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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 105 119 112
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 18 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.86% 0.64% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.52% 3.10% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 12
Average salary £51,250 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.69% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £39,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
326 387 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.64% 20.61% 23.73%
Number of salaries quoted 235 280 370
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 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
Milton Keynes +4 15 £52,500 +94.44%
Beaconsfield - 1 £40,000 -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) BGP
2 20 (86.96%) Cisco
3 19 (82.61%) MPLS
4 16 (69.57%) EIGRP
5 15 (65.22%) Juniper
5 15 (65.22%) VoIP
6 14 (60.87%) VPN
6 14 (60.87%) LAN
6 14 (60.87%) Network Design
7 13 (56.52%) Frame Relay
7 13 (56.52%) ATM
7 13 (56.52%) WAN
7 13 (56.52%) SLA
8 11 (47.83%) DWDM
8 11 (47.83%) X.25
8 11 (47.83%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (47.83%) SDH
8 11 (47.83%) WLAN
8 11 (47.83%) xDSL
9 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (39.13%) CCNP
10 9 (39.13%) Huawei
11 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
11 5 (21.74%) CCNA
11 5 (21.74%) SNMP
11 5 (21.74%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (17.39%) Network Architecture
12 4 (17.39%) Network Security
12 4 (17.39%) CCIE
12 4 (17.39%) Internet

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 1 (4.35%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) BGP
2 19 (82.61%) MPLS
3 16 (69.57%) EIGRP
4 15 (65.22%) VoIP
5 14 (60.87%) VPN
5 14 (60.87%) LAN
6 13 (56.52%) Frame Relay
6 13 (56.52%) ATM
6 13 (56.52%) WAN
7 11 (47.83%) DWDM
7 11 (47.83%) X.25
7 11 (47.83%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (47.83%) SDH
7 11 (47.83%) WLAN
7 11 (47.83%) xDSL
8 5 (21.74%) SNMP
8 5 (21.74%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (17.39%) Network Security
9 4 (17.39%) Internet
10 3 (13.04%) IPsec
General
1 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Architect
2 11 (47.83%) Network Architect
2 11 (47.83%) Network Design Architect
3 7 (30.43%) Network Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Consultant
5 4 (17.39%) Technical Design Architect
5 4 (17.39%) Technical Architect
6 3 (13.04%) Network Consultant
6 3 (13.04%) Security Consultant
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Technical Architect
6 3 (13.04%) Design Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Architect
6 3 (13.04%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (13.04%) Network Technical Architect
6 3 (13.04%) Network Design Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) Development Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Network Design
2 4 (17.39%) Network Architecture
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (39.13%) CCNP
3 5 (21.74%) CCNA
4 4 (17.39%) CCIE
5 3 (13.04%) CCDA
5 3 (13.04%) CISSP
6 1 (4.35%) JNCIA
6 1 (4.35%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) Juniper
3 9 (39.13%) Huawei
4 3 (13.04%) VMware
5 2 (8.70%) Riverbed
5 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
5 2 (8.70%) F5
5 2 (8.70%) Nokia
5 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.70%) Blue Coat
5 2 (8.70%) McAfee
6 1 (4.35%) Avaya