The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 162 171 153
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 11 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.30% 0.16% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.46% 1.04% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 13
Average salary £41,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £36,581 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
OSPF
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
447 579 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.27% 15.47% 18.71%
Number of salaries quoted 366 463 528
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

OSPF
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

OSPF Salary Trend in the East Midlands

OSPF
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

OSPF
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
Derbyshire -1 6 £41,000 -20.00% 1
Leicestershire - 3 £32,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire -4 2 £45,000 +26.18% 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 30 (85.71%) BGP
2 23 (65.71%) LAN
2 23 (65.71%) WAN
3 22 (62.86%) DNS
3 22 (62.86%) Firewall
4 20 (57.14%) DHCP
5 18 (51.43%) TCP/IP
5 18 (51.43%) Cisco
6 16 (45.71%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (45.71%) HSRP
7 14 (40.00%) MPLS
7 14 (40.00%) VoIP
7 14 (40.00%) Wireless
8 12 (34.29%) Spanning Tree
8 12 (34.29%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (31.43%) ISPF
9 11 (31.43%) CCNA
10 10 (28.57%) CCNP
10 10 (28.57%) CheckPoint
10 10 (28.57%) VPN
10 10 (28.57%) IPsec
10 10 (28.57%) Law
10 10 (28.57%) SolarWinds
10 10 (28.57%) Data Centre
11 9 (25.71%) ITIL
12 8 (22.86%) F5
13 7 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 6 (17.14%) PCI DSS
14 6 (17.14%) SCCM
14 6 (17.14%) Network Security

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (85.71%) BGP
2 23 (65.71%) LAN
2 23 (65.71%) WAN
3 22 (62.86%) DNS
3 22 (62.86%) Firewall
4 20 (57.14%) DHCP
5 18 (51.43%) TCP/IP
6 16 (45.71%) HSRP
7 14 (40.00%) Wireless
7 14 (40.00%) MPLS
7 14 (40.00%) VoIP
8 12 (34.29%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (34.29%) Spanning Tree
9 10 (28.57%) IPsec
9 10 (28.57%) VPN
10 6 (17.14%) EIGRP
10 6 (17.14%) Network Security
11 4 (11.43%) FWSM
11 4 (11.43%) OpenFlow
11 4 (11.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Hudson
General
1 10 (28.57%) Law
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
2 2 (5.71%) Local Government
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Senior Network Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Network Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Platform Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Network Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Network Administrator
4 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
4 2 (5.71%) Administrator
4 2 (5.71%) Network Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Head of IT
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Network Support
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.71%) Kindle
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Patch Management
2 6 (17.14%) SIEM
3 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.57%) Transition Management
4 3 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.71%) Security Architecture
5 2 (5.71%) Network Architecture
5 2 (5.71%) Change Management
5 2 (5.71%) BCP
6 1 (2.86%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (31.43%) CCNA
3 10 (28.57%) CCNP
4 4 (11.43%) Degree
5 3 (8.57%) CCIE
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.86%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.86%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (17.14%) PCI DSS
3 3 (8.57%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.71%) vSphere
1 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) SCCM
2 4 (11.43%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (5.71%) Nagios
3 2 (5.71%) Cacti
3 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Cisco
2 10 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 10 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 8 (22.86%) F5
4 6 (17.14%) VMware
5 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.43%) HP
6 4 (11.43%) ArcSight
6 4 (11.43%) TippingPoint
7 2 (5.71%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.71%) IronPort
8 1 (2.86%) Juniper
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Spalding, Lincolnshire
CPBS
Salary: From £25,119 to £29,149 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Derby
University of Derby
Salary: Up to £38,082 depending on experience (PLUS GREAT BENEFITS!)
Posted: 26 days ago