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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 15 14 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 7.14% 2.17% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.32% 14.29% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £47,500 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
OSPF
Bedfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 7 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 27.14% 15.22% 32.74%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 33
Average salary £47,500 £36,500 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.13% -33.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £36,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £62,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

OSPF
Salary Trend in Dunstable

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Dunstable

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 9 (100.00%) MS Office
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
1 9 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 9 (100.00%) RIP
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (100.00%) VPN
1 9 (100.00%) SSL
1 9 (100.00%) HP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Juniper
1 9 (100.00%) DWDM
1 9 (100.00%) MPLS
1 9 (100.00%) BGP
1 9 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Wireless
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
1 9 (100.00%) Change Management
1 9 (100.00%) HP NNM
1 9 (100.00%) Network Management
1 9 (100.00%) HSRP
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (66.67%) VRRP
2 6 (66.67%) Network Design
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 3 (33.33%) SLA
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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.

Applications
1 9 (100.00%) MS Office
1 9 (100.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) RIP
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (100.00%) VPN
1 9 (100.00%) SSL
1 9 (100.00%) DWDM
1 9 (100.00%) MPLS
1 9 (100.00%) BGP
1 9 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Wireless
1 9 (100.00%) HSRP
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (66.67%) VRRP
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Network Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
1 9 (100.00%) Change Management
1 9 (100.00%) Network Management
2 6 (66.67%) Network Design
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) HP
1 9 (100.00%) Juniper
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) F5