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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 75 78 69
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.67% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.07% 0.96% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
123 104 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 16.42% 14.63% 24.11%
Number of salaries quoted 105 71 84
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,225 £27,500 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £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
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Weymouth +7 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Wimborne - 2 - -
OSPF
South West

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) SMTP
3 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) Nokia
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (60.00%) Retail
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (60.00%) CCSA
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) F5
3 3 (60.00%) FWSM
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Junos
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Aerospace
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Juniper

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) SMTP
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) FWSM
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) Junos
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) CCSA
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Nokia
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper