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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 197 220 214
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 55 23 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.72% 0.32% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.45% 1.48% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 43 17 53
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
1594 1555 1788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.77% 21.46% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1299 1251 1447
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 +3 16 £55,500 +30.58% 2
Hertfordshire +1 16 £43,750 -16.66% 4
Essex +21 15 £40,500 -10.00%
Cambridgeshire -4 8 £50,000 +5.26% 2
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 89 (89.90%) BGP
2 87 (87.88%) Cisco
3 84 (84.85%) Cisco Certification
4 74 (74.75%) Firewall
5 68 (68.69%) MPLS
5 68 (68.69%) CCNP
6 51 (51.52%) Juniper
7 50 (50.51%) VPN
8 46 (46.46%) WAN
9 43 (43.43%) TCP/IP
10 40 (40.40%) EIGRP
11 30 (30.30%) SSL
12 29 (29.29%) LAN
12 29 (29.29%) F5
13 27 (27.27%) Network Management
13 27 (27.27%) DWDM
13 27 (27.27%) Wireless
14 26 (26.26%) RIP
14 26 (26.26%) HP
15 25 (25.25%) CCIE
15 25 (25.25%) HSRP
16 24 (24.24%) Finance
17 23 (23.23%) CheckPoint
18 22 (22.22%) Load Balancing
18 22 (22.22%) Network Security
19 20 (20.20%) Internet
19 20 (20.20%) Disaster Recovery
20 19 (19.19%) DNS
20 19 (19.19%) Linux
21 18 (18.18%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (6.06%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.01%) IIS
3 1 (1.01%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 13 (13.13%) MS Office
1 13 (13.13%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 89 (89.90%) BGP
2 74 (74.75%) Firewall
3 68 (68.69%) MPLS
4 50 (50.51%) VPN
5 46 (46.46%) WAN
6 43 (43.43%) TCP/IP
7 40 (40.40%) EIGRP
8 30 (30.30%) SSL
9 29 (29.29%) LAN
10 27 (27.27%) DWDM
10 27 (27.27%) Wireless
11 26 (26.26%) RIP
12 25 (25.25%) HSRP
13 22 (22.22%) Network Security
14 20 (20.20%) Internet
15 19 (19.19%) DNS
16 18 (18.18%) IPsec
17 17 (17.17%) Cisco Nexus
17 17 (17.17%) Multicast
18 13 (13.13%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Bugzilla
1 5 (5.05%) JIRA
2 4 (4.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (24.24%) Finance
2 10 (10.10%) Banking
3 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.02%) Games
5 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (50.51%) Network Engineer
2 16 (16.16%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (13.13%) Network Specialist
3 13 (13.13%) Architect
4 12 (12.12%) Network Architect
5 10 (10.10%) Design Engineer
6 7 (7.07%) Network Consultant
6 7 (7.07%) Consultant
7 6 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Security Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Network Design Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Test Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.04%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Systems Integration Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Systems Test Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) IP Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Designer
10 3 (3.03%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.05%) Client/Server
1 5 (5.05%) Equities
1 5 (5.05%) Streaming Media
1 5 (5.05%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.04%) Open Source
2 4 (4.04%) IPTV
2 4 (4.04%) Mathematics
2 4 (4.04%) Physics
3 3 (3.03%) PKI
4 2 (2.02%) Online Games
5 1 (1.01%) SecurID
5 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.19%) Linux
2 18 (18.18%) Windows
3 12 (12.12%) UNIX
4 6 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.06%) Ubuntu
4 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.03%) Solaris
6 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.01%) Debian
6 1 (1.01%) CentOS
6 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.27%) Network Management
2 22 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 20 (20.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (18.18%) Network Design
5 17 (17.17%) Service Delivery
5 17 (17.17%) ITIL
6 15 (15.15%) Change Management
7 13 (13.13%) PRINCE2
8 11 (11.11%) Regression Testing
9 10 (10.10%) PRINCE
9 10 (10.10%) Process Improvement
10 9 (9.09%) Project Management
11 8 (8.08%) Network Architecture
11 8 (8.08%) System Testing
12 7 (7.07%) E-Commerce
13 6 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
14 5 (5.05%) Scrum
14 5 (5.05%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (4.04%) Technical Architecture
15 4 (4.04%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.12%) Python
2 8 (8.08%) SQL
3 6 (6.06%) Perl
3 6 (6.06%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 84 (84.85%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (68.69%) CCNP
3 25 (25.25%) CCIE
4 17 (17.17%) CCNA
5 11 (11.11%) CCDP
6 10 (10.10%) JNCIE
7 9 (9.09%) CCSA
8 8 (8.08%) CCSE
9 7 (7.07%) Degree
10 6 (6.06%) CCIP
11 5 (5.05%) CCDA
11 5 (5.05%) RHCE
12 3 (3.03%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (3.03%) CCSP
13 2 (2.02%) MCP
13 2 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (2.02%) MBCS
13 2 (2.02%) VCP4
13 2 (2.02%) VCP5
14 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.16%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.04%) ISA Server
2 4 (4.04%) UAG
3 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.01%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.01%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (17.17%) HP NNM
2 6 (6.06%) CiscoWorks
2 6 (6.06%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (5.05%) FortiGate
4 3 (3.03%) OpenView
5 2 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.02%) Nagios
5 2 (2.02%) Cacti
6 1 (1.01%) Munin
6 1 (1.01%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (1.01%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 87 (87.88%) Cisco
2 51 (51.52%) Juniper
3 29 (29.29%) F5
4 26 (26.26%) HP
5 23 (23.23%) CheckPoint
6 12 (12.12%) SolarWinds
7 9 (9.09%) Aruba
8 6 (6.06%) VMware
8 6 (6.06%) Red Hat
8 6 (6.06%) Microsoft
9 5 (5.05%) Perforce
9 5 (5.05%) Crossbeam
9 5 (5.05%) Riverbed
10 4 (4.04%) Redback
10 4 (4.04%) Blue Coat
10 4 (4.04%) Foundry
11 3 (3.03%) ArcSight
11 3 (3.03%) Sun
11 3 (3.03%) Compuware
12 2 (2.02%) Fortinet
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