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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 194 213 224
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +11
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 74 32 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.95% 0.45% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.66% 2.17% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 60 24 56
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,875 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £49,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1587 1476 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.31% 20.97% 20.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1225 1177 1520
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +8 23 £45,000 +33.33% 3
Cambridgeshire +1 19 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Bedfordshire -2 18 £51,250 +22.02% 1
Essex +2 14 £50,000 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 110 (94.02%) BGP
2 108 (92.31%) Cisco
3 104 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
4 90 (76.92%) CCNP
4 90 (76.92%) Firewall
5 82 (70.09%) MPLS
6 63 (53.85%) Juniper
7 61 (52.14%) VPN
8 51 (43.59%) TCP/IP
9 50 (42.74%) WAN
10 46 (39.32%) EIGRP
11 42 (35.90%) Wireless
12 41 (35.04%) HP
13 39 (33.33%) F5
14 34 (29.06%) SSL
15 33 (28.21%) Network Management
16 31 (26.50%) RIP
16 31 (26.50%) ITIL
16 31 (26.50%) Disaster Recovery
16 31 (26.50%) Finance
17 30 (25.64%) DWDM
18 29 (24.79%) HSRP
19 27 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
20 26 (22.22%) PRINCE2
20 26 (22.22%) Windows
21 24 (20.51%) LAN
21 24 (20.51%) VMware
22 23 (19.66%) Service Delivery
22 23 (19.66%) SLA
22 23 (19.66%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.98%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.71%) IIS
3 2 (1.71%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 20 (17.09%) MS Office
2 19 (16.24%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 110 (94.02%) BGP
2 90 (76.92%) Firewall
3 82 (70.09%) MPLS
4 61 (52.14%) VPN
5 51 (43.59%) TCP/IP
6 50 (42.74%) WAN
7 46 (39.32%) EIGRP
8 42 (35.90%) Wireless
9 34 (29.06%) SSL
10 31 (26.50%) RIP
11 30 (25.64%) DWDM
12 29 (24.79%) HSRP
13 27 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
14 24 (20.51%) LAN
15 23 (19.66%) DNS
16 22 (18.80%) Internet
17 21 (17.95%) Network Security
18 20 (17.09%) Multicast
19 19 (16.24%) VPLS
20 18 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Bugzilla
1 5 (4.27%) JIRA
1 5 (4.27%) TestLink
2 4 (3.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (26.50%) Finance
2 18 (15.38%) Banking
3 4 (3.42%) Retail
4 2 (1.71%) Games
5 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (50.43%) Network Engineer
2 17 (14.53%) Network Specialist
3 16 (13.68%) Architect
4 13 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 12 (10.26%) Network Architect
6 11 (9.40%) Design Engineer
7 10 (8.55%) Consultant
8 9 (7.69%) Network Consultant
9 7 (5.98%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.98%) Network Support
10 6 (5.13%) IP Engineer
11 5 (4.27%) Network Design Engineer
11 5 (4.27%) Cisco Engineer
11 5 (4.27%) Test Engineer
11 5 (4.27%) Network Support Engineer
11 5 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.27%) Analyst
12 4 (3.42%) Systems Engineer
12 4 (3.42%) Network Security Engineer
12 4 (3.42%) Systems Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.27%) Client/Server
1 5 (4.27%) Equities
1 5 (4.27%) Streaming Media
2 4 (3.42%) IPTV
2 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.42%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.56%) Open Source
3 3 (2.56%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.56%) Physics
4 2 (1.71%) SecurID
4 2 (1.71%) Online Games
5 1 (0.85%) iPhone
5 1 (0.85%) iPad
5 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.85%) PKI
5 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.22%) Windows
2 19 (16.24%) UNIX
3 17 (14.53%) Linux
4 15 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (8.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.27%) Ubuntu
6 5 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.56%) Solaris
8 2 (1.71%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.71%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.71%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.21%) Network Management
2 31 (26.50%) ITIL
2 31 (26.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 26 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 23 (19.66%) Service Delivery
4 23 (19.66%) Network Design
5 21 (17.95%) Load Balancing
6 16 (13.68%) Change Management
7 15 (12.82%) PRINCE
7 15 (12.82%) Process Improvement
8 11 (9.40%) Regression Testing
9 8 (6.84%) Document Management
9 8 (6.84%) Network Architecture
9 8 (6.84%) System Testing
9 8 (6.84%) Change Control
10 7 (5.98%) Project Management
11 6 (5.13%) E-Commerce
11 6 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (4.27%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.27%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.26%) Python
2 8 (6.84%) SQL
3 5 (4.27%) Perl
3 5 (4.27%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.56%) R
Qualifications
1 104 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (76.92%) CCNP
3 22 (18.80%) CCIE
4 21 (17.95%) CCNA
5 14 (11.97%) JNCIE
6 10 (8.55%) CCDP
7 8 (6.84%) MCP
7 8 (6.84%) MBCS
7 8 (6.84%) VCP4
7 8 (6.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (6.84%) VCP5
8 7 (5.98%) Degree
9 6 (5.13%) CCIP
10 5 (4.27%) CCSP
10 5 (4.27%) CCDA
11 4 (3.42%) RHCE
11 4 (3.42%) CCSA
11 4 (3.42%) CCSE
12 3 (2.56%) VCAP
13 1 (0.85%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.66%) SLA
2 2 (1.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (13.68%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.13%) vSphere
4 5 (4.27%) ISA Server
5 3 (2.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 23 (19.66%) HP NNM
2 12 (10.26%) FortiGate
3 8 (6.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (5.13%) CiscoWorks
4 6 (5.13%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (2.56%) OpenView
6 2 (1.71%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.71%) Cacti
Vendors
1 108 (92.31%) Cisco
2 63 (53.85%) Juniper
3 41 (35.04%) HP
4 39 (33.33%) F5
5 24 (20.51%) VMware
6 21 (17.95%) SolarWinds
7 17 (14.53%) CheckPoint
8 11 (9.40%) Aruba
9 10 (8.55%) Blue Coat
10 8 (6.84%) Microsoft
11 6 (5.13%) Redback
11 6 (5.13%) Fortinet
12 5 (4.27%) Crossbeam
12 5 (4.27%) Red Hat
12 5 (4.27%) Perforce
13 4 (3.42%) Riverbed
14 3 (2.56%) Foundry
14 3 (2.56%) ArcSight
14 3 (2.56%) Sun
14 3 (2.56%) Compuware
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