The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 169 154 168
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 7 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.47% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% 2.42% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 7
Average salary £37,500 £60,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,397 £48,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
585 619 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.71% 19.45% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 464 538 441
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
England

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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 2014. 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 -10 4 £51,250 -22.64%
Nottinghamshire -2 2 £35,661 -33.65%
Northamptonshire - 1 £35,000 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (85.71%) BGP
3 11 (78.57%) CCNP
4 10 (71.43%) Firewall
5 9 (64.29%) CCNA
6 8 (57.14%) WAN
6 8 (57.14%) LAN
6 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
7 7 (50.00%) MPLS
8 6 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (35.71%) Citrix
10 4 (28.57%) EIGRP
10 4 (28.57%) Juniper
10 4 (28.57%) SAN
10 4 (28.57%) HP
10 4 (28.57%) PSTN
10 4 (28.57%) VoIP
10 4 (28.57%) UNIX
10 4 (28.57%) Linux
10 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
10 4 (28.57%) Wireless
10 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
10 4 (28.57%) JNCIS
10 4 (28.57%) Marketing
10 4 (28.57%) Creative Marketing
10 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
10 4 (28.57%) Meru Networks
10 4 (28.57%) Aruba
11 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) BGP
2 10 (71.43%) Firewall
3 8 (57.14%) LAN
3 8 (57.14%) WAN
4 7 (50.00%) MPLS
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (28.57%) Wireless
6 4 (28.57%) PSTN
6 4 (28.57%) VoIP
6 4 (28.57%) EIGRP
6 4 (28.57%) SAN
7 2 (14.29%) Internet
7 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 2 (14.29%) VPN
7 2 (14.29%) BIG-IP
7 2 (14.29%) VLAN
7 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (7.14%) Network Security
8 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 4 (28.57%) Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (28.57%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Network Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Network Technical Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (14.29%) NHS
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) UNIX
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
1 4 (28.57%) Creative Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (78.57%) CCNP
3 9 (64.29%) CCNA
4 4 (28.57%) JNCIS
5 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (21.43%) CCDP
5 3 (21.43%) MCSE
5 3 (21.43%) MCSA
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 1 (7.14%) CCSA
7 1 (7.14%) CCSE
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) XenApp
1 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
1 3 (21.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (14.29%) Foglight
2 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 5 (35.71%) Citrix
4 4 (28.57%) Juniper
4 4 (28.57%) HP
4 4 (28.57%) Aruba
4 4 (28.57%) Meru Networks
5 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
5 3 (21.43%) F5
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 2 (14.29%) Veeam