The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 130 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 9 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.36% 0.83% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.78% 3.72% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 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 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
OSPF
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
507 484 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 20.43% 22.45% 22.63%
Number of salaries quoted 383 352 486
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,650 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Cambridgeshire region.

OSPF Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

OSPF
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -1 8 £35,000 -22.22%
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (100.00%) BGP
2 24 (96.00%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (84.00%) Cisco
4 20 (80.00%) Firewall
5 17 (68.00%) DNS
6 16 (64.00%) CCNP
7 11 (44.00%) WAN
7 11 (44.00%) CCNA
7 11 (44.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (40.00%) Ethernet
8 10 (40.00%) CCIE
8 10 (40.00%) HP
8 10 (40.00%) Juniper
8 10 (40.00%) MPLS
8 10 (40.00%) VMware
8 10 (40.00%) JNCIE
8 10 (40.00%) FortiGate
9 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (28.00%) DHCP
10 7 (28.00%) CCDP
11 6 (24.00%) CCIP
11 6 (24.00%) Redback
11 6 (24.00%) Network Design
11 6 (24.00%) VPLS
11 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
11 6 (24.00%) vSphere
12 5 (20.00%) Linux
12 5 (20.00%) Internet
12 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (20.00%) Junos

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) BGP
2 20 (80.00%) Firewall
3 17 (68.00%) DNS
4 11 (44.00%) WAN
4 11 (44.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (40.00%) Ethernet
5 10 (40.00%) MPLS
6 7 (28.00%) DHCP
7 6 (24.00%) VPLS
8 5 (20.00%) Internet
8 5 (20.00%) Junos
9 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (16.00%) Wireless
9 4 (16.00%) IP Telephony
9 4 (16.00%) BIG-IP
9 4 (16.00%) VLAN
9 4 (16.00%) VoIP
9 4 (16.00%) SNMP
9 4 (16.00%) IPv6
10 2 (8.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Bugzilla
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
1 4 (16.00%) TestLink
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Consultant
3 6 (24.00%) Architect
3 6 (24.00%) Network Consultant
3 6 (24.00%) Design Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Network Architect
3 6 (24.00%) IP Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Test Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Systems Test Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Graduate Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (16.00%) Streaming Media
1 4 (16.00%) IPTV
1 4 (16.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Ubuntu
2 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (16.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Network Design
1 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.00%) Scrum
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (16.00%) Network Management
3 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
1 4 (16.00%) Python
1 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (96.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (64.00%) CCNP
3 11 (44.00%) CCNA
4 10 (40.00%) JNCIE
4 10 (40.00%) CCIE
5 7 (28.00%) CCDP
6 6 (24.00%) CCIP
7 1 (4.00%) Degree
7 1 (4.00%) CCSA
7 1 (4.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (24.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) HP
2 10 (40.00%) VMware
2 10 (40.00%) Juniper
3 6 (24.00%) Redback
4 4 (16.00%) Sourcefire
4 4 (16.00%) Fortinet
4 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (16.00%) Polycom
4 4 (16.00%) Aruba
4 4 (16.00%) F5
4 4 (16.00%) Perforce
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint