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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 78 92 98
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 18 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.58% 1.13% 0.087%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.94% 5.53% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 1
Average salary £48,500 £40,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.25% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
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
181 253 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.86% 20.42% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 153 237 246
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -18.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +37 12 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Dunstable -1 5 £47,500 -
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 40 (100.00%) Cisco
1 40 (100.00%) CCNP
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 40 (100.00%) BGP
2 37 (92.50%) Firewall
3 35 (87.50%) TCP/IP
4 34 (85.00%) MS Visio
5 32 (80.00%) Network Management
6 25 (62.50%) Network Security
6 25 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 21 (52.50%) Spanning Tree
7 21 (52.50%) LAN
7 21 (52.50%) WAN
7 21 (52.50%) CCDP
8 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 20 (50.00%) CheckPoint
8 20 (50.00%) CCSA
9 19 (47.50%) CCSE
9 19 (47.50%) Finance
9 19 (47.50%) EIGRP
9 19 (47.50%) Juniper
9 19 (47.50%) RIP
9 19 (47.50%) VPN
9 19 (47.50%) SSL
9 19 (47.50%) HSRP
10 18 (45.00%) Load Balancing
11 15 (37.50%) HP NNM
11 15 (37.50%) Wireless
11 15 (37.50%) HP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 34 (85.00%) MS Visio
2 14 (35.00%) MS Office
3 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (100.00%) BGP
2 37 (92.50%) Firewall
3 35 (87.50%) TCP/IP
4 25 (62.50%) Network Security
4 25 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 21 (52.50%) Spanning Tree
5 21 (52.50%) LAN
5 21 (52.50%) WAN
6 19 (47.50%) EIGRP
6 19 (47.50%) RIP
6 19 (47.50%) VPN
6 19 (47.50%) SSL
6 19 (47.50%) HSRP
7 15 (37.50%) Wireless
7 15 (37.50%) DWDM
7 15 (37.50%) MPLS
8 13 (32.50%) Wireshark
9 12 (30.00%) tcpdump
10 7 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (15.00%) VRRP
General
1 19 (47.50%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Consultant
2 15 (37.50%) Network Consultant
3 13 (32.50%) Network Engineer
4 11 (27.50%) Network Security Consultant
4 11 (27.50%) Security Consultant
5 7 (17.50%) Network Specialist
6 5 (12.50%) AWS Consultant
7 4 (10.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 4 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Security Specialist
8 3 (7.50%) Network Security Specialist
9 2 (5.00%) Security Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Network Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
10 1 (2.50%) Design Engineer
10 1 (2.50%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (80.00%) Network Management
2 25 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (45.00%) Load Balancing
4 14 (35.00%) ITIL
5 13 (32.50%) Change Management
6 10 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
7 9 (22.50%) PRINCE
8 8 (20.00%) Process Improvement
9 7 (17.50%) Network Design
10 4 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
11 1 (2.50%) CRM
11 1 (2.50%) Time Management
11 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) CCNP
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (52.50%) CCDP
3 20 (50.00%) CCSA
4 19 (47.50%) CCSE
5 13 (32.50%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (12.50%) CCNA
7 1 (2.50%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 15 (37.50%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 19 (47.50%) Juniper
4 15 (37.50%) HP
5 14 (35.00%) F5
6 1 (2.50%) IBM
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