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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 85 87 75
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 14 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.17% 0.48% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.91% 1.92% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 20
Average salary £55,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
237 260 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.83% 25.10% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 210 241 224
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 - 7 £62,000 -
Bedford -9 2 £42,500 -
Luton -9 1 - -
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 29 (100.00%) Cisco
1 29 (100.00%) BGP
2 27 (93.10%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (93.10%) Firewall
2 27 (93.10%) CCNP
3 20 (68.97%) TCP/IP
3 20 (68.97%) Network Management
4 18 (62.07%) VPN
4 18 (62.07%) Juniper
4 18 (62.07%) Wireless
4 18 (62.07%) MPLS
4 18 (62.07%) EIGRP
5 17 (58.62%) RIP
5 17 (58.62%) DWDM
5 17 (58.62%) HP
5 17 (58.62%) SSL
5 17 (58.62%) HSRP
6 16 (55.17%) HP NNM
6 16 (55.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (55.17%) Service Delivery
7 15 (51.72%) F5
8 11 (37.93%) Finance
8 11 (37.93%) SLA
8 11 (37.93%) MS Office
8 11 (37.93%) MS Visio
9 9 (31.03%) ITIL
9 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2
9 9 (31.03%) WAN
9 9 (31.03%) Change Management
9 9 (31.03%) CheckPoint

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (20.69%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.45%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Office
1 11 (37.93%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) BGP
2 27 (93.10%) Firewall
3 20 (68.97%) TCP/IP
4 18 (62.07%) VPN
4 18 (62.07%) Wireless
4 18 (62.07%) MPLS
4 18 (62.07%) EIGRP
5 17 (58.62%) RIP
5 17 (58.62%) DWDM
5 17 (58.62%) SSL
5 17 (58.62%) HSRP
6 9 (31.03%) WAN
7 8 (27.59%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (27.59%) LAN
8 6 (20.69%) Network Security
9 4 (13.79%) VoIP
9 4 (13.79%) DNS
9 4 (13.79%) DHCP
10 2 (6.90%) tcpdump
10 2 (6.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Network Engineer
2 12 (41.38%) Network Specialist
3 4 (13.79%) Network Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Support
6 1 (3.45%) Security Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Network Management
2 16 (55.17%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (55.17%) Service Delivery
3 9 (31.03%) ITIL
3 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2
3 9 (31.03%) Change Management
3 9 (31.03%) PRINCE
3 9 (31.03%) Process Improvement
4 6 (20.69%) Network Design
5 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
Qualifications
1 27 (93.10%) Cisco Certification
1 27 (93.10%) CCNP
2 8 (27.59%) CCSA
3 7 (24.14%) CCNA
3 7 (24.14%) CCSE
4 6 (20.69%) CCDP
5 3 (10.34%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (6.90%) CCDA
6 2 (6.90%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (37.93%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
1 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (55.17%) HP NNM
2 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (62.07%) Juniper
3 17 (58.62%) HP
4 15 (51.72%) F5
5 9 (31.03%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.45%) Dell
7 1 (3.45%) Veritas
7 1 (3.45%) Lotus
7 1 (3.45%) 3Com
7 1 (3.45%) BT
7 1 (3.45%) Websense
7 1 (3.45%) Avaya
7 1 (3.45%) Symantec
7 1 (3.45%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.45%) Brocade
7 1 (3.45%) Aruba
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Volt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Total package value c.£61K
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 27 days ago