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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 66 92 90
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -2
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 21 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.26% 0.10% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.65% 0.63% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 8
Average salary £52,500 £30,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £30,000 £39,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,800 £30,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
166 158 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.85% 15.86% 20.62%
Number of salaries quoted 150 144 212
Average salary £45,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 - 9 £50,000 -
Bedford - 4 £50,000 - 2
Luton +9 1 £55,000 +83.33%
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 43 (100.00%) Cisco
1 43 (100.00%) BGP
2 42 (97.67%) TCP/IP
2 42 (97.67%) Firewall
3 41 (95.35%) CCNP
3 41 (95.35%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (86.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 37 (86.05%) Network Management
5 35 (81.40%) VPN
5 35 (81.40%) Juniper
5 35 (81.40%) EIGRP
5 35 (81.40%) F5
6 33 (76.74%) RIP
6 33 (76.74%) SSL
6 33 (76.74%) HP
6 33 (76.74%) MPLS
6 33 (76.74%) Wireless
6 33 (76.74%) HSRP
7 32 (74.42%) MS Visio
8 31 (72.09%) DWDM
8 31 (72.09%) Service Delivery
8 31 (72.09%) HP NNM
9 27 (62.79%) Finance
10 26 (60.47%) MS Office
11 25 (58.14%) SLA
12 23 (53.49%) ITIL
12 23 (53.49%) PRINCE2
12 23 (53.49%) PRINCE
12 23 (53.49%) Change Management
12 23 (53.49%) Banking

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (13.95%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (4.65%) IIS
2 2 (4.65%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 32 (74.42%) MS Visio
2 26 (60.47%) MS Office
3 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 43 (100.00%) BGP
2 42 (97.67%) TCP/IP
2 42 (97.67%) Firewall
3 35 (81.40%) VPN
3 35 (81.40%) EIGRP
4 33 (76.74%) SSL
4 33 (76.74%) RIP
4 33 (76.74%) Wireless
4 33 (76.74%) MPLS
4 33 (76.74%) HSRP
5 31 (72.09%) DWDM
6 13 (30.23%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (23.26%) Network Security
7 10 (23.26%) WAN
8 8 (18.60%) LAN
9 4 (9.30%) Wireshark
9 4 (9.30%) tcpdump
10 2 (4.65%) xDSL
10 2 (4.65%) Frame Relay
10 2 (4.65%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
General
1 27 (62.79%) Finance
2 23 (53.49%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Network Specialist
2 17 (39.53%) Network Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Consultant
4 7 (16.28%) Network Consultant
4 7 (16.28%) Security Consultant
4 7 (16.28%) Network Security Consultant
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Network Security Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Security Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Design Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Network Designer
8 1 (2.33%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
1 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
1 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (86.05%) Disaster Recovery
1 37 (86.05%) Network Management
2 31 (72.09%) Service Delivery
3 23 (53.49%) Change Management
3 23 (53.49%) ITIL
3 23 (53.49%) PRINCE2
3 23 (53.49%) PRINCE
3 23 (53.49%) Process Improvement
4 9 (20.93%) Load Balancing
5 8 (18.60%) Network Design
6 2 (4.65%) Migration
6 2 (4.65%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (4.65%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.33%) CRM
Qualifications
1 41 (95.35%) CCNP
1 41 (95.35%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (18.60%) CCSA
2 8 (18.60%) CCSE
2 8 (18.60%) CCDP
3 4 (9.30%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (4.65%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (58.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.65%) Terminal Services
1 2 (4.65%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 31 (72.09%) HP NNM
2 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (81.40%) Juniper
2 35 (81.40%) F5
3 33 (76.74%) HP
4 10 (23.26%) CheckPoint
5 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.65%) Veritas
6 2 (4.65%) Lotus
6 2 (4.65%) Dell
6 2 (4.65%) Avaya
6 2 (4.65%) Symantec
6 2 (4.65%) Websense
6 2 (4.65%) BT
6 2 (4.65%) 3Com
6 2 (4.65%) Brocade
6 2 (4.65%) SonicWALL
6 2 (4.65%) Aruba
7 1 (2.33%) IBM
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