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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 203 208 230
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +22
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 61 55 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.83% 0.72% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.14% 3.42% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 52 43 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 £31,500 £37,500 £41,200
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
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
1186 1606 1532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.14% 20.90% 21.44%
Number of salaries quoted 949 1304 1230
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +26 21 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Hertfordshire -4 21 £47,500 +8.57% 1
Bedfordshire +8 13 £52,500 -5.40%
Essex -17 6 £65,000 +60.49%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 100 (90.09%) BGP
2 92 (82.88%) Cisco
3 81 (72.97%) Firewall
4 79 (71.17%) Cisco Certification
5 72 (64.86%) CCNP
6 70 (63.06%) WAN
7 68 (61.26%) LAN
8 65 (58.56%) TCP/IP
9 45 (40.54%) VPN
10 42 (37.84%) CheckPoint
10 42 (37.84%) Data Centre
11 41 (36.94%) Network Management
11 41 (36.94%) EIGRP
12 37 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
13 34 (30.63%) Network Security
14 33 (29.73%) VRRP
15 32 (28.83%) RIP
16 30 (27.03%) MPLS
17 28 (25.23%) Telecoms
17 28 (25.23%) SSL
17 28 (25.23%) HSRP
18 27 (24.32%) Network Design
19 26 (23.42%) Load Balancing
19 26 (23.42%) Spanning Tree
20 25 (22.52%) F5
20 25 (22.52%) CCNA
20 25 (22.52%) MS Visio
21 24 (21.62%) CCDP
21 24 (21.62%) HP
21 24 (21.62%) Cisco ASA

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (7.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (4.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.80%) Apache
Applications
1 25 (22.52%) MS Visio
2 12 (10.81%) MS Office
3 7 (6.31%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (7.21%) Office 365
2 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 100 (90.09%) BGP
2 81 (72.97%) Firewall
3 70 (63.06%) WAN
4 68 (61.26%) LAN
5 65 (58.56%) TCP/IP
6 45 (40.54%) VPN
7 41 (36.94%) EIGRP
8 37 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 34 (30.63%) Network Security
10 33 (29.73%) VRRP
11 32 (28.83%) RIP
12 30 (27.03%) MPLS
13 28 (25.23%) SSL
13 28 (25.23%) HSRP
14 26 (23.42%) Spanning Tree
15 24 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
16 22 (19.82%) Wireless
17 20 (18.02%) DNS
18 16 (14.41%) tcpdump
18 16 (14.41%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (25.23%) Telecoms
2 18 (16.22%) Finance
3 12 (10.81%) Marketing
4 11 (9.91%) Publishing
5 4 (3.60%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.80%) Electronics
6 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.90%) Banking
7 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (43.24%) Network Engineer
2 20 (18.02%) Consultant
3 18 (16.22%) Network Consultant
4 12 (10.81%) Security Consultant
4 12 (10.81%) Cisco Engineer
4 12 (10.81%) Network Security Consultant
5 8 (7.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (5.41%) Security Engineer
6 6 (5.41%) Network Manager
6 6 (5.41%) Provisioning Engineer
6 6 (5.41%) Architect
6 6 (5.41%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) Network Specialist
7 5 (4.50%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Network Architect
8 4 (3.60%) Network Design Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Design Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Technical Design Authority
8 4 (3.60%) Support Engineer
9 3 (2.70%) Network Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.80%) Web Services
1 2 (1.80%) WebSockets
2 1 (0.90%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 42 (37.84%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.91%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (7.21%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (7.21%) Thin Client
3 8 (7.21%) Blackberry
3 8 (7.21%) Replication
3 8 (7.21%) Fat Client
4 7 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.60%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.80%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.80%) BYOD
7 1 (0.90%) NHS
7 1 (0.90%) IVR
7 1 (0.90%) PKI
7 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.91%) Linux
2 8 (7.21%) Windows
3 4 (3.60%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.94%) Network Management
2 27 (24.32%) Network Design
3 26 (23.42%) Load Balancing
4 21 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (15.32%) Change Management
6 15 (13.51%) ITIL
7 8 (7.21%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (5.41%) Change Control
8 6 (5.41%) Network Architecture
9 5 (4.50%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.50%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.60%) Configuration Management
10 4 (3.60%) Resource Management
10 4 (3.60%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.60%) Business Process Improvement
10 4 (3.60%) Risk Assessment
11 2 (1.80%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (1.80%) Kernel Tuning
11 2 (1.80%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.50%) SQL
2 3 (2.70%) Perl
3 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.90%) PHP
4 1 (0.90%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 79 (71.17%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (64.86%) CCNP
3 25 (22.52%) CCNA
4 24 (21.62%) CCDP
5 23 (20.72%) CCSA
5 23 (20.72%) CCSE
6 12 (10.81%) Check Point Certification
7 9 (8.11%) CCIP
8 6 (5.41%) CCDA
8 6 (5.41%) Security Cleared
9 5 (4.50%) CCIE
9 5 (4.50%) CCSP
10 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.80%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.80%) HNC
12 1 (0.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.32%) SLA
2 6 (5.41%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.80%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (10.81%) vSphere
2 10 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.50%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (12.61%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 92 (82.88%) Cisco
2 42 (37.84%) CheckPoint
3 25 (22.52%) F5
4 24 (21.62%) HP
5 22 (19.82%) Juniper
6 19 (17.12%) Microsoft
7 16 (14.41%) VMware
8 11 (9.91%) Remedy
9 9 (8.11%) SonicWALL
10 8 (7.21%) Fujitsu
10 8 (7.21%) Cramer
10 8 (7.21%) Apple
11 3 (2.70%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.70%) Siemens
12 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.90%) NetApp
12 1 (0.90%) Citrix
12 1 (0.90%) Brocade
12 1 (0.90%) Fortinet
12 1 (0.90%) WatchGuard
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