The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 54 68 59
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.67% 0.54% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.41% 4.35% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +21.95%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
OSPF
East 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 Derbyshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
88 69 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 19.78% 12.48% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 69 52 68
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +48.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Derbyshire

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) TippingPoint
2 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) ArcSight
2 3 (75.00%) SIEM
2 3 (75.00%) FWSM
2 3 (75.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) OpenFlow
2 3 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Transition Management
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) IPv6
4 1 (25.00%) CCIE
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) FWSM
2 3 (75.00%) OpenFlow
2 3 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) IPv6
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Platform Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) SIEM
3 2 (50.00%) Transition Management
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCIE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCDA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) TippingPoint
2 3 (75.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) ArcSight