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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 44 64 66
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +2
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 14 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.01% 2.33% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.89% 7.63% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 3
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% -12.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £36,750 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £46,450 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -
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
94 236 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 20.22% 30.53% 33.08%
Number of salaries quoted 71 204 149
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% +1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £28,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £60,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 18 (94.74%) BGP
2 17 (89.47%) Juniper
3 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (63.16%) Cisco
3 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
3 12 (63.16%) MPLS
4 11 (57.89%) WAN
5 9 (47.37%) CCNP
6 8 (42.11%) LAN
6 8 (42.11%) F5
7 7 (36.84%) MS Visio
7 7 (36.84%) VPN
7 7 (36.84%) Load Balancing
8 6 (31.58%) Business Continuity
8 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (31.58%) Ethernet
8 6 (31.58%) CCIE
8 6 (31.58%) Aruba
8 6 (31.58%) Multicast
9 5 (26.32%) Spanning Tree
9 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (26.32%) IPv6
9 5 (26.32%) CCNA
9 5 (26.32%) ITIL
9 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
9 5 (26.32%) VMware
9 5 (26.32%) JNCIA
10 4 (21.05%) JNCIP
10 4 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (21.05%) Billing

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (36.84%) MS Visio
2 4 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) BGP
2 12 (63.16%) MPLS
2 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
3 11 (57.89%) WAN
4 8 (42.11%) LAN
5 7 (36.84%) VPN
6 6 (31.58%) Ethernet
6 6 (31.58%) Multicast
7 5 (26.32%) Spanning Tree
7 5 (26.32%) IPv6
8 4 (21.05%) SSL
8 4 (21.05%) Firewall
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (21.05%) EIGRP
8 4 (21.05%) Network Security
8 4 (21.05%) BIG-IP
9 3 (15.79%) VLAN
9 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (15.79%) WAAS
9 3 (15.79%) RSVP
General
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 4 (21.05%) Billing
3 3 (15.79%) Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Architect
1 4 (21.05%) Technical Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Network Designer
2 3 (15.79%) Design Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Designer
2 3 (15.79%) Technical Design Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) PKI
3 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) UNIX
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Load Balancing
2 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (31.58%) Business Continuity
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
4 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) Network Design
5 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
5 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.79%) Validation
6 2 (10.53%) CRM
7 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.26%) Process Management
7 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.26%) Network Management
7 1 (5.26%) Change Control
7 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (47.37%) CCNP
3 6 (31.58%) CCIE
4 5 (26.32%) CCNA
4 5 (26.32%) JNCIA
5 4 (21.05%) JNCIP
5 4 (21.05%) CCDP
6 3 (15.79%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (15.79%) CCSE
6 3 (15.79%) CCDA
6 3 (15.79%) CCDE
6 3 (15.79%) OSCP
7 2 (10.53%) JNCIE
7 2 (10.53%) CCIP
8 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
8 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
3 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) vMotion
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Juniper
2 12 (63.16%) Cisco
3 8 (42.11%) F5
4 6 (31.58%) Aruba
5 5 (26.32%) VMware
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
7 3 (15.79%) BT
8 1 (5.26%) Riverbed