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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 91 109 112
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 12 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.86% 0.50% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.33% 2.10% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 4
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £50,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £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
225 428 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.20% 23.70% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 208 324 305
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 4 September 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Cambridge

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 18 (94.74%) BGP
2 17 (89.47%) Firewall
3 14 (73.68%) LAN
3 14 (73.68%) WAN
3 14 (73.68%) TCP/IP
4 13 (68.42%) VPN
5 11 (57.89%) Telecoms
5 11 (57.89%) VRRP
5 11 (57.89%) CheckPoint
5 11 (57.89%) Publishing
5 11 (57.89%) WLAN
5 11 (57.89%) Marketing
5 11 (57.89%) Video Conferencing
5 11 (57.89%) HSRP
5 11 (57.89%) Data Centre
6 6 (31.58%) Cisco
7 4 (21.05%) Juniper
8 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (15.79%) MPLS
8 3 (15.79%) VMware
8 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
8 3 (15.79%) Multicast
8 3 (15.79%) Junos
9 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
9 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
9 2 (10.53%) Network Management
9 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
9 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
9 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (10.53%) Kernel Tuning

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) BGP
2 17 (89.47%) Firewall
3 14 (73.68%) LAN
3 14 (73.68%) WAN
3 14 (73.68%) TCP/IP
4 13 (68.42%) VPN
5 11 (57.89%) WLAN
5 11 (57.89%) VRRP
5 11 (57.89%) HSRP
6 3 (15.79%) Multicast
6 3 (15.79%) Junos
6 3 (15.79%) MPLS
7 2 (10.53%) DNS
7 2 (10.53%) HTTP
7 2 (10.53%) SNMP
7 2 (10.53%) VoIP
7 2 (10.53%) H.323
7 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
7 2 (10.53%) ICMP
7 2 (10.53%) IPsec
General
1 11 (57.89%) Telecoms
1 11 (57.89%) Publishing
1 11 (57.89%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Network Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Network Team Leader
2 3 (15.79%) Team Leader
3 2 (10.53%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Video Conferencing
1 11 (57.89%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
2 2 (10.53%) Communications Security
2 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
2 2 (10.53%) Network Management
2 2 (10.53%) Kernel Tuning
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Perl
1 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) CheckPoint
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) Juniper
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) Brocade
6 1 (5.26%) Veeam
6 1 (5.26%) F5
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
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