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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 207 204 253
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +49
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 47 39 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.65% 0.59% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.22% 2.89% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 34 22 18
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £63,800 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
1460 1351 1747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.04% 20.47% 20.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1157 996 1423
Average salary £44,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.87% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 23 January 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 23 January 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
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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 - 24 £50,000 - 1
Essex -26 10 £62,500 +28.20% 1
Cambridgeshire -5 6 £37,500 -43.18%
Hertfordshire -14 5 £61,750 +30.00%
Suffolk - 2 £40,000 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 118 (96.72%) Cisco
2 117 (95.90%) Cisco Certification
2 117 (95.90%) BGP
3 102 (83.61%) Firewall
4 101 (82.79%) CCNP
5 73 (59.84%) MPLS
6 63 (51.64%) Juniper
7 58 (47.54%) VPN
8 53 (43.44%) TCP/IP
9 47 (38.52%) Cisco Nexus
10 46 (37.70%) Wireless
11 44 (36.07%) F5
12 41 (33.61%) Disaster Recovery
13 40 (32.79%) Network Management
14 38 (31.15%) EIGRP
15 36 (29.51%) RIP
15 36 (29.51%) WAN
15 36 (29.51%) HP
16 35 (28.69%) ITIL
16 35 (28.69%) MS Visio
16 35 (28.69%) HSRP
17 31 (25.41%) PRINCE2
17 31 (25.41%) SSL
17 31 (25.41%) SLA
17 31 (25.41%) Finance
18 30 (24.59%) CCNA
19 27 (22.13%) LAN
20 26 (21.31%) VMware
20 26 (21.31%) Network Security
21 25 (20.49%) Cisco ASA

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 12 (9.84%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.28%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (3.28%) Lync
3 1 (0.82%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (0.82%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (28.69%) MS Visio
2 24 (19.67%) MS Office
3 15 (12.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 117 (95.90%) BGP
2 102 (83.61%) Firewall
3 73 (59.84%) MPLS
4 58 (47.54%) VPN
5 53 (43.44%) TCP/IP
6 47 (38.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 46 (37.70%) Wireless
8 38 (31.15%) EIGRP
9 36 (29.51%) RIP
9 36 (29.51%) WAN
10 35 (28.69%) HSRP
11 31 (25.41%) SSL
12 27 (22.13%) LAN
13 26 (21.31%) Network Security
14 25 (20.49%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (20.49%) DWDM
15 23 (18.85%) VoIP
16 20 (16.39%) DNS
16 20 (16.39%) VPLS
17 16 (13.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Bugzilla
1 3 (2.46%) TestLink
1 3 (2.46%) JIRA
General
1 31 (25.41%) Finance
2 24 (19.67%) Banking
3 6 (4.92%) Retail
4 2 (1.64%) Games
5 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (42.62%) Network Engineer
2 25 (20.49%) Network Specialist
3 21 (17.21%) Consultant
4 16 (13.11%) Network Consultant
5 15 (12.30%) Architect
6 11 (9.02%) Network Architect
7 10 (8.20%) Senior Network Engineer
8 9 (7.38%) Network Security Consultant
8 9 (7.38%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (7.38%) Security Consultant
9 8 (6.56%) Design Engineer
10 7 (5.74%) IP Engineer
11 6 (4.92%) Network Support
11 6 (4.92%) Support Engineer
12 5 (4.10%) Analyst
12 5 (4.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 5 (4.10%) Network Support Engineer
13 4 (3.28%) Cisco Architect
13 4 (3.28%) Technical Design Authority
13 4 (3.28%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.92%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (2.46%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.46%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.46%) Streaming Media
2 3 (2.46%) IPTV
3 2 (1.64%) FMCG
3 2 (1.64%) Blog
3 2 (1.64%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.64%) Physics
3 2 (1.64%) Open Source
4 1 (0.82%) iPad
4 1 (0.82%) iPhone
4 1 (0.82%) PKI
4 1 (0.82%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.21%) Windows
2 17 (13.93%) UNIX
3 14 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (7.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.92%) Linux
6 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.46%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.64%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.64%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.82%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.61%) Disaster Recovery
2 40 (32.79%) Network Management
3 35 (28.69%) ITIL
4 31 (25.41%) PRINCE2
5 25 (20.49%) Service Delivery
6 24 (19.67%) Load Balancing
7 22 (18.03%) Change Management
8 20 (16.39%) PRINCE
8 20 (16.39%) Process Improvement
9 15 (12.30%) Change Control
10 14 (11.48%) Network Design
11 9 (7.38%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (6.56%) Document Management
13 4 (3.28%) Asset Management
13 4 (3.28%) Technical Architecture
13 4 (3.28%) Mentoring
13 4 (3.28%) Risk Assessment
13 4 (3.28%) Project Management
13 4 (3.28%) Configuration Management
14 3 (2.46%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.92%) SQL
2 5 (4.10%) Python
3 4 (3.28%) R
4 3 (2.46%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 117 (95.90%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (82.79%) CCNP
3 30 (24.59%) CCNA
4 21 (17.21%) CCDP
5 16 (13.11%) CCIE
6 13 (10.66%) CCSE
6 13 (10.66%) CCSA
7 11 (9.02%) JNCIE
8 8 (6.56%) MCP
8 8 (6.56%) VCP4
8 8 (6.56%) VCP5
8 8 (6.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (6.56%) MBCS
9 6 (4.92%) Check Point Certification
9 6 (4.92%) CCIP
10 5 (4.10%) CCSP
10 5 (4.10%) CCDA
11 4 (3.28%) Degree
12 3 (2.46%) VCAP
13 1 (0.82%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (25.41%) SLA
2 4 (3.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (12.30%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.92%) vSphere
4 2 (1.64%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.82%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 25 (20.49%) HP NNM
2 10 (8.20%) FortiGate
3 8 (6.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (2.46%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.64%) Cacti
5 2 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.82%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 118 (96.72%) Cisco
2 63 (51.64%) Juniper
3 44 (36.07%) F5
4 36 (29.51%) HP
5 26 (21.31%) VMware
6 23 (18.85%) SolarWinds
7 17 (13.93%) Microsoft
8 16 (13.11%) CheckPoint
9 10 (8.20%) Blue Coat
10 7 (5.74%) Aruba
11 6 (4.92%) Fortinet
11 6 (4.92%) Redback
12 5 (4.10%) Sourcefire
13 4 (3.28%) Mitel
13 4 (3.28%) Polycom
13 4 (3.28%) IBM
13 4 (3.28%) Citrix
14 3 (2.46%) Red Hat
14 3 (2.46%) Perforce
14 3 (2.46%) SonicWALL
Essex
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago