The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 229 225 222
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 42 29 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.53% 0.38% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.68% 1.82% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 33 19 45
Average salary £55,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.84% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £39,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1570 1596 1586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.67% 20.66% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1290 1256 1311
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Hertfordshire -7 20 £57,500 - 2
Bedfordshire +2 11 £55,500 -7.50% 4
Essex -2 9 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -2 2 £43,750 -2.77%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 83 (90.22%) Cisco
2 82 (89.13%) BGP
3 74 (80.43%) Cisco Certification
4 70 (76.09%) Firewall
5 58 (63.04%) CCNP
6 51 (55.43%) MPLS
7 48 (52.17%) Juniper
8 46 (50.00%) WAN
9 40 (43.48%) EIGRP
10 35 (38.04%) CheckPoint
10 35 (38.04%) VPN
11 34 (36.96%) TCP/IP
11 34 (36.96%) F5
12 32 (34.78%) LAN
13 27 (29.35%) CCIE
14 26 (28.26%) SSL
14 26 (28.26%) Wireless
14 26 (28.26%) Finance
15 25 (27.17%) HP
16 24 (26.09%) RIP
16 24 (26.09%) DHCP
16 24 (26.09%) Network Security
17 23 (25.00%) DNS
17 23 (25.00%) DWDM
18 22 (23.91%) Linux
18 22 (23.91%) Cisco IOS
19 21 (22.83%) HSRP
20 20 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
21 19 (20.65%) Cisco ASA
21 19 (20.65%) Network Management

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.09%) IIS
2 1 (1.09%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 9 (9.78%) MS Office
1 9 (9.78%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 82 (89.13%) BGP
2 70 (76.09%) Firewall
3 51 (55.43%) MPLS
4 46 (50.00%) WAN
5 40 (43.48%) EIGRP
6 35 (38.04%) VPN
7 34 (36.96%) TCP/IP
8 32 (34.78%) LAN
9 26 (28.26%) SSL
9 26 (28.26%) Wireless
10 24 (26.09%) Network Security
10 24 (26.09%) RIP
10 24 (26.09%) DHCP
11 23 (25.00%) DNS
11 23 (25.00%) DWDM
12 22 (23.91%) Cisco IOS
13 21 (22.83%) HSRP
14 20 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
15 19 (20.65%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (19.57%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.17%) Bugzilla
2 2 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 26 (28.26%) Finance
2 9 (9.78%) Banking
3 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.17%) Games
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (52.17%) Network Engineer
2 18 (19.57%) Network Specialist
3 15 (16.30%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (9.78%) Architect
5 8 (8.70%) Network Architect
6 7 (7.61%) Network Consultant
6 7 (7.61%) Consultant
7 6 (6.52%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Administrator
7 6 (6.52%) Design Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Network Design Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Security Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Security Specialist
8 5 (5.43%) Network Security Specialist
9 4 (4.35%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (3.26%) Senior Security Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) Network Support
10 3 (3.26%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Thin Client
1 7 (7.61%) Fat Client
2 5 (5.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.43%) Equities
3 4 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.35%) Physics
3 4 (4.35%) Open Source
4 3 (3.26%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.26%) PKI
5 2 (2.17%) Streaming Media
5 2 (2.17%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.17%) Online Games
6 1 (1.09%) IPTV
6 1 (1.09%) SecurID
6 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.91%) Linux
2 10 (10.87%) Windows
3 6 (6.52%) UNIX
4 4 (4.35%) Ubuntu
4 4 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.26%) Solaris
6 2 (2.17%) Debian
6 2 (2.17%) CentOS
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.65%) Network Management
2 16 (17.39%) Load Balancing
3 14 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (14.13%) Service Delivery
5 12 (13.04%) Change Management
5 12 (13.04%) Network Design
5 12 (13.04%) E-Commerce
6 11 (11.96%) Project Management
7 10 (10.87%) ITIL
8 8 (8.70%) PRINCE2
8 8 (8.70%) PRINCE
8 8 (8.70%) Regression Testing
8 8 (8.70%) Network Architecture
8 8 (8.70%) Process Improvement
8 8 (8.70%) System Testing
9 4 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (3.26%) SIEM
10 3 (3.26%) Problem Management
10 3 (3.26%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.78%) Python
2 7 (7.61%) Perl
3 4 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (80.43%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (63.04%) CCNP
3 27 (29.35%) CCIE
4 15 (16.30%) CCNA
5 11 (11.96%) CCSE
6 10 (10.87%) Degree
7 7 (7.61%) CCSA
8 6 (6.52%) CCDP
8 6 (6.52%) JNCIE
9 5 (5.43%) RHCE
10 3 (3.26%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.17%) CCDA
11 2 (2.17%) CCIP
11 2 (2.17%) CCVP
12 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
12 1 (1.09%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.30%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.35%) UAG
2 4 (4.35%) ISA Server
3 2 (2.17%) NFS
4 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (14.13%) HP NNM
2 8 (8.70%) FortiGate
3 6 (6.52%) CiscoWorks
3 6 (6.52%) Nagios
4 4 (4.35%) WhatsUp Gold
4 4 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (3.26%) OpenView
5 3 (3.26%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (2.17%) Cacti
6 2 (2.17%) Munin
7 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 83 (90.22%) Cisco
2 48 (52.17%) Juniper
3 35 (38.04%) CheckPoint
4 34 (36.96%) F5
5 25 (27.17%) HP
6 12 (13.04%) VMware
6 12 (13.04%) Aruba
7 11 (11.96%) Riverbed
8 10 (10.87%) Citrix
9 5 (5.43%) SolarWinds
9 5 (5.43%) Infoblox
9 5 (5.43%) Imperva
9 5 (5.43%) Blue Coat
9 5 (5.43%) Fortinet
9 5 (5.43%) Crossbeam
10 4 (4.35%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.35%) Foundry
10 4 (4.35%) Trapeze
11 3 (3.26%) Polycom
11 3 (3.26%) Sourcefire
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