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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 208 227 243
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +16
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 52 43 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.70% 0.53% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.43% 2.54% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 38 30 22
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £38,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +29.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £35,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £67,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1514 1691 1879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.45% 20.84% 21.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1155 1342 1529
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
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 31 March 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 31 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
Bedfordshire +32 23 £48,500 +27.63% 1
Hertfordshire +5 19 £44,000 -23.47%
Essex -3 7 £37,750 -24.50%
Cambridgeshire +9 3 £35,000 -15.15% 2
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Cisco
2 96 (95.05%) BGP
3 94 (93.07%) Cisco Certification
4 86 (85.15%) Firewall
5 75 (74.26%) CCNP
6 53 (52.48%) Cisco Nexus
7 52 (51.49%) TCP/IP
8 50 (49.50%) Juniper
9 45 (44.55%) MPLS
10 43 (42.57%) VPN
11 40 (39.60%) Network Management
12 39 (38.61%) EIGRP
13 38 (37.62%) MS Visio
13 38 (37.62%) F5
14 35 (34.65%) Network Security
14 35 (34.65%) Disaster Recovery
15 34 (33.66%) SSL
16 33 (32.67%) LAN
17 32 (31.68%) RIP
17 32 (31.68%) WAN
17 32 (31.68%) CCNA
17 32 (31.68%) Wireless
18 31 (30.69%) HSRP
19 30 (29.70%) Spanning Tree
20 29 (28.71%) HP
20 29 (28.71%) CheckPoint
21 27 (26.73%) Finance
22 25 (24.75%) Load Balancing
23 24 (23.76%) SLA
24 22 (21.78%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 6 (5.94%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.96%) Lync
4 2 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.98%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 38 (37.62%) MS Visio
2 16 (15.84%) MS Office
3 13 (12.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.95%) Office 365
2 4 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 96 (95.05%) BGP
2 86 (85.15%) Firewall
3 53 (52.48%) Cisco Nexus
4 52 (51.49%) TCP/IP
5 45 (44.55%) MPLS
6 43 (42.57%) VPN
7 39 (38.61%) EIGRP
8 35 (34.65%) Network Security
9 34 (33.66%) SSL
10 33 (32.67%) LAN
11 32 (31.68%) RIP
11 32 (31.68%) WAN
11 32 (31.68%) Wireless
12 31 (30.69%) HSRP
13 30 (29.70%) Spanning Tree
14 22 (21.78%) DWDM
15 20 (19.80%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (16.83%) Cisco PIX
17 16 (15.84%) Cisco IOS
17 16 (15.84%) DHCP
General
1 27 (26.73%) Finance
2 18 (17.82%) Banking
3 6 (5.94%) Retail
4 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.98%) Games
6 1 (0.99%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (49.50%) Network Engineer
2 24 (23.76%) Network Specialist
3 23 (22.77%) Consultant
4 19 (18.81%) Network Consultant
5 13 (12.87%) Security Consultant
5 13 (12.87%) Network Security Consultant
6 8 (7.92%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Architect
8 5 (4.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Security Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Cisco Architect
9 4 (3.96%) Cisco Consultant
9 4 (3.96%) Network Security Specialist
9 4 (3.96%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Security Specialist
9 4 (3.96%) Technical Design Authority
9 4 (3.96%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 4 (3.96%) AWS Consultant
10 3 (2.97%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.95%) Thin Client
1 5 (4.95%) Fat Client
1 5 (4.95%) Video Conferencing
1 5 (4.95%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (1.98%) Blog
2 2 (1.98%) FMCG
2 2 (1.98%) Blackberry
2 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.98%) Replication
3 1 (0.99%) PKI
3 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.92%) Windows
1 8 (7.92%) Linux
2 1 (0.99%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (39.60%) Network Management
2 35 (34.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 25 (24.75%) Load Balancing
4 21 (20.79%) Change Management
5 18 (17.82%) ITIL
6 16 (15.84%) Service Delivery
7 14 (13.86%) PRINCE2
7 14 (13.86%) PRINCE
8 13 (12.87%) Process Improvement
9 10 (9.90%) Change Control
9 10 (9.90%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (7.92%) Network Design
11 6 (5.94%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (4.95%) Risk Assessment
13 4 (3.96%) Asset Management
13 4 (3.96%) Configuration Management
13 4 (3.96%) Vulnerability Management
14 3 (2.97%) Mentoring
15 2 (1.98%) CRM
15 2 (1.98%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.95%) SQL
2 4 (3.96%) R
Qualifications
1 94 (93.07%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (74.26%) CCNP
3 32 (31.68%) CCNA
4 22 (21.78%) CCDP
5 21 (20.79%) CCSA
6 20 (19.80%) CCSE
7 16 (15.84%) CCIE
8 12 (11.88%) Check Point Certification
9 5 (4.95%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.99%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.99%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (23.76%) SLA
2 4 (3.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.95%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.98%) vSphere
3 2 (1.98%) UAG
4 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (19.80%) HP NNM
2 4 (3.96%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.97%) Cacti
3 3 (2.97%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 101 (100.00%) Cisco
2 50 (49.50%) Juniper
3 38 (37.62%) F5
4 29 (28.71%) HP
4 29 (28.71%) CheckPoint
5 22 (21.78%) Microsoft
6 12 (11.88%) SolarWinds
7 9 (8.91%) VMware
8 7 (6.93%) SonicWALL
9 5 (4.95%) Sourcefire
9 5 (4.95%) Apple
9 5 (4.95%) Crossbeam
10 4 (3.96%) Aruba
10 4 (3.96%) NetApp
10 4 (3.96%) Mitel
10 4 (3.96%) Fortinet
10 4 (3.96%) Polycom
11 2 (1.98%) Fujitsu
11 2 (1.98%) Citrix
12 1 (0.99%) CA
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago