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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 101 115 118
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 6 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.41% 0.33% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.86% 1.44% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 9
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+15.60% +1.76%
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
323 418 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.84% 23.20% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 285 337 283
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,435 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 6 May 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Cambridge

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 11 (100.00%) BGP
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 6 (54.55%) VPN
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) LAN
3 6 (54.55%) WAN
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (54.55%) HSRP
4 5 (45.45%) Marketing
4 5 (45.45%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
4 5 (45.45%) VRRP
4 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
4 5 (45.45%) Publishing
4 5 (45.45%) WLAN
4 5 (45.45%) CCNP
5 4 (36.36%) CCNA
5 4 (36.36%) VoIP
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) DHCP
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) Internet
6 2 (18.18%) Juniper
6 2 (18.18%) Junos
6 2 (18.18%) F5
6 2 (18.18%) Change Control
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (18.18%) SonicWALL
7 1 (9.09%) Network Security

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) BGP
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 6 (54.55%) VPN
3 6 (54.55%) WAN
3 6 (54.55%) LAN
3 6 (54.55%) HSRP
4 5 (45.45%) WLAN
4 5 (45.45%) VRRP
5 4 (36.36%) VoIP
6 2 (18.18%) Internet
6 2 (18.18%) DHCP
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) Junos
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (9.09%) Network Security
7 1 (9.09%) IPsec
7 1 (9.09%) SSH
7 1 (9.09%) Multicast
7 1 (9.09%) SSL
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
1 5 (45.45%) Publishing
1 5 (45.45%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Change Control
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) CCNP
3 4 (36.36%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) CCIE
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) SonicWALL
3 2 (18.18%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Brocade
4 1 (9.09%) HP