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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 210 217 252
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +35
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 49 40 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.67% 0.57% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.26% 2.78% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 36 24 17
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,450 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
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
1501 1438 1724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.54% 20.42% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1165 1116 1416
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 February 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 February 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 +27 18 £48,500 +25.97% 1
Hertfordshire +2 17 £45,000 -16.27% 1
Essex -17 9 £56,250 +12.50%
Cambridgeshire -8 5 £37,500 -12.79%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Cisco
2 114 (96.61%) BGP
3 110 (93.22%) Cisco Certification
4 98 (83.05%) Firewall
5 90 (76.27%) CCNP
6 62 (52.54%) MPLS
7 59 (50.00%) Juniper
8 52 (44.07%) VPN
8 52 (44.07%) Cisco Nexus
9 48 (40.68%) TCP/IP
10 45 (38.14%) F5
11 41 (34.75%) Wireless
12 40 (33.90%) EIGRP
13 37 (31.36%) Disaster Recovery
14 35 (29.66%) HP
15 34 (28.81%) RIP
15 34 (28.81%) Network Management
16 33 (27.97%) WAN
16 33 (27.97%) MS Visio
16 33 (27.97%) CCNA
17 32 (27.12%) SSL
18 31 (26.27%) HSRP
19 30 (25.42%) Finance
20 29 (24.58%) SLA
20 29 (24.58%) Network Security
21 28 (23.73%) ITIL
22 27 (22.88%) LAN
23 26 (22.03%) PRINCE2
23 26 (22.03%) Load Balancing
24 23 (19.49%) Cisco ASA

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (11.02%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.39%) Lync
3 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.85%) IIS
5 1 (0.85%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 33 (27.97%) MS Visio
2 20 (16.95%) MS Office
3 14 (11.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.39%) Office 365
2 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 114 (96.61%) BGP
2 98 (83.05%) Firewall
3 62 (52.54%) MPLS
4 52 (44.07%) Cisco Nexus
4 52 (44.07%) VPN
5 48 (40.68%) TCP/IP
6 41 (34.75%) Wireless
7 40 (33.90%) EIGRP
8 34 (28.81%) RIP
9 33 (27.97%) WAN
10 32 (27.12%) SSL
11 31 (26.27%) HSRP
12 29 (24.58%) Network Security
13 27 (22.88%) LAN
14 23 (19.49%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (18.64%) VoIP
15 22 (18.64%) DWDM
16 19 (16.10%) DNS
17 18 (15.25%) Cisco IOS
18 17 (14.41%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
General
1 30 (25.42%) Finance
2 22 (18.64%) Banking
3 6 (5.08%) Retail
4 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.69%) Games
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 60 (50.85%) Network Engineer
2 26 (22.03%) Network Specialist
3 22 (18.64%) Consultant
4 17 (14.41%) Network Consultant
5 11 (9.32%) Senior Network Engineer
6 9 (7.63%) Architect
7 8 (6.78%) Security Consultant
7 8 (6.78%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (6.78%) Network Security Consultant
8 7 (5.93%) Support Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) Network Support Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) Network Support
9 6 (5.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 5 (4.24%) Network Architect
11 4 (3.39%) Cisco Architect
11 4 (3.39%) Security Specialist
11 4 (3.39%) Design Engineer
11 4 (3.39%) Cisco Consultant
11 4 (3.39%) Network Security Specialist
11 4 (3.39%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.08%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (2.54%) Fat Client
2 3 (2.54%) Thin Client
2 3 (2.54%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.69%) Blog
3 2 (1.69%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.69%) Physics
3 2 (1.69%) FMCG
3 2 (1.69%) Open Source
4 1 (0.85%) iPad
4 1 (0.85%) iPhone
4 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.85%) SecurID
4 1 (0.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.25%) Windows
2 11 (9.32%) UNIX
3 9 (7.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (5.08%) Linux
6 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 34 (28.81%) Network Management
3 28 (23.73%) ITIL
4 26 (22.03%) PRINCE2
4 26 (22.03%) Load Balancing
5 23 (19.49%) Change Management
6 21 (17.80%) Service Delivery
7 18 (15.25%) PRINCE
7 18 (15.25%) Process Improvement
8 13 (11.02%) Change Control
9 11 (9.32%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (6.78%) Network Design
11 6 (5.08%) Document Management
11 6 (5.08%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (4.24%) Risk Assessment
13 4 (3.39%) Asset Management
13 4 (3.39%) Configuration Management
13 4 (3.39%) Vulnerability Management
14 3 (2.54%) Mentoring
15 2 (1.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.39%) R
2 3 (2.54%) SQL
3 2 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 110 (93.22%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (76.27%) CCNP
3 33 (27.97%) CCNA
4 19 (16.10%) CCIE
5 17 (14.41%) CCDP
6 13 (11.02%) CCSA
6 13 (11.02%) CCSE
7 10 (8.47%) VCP4
8 7 (5.93%) Check Point Certification
8 7 (5.93%) JNCIE
9 6 (5.08%) MBCS
9 6 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (5.08%) MCP
9 6 (5.08%) VCP5
10 4 (3.39%) Degree
11 3 (2.54%) VCAP
12 2 (1.69%) CCDA
12 2 (1.69%) CCSP
12 2 (1.69%) CCIP
13 1 (0.85%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (24.58%) SLA
2 4 (3.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (9.32%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.08%) vSphere
4 5 (4.24%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.69%) UAG
6 1 (0.85%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 21 (17.80%) HP NNM
2 10 (8.47%) FortiGate
3 6 (5.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (2.54%) Cacti
4 3 (2.54%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 118 (100.00%) Cisco
2 59 (50.00%) Juniper
3 45 (38.14%) F5
4 35 (29.66%) HP
5 23 (19.49%) VMware
6 22 (18.64%) CheckPoint
7 19 (16.10%) SolarWinds
8 17 (14.41%) Microsoft
9 7 (5.93%) Aruba
10 6 (5.08%) Blue Coat
10 6 (5.08%) Fortinet
10 6 (5.08%) SonicWALL
11 5 (4.24%) Crossbeam
11 5 (4.24%) Sourcefire
12 4 (3.39%) Mitel
12 4 (3.39%) Polycom
12 4 (3.39%) Citrix
13 3 (2.54%) IBM
13 3 (2.54%) Apple
13 3 (2.54%) NetApp
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TTR UK Ltd
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