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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 158 181 151
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -30
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 5 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.16% 0.19% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 1.27% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 13
Average salary £55,000 £41,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £41,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
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
568 553 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.74% 14.81% 19.34%
Number of salaries quoted 461 483 488
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 2 March 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 2 March 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 - 3 £55,000 - 1
Derbyshire +12 1 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire +9 1 £65,000 +44.44%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 14 (93.33%) BGP
2 11 (73.33%) LAN
2 11 (73.33%) WAN
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco
3 10 (66.67%) MPLS
4 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (60.00%) HSRP
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (40.00%) Juniper
7 5 (33.33%) Firewall
8 4 (26.67%) Wireless
8 4 (26.67%) IPsec
8 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
8 4 (26.67%) DHCP
8 4 (26.67%) DNS
9 3 (20.00%) VPN
9 3 (20.00%) ITIL
9 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
9 3 (20.00%) F5
9 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (13.33%) ISPF
10 2 (13.33%) Tufin
10 2 (13.33%) VCP4
10 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
10 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (13.33%) SCCM
10 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
10 2 (13.33%) ProxySG

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 14 (93.33%) BGP
2 11 (73.33%) LAN
2 11 (73.33%) WAN
3 10 (66.67%) MPLS
4 9 (60.00%) HSRP
4 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (26.67%) Wireless
6 4 (26.67%) IPsec
6 4 (26.67%) DNS
6 4 (26.67%) DHCP
7 3 (20.00%) VPN
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (13.33%) IPv6
8 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
8 2 (13.33%) RIP
8 2 (13.33%) VoIP
8 2 (13.33%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Hudson
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Law
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Network Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Network Support
3 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
2 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (6.67%) High Availability
2 1 (6.67%) SIEM
2 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (6.67%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) VCP4
2 2 (13.33%) CCIE
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) CCDA
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) Juniper
3 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
4 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (20.00%) F5
5 2 (13.33%) Tufin
5 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
5 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
5 2 (13.33%) Nokia
6 1 (6.67%) WatchGuard
6 1 (6.67%) TippingPoint
6 1 (6.67%) Veeam
6 1 (6.67%) ArcSight
6 1 (6.67%) Meraki
6 1 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (6.67%) Mitel
6 1 (6.67%) Cognizant
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Nortel
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