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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 215 244 251
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +7
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 47 50 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.62% 0.58% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.05% 2.80% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 36 37 18
Average salary £46,250 £50,000 £41,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +21.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,250 £68,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
1539 1783 1888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.41% 20.62% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1182 1385 1540
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015. 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 +1 20 £44,000 -23.47%
Bedfordshire +29 16 £51,000 +25.92% 1
Cambridgeshire +14 6 £33,000 -17.50% 5
Essex 0 5 £37,000 -29.52%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 92 (95.83%) Cisco
2 91 (94.79%) BGP
3 86 (89.58%) Cisco Certification
4 83 (86.46%) Firewall
5 70 (72.92%) CCNP
6 53 (55.21%) TCP/IP
7 47 (48.96%) Cisco Nexus
8 44 (45.83%) VPN
9 43 (44.79%) Juniper
10 41 (42.71%) MPLS
11 38 (39.58%) LAN
12 37 (38.54%) WAN
13 36 (37.50%) MS Visio
14 35 (36.46%) EIGRP
14 35 (36.46%) Network Security
15 34 (35.42%) Network Management
15 34 (35.42%) CheckPoint
16 32 (33.33%) HSRP
17 31 (32.29%) F5
17 31 (32.29%) SSL
18 30 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
19 28 (29.17%) RIP
19 28 (29.17%) Spanning Tree
20 27 (28.13%) CCNA
20 27 (28.13%) Wireless
21 25 (26.04%) Load Balancing
22 23 (23.96%) HP
22 23 (23.96%) Microsoft
23 22 (22.92%) CCDP
23 22 (22.92%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.17%) Lync
4 2 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 36 (37.50%) MS Visio
2 14 (14.58%) MS Office
2 14 (14.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (5.21%) Office 365
2 4 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 91 (94.79%) BGP
2 83 (86.46%) Firewall
3 53 (55.21%) TCP/IP
4 47 (48.96%) Cisco Nexus
5 44 (45.83%) VPN
6 41 (42.71%) MPLS
7 38 (39.58%) LAN
8 37 (38.54%) WAN
9 35 (36.46%) EIGRP
9 35 (36.46%) Network Security
10 32 (33.33%) HSRP
11 31 (32.29%) SSL
12 28 (29.17%) RIP
12 28 (29.17%) Spanning Tree
13 27 (28.13%) Wireless
14 20 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (19.79%) VRRP
16 18 (18.75%) DWDM
17 15 (15.63%) Cisco PIX
18 14 (14.58%) Wireshark
General
1 22 (22.92%) Finance
2 12 (12.50%) Banking
3 10 (10.42%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.17%) Marketing
4 4 (4.17%) Publishing
5 3 (3.13%) Retail
6 2 (2.08%) Games
7 1 (1.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 24 (25.00%) Consultant
3 20 (20.83%) Network Consultant
4 18 (18.75%) Network Specialist
5 13 (13.54%) Security Consultant
5 13 (13.54%) Network Security Consultant
6 7 (7.29%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Technical Design Authority
8 5 (5.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Security Specialist
9 4 (4.17%) Design Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Security Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Network Design Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Network Security Specialist
9 4 (4.17%) Cisco Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) AWS Consultant
10 3 (3.13%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (5.21%) Fat Client
2 5 (5.21%) Thin Client
2 5 (5.21%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.08%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.08%) Replication
3 2 (2.08%) PKI
3 2 (2.08%) Blog
3 2 (2.08%) FMCG
4 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.33%) Windows
1 8 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.42%) Network Management
2 30 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 25 (26.04%) Load Balancing
4 19 (19.79%) Change Management
5 16 (16.67%) ITIL
6 11 (11.46%) PRINCE2
6 11 (11.46%) PRINCE
6 11 (11.46%) Service Delivery
7 10 (10.42%) Process Improvement
8 9 (9.38%) Change Control
8 9 (9.38%) Network Design
9 8 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (5.21%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
13 3 (3.13%) Mentoring
14 2 (2.08%) Asset Management
14 2 (2.08%) Project Planning
14 2 (2.08%) Time Management
14 2 (2.08%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.21%) SQL
2 1 (1.04%) R
Qualifications
1 86 (89.58%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (72.92%) CCNP
3 27 (28.13%) CCNA
4 22 (22.92%) CCDP
5 21 (21.88%) CCSA
6 20 (20.83%) CCSE
7 14 (14.58%) CCIE
8 12 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (3.13%) JNCIE
10 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.08%) CCIP
11 1 (1.04%) CCDA
11 1 (1.04%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.83%) SLA
2 2 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (5.21%) Terminal Services
2 4 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.08%) vSphere
3 2 (2.08%) UAG
4 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (16.67%) HP NNM
2 3 (3.13%) Cacti
2 3 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.08%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 92 (95.83%) Cisco
2 43 (44.79%) Juniper
3 34 (35.42%) CheckPoint
4 31 (32.29%) F5
5 23 (23.96%) Microsoft
5 23 (23.96%) HP
6 10 (10.42%) SolarWinds
7 8 (8.33%) SonicWALL
8 7 (7.29%) VMware
9 5 (5.21%) Crossbeam
9 5 (5.21%) Apple
10 4 (4.17%) Mitel
10 4 (4.17%) NetApp
11 3 (3.13%) Sourcefire
11 3 (3.13%) Fortinet
12 2 (2.08%) Fujitsu
12 2 (2.08%) Polycom
12 2 (2.08%) Citrix
12 2 (2.08%) Aruba
12 2 (2.08%) WorldPay
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + £3k Bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Posted: 25 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago