The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 117 129 114
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 15 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.65% 0.29% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.77% 1.70% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 9
Average salary £52,500 £43,750 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +29.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £33,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
OSPF
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
398 353 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.36% 16.90% 19.95%
Number of salaries quoted 308 276 312
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

OSPF
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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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
Milton Keynes 0 9 £52,500 -
Beaconsfield +24 2 £45,000 +12.50%
High Wycombe -2 2 £65,000 +116.66%
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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%) BGP
2 25 (86.21%) Cisco
3 21 (72.41%) LAN
4 18 (62.07%) CCNP
4 18 (62.07%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (58.62%) DNS
5 17 (58.62%) WAN
6 16 (55.17%) MPLS
7 15 (51.72%) Firewall
8 13 (44.83%) CheckPoint
9 12 (41.38%) VPN
9 12 (41.38%) Spanning Tree
10 11 (37.93%) Network Management
10 11 (37.93%) Network Design
11 10 (34.48%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (31.03%) Network Security
12 9 (31.03%) IPsec
13 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
13 8 (27.59%) CCDP
13 8 (27.59%) DHCP
13 8 (27.59%) Linux
13 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
13 8 (27.59%) CCSE
13 8 (27.59%) CCSA
13 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
13 8 (27.59%) F5
14 7 (24.14%) BIG-IP
14 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
15 6 (20.69%) Finance
15 6 (20.69%) Cisco ASA

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) BGP
2 21 (72.41%) LAN
3 17 (58.62%) WAN
3 17 (58.62%) DNS
4 16 (55.17%) MPLS
5 15 (51.72%) Firewall
6 12 (41.38%) VPN
6 12 (41.38%) Spanning Tree
7 10 (34.48%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (31.03%) IPsec
8 9 (31.03%) Network Security
9 8 (27.59%) DHCP
9 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
10 7 (24.14%) BIG-IP
11 6 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (17.24%) OpenVPN
12 5 (17.24%) Unified Communications
12 5 (17.24%) SSL
12 5 (17.24%) Internet
12 5 (17.24%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MySQL
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Automotive
3 1 (3.45%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Network Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Network Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Network Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Network Design Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Design Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Implementation Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Security Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Network Design Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Network Implementation Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Network Design Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Design Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Network Technical Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
2 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.34%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Debian
2 3 (10.34%) Ubuntu
2 3 (10.34%) CentOS
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Network Design
1 11 (37.93%) Network Management
2 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
3 6 (20.69%) Capacity Management
4 4 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.34%) Operations Management
5 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) CCNP
1 18 (62.07%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (27.59%) CCSA
2 8 (27.59%) CCSE
2 8 (27.59%) CCDP
3 3 (10.34%) CCNA
3 3 (10.34%) Degree
4 2 (6.90%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (3.45%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.45%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) FreeRADIUS
2 3 (10.34%) NFS
2 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Samba
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.34%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Nagios
2 3 (10.34%) WMI
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Cisco
2 13 (44.83%) CheckPoint
3 8 (27.59%) F5
4 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.79%) Avaya
6 3 (10.34%) Juniper
6 3 (10.34%) NetApp
6 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
6 3 (10.34%) EMC
6 3 (10.34%) Citrix
6 3 (10.34%) VMware
6 3 (10.34%) Blue Coat
7 2 (6.90%) Huawei