The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 104 75 79
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +4
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 1 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.088% 0.44% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 3.03% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
OSPF
East Sussex

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

Communications & Networking Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
201 99 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 17.71% 14.37% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 180 96 106
Average salary £28,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.84% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £18,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

OSPF
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Brighton

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (60.00%) RIP
3 3 (60.00%) xDSL
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (40.00%) VLAN
4 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (20.00%) NetApp
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) CCIP
5 1 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (20.00%) IPv4
5 1 (20.00%) IPv6
5 1 (20.00%) LDAP
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) DNS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) RIP
2 3 (60.00%) xDSL
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) IPsec
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) VPLS
4 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (20.00%) VRRP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) IPv4
4 1 (20.00%) IPv6
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) LDAP
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Network Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Principal Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (20.00%) Social Media
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) OpenBSD
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCIP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
1 1 (20.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) ProCurve
2 1 (20.00%) F5