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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - - 69
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - - 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
90 78 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 12.03% 12.75% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 80 62 98
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £52,500
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 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) CCSA
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) Nokia
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) SMTP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) FWSM
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Time Management
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) 3G
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) SMTP
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) FWSM
3 1 (25.00%) Multicast
3 1 (25.00%) IPv6
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) GSM
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) 3G
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) VRRP
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) CCSA
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Nokia
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) F5