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 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 - 85 82
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.42% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -
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
124 141 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 18.62% 15.82% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 89 116 93
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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