The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 61 97 110
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +13
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 72 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.53% 1.20% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.48% 7.99% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 69 19 9
Average salary £51,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.44% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £47,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
OSPF
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
412 288 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.21% 15.08% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 367 245 278
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

OSPF
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Birmingham region.

OSPF Salary Trend in Birmingham

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Birmingham

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 96 (97.96%) BGP
2 89 (90.82%) Cisco
3 79 (80.61%) Cisco Certification
4 62 (63.27%) Firewall
5 49 (50.00%) CCNP
6 48 (48.98%) CheckPoint
7 43 (43.88%) Cisco IOS
8 42 (42.86%) MPLS
9 38 (38.78%) CCIE
9 38 (38.78%) Cisco Nexus
10 36 (36.73%) Juniper
11 31 (31.63%) VPN
11 31 (31.63%) F5
12 28 (28.57%) CCNA
13 26 (26.53%) Riverbed
13 26 (26.53%) Spanning Tree
14 25 (25.51%) TCP/IP
15 22 (22.45%) Data Centre
16 20 (20.41%) Network Security
16 20 (20.41%) EIGRP
17 19 (19.39%) Service Delivery
17 19 (19.39%) Load Balancing
18 18 (18.37%) LAN
19 16 (16.33%) WAN
20 15 (15.31%) Finance
21 14 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
21 14 (14.29%) FWSM
22 13 (13.27%) HSRP
22 13 (13.27%) Wi-Fi
22 13 (13.27%) CSS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (3.06%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 96 (97.96%) BGP
2 62 (63.27%) Firewall
3 43 (43.88%) Cisco IOS
4 42 (42.86%) MPLS
5 38 (38.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 31 (31.63%) VPN
7 26 (26.53%) Spanning Tree
8 25 (25.51%) TCP/IP
9 20 (20.41%) Network Security
9 20 (20.41%) EIGRP
10 18 (18.37%) LAN
11 16 (16.33%) WAN
12 14 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (14.29%) FWSM
13 13 (13.27%) HSRP
13 13 (13.27%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (11.22%) VLAN
14 11 (11.22%) DNS
15 9 (9.18%) IOS XR
15 9 (9.18%) NX-OS
Development Applications
1 5 (5.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (15.31%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Marketing
3 4 (4.08%) Banking
4 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (38.78%) Network Engineer
2 27 (27.55%) Consultant
3 19 (19.39%) Network Consultant
4 17 (17.35%) Senior Network Engineer
5 15 (15.31%) Senior Consultant
6 11 (11.22%) Architect
6 11 (11.22%) Network Architect
6 11 (11.22%) Cisco Consultant
7 10 (10.20%) Senior Network Consultant
7 10 (10.20%) Analyst
7 10 (10.20%) Network Analyst
8 9 (9.18%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (9.18%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 8 (8.16%) Senior Cisco Consultant
9 8 (8.16%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (8.16%) Project Manager
10 7 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 6 (6.12%) Support Engineer
11 6 (6.12%) Network Specialist
11 6 (6.12%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.06%) Clustering
3 1 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.24%) Solaris
1 12 (12.24%) Linux
1 12 (12.24%) UNIX
2 3 (3.06%) Windows
3 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.39%) Service Delivery
1 19 (19.39%) Load Balancing
2 11 (11.22%) ITIL
3 10 (10.20%) GAP Analysis
4 8 (8.16%) Project Management
5 7 (7.14%) Network Architecture
6 6 (6.12%) Workflow
6 6 (6.12%) PRINCE2
6 6 (6.12%) High Availability
6 6 (6.12%) Change Control
7 3 (3.06%) PRINCE
7 3 (3.06%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.04%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.02%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (1.02%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.02%) Low Latency
9 1 (1.02%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 1 (1.02%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.10%) Perl
1 5 (5.10%) Tcl
2 1 (1.02%) C
2 1 (1.02%) VBScript
2 1 (1.02%) Python
Qualifications
1 79 (80.61%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (50.00%) CCNP
3 38 (38.78%) CCIE
4 28 (28.57%) CCNA
5 11 (11.22%) CCDP
6 6 (6.12%) Security Cleared
6 6 (6.12%) Degree
7 5 (5.10%) SC Cleared
7 5 (5.10%) CCIP
8 3 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (2.04%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (2.04%) PMP
9 2 (2.04%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.04%) CCSA
10 1 (1.02%) CCSE
10 1 (1.02%) CEH
10 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) SLA
2 2 (2.04%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.02%) Nessus
2 1 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.02%) Ionix
Vendors
1 89 (90.82%) Cisco
2 48 (48.98%) CheckPoint
3 36 (36.73%) Juniper
4 31 (31.63%) F5
5 26 (26.53%) Riverbed
6 9 (9.18%) McAfee
7 6 (6.12%) VMware
8 3 (3.06%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.06%) Sun
9 1 (1.02%) HP
9 1 (1.02%) EMC
9 1 (1.02%) Citrix
9 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.02%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.02%) Qualys
9 1 (1.02%) Oracle
9 1 (1.02%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.02%) Tripwire
9 1 (1.02%) Sourcefire
9 1 (1.02%) Brocade
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 24 days ago