The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 48 52 32
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 6 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 1.97% 1.23% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 8.70% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 5
Average salary £40,042 £51,250 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% -21.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,083 £40,500 £56,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £58,500 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -
OSPF
Derbyshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
57 46 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 18.69% 14.20% 22.60%
Number of salaries quoted 52 40 47
Average salary £39,083 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £72,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

OSPF
Salary Trend in Derby

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Derby

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Derby 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) IPsec
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (71.43%) SolarWinds
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) SSL
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 5 (71.43%) ADSL
2 5 (71.43%) VoIP
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (71.43%) F5
2 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) CCNP
3 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
4 3 (42.86%) BIG-IP
4 3 (42.86%) Local Government
4 3 (42.86%) BYOD
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (42.86%) Multicast
5 2 (28.57%) Structured Cabling

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Derby 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) IPsec
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) SSL
2 5 (71.43%) ADSL
2 5 (71.43%) VoIP
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (42.86%) Multicast
4 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
4 3 (42.86%) BIG-IP
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) Structured Cabling
General
1 3 (42.86%) Local Government
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
1 2 (28.57%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNP
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 5 (71.43%) SolarWinds
2 5 (71.43%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) IronPort