The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 80 95 87
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 15 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.36% 1.20% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.98% 6.70% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 4
Average salary £52,500 £50,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.96% -15.83%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
OSPF
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
188 209 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.08% 17.86% 24.10%
Number of salaries quoted 154 187 234
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £25,000 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

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

OSPF Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

OSPF
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +22 11 £53,750 +53.57% 2
Dunstable -2 3 - -
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 38 (100.00%) Cisco
1 38 (100.00%) CCNP
1 38 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 38 (100.00%) BGP
2 36 (94.74%) Firewall
3 30 (78.95%) TCP/IP
4 29 (76.32%) MS Visio
5 28 (73.68%) Network Security
5 28 (73.68%) Network Management
5 28 (73.68%) Cisco Nexus
6 26 (68.42%) LAN
6 26 (68.42%) WAN
6 26 (68.42%) CCDP
6 26 (68.42%) Spanning Tree
7 25 (65.79%) CheckPoint
7 25 (65.79%) CCSA
8 24 (63.16%) CCSE
9 22 (57.89%) Disaster Recovery
9 22 (57.89%) Load Balancing
9 22 (57.89%) Data Centre
10 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
11 17 (44.74%) Wireshark
12 16 (42.11%) tcpdump
13 14 (36.84%) Check Point Certification
14 12 (31.58%) HSRP
14 12 (31.58%) Finance
14 12 (31.58%) Juniper
14 12 (31.58%) EIGRP
14 12 (31.58%) RIP
14 12 (31.58%) VPN

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 29 (76.32%) MS Visio
2 9 (23.68%) MS Office
3 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (100.00%) BGP
2 36 (94.74%) Firewall
3 30 (78.95%) TCP/IP
4 28 (73.68%) Network Security
4 28 (73.68%) Cisco Nexus
5 26 (68.42%) Spanning Tree
5 26 (68.42%) LAN
5 26 (68.42%) WAN
6 17 (44.74%) Wireshark
7 16 (42.11%) tcpdump
8 12 (31.58%) HSRP
8 12 (31.58%) EIGRP
8 12 (31.58%) RIP
8 12 (31.58%) VPN
9 11 (28.95%) SSL
10 10 (26.32%) DWDM
10 10 (26.32%) MPLS
10 10 (26.32%) Wireless
10 10 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (21.05%) VRRP
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Consultant
2 18 (47.37%) Network Consultant
3 14 (36.84%) Security Consultant
3 14 (36.84%) Network Security Consultant
4 12 (31.58%) Network Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Security Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Network Specialist
6 4 (10.53%) Cisco Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) AWS Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) Network Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Network Security Specialist
8 2 (5.26%) Security Specialist
9 1 (2.63%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (57.89%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Network Management
2 22 (57.89%) Load Balancing
2 22 (57.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (23.68%) ITIL
4 8 (21.05%) Change Management
4 8 (21.05%) Network Design
5 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.89%) PRINCE
5 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (5.26%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (5.26%) Process Improvement
6 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.63%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) CCNP
1 38 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (68.42%) CCDP
3 25 (65.79%) CCSA
4 24 (63.16%) CCSE
5 14 (36.84%) Check Point Certification
6 8 (21.05%) CCNA
7 4 (10.53%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (65.79%) CheckPoint
3 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 12 (31.58%) Juniper
5 10 (26.32%) HP
6 9 (23.68%) F5
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