The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 104 97 75
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -22
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 12 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.90% 0.17% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.48% 0.70% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 11
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -15.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,250 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
268 284 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.15% 24.74% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 250 259 233
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
East of England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 4 £46,250 -
Luton -3 1 £38,500 -6.66%
Dunstable - 1 - -
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) BGP
2 11 (91.67%) CCNP
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (83.33%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) Network Management
4 6 (50.00%) EIGRP
5 5 (41.67%) Juniper
5 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
5 5 (41.67%) DWDM
5 5 (41.67%) MPLS
5 5 (41.67%) CCNA
5 5 (41.67%) SSL
5 5 (41.67%) RIP
5 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (41.67%) VPN
5 5 (41.67%) F5
5 5 (41.67%) Wireless
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) HSRP
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (33.33%) CCSA
6 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 4 (33.33%) Banking
6 4 (33.33%) HP NNM
6 4 (33.33%) SLA
6 4 (33.33%) LAN
6 4 (33.33%) WAN
6 4 (33.33%) CCDP
6 4 (33.33%) HP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
1 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) BGP
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
3 6 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 5 (41.67%) SSL
4 5 (41.67%) DWDM
4 5 (41.67%) MPLS
4 5 (41.67%) Wireless
4 5 (41.67%) RIP
4 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (41.67%) VPN
4 5 (41.67%) HSRP
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (33.33%) WAN
6 2 (16.67%) DHCP
6 2 (16.67%) VoIP
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (16.67%) Network Security
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (8.33%) FWSM
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Network Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Network Support
3 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Network Management
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (8.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) CCNP
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCNA
3 4 (33.33%) CCDP
3 4 (33.33%) CCSA
4 3 (25.00%) CCSE
5 2 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (16.67%) CCDA
5 2 (16.67%) CCIP
6 1 (8.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Juniper
2 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
2 5 (41.67%) F5
3 4 (33.33%) HP
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £7K Car Allowance + OT (Up to £20K)
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £5K Car Allow + On-Call + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £51000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago