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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 80 86 78
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 19 5 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.65% 0.51% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.63% 2.05% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 26
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
249 244 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.56% 25.10% 26.07%
Number of salaries quoted 222 227 258
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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
Dunstable - 10 £51,250 -
Bedford -8 3 £45,000 +5.88%
Luton -10 1 - -
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) Cisco
1 31 (100.00%) BGP
1 31 (100.00%) Firewall
2 29 (93.55%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (93.55%) CCNP
3 25 (80.65%) TCP/IP
4 23 (74.19%) Network Management
5 22 (70.97%) VPN
5 22 (70.97%) Juniper
5 22 (70.97%) EIGRP
5 22 (70.97%) MPLS
5 22 (70.97%) Wireless
6 21 (67.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (67.74%) DWDM
6 21 (67.74%) RIP
6 21 (67.74%) HP
6 21 (67.74%) SSL
6 21 (67.74%) HSRP
7 20 (64.52%) HP NNM
7 20 (64.52%) Service Delivery
8 19 (61.29%) F5
9 16 (51.61%) MS Visio
10 15 (48.39%) MS Office
10 15 (48.39%) SLA
10 15 (48.39%) Finance
11 13 (41.94%) Banking
11 13 (41.94%) Process Improvement
11 13 (41.94%) PRINCE
11 13 (41.94%) Change Management
11 13 (41.94%) ITIL

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (19.35%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.23%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (51.61%) MS Visio
2 15 (48.39%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 31 (100.00%) BGP
1 31 (100.00%) Firewall
2 25 (80.65%) TCP/IP
3 22 (70.97%) VPN
3 22 (70.97%) EIGRP
3 22 (70.97%) MPLS
3 22 (70.97%) Wireless
4 21 (67.74%) DWDM
4 21 (67.74%) RIP
4 21 (67.74%) SSL
4 21 (67.74%) HSRP
5 7 (22.58%) WAN
6 6 (19.35%) LAN
6 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (19.35%) Network Security
7 4 (12.90%) VoIP
7 4 (12.90%) DNS
7 4 (12.90%) DHCP
8 3 (9.68%) Wireshark
8 3 (9.68%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 13 (41.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Network Engineer
1 14 (45.16%) Network Specialist
2 5 (16.13%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Network Security Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Security Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Network Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Design Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.45%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Designer
5 1 (3.23%) Network Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Network Management
2 21 (67.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (64.52%) Service Delivery
4 13 (41.94%) Process Improvement
4 13 (41.94%) PRINCE
4 13 (41.94%) Change Management
4 13 (41.94%) ITIL
4 13 (41.94%) PRINCE2
5 6 (19.35%) Network Design
6 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
Qualifications
1 29 (93.55%) Cisco Certification
1 29 (93.55%) CCNP
2 6 (19.35%) CCSA
2 6 (19.35%) CCNA
2 6 (19.35%) CCSE
3 4 (12.90%) CCDP
4 2 (6.45%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (3.23%) CCDA
5 1 (3.23%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (48.39%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) ISA Server
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (64.52%) HP NNM
2 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (70.97%) Juniper
3 21 (67.74%) HP
4 19 (61.29%) F5
5 7 (22.58%) CheckPoint
6 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.23%) Aruba
7 1 (3.23%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.23%) Brocade
7 1 (3.23%) BT
7 1 (3.23%) 3Com
7 1 (3.23%) Avaya
7 1 (3.23%) Symantec
7 1 (3.23%) Websense
7 1 (3.23%) Dell
7 1 (3.23%) Veritas
7 1 (3.23%) Lotus
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 24 days ago