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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 100 111 99
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 17 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.13% 0.30% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.63% 1.29% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 6
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £54,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -36.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £38,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
302 388 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.05% 23.39% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 219 290 267
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 25 (80.65%) Juniper
1 25 (80.65%) BGP
2 21 (67.74%) TCP/IP
2 21 (67.74%) Firewall
3 20 (64.52%) Cisco
4 15 (48.39%) Linux
4 15 (48.39%) Load Balancing
5 14 (45.16%) LAN
5 14 (45.16%) WAN
6 12 (38.71%) HTTP
6 12 (38.71%) DNS
6 12 (38.71%) Perl
6 12 (38.71%) Bash Shell
7 11 (35.48%) SSH
8 10 (32.26%) Web Services
8 10 (32.26%) F5
9 9 (29.03%) Junos
9 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
10 6 (19.35%) Internet
11 5 (16.13%) Nagios
11 5 (16.13%) MPLS
11 5 (16.13%) HP
11 5 (16.13%) PMI
11 5 (16.13%) PMI Certification
11 5 (16.13%) Sun
11 5 (16.13%) CCIE
11 5 (16.13%) SLA
11 5 (16.13%) VPN
11 5 (16.13%) SNMP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (80.65%) BGP
2 21 (67.74%) Firewall
2 21 (67.74%) TCP/IP
3 14 (45.16%) LAN
3 14 (45.16%) WAN
4 12 (38.71%) DNS
4 12 (38.71%) HTTP
5 11 (35.48%) SSH
6 9 (29.03%) Junos
7 6 (19.35%) Internet
8 5 (16.13%) Ethernet
8 5 (16.13%) MPLS
8 5 (16.13%) Multicast
8 5 (16.13%) SNMP
8 5 (16.13%) VPN
8 5 (16.13%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (12.90%) HSRP
9 4 (12.90%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (12.90%) VLAN
General
1 5 (16.13%) Banking
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
1 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
1 5 (16.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Advertising
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Network Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Network Systems Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) NOC Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Network Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Firewall Support
6 2 (6.45%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Support
6 2 (6.45%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Security Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Designer
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Network Communications Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) PMI
2 4 (12.90%) Fintech
2 4 (12.90%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Load Balancing
2 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
3 5 (16.13%) Logistics
3 5 (16.13%) Online Marketing
3 5 (16.13%) Open Source
3 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
4 4 (12.90%) Kernel Tuning
4 4 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) Bash Shell
1 12 (38.71%) Perl
2 2 (6.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.13%) CCIE
2 5 (16.13%) PMI Certification
3 4 (12.90%) CCNA
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Cacti
1 5 (16.13%) Nagios
1 5 (16.13%) RANCID
1 5 (16.13%) SmokePing
2 2 (6.45%) Puppet
3 1 (3.23%) Ansible
3 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Juniper
2 20 (64.52%) Cisco
3 10 (32.26%) F5
4 5 (16.13%) Brocade
4 5 (16.13%) HP
4 5 (16.13%) SolarWinds
4 5 (16.13%) Splunk
4 5 (16.13%) Sun
5 4 (12.90%) WorldPay
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.23%) VMware
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Posted: 2 days ago
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