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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 215 205 264
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +59
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 52 43 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.65% 0.63% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.22% 3.17% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 34 25 20
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +8.43%
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
1614 1357 1837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.31% 19.81% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 970 1479
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,520 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,600
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +26 20 £53,750 +79.16% 5
Essex -14 14 £55,000 +12.82% 1
Cambridgeshire -19 9 £35,000 -26.31%
Hertfordshire -15 7 £50,000 +14.28% 4
Suffolk - 2 £40,000 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 121 (96.03%) BGP
2 120 (95.24%) Cisco
3 117 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
4 107 (84.92%) Firewall
5 97 (76.98%) CCNP
6 85 (67.46%) MPLS
7 74 (58.73%) Juniper
8 65 (51.59%) VPN
9 59 (46.83%) TCP/IP
10 54 (42.86%) Wireless
11 50 (39.68%) F5
12 46 (36.51%) EIGRP
13 45 (35.71%) HP
14 42 (33.33%) Network Management
15 41 (32.54%) HSRP
16 40 (31.75%) WAN
16 40 (31.75%) Disaster Recovery
17 39 (30.95%) RIP
17 39 (30.95%) Finance
18 38 (30.16%) Cisco Nexus
18 38 (30.16%) ITIL
19 37 (29.37%) SSL
20 35 (27.78%) DWDM
21 33 (26.19%) PRINCE2
21 33 (26.19%) SLA
22 30 (23.81%) CCNA
22 30 (23.81%) HP NNM
22 30 (23.81%) Service Delivery
22 30 (23.81%) MS Visio
23 27 (21.43%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.59%) Lync
3 2 (1.59%) IIS
3 2 (1.59%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 30 (23.81%) MS Visio
2 27 (21.43%) MS Office
3 6 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 121 (96.03%) BGP
2 107 (84.92%) Firewall
3 85 (67.46%) MPLS
4 65 (51.59%) VPN
5 59 (46.83%) TCP/IP
6 54 (42.86%) Wireless
7 46 (36.51%) EIGRP
8 41 (32.54%) HSRP
9 40 (31.75%) WAN
10 39 (30.95%) RIP
11 38 (30.16%) Cisco Nexus
12 37 (29.37%) SSL
13 35 (27.78%) DWDM
14 25 (19.84%) DNS
14 25 (19.84%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (17.46%) Network Security
16 21 (16.67%) Internet
16 21 (16.67%) LAN
16 21 (16.67%) VoIP
17 20 (15.87%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Bugzilla
1 4 (3.17%) JIRA
1 4 (3.17%) TestLink
General
1 39 (30.95%) Finance
2 26 (20.63%) Banking
3 6 (4.76%) Retail
4 3 (2.38%) Games
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 63 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 28 (22.22%) Network Specialist
3 15 (11.90%) Architect
4 13 (10.32%) Consultant
5 12 (9.52%) Design Engineer
5 12 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (8.73%) Network Architect
6 11 (8.73%) Network Consultant
7 9 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (5.56%) IP Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Network Security Consultant
9 6 (4.76%) Network Support
9 6 (4.76%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Security Consultant
10 5 (3.97%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (3.97%) Analyst
10 5 (3.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 5 (3.97%) Security Engineer
10 5 (3.97%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (3.17%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.17%) Client/Server
2 4 (3.17%) Equities
2 4 (3.17%) Streaming Media
2 4 (3.17%) IPTV
3 2 (1.59%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.59%) Physics
3 2 (1.59%) SecurID
3 2 (1.59%) PKI
3 2 (1.59%) Blog
3 2 (1.59%) FMCG
3 2 (1.59%) Open Source
4 1 (0.79%) iPad
4 1 (0.79%) iPhone
4 1 (0.79%) Online Games
4 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.84%) Windows
2 18 (14.29%) UNIX
3 15 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (10.32%) Linux
5 10 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.17%) Ubuntu
6 4 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.38%) Solaris
8 2 (1.59%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.59%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.59%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.79%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.33%) Network Management
2 40 (31.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 38 (30.16%) ITIL
4 33 (26.19%) PRINCE2
5 30 (23.81%) Service Delivery
6 24 (19.05%) Load Balancing
7 23 (18.25%) Change Management
8 22 (17.46%) PRINCE
8 22 (17.46%) Process Improvement
9 21 (16.67%) Network Design
10 13 (10.32%) Change Control
11 8 (6.35%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (6.35%) Document Management
11 8 (6.35%) Regression Testing
12 7 (5.56%) Project Management
13 5 (3.97%) System Testing
13 5 (3.97%) Network Architecture
14 4 (3.17%) Project Planning
14 4 (3.17%) Configuration Management
14 4 (3.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.94%) Python
2 7 (5.56%) SQL
3 4 (3.17%) Perl
3 4 (3.17%) Bash Shell
3 4 (3.17%) R
Qualifications
1 117 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
2 97 (76.98%) CCNP
3 30 (23.81%) CCNA
4 22 (17.46%) CCIE
5 16 (12.70%) JNCIE
6 14 (11.11%) CCDP
7 8 (6.35%) MCP
7 8 (6.35%) MBCS
7 8 (6.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (6.35%) VCP4
7 8 (6.35%) VCP5
8 7 (5.56%) CCSA
8 7 (5.56%) CCSE
9 6 (4.76%) Degree
9 6 (4.76%) CCIP
10 5 (3.97%) CCSP
10 5 (3.97%) CCDA
11 4 (3.17%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (2.38%) VCAP
13 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (26.19%) SLA
2 4 (3.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (12.70%) Active Directory
1 16 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.76%) vSphere
3 5 (3.97%) ISA Server
4 3 (2.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 30 (23.81%) HP NNM
2 10 (7.94%) FortiGate
3 8 (6.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (2.38%) Cacti
5 3 (2.38%) OpenView
5 3 (2.38%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (1.59%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 120 (95.24%) Cisco
2 74 (58.73%) Juniper
3 50 (39.68%) F5
4 45 (35.71%) HP
5 26 (20.63%) SolarWinds
5 26 (20.63%) VMware
6 17 (13.49%) CheckPoint
7 11 (8.73%) Aruba
8 10 (7.94%) Blue Coat
8 10 (7.94%) Microsoft
9 6 (4.76%) Fortinet
9 6 (4.76%) Redback
10 5 (3.97%) Crossbeam
10 5 (3.97%) Sourcefire
11 4 (3.17%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.17%) Perforce
11 4 (3.17%) Polycom
11 4 (3.17%) IBM
11 4 (3.17%) Citrix
12 3 (2.38%) Sun
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Salary: depends on experience + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum or competitive contract rate
Posted: 20 days ago
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Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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