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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 150 174 160
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -14
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 24 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.68% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.30% 1.34% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 7
Average salary £47,500 £39,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.01% -34.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £35,463 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,350 £56,500 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
558 598 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.75% 16.14% 18.78%
Number of salaries quoted 444 476 514
Average salary £40,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.57% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Northamptonshire +13 15 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Derbyshire +13 5 £57,500 +9.52%
Nottinghamshire +8 5 £45,000 +26.18%
Leicestershire +19 1 £45,000 +9.75%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (100.00%) BGP
2 18 (72.00%) DNS
3 17 (68.00%) LAN
3 17 (68.00%) WAN
4 16 (64.00%) DHCP
5 15 (60.00%) Firewall
6 14 (56.00%) HSRP
7 12 (48.00%) Spanning Tree
7 12 (48.00%) TCP/IP
7 12 (48.00%) MPLS
8 11 (44.00%) VoIP
8 11 (44.00%) ISPF
9 10 (40.00%) Law
10 9 (36.00%) Wireless
10 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (32.00%) Cisco
12 7 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
13 6 (24.00%) CCNP
13 6 (24.00%) Network Security
13 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 6 (24.00%) SCCM
13 6 (24.00%) IPsec
14 5 (20.00%) VMware
14 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
14 5 (20.00%) ITIL
14 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
14 5 (20.00%) SIEM
15 4 (16.00%) FWSM
15 4 (16.00%) OpenFlow

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) BGP
2 18 (72.00%) DNS
3 17 (68.00%) LAN
3 17 (68.00%) WAN
4 16 (64.00%) DHCP
5 15 (60.00%) Firewall
6 14 (56.00%) HSRP
7 12 (48.00%) Spanning Tree
7 12 (48.00%) TCP/IP
7 12 (48.00%) MPLS
8 11 (44.00%) VoIP
9 9 (36.00%) Wireless
10 7 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (24.00%) Network Security
11 6 (24.00%) IPsec
12 4 (16.00%) FWSM
12 4 (16.00%) OpenFlow
12 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 4 (16.00%) EIGRP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Hudson
General
1 10 (40.00%) Law
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Network Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Network Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Platform Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Network Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Network Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Support
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) UNIX
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
1 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 5 (20.00%) SIEM
2 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (12.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (12.00%) Transition Management
3 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (8.00%) BCP
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (24.00%) CCNP
3 4 (16.00%) CCNA
3 4 (16.00%) Degree
4 3 (12.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (12.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) Nagios
2 2 (8.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco
2 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (20.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (16.00%) F5
4 4 (16.00%) ArcSight
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.00%) HP
4 4 (16.00%) TippingPoint
5 3 (12.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.00%) IronPort
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