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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 160 169 187
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +18
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 11 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.35% 0.094% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.97% 0.55% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 8
Average salary £48,250 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £47,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £63,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
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
559 550 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.57% 17.27% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 429 458 503
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 +10 5 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Leicestershire - 3 £45,750 - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £43,750 -
Derbyshire - 1 £50,000 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 18 (94.74%) Cisco
1 18 (94.74%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (84.21%) CCNP
3 15 (78.95%) Firewall
4 13 (68.42%) BGP
5 12 (63.16%) VPN
6 11 (57.89%) MPLS
7 9 (47.37%) WAN
7 9 (47.37%) LAN
8 8 (42.11%) CCNA
9 7 (36.84%) Juniper
9 7 (36.84%) Wireless
9 7 (36.84%) VLAN
10 6 (31.58%) F5
10 6 (31.58%) Unified Communications
10 6 (31.58%) Presales
10 6 (31.58%) IPsec
10 6 (31.58%) EIGRP
10 6 (31.58%) SSL
11 5 (26.32%) Ethernet
11 5 (26.32%) ADSL
11 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
11 5 (26.32%) Finance
11 5 (26.32%) Spanning Tree
11 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
11 5 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (26.32%) xDSL
11 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (21.05%) XMPP
12 4 (21.05%) WAAS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) Firewall
2 13 (68.42%) BGP
3 12 (63.16%) VPN
4 11 (57.89%) MPLS
5 9 (47.37%) LAN
5 9 (47.37%) WAN
6 7 (36.84%) VLAN
6 7 (36.84%) Wireless
7 6 (31.58%) EIGRP
7 6 (31.58%) IPsec
7 6 (31.58%) SSL
7 6 (31.58%) Unified Communications
8 5 (26.32%) ADSL
8 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (26.32%) Ethernet
8 5 (26.32%) Spanning Tree
8 5 (26.32%) xDSL
9 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
9 4 (21.05%) WAAS
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Network Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Security Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) WAN Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Network Communications Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Network Support
5 2 (10.53%) Presales Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Security Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) BYOD
4 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Presales
2 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (21.05%) WAN Optimisation
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Network Management
4 2 (10.53%) Fault Management
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.26%) Data Security
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Network Design
5 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (84.21%) CCNP
3 8 (42.11%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) CCDA
4 1 (5.26%) CCIE
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.26%) JNCIA
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) Juniper
3 6 (31.58%) F5
4 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
5 4 (21.05%) Ipanema Technologies
5 4 (21.05%) Riverbed
5 4 (21.05%) SolarWinds
6 2 (10.53%) HP
7 1 (5.26%) ArcSight
7 1 (5.26%) Avaya
7 1 (5.26%) Meraki
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.26%) Mitel
7 1 (5.26%) Nokia
7 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
7 1 (5.26%) VMware
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