The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 209 227 232
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +5
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 54 44 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.70% 0.54% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.60% 2.74% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 44 33 18
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,750 £39,075
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £59,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1499 1604 1603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.42% 19.70% 20.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 1262 1268
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,007 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

OSPF
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the East of England region.

OSPF Salary Trend in the East of England

OSPF
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in the East of England

OSPF
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Hertfordshire +2 19 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Cambridgeshire +19 17 £40,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +15 15 £52,500 +3.96% 2
Essex -3 3 £65,000 +36.84%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 96 (89.72%) BGP
2 92 (85.98%) Cisco
3 84 (78.50%) Firewall
4 82 (76.64%) Cisco Certification
5 71 (66.36%) CCNP
6 64 (59.81%) TCP/IP
7 61 (57.01%) WAN
8 59 (55.14%) LAN
9 50 (46.73%) VPN
10 49 (45.79%) Data Centre
11 46 (42.99%) CheckPoint
12 45 (42.06%) Cisco Nexus
13 37 (34.58%) EIGRP
14 36 (33.64%) Network Security
15 34 (31.78%) MPLS
16 29 (27.10%) MS Visio
16 29 (27.10%) VRRP
16 29 (27.10%) Load Balancing
16 29 (27.10%) HSRP
16 29 (27.10%) Spanning Tree
16 29 (27.10%) Network Management
17 27 (25.23%) CCNA
18 26 (24.30%) CCDP
19 25 (23.36%) SSL
19 25 (23.36%) Microsoft
19 25 (23.36%) RIP
19 25 (23.36%) CCSA
20 24 (22.43%) CCSE
20 24 (22.43%) Disaster Recovery
20 24 (22.43%) Telecoms

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 9 (8.41%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.93%) Lync
Applications
1 29 (27.10%) MS Visio
2 12 (11.21%) MS Excel
3 9 (8.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (8.41%) Office 365
2 4 (3.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 96 (89.72%) BGP
2 84 (78.50%) Firewall
3 64 (59.81%) TCP/IP
4 61 (57.01%) WAN
5 59 (55.14%) LAN
6 50 (46.73%) VPN
7 45 (42.06%) Cisco Nexus
8 37 (34.58%) EIGRP
9 36 (33.64%) Network Security
10 34 (31.78%) MPLS
11 29 (27.10%) VRRP
11 29 (27.10%) HSRP
11 29 (27.10%) Spanning Tree
12 25 (23.36%) SSL
12 25 (23.36%) RIP
13 19 (17.76%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (16.82%) Wireless
14 18 (16.82%) Wireshark
14 18 (16.82%) DNS
15 16 (14.95%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (22.43%) Telecoms
2 15 (14.02%) Finance
3 11 (10.28%) Publishing
3 11 (10.28%) Marketing
4 3 (2.80%) Banking
5 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Retail
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 45 (42.06%) Network Engineer
2 24 (22.43%) Consultant
3 21 (19.63%) Network Consultant
4 14 (13.08%) Security Consultant
4 14 (13.08%) Network Security Consultant
5 9 (8.41%) Network Specialist
6 6 (5.61%) Security Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) Network Manager
6 6 (5.61%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Technical Design Authority
8 4 (3.74%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 4 (3.74%) Cisco Consultant
8 4 (3.74%) Provisioning Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Design Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Network Design Engineer
9 3 (2.80%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 49 (45.79%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.28%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (8.41%) Thin Client
3 9 (8.41%) Fat Client
3 9 (8.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (5.61%) Blackberry
4 6 (5.61%) Replication
5 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) IVR
7 1 (0.93%) PKI
7 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.28%) Windows
2 10 (9.35%) Linux
3 2 (1.87%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.10%) Load Balancing
1 29 (27.10%) Network Management
2 24 (22.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (18.69%) Change Management
4 15 (14.02%) Network Design
5 11 (10.28%) ITIL
6 6 (5.61%) Mentoring
7 4 (3.74%) Change Control
7 4 (3.74%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.74%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.80%) Time Management
8 3 (2.80%) Network Architecture
8 3 (2.80%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (2.80%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.80%) PRINCE
8 3 (2.80%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.80%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (2.80%) DDoS Mitigation
8 3 (2.80%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (1.87%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.48%) SQL
2 1 (0.93%) Tcl
2 1 (0.93%) Perl
2 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 82 (76.64%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (66.36%) CCNP
3 27 (25.23%) CCNA
4 26 (24.30%) CCDP
5 25 (23.36%) CCSA
6 24 (22.43%) CCSE
7 14 (13.08%) Check Point Certification
8 13 (12.15%) CCIE
9 8 (7.48%) CCIP
10 4 (3.74%) CCDA
10 4 (3.74%) SC Cleared
10 4 (3.74%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.93%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.15%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.48%) Terminal Services
2 6 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.61%) vSphere
3 2 (1.87%) UAG
4 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (9.35%) HP NNM
2 1 (0.93%) Cacti
2 1 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 92 (85.98%) Cisco
2 46 (42.99%) CheckPoint
3 25 (23.36%) Microsoft
4 24 (22.43%) Juniper
5 23 (21.50%) F5
6 20 (18.69%) HP
7 11 (10.28%) SonicWALL
8 9 (8.41%) Apple
9 7 (6.54%) VMware
10 6 (5.61%) Fujitsu
11 4 (3.74%) Remedy
11 4 (3.74%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.80%) Crossbeam
12 3 (2.80%) Siemens
13 2 (1.87%) NetApp
14 1 (0.93%) EMC
14 1 (0.93%) WatchGuard
14 1 (0.93%) Cramer
14 1 (0.93%) Mitel
14 1 (0.93%) Brocade
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 6,900 car allowance + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago