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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 110 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.25% 0.99% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 4.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Average salary £35,000 £66,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.96% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
368 335 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.55% 23.61% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 273 258 318
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) BGP
1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (94.44%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (88.89%) Cisco
4 15 (83.33%) DNS
5 11 (61.11%) Juniper
5 11 (61.11%) CCNP
6 10 (55.56%) CCNA
6 10 (55.56%) MPLS
6 10 (55.56%) CCIE
6 10 (55.56%) Ethernet
6 10 (55.56%) JNCIE
7 7 (38.89%) DHCP
8 6 (33.33%) CCDP
8 6 (33.33%) CCIP
8 6 (33.33%) VPLS
8 6 (33.33%) Redback
8 6 (33.33%) Network Design
8 6 (33.33%) Junos
9 5 (27.78%) F5
9 5 (27.78%) VoIP
9 5 (27.78%) SNMP
10 4 (22.22%) Linux
10 4 (22.22%) HP
10 4 (22.22%) Internet
10 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
10 4 (22.22%) Finance
10 4 (22.22%) Sourcefire
10 4 (22.22%) BIG-IP
10 4 (22.22%) Asset Management

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) BGP
1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (83.33%) DNS
3 10 (55.56%) MPLS
3 10 (55.56%) Ethernet
4 7 (38.89%) DHCP
5 6 (33.33%) VPLS
5 6 (33.33%) Junos
6 5 (27.78%) VoIP
6 5 (27.78%) SNMP
7 4 (22.22%) Internet
7 4 (22.22%) BIG-IP
7 4 (22.22%) Wireless
7 4 (22.22%) VLAN
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (22.22%) IP Telephony
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (11.11%) WAN
9 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) TestLink
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
1 2 (11.11%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 6 (33.33%) IP Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Test Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Graduate
4 1 (5.56%) Graduate Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (11.11%) Streaming Media
2 2 (11.11%) IPTV
2 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Network Design
2 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
2 4 (22.22%) Network Management
3 2 (11.11%) Change Control
3 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 2 (11.11%) Python
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (61.11%) CCNP
3 10 (55.56%) CCNA
3 10 (55.56%) CCIE
3 10 (55.56%) JNCIE
4 6 (33.33%) CCDP
4 6 (33.33%) CCIP
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) Juniper
3 6 (33.33%) Redback
4 5 (27.78%) F5
5 4 (22.22%) HP
5 4 (22.22%) Sourcefire
5 4 (22.22%) VMware
5 4 (22.22%) Fortinet
5 4 (22.22%) Polycom
5 4 (22.22%) Aruba
6 2 (11.11%) SonicWALL
6 2 (11.11%) Perforce
6 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
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