIX
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Load Balancing
2 9 (26.47%) Service Delivery
3 7 (20.59%) Change Management
3 7 (20.59%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (20.59%) ITIL
4 4 (11.76%) Line Management
4 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.94%) Network Planning
5 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) Perl
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (38.24%) CCNP
3 11 (32.35%) CCNA
3 11 (32.35%) JNCIA
4 7 (20.59%) JNCIS
4 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
4 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
5 4 (11.76%) JNCIE
5 4 (11.76%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Netcool
Vendors
1 31 (91.18%) Juniper
2 23 (67.65%) Cisco
3 7 (20.59%) SolarWinds
4 4 (11.76%) Aruba
4 4 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (2.94%) Brocade