The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 88 112 122
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +10
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 14 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.01% 0.40% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.28% 1.78% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 7
Average salary £53,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.60% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £33,000 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £34,000 £42,900
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
OSPF
Cambridgeshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
265 337 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.19% 22.57% 23.27%
Number of salaries quoted 227 292 347
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,435 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

OSPF
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Cambridge

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Cambridge

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 24 (82.76%) BGP
2 23 (79.31%) Cisco
3 22 (75.86%) Juniper
4 19 (65.52%) LAN
4 19 (65.52%) WAN
5 18 (62.07%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (55.17%) Firewall
7 14 (48.28%) F5
7 14 (48.28%) TCP/IP
8 10 (34.48%) CCIE
8 10 (34.48%) HP
9 9 (31.03%) MPLS
9 9 (31.03%) SLA
9 9 (31.03%) CCNA
9 9 (31.03%) Load Balancing
9 9 (31.03%) Brocade
9 9 (31.03%) Manufacturing
9 9 (31.03%) Multicast
10 8 (27.59%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (27.59%) Spanning Tree
10 8 (27.59%) WorldPay
10 8 (27.59%) Fintech
10 8 (27.59%) VLAN
10 8 (27.59%) Problem Management
10 8 (27.59%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (27.59%) Ethernet
11 5 (17.24%) Logistics
11 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
11 5 (17.24%) Banking
11 5 (17.24%) Wi-Fi

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (82.76%) BGP
2 19 (65.52%) LAN
2 19 (65.52%) WAN
3 16 (55.17%) Firewall
4 14 (48.28%) TCP/IP
5 9 (31.03%) MPLS
5 9 (31.03%) Multicast
6 8 (27.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (27.59%) Ethernet
6 8 (27.59%) Spanning Tree
6 8 (27.59%) VLAN
7 5 (17.24%) HSRP
7 5 (17.24%) Internet
7 5 (17.24%) SNMP
7 5 (17.24%) VPN
7 5 (17.24%) VRRP
7 5 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (17.24%) WLAN
8 2 (6.90%) Network Security
9 1 (3.45%) DMVPN
General
1 9 (31.03%) Manufacturing
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Network Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) NOC Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Security Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Network Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Network Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Firewall Support
6 2 (6.90%) Network Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Network Support
6 2 (6.90%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Security Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Fintech
2 5 (17.24%) PMI
2 5 (17.24%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Load Balancing
2 8 (27.59%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (27.59%) Problem Management
3 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
3 5 (17.24%) Logistics
3 5 (17.24%) Online Marketing
3 5 (17.24%) Open Source
3 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (34.48%) CCIE
3 9 (31.03%) CCNA
4 5 (17.24%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.45%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Cacti
1 5 (17.24%) Nagios
1 5 (17.24%) RANCID
1 5 (17.24%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) Cisco
2 22 (75.86%) Juniper
3 14 (48.28%) F5
4 10 (34.48%) HP
5 9 (31.03%) Brocade
6 8 (27.59%) WorldPay
7 5 (17.24%) SolarWinds
7 5 (17.24%) Splunk
7 5 (17.24%) Sun
8 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago