The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - 61 48
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 0 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.79% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.56% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 4
Average salary - £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
OSPF
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
93 72 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 11.92% 14.23% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 81 62 63
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

OSPF
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Dorset

OSPF
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) VRRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) VRRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification