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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 231 248 245
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 50 20 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.58% 0.23% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.81% 1.06% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 37 18 33
Average salary £50,000 £41,125 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.58% -8.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £68,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1781 1880 1800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.55% 21.93% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1383 1536 1432
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Essex - 15 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire +17 13 £57,500 -13.20% 1
Bedfordshire 0 13 £40,500 -1.81% 5
Cambridgeshire +4 10 £40,000 +6.66% 1
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (95.40%) Cisco
2 76 (87.36%) BGP
3 70 (80.46%) Firewall
4 69 (79.31%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (65.52%) CCNP
6 53 (60.92%) Cisco ASA
7 41 (47.13%) WAN
8 39 (44.83%) LAN
8 39 (44.83%) F5
9 38 (43.68%) MPLS
10 36 (41.38%) Juniper
11 32 (36.78%) Cisco Nexus
12 30 (34.48%) CheckPoint
12 30 (34.48%) DHCP
13 28 (32.18%) DNS
13 28 (32.18%) Load Balancing
14 27 (31.03%) Wireless
15 22 (25.29%) VPN
15 22 (25.29%) HP
16 21 (24.14%) Citrix
16 21 (24.14%) VMware
16 21 (24.14%) Cisco IOS
16 21 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (22.99%) Finance
17 20 (22.99%) EIGRP
18 19 (21.84%) CCIE
18 19 (21.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 19 (21.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
19 18 (20.69%) Riverbed
20 15 (17.24%) BIG-IP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Office
1 3 (3.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 76 (87.36%) BGP
2 70 (80.46%) Firewall
3 53 (60.92%) Cisco ASA
4 41 (47.13%) WAN
5 39 (44.83%) LAN
6 38 (43.68%) MPLS
7 32 (36.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 30 (34.48%) DHCP
9 28 (32.18%) DNS
10 27 (31.03%) Wireless
11 22 (25.29%) VPN
12 21 (24.14%) Cisco IOS
13 20 (22.99%) EIGRP
14 19 (21.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 19 (21.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 15 (17.24%) BIG-IP
16 13 (14.94%) SNMP
16 13 (14.94%) TCP/IP
16 13 (14.94%) Ethernet
16 13 (14.94%) Network Security
General
1 20 (22.99%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.60%) Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (37.93%) Network Engineer
2 17 (19.54%) Architect
2 17 (19.54%) Network Architect
2 17 (19.54%) Network Specialist
3 11 (12.64%) Firewall Engineer
4 9 (10.34%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Security Specialist
5 8 (9.20%) Network Security Specialist
5 8 (9.20%) NOC Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Network Consultant
5 8 (9.20%) Consultant
6 7 (8.05%) Technical Architect
6 7 (8.05%) Network Technical Architect
7 6 (6.90%) Administrator
8 3 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.45%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.30%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (2.30%) Network Support
9 2 (2.30%) Security Engineer
9 2 (2.30%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (11.49%) Fat Client
2 10 (11.49%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.45%) Open Source
3 3 (3.45%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.45%) Physics
3 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.30%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.79%) Windows
2 11 (12.64%) Linux
3 3 (3.45%) UNIX
4 2 (2.30%) Debian
4 2 (2.30%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.30%) CentOS
4 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.18%) Load Balancing
2 15 (17.24%) Change Management
2 15 (17.24%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (12.64%) Problem Management
3 11 (12.64%) Project Management
3 11 (12.64%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (10.34%) E-Commerce
5 7 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (6.90%) Network Management
7 4 (4.60%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.60%) ITIL
8 3 (3.45%) Process Improvement
8 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.45%) PRINCE
9 2 (2.30%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.15%) Security Architecture
10 1 (1.15%) Network Design
10 1 (1.15%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (1.15%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.30%) Perl
1 2 (2.30%) Python
1 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 69 (79.31%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (65.52%) CCNP
3 19 (21.84%) CCIE
4 12 (13.79%) CCSE
4 12 (13.79%) CCDP
5 8 (9.20%) CCNA
6 7 (8.05%) Degree
7 5 (5.75%) CCSA
8 2 (2.30%) CCVP
8 2 (2.30%) CCDA
8 2 (2.30%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (2.30%) CCIP
9 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.15%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.24%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (17.24%) UAG
3 2 (2.30%) NFS
3 2 (2.30%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 12 (13.79%) FortiGate
1 12 (13.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (6.90%) Nagios
3 4 (4.60%) HP NNM
3 4 (4.60%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (2.30%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.30%) Munin
Vendors
1 83 (95.40%) Cisco
2 39 (44.83%) F5
3 36 (41.38%) Juniper
4 30 (34.48%) CheckPoint
5 22 (25.29%) HP
6 21 (24.14%) Citrix
6 21 (24.14%) VMware
7 18 (20.69%) Riverbed
8 14 (16.09%) Aruba
9 11 (12.64%) Splunk
9 11 (12.64%) Sourcefire
9 11 (12.64%) Fortinet
9 11 (12.64%) Polycom
10 8 (9.20%) Infoblox
10 8 (9.20%) Imperva
10 8 (9.20%) Blue Coat
11 7 (8.05%) ProCurve
12 4 (4.60%) Trapeze
13 3 (3.45%) Foundry
14 2 (2.30%) NetApp
Bedfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £7K Car Allowance + OT (Up to £20K)
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £5K Car Allow + On-Call + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £51000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago