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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 39 62 70
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +8
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 16 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.60% 2.58% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.39% 7.76% 7.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 5
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £45,200 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
92 245 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 20.72% 33.24% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 69 216 128
Average salary £42,875 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.54% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £59,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 September 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 23 (100.00%) Juniper
1 23 (100.00%) BGP
2 16 (69.57%) MPLS
3 15 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (65.22%) Cisco
4 14 (60.87%) TCP/IP
5 12 (52.17%) WAN
5 12 (52.17%) CCNP
6 9 (39.13%) MS Visio
6 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
7 8 (34.78%) JNCIP
7 8 (34.78%) VPN
8 7 (30.43%) Ethernet
8 7 (30.43%) LAN
8 7 (30.43%) IPv6
8 7 (30.43%) Business Continuity
8 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (30.43%) RSVP
8 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
8 7 (30.43%) Aruba
8 7 (30.43%) F5
8 7 (30.43%) Multicast
8 7 (30.43%) Spanning Tree
9 6 (26.09%) JNCIA
9 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
9 6 (26.09%) VMware
9 6 (26.09%) Internet
10 5 (21.74%) CCNA
10 5 (21.74%) CCDA

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Visio
2 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) BGP
2 16 (69.57%) MPLS
3 14 (60.87%) TCP/IP
4 12 (52.17%) WAN
5 8 (34.78%) VPN
6 7 (30.43%) IPv6
6 7 (30.43%) Ethernet
6 7 (30.43%) LAN
6 7 (30.43%) RSVP
6 7 (30.43%) Multicast
6 7 (30.43%) Spanning Tree
7 6 (26.09%) Internet
8 5 (21.74%) RIP
9 4 (17.39%) SDH
9 4 (17.39%) SONET
9 4 (17.39%) HSRP
9 4 (17.39%) VLAN
9 4 (17.39%) VPLS
9 4 (17.39%) Network Security
10 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
General
1 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
2 4 (17.39%) Billing
3 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 3 (13.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Consultant
1 5 (21.74%) Design Engineer
1 5 (21.74%) Technical Engineer
1 5 (21.74%) Technical Design Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Network Designer
3 3 (13.04%) Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Professional Services Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) PKI
2 3 (13.04%) Data Integration
2 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) UNIX
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (30.43%) Business Continuity
1 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
2 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
3 5 (21.74%) Validation
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
4 4 (17.39%) CRM
5 3 (13.04%) Process Management
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
5 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
5 3 (13.04%) Network Design
5 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.70%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (52.17%) CCNP
3 8 (34.78%) JNCIP
4 6 (26.09%) JNCIA
5 5 (21.74%) CCNA
5 5 (21.74%) CCDA
5 5 (21.74%) CCDP
6 4 (17.39%) CCIP
6 4 (17.39%) CCIE
7 3 (13.04%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (13.04%) CCSE
7 3 (13.04%) CCDE
7 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
7 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
7 3 (13.04%) OSCP
8 2 (8.70%) CCSP
9 1 (4.35%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) vMotion
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Juniper
2 15 (65.22%) Cisco
3 7 (30.43%) Aruba
3 7 (30.43%) F5
4 6 (26.09%) VMware
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
6 3 (13.04%) BT