The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 116 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.22% 0.36% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 1.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
389 343 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.53% 20.79% 18.25%
Number of salaries quoted 313 282 288
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +5.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
Cambridgeshire

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 31 July 2014.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Cambridge

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (90.00%) DNS
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (60.00%) BGP
4 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco
4 5 (50.00%) CCNA
4 5 (50.00%) DHCP
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (40.00%) JIRA
5 4 (40.00%) Streaming Media
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) Wireless
5 4 (40.00%) Bugzilla
5 4 (40.00%) Perforce
5 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) Python
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) UNIX
5 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
5 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 4 (40.00%) VoIP
5 4 (40.00%) RIP
5 4 (40.00%) Internet

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) DNS
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
3 6 (60.00%) BGP
4 5 (50.00%) DHCP
5 4 (40.00%) Wireless
5 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 4 (40.00%) VoIP
5 4 (40.00%) RIP
5 4 (40.00%) Internet
6 3 (30.00%) MPLS
6 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (30.00%) IGRP
6 3 (30.00%) MGCP
6 3 (30.00%) H.323
6 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (30.00%) HSRP
7 1 (10.00%) SAN
7 1 (10.00%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
1 4 (40.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Network Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Streaming Media
1 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (30.00%) IPTV
3 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Debian
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (40.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) NFS
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Nagios
2 3 (30.00%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (10.00%) Munin
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Perforce
3 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) Trapeze
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Polycom
4 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Splunk
4 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (10.00%) Aruba
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