The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Buckinghamshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 125 107 133
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +26
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 7 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.34% 0.66% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.00% 3.32% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 8
Average salary £43,750 £33,750 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £58,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
350 392 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.78% 20.05% 23.11%
Number of salaries quoted 272 309 380
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
South East

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 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 31 July 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 -8 3 - -
High Wycombe -12 1 £30,000 -11.11%
Beaconsfield - 1 £40,000 -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
2 8 (80.00%) MPLS
2 8 (80.00%) VPN
3 5 (50.00%) SLA
3 5 (50.00%) ATM
3 5 (50.00%) VoIP
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (50.00%) Juniper
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) IPsec
3 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (50.00%) xDSL
4 4 (40.00%) CCNA
4 4 (40.00%) CCNP
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) SDH
5 3 (30.00%) WLAN
5 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (30.00%) DWDM
5 3 (30.00%) X.25
5 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (30.00%) Frame Relay
5 3 (30.00%) Network Design
6 2 (20.00%) DMVPN
6 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) Back Office
6 2 (20.00%) Network Security
6 2 (20.00%) Wireless Security

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
2 8 (80.00%) MPLS
2 8 (80.00%) VPN
3 5 (50.00%) ATM
3 5 (50.00%) VoIP
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) IPsec
3 5 (50.00%) xDSL
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) SDH
5 3 (30.00%) WLAN
5 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (30.00%) DWDM
5 3 (30.00%) X.25
5 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (30.00%) Frame Relay
6 2 (20.00%) DMVPN
6 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Back Office
2 2 (20.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Network Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Network Design Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Support Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Design Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Network Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Support
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Architect
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCNA
2 4 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) CCIE
4 1 (10.00%) CCIP
4 1 (10.00%) CCDA
4 1 (10.00%) CCDP
4 1 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
4 1 (10.00%) CCSA
4 1 (10.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) Huawei
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint