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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 106 100 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 8 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.45% 0.69% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.09% 2.94% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £35,000 £46,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.32% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +8.43%
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
382 340 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.70% 23.35% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 282 241 380
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +12.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Cambridge

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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%) DNS
2 17 (94.44%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (77.78%) Cisco
4 11 (61.11%) CCNA
5 10 (55.56%) JNCIE
5 10 (55.56%) Ethernet
5 10 (55.56%) MPLS
5 10 (55.56%) CCIE
5 10 (55.56%) Juniper
6 9 (50.00%) CCNP
7 7 (38.89%) DHCP
8 6 (33.33%) Network Design
8 6 (33.33%) Redback
8 6 (33.33%) CCIP
8 6 (33.33%) VPLS
8 6 (33.33%) CCDP
9 5 (27.78%) Junos
9 5 (27.78%) Internet
9 5 (27.78%) Linux
10 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
10 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (22.22%) SQL
10 4 (22.22%) Python
10 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
10 4 (22.22%) VoIP
10 4 (22.22%) WAN
10 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
10 4 (22.22%) Network Management

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) BGP
1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (94.44%) DNS
3 10 (55.56%) MPLS
3 10 (55.56%) Ethernet
4 7 (38.89%) DHCP
5 6 (33.33%) VPLS
6 5 (27.78%) Junos
6 5 (27.78%) Internet
7 4 (22.22%) SNMP
7 4 (22.22%) VoIP
7 4 (22.22%) WAN
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (22.22%) Wireless
7 4 (22.22%) IP Telephony
7 4 (22.22%) BIG-IP
7 4 (22.22%) VLAN
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Bugzilla
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
1 4 (22.22%) TestLink
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) 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 4 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Test Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Graduate
4 1 (5.56%) Graduate Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
1 4 (22.22%) Streaming Media
1 4 (22.22%) IPTV
1 4 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Network Design
2 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 4 (22.22%) Network Management
2 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Scrum
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
1 4 (22.22%) Python
1 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (61.11%) CCNA
3 10 (55.56%) CCIE
3 10 (55.56%) JNCIE
4 9 (50.00%) CCNP
5 6 (33.33%) CCIP
5 6 (33.33%) CCDP
6 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 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) Juniper
3 6 (33.33%) Redback
4 4 (22.22%) Sourcefire
4 4 (22.22%) Fortinet
4 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 4 (22.22%) Perforce
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) Polycom
4 4 (22.22%) Aruba
4 4 (22.22%) F5
5 1 (5.56%) SonicWALL