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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 112 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 9 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.50% 0.32% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.15% 1.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 0
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
418 374 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.15% 23.60% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 321 309 302
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,250
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 2 September 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 12 (92.31%) DNS
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (84.62%) BGP
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco
4 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
4 6 (46.15%) CCNP
4 6 (46.15%) CCNA
4 6 (46.15%) MPLS
4 6 (46.15%) Ubuntu
4 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
5 5 (38.46%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (38.46%) JIRA
5 5 (38.46%) Streaming Media
5 5 (38.46%) VPLS
5 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (38.46%) Redback
5 5 (38.46%) Network Design
5 5 (38.46%) JNCIE
5 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Scrum
5 5 (38.46%) Bugzilla
5 5 (38.46%) Perforce
5 5 (38.46%) CCDP
5 5 (38.46%) CCIP
5 5 (38.46%) Juniper
5 5 (38.46%) Internet

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (38.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) DNS
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) BGP
3 6 (46.15%) WAN
3 6 (46.15%) MPLS
4 5 (38.46%) VPLS
4 5 (38.46%) Ethernet
4 5 (38.46%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) VoIP
5 2 (15.38%) RIP
5 2 (15.38%) DHCP
6 1 (7.69%) LDAP
6 1 (7.69%) LAN
6 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.69%) SAN
6 1 (7.69%) Wireless
6 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
6 1 (7.69%) IGRP
6 1 (7.69%) MGCP
6 1 (7.69%) H.323
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Bugzilla
1 5 (38.46%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Design Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Test Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Network Architect
1 5 (38.46%) IP Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Client/Server
1 5 (38.46%) Streaming Media
2 4 (30.77%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
1 6 (46.15%) Ubuntu
1 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
1 5 (38.46%) Scrum
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) Network Design
2 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) CCNP
2 6 (46.15%) CCNA
3 5 (38.46%) CCDP
3 5 (38.46%) CCIP
3 5 (38.46%) JNCIE
3 5 (38.46%) CCIE
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Nagios
2 1 (7.69%) Munin
2 1 (7.69%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
3 5 (38.46%) Juniper
3 5 (38.46%) Perforce
3 5 (38.46%) Redback
4 1 (7.69%) Trapeze
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
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