The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 74 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.52% 0.47% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.15% 3.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £44,500 £36,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.08% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
OSPF
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
127 93 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 16.54% 14.46% 13.84%
Number of salaries quoted 108 87 62
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,763
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,845 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

OSPF
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Coventry

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Coventry

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) MPLS
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) CCNA
3 7 (77.78%) CCNP
3 7 (77.78%) VLAN
4 6 (66.67%) LAN
4 6 (66.67%) WAN
5 5 (55.56%) ADSL
6 4 (44.44%) VPN
7 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
7 3 (33.33%) Tivoli
8 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (22.22%) arcserve
8 2 (22.22%) Symantec
8 2 (22.22%) Intel Security
8 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (22.22%) Sophos
8 2 (22.22%) SAN
8 2 (22.22%) ITIL
8 2 (22.22%) Windows
8 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
8 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
8 2 (22.22%) Zenoss
8 2 (22.22%) WhatsUp Gold
8 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (11.11%) Multicast
9 1 (11.11%) Meraki

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) MPLS
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) VLAN
4 6 (66.67%) LAN
4 6 (66.67%) WAN
5 5 (55.56%) ADSL
6 4 (44.44%) VPN
7 2 (22.22%) SAN
8 1 (11.11%) BGP
8 1 (11.11%) Internet
8 1 (11.11%) IPv4
8 1 (11.11%) IPv6
8 1 (11.11%) Multicast
8 1 (11.11%) PPP
8 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Network Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) LAN/WAN Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
1 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) CCNA
3 7 (77.78%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (22.22%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (22.22%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) arcserve
3 2 (22.22%) Intel Security
3 2 (22.22%) Sophos
3 2 (22.22%) Symantec
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Meraki