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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 201 230 235
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +5
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 61 43 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.81% 0.54% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.35% 2.71% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 52 34 19
Average salary £47,500 £55,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.02% +16.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,250 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1402 1589 1599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 18.53% 19.78% 20.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1050 1297 1255
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 27 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 27 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
Cambridgeshire +28 21 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Bedfordshire +9 20 £52,500 -5.40% 1
Hertfordshire -3 17 £48,750 -15.21% 1
Essex -14 3 £65,000 +44.44% 1
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 101 (89.38%) BGP
2 96 (84.96%) Cisco
3 84 (74.34%) Firewall
4 82 (72.57%) Cisco Certification
5 72 (63.72%) WAN
6 71 (62.83%) CCNP
7 69 (61.06%) LAN
8 64 (56.64%) TCP/IP
9 49 (43.36%) VPN
10 47 (41.59%) CheckPoint
11 46 (40.71%) Data Centre
12 41 (36.28%) Cisco Nexus
13 38 (33.63%) EIGRP
14 35 (30.97%) Network Management
15 34 (30.09%) Network Security
16 33 (29.20%) MPLS
17 31 (27.43%) VRRP
17 31 (27.43%) Load Balancing
18 29 (25.66%) Spanning Tree
18 29 (25.66%) Telecoms
19 28 (24.78%) CCNA
20 27 (23.89%) RIP
21 26 (23.01%) CCDP
22 25 (22.12%) SSL
22 25 (22.12%) CCSA
22 25 (22.12%) CCSE
22 25 (22.12%) HSRP
23 24 (21.24%) MS Visio
24 22 (19.47%) DNS
24 22 (19.47%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 (7.96%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (6.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.88%) Apache
Applications
1 24 (21.24%) MS Visio
2 9 (7.96%) MS Office
3 7 (6.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (8.85%) Office 365
2 3 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 101 (89.38%) BGP
2 84 (74.34%) Firewall
3 72 (63.72%) WAN
4 69 (61.06%) LAN
5 64 (56.64%) TCP/IP
6 49 (43.36%) VPN
7 41 (36.28%) Cisco Nexus
8 38 (33.63%) EIGRP
9 34 (30.09%) Network Security
10 33 (29.20%) MPLS
11 31 (27.43%) VRRP
12 29 (25.66%) Spanning Tree
13 27 (23.89%) RIP
14 25 (22.12%) SSL
14 25 (22.12%) HSRP
15 22 (19.47%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (19.47%) DNS
16 18 (15.93%) Wireless
16 18 (15.93%) Wireshark
17 17 (15.04%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 3 (2.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (25.66%) Telecoms
2 14 (12.39%) Finance
3 12 (10.62%) Marketing
4 11 (9.73%) Publishing
5 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.77%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.77%) Electronics
6 1 (0.88%) Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (43.36%) Network Engineer
2 23 (20.35%) Consultant
3 21 (18.58%) Network Consultant
4 13 (11.50%) Security Consultant
4 13 (11.50%) Network Security Consultant
5 10 (8.85%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (6.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (5.31%) Security Engineer
7 6 (5.31%) Network Manager
7 6 (5.31%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Network Specialist
9 4 (3.54%) NOC Engineer
9 4 (3.54%) Network Design Engineer
9 4 (3.54%) Design Engineer
9 4 (3.54%) Architect
9 4 (3.54%) Provisioning Engineer
9 4 (3.54%) Technical Design Authority
10 3 (2.65%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.88%) Web Services
1 1 (0.88%) WebSockets
1 1 (0.88%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 46 (40.71%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.73%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (8.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 10 (8.85%) Thin Client
3 10 (8.85%) Fat Client
4 7 (6.19%) Blackberry
4 7 (6.19%) Replication
5 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.77%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.88%) NHS
7 1 (0.88%) IVR
7 1 (0.88%) PKI
7 1 (0.88%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.62%) Windows
1 12 (10.62%) Linux
2 3 (2.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.97%) Network Management
2 31 (27.43%) Load Balancing
3 21 (18.58%) Network Design
4 20 (17.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (15.93%) Change Management
6 12 (10.62%) ITIL
7 7 (6.19%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.31%) Network Architecture
9 5 (4.42%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.54%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.54%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (3.54%) Change Control
11 3 (2.65%) Time Management
11 3 (2.65%) Technical Architecture
12 2 (1.77%) Network Planning
12 2 (1.77%) Communications Security
12 2 (1.77%) Resource Management
12 2 (1.77%) Configuration Management
12 2 (1.77%) Service Delivery
12 2 (1.77%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.08%) SQL
2 2 (1.77%) Perl
3 1 (0.88%) PHP
3 1 (0.88%) Tcl
3 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 82 (72.57%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (62.83%) CCNP
3 28 (24.78%) CCNA
4 26 (23.01%) CCDP
5 25 (22.12%) CCSA
5 25 (22.12%) CCSE
6 13 (11.50%) Check Point Certification
7 12 (10.62%) CCIE
8 9 (7.96%) CCIP
9 6 (5.31%) Security Cleared
10 5 (4.42%) CCDA
11 4 (3.54%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.77%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.77%) HNC
12 2 (1.77%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.50%) SLA
2 3 (2.65%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.77%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (7.96%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (7.96%) vSphere
2 8 (7.08%) Terminal Services
3 3 (2.65%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.77%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (7.96%) HP NNM
2 1 (0.88%) Cacti
2 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 96 (84.96%) Cisco
2 47 (41.59%) CheckPoint
3 22 (19.47%) Microsoft
3 22 (19.47%) F5
4 21 (18.58%) HP
5 20 (17.70%) Juniper
6 14 (12.39%) VMware
7 11 (9.73%) SonicWALL
8 10 (8.85%) Apple
9 9 (7.96%) Remedy
10 7 (6.19%) Fujitsu
11 6 (5.31%) Cramer
12 4 (3.54%) SolarWinds
13 3 (2.65%) Siemens
14 2 (1.77%) NetApp
14 2 (1.77%) Crossbeam
15 1 (0.88%) WatchGuard
15 1 (0.88%) Veeam
15 1 (0.88%) Brocade
15 1 (0.88%) Fortinet
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