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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 158 177 138
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -39
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.28% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 1.60% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 17
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £44,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
519 624 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.33% 17.32% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 436 540 418
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Nottinghamshire +16 3 £55,000 +22.22%
Leicestershire +26 1 £55,000 +34.14%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 12 (92.31%) Cisco
1 12 (92.31%) BGP
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (61.54%) Juniper
2 8 (61.54%) MPLS
2 8 (61.54%) LAN
2 8 (61.54%) WAN
3 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 6 (46.15%) HSRP
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 4 (30.77%) Wireless
4 4 (30.77%) EIGRP
5 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) IPv6
6 2 (15.38%) CCIE
6 2 (15.38%) CCNP
6 2 (15.38%) CCNA
6 2 (15.38%) RIP
6 2 (15.38%) WLAN
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) CISSP
6 2 (15.38%) Nokia
6 2 (15.38%) CISM
6 2 (15.38%) Information Security
6 2 (15.38%) IPsec
6 2 (15.38%) Retail
6 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) BGP
2 8 (61.54%) MPLS
2 8 (61.54%) LAN
2 8 (61.54%) WAN
3 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 6 (46.15%) HSRP
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 4 (30.77%) Wireless
4 4 (30.77%) EIGRP
5 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (15.38%) IPv6
6 2 (15.38%) RIP
6 2 (15.38%) WLAN
6 2 (15.38%) IPsec
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (7.69%) Network Security
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (7.69%) Multicast
General
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Network Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Information Security
2 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) High Availability
2 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCIE
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) CISSP
2 2 (15.38%) CISM
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) Juniper
3 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 2 (15.38%) Nokia
4 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat
4 2 (15.38%) F5
4 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
4 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
4 2 (15.38%) Tufin
5 1 (7.69%) WatchGuard
5 1 (7.69%) Veeam
5 1 (7.69%) Meraki
5 1 (7.69%) Mitel
5 1 (7.69%) Cognizant
5 1 (7.69%) Nortel