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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 125 123 142
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 5 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.23% 0.68% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% 2.90% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 5
Average salary £37,500 £43,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.79% +43.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
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
467 517 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.24% 23.36% 21.38%
Number of salaries quoted 362 427 426
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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 -2 4 £35,000 -18.60%
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Cisco
1 20 (100.00%) BGP
2 19 (95.00%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (75.00%) CCNP
3 15 (75.00%) Firewall
4 11 (55.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (50.00%) FortiGate
5 10 (50.00%) VMware
5 10 (50.00%) HP
5 10 (50.00%) DNS
6 9 (45.00%) CCNA
7 8 (40.00%) DHCP
7 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (35.00%) WAN
8 7 (35.00%) Juniper
9 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
9 6 (30.00%) JNCIE
9 6 (30.00%) CCIE
9 6 (30.00%) MPLS
9 6 (30.00%) Ethernet
9 6 (30.00%) VoIP
9 6 (30.00%) vSphere
9 6 (30.00%) Junos
10 5 (25.00%) F5
10 5 (25.00%) SNMP
10 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (20.00%) Finance
11 4 (20.00%) Wireless
11 4 (20.00%) IP Telephony
11 4 (20.00%) Asset Management

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) BGP
2 15 (75.00%) Firewall
3 11 (55.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (50.00%) DNS
5 8 (40.00%) DHCP
6 7 (35.00%) WAN
7 6 (30.00%) MPLS
7 6 (30.00%) Ethernet
7 6 (30.00%) VoIP
7 6 (30.00%) Junos
8 5 (25.00%) SNMP
9 4 (20.00%) IPv6
9 4 (20.00%) Wireless
9 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (20.00%) IP Telephony
9 4 (20.00%) BIG-IP
9 4 (20.00%) VLAN
10 2 (10.00%) VPLS
10 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Consultant
3 6 (30.00%) Network Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) IP Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Graduate Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (20.00%) Network Management
3 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.00%) Change Control
4 2 (10.00%) Network Design
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (75.00%) CCNP
3 9 (45.00%) CCNA
4 6 (30.00%) JNCIE
4 6 (30.00%) CCIE
5 3 (15.00%) CCDP
6 2 (10.00%) CCIP
7 1 (5.00%) Degree
7 1 (5.00%) CCSA
7 1 (5.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (30.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) HP
2 10 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) Juniper
4 5 (25.00%) F5
5 4 (20.00%) Sourcefire
5 4 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 4 (20.00%) Polycom
5 4 (20.00%) Aruba
6 2 (10.00%) SonicWALL
6 2 (10.00%) Redback
6 2 (10.00%) Citrix
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint