The first table below looks at the demand for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 105 124 124
Rank change year-on-year
+19 0
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 21 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.14% 0.054% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.50% 0.23% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 21 0 2
Average salary £50,000 - £31,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
323 428 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.53% 22.91% 12.11%
Number of salaries quoted 234 323 197
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
North West

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Cheshire

OSPF
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 6 £50,000 - 1
OSPF
North West

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 36 (100.00%) WAN
1 36 (100.00%) BGP
1 36 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 36 (100.00%) Finance
2 35 (97.22%) TCP/IP
2 35 (97.22%) Cisco
3 34 (94.44%) LAN
3 34 (94.44%) Firewall
3 34 (94.44%) F5
4 33 (91.67%) CiscoWorks
5 27 (75.00%) IGRP
6 26 (72.22%) Juniper
7 25 (69.44%) Internet
7 25 (69.44%) HP
7 25 (69.44%) TACACS
7 25 (69.44%) HTTP
7 25 (69.44%) SOAP
7 25 (69.44%) LDAP
7 25 (69.44%) SMTP
7 25 (69.44%) DNS
7 25 (69.44%) SSL
7 25 (69.44%) Capacity Management
7 25 (69.44%) Network Management
7 25 (69.44%) Network Design
7 25 (69.44%) HP NNM
7 25 (69.44%) WebSphere
7 25 (69.44%) Load Balancing
8 20 (55.56%) VLAN
9 11 (30.56%) FIX Protocol
9 11 (30.56%) DHCP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 25 (69.44%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 36 (100.00%) WAN
1 36 (100.00%) BGP
1 36 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 35 (97.22%) TCP/IP
3 34 (94.44%) LAN
3 34 (94.44%) Firewall
4 27 (75.00%) IGRP
5 25 (69.44%) Internet
5 25 (69.44%) TACACS
5 25 (69.44%) HTTP
5 25 (69.44%) LDAP
5 25 (69.44%) SMTP
5 25 (69.44%) DNS
5 25 (69.44%) SSL
6 20 (55.56%) VLAN
7 11 (30.56%) DHCP
8 10 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (25.00%) Multicast
9 9 (25.00%) DWDM
9 9 (25.00%) MPLS
General
1 36 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (91.67%) Network Engineer
2 23 (63.89%) Firewall Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Wireless Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Data Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (69.44%) SOAP
2 11 (30.56%) FIX Protocol
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Capacity Management
1 25 (69.44%) Network Management
1 25 (69.44%) Network Design
1 25 (69.44%) Load Balancing
2 1 (2.78%) Network Architecture
2 1 (2.78%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (2.78%) JNCIA
3 1 (2.78%) CCNA
3 1 (2.78%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 33 (91.67%) CiscoWorks
2 25 (69.44%) HP NNM
3 8 (22.22%) OpenView
Vendors
1 35 (97.22%) Cisco
2 34 (94.44%) F5
3 26 (72.22%) Juniper
4 25 (69.44%) HP
5 9 (25.00%) Fortinet
5 9 (25.00%) CheckPoint
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago