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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 192 222 213
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -9
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 74 20 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.98% 0.28% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.74% 1.32% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 60 17 68
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £33,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,300 £47,500 £60,000
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
1561 1517 1848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.58% 21.25% 20.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1252 1241 1484
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +11 24 £45,000 +33.33% 3
Bedfordshire +2 21 £53,750 +26.47% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 15 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Essex +17 14 £40,500 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 104 (92.86%) BGP
2 102 (91.07%) Cisco
3 99 (88.39%) Cisco Certification
4 86 (76.79%) CCNP
4 86 (76.79%) Firewall
5 80 (71.43%) MPLS
6 61 (54.46%) VPN
7 60 (53.57%) Juniper
8 51 (45.54%) WAN
9 50 (44.64%) TCP/IP
10 44 (39.29%) EIGRP
11 38 (33.93%) Wireless
12 36 (32.14%) HP
13 35 (31.25%) F5
14 34 (30.36%) SSL
15 30 (26.79%) RIP
16 29 (25.89%) ITIL
16 29 (25.89%) DWDM
16 29 (25.89%) Network Management
17 28 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
17 28 (25.00%) HSRP
18 27 (24.11%) Finance
19 26 (23.21%) LAN
20 25 (22.32%) Windows
21 24 (21.43%) PRINCE2
21 24 (21.43%) CCIE
22 23 (20.54%) Load Balancing
23 22 (19.64%) Network Security
23 22 (19.64%) Internet
24 21 (18.75%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (9.82%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.36%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.79%) IIS
3 2 (1.79%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 19 (16.96%) MS Office
2 18 (16.07%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 104 (92.86%) BGP
2 86 (76.79%) Firewall
3 80 (71.43%) MPLS
4 61 (54.46%) VPN
5 51 (45.54%) WAN
6 50 (44.64%) TCP/IP
7 44 (39.29%) EIGRP
8 38 (33.93%) Wireless
9 34 (30.36%) SSL
10 30 (26.79%) RIP
11 29 (25.89%) DWDM
12 28 (25.00%) HSRP
13 26 (23.21%) LAN
14 22 (19.64%) Internet
14 22 (19.64%) Network Security
15 21 (18.75%) DNS
16 19 (16.96%) Multicast
17 18 (16.07%) Cisco Nexus
17 18 (16.07%) VPLS
18 17 (15.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Bugzilla
1 5 (4.46%) JIRA
2 4 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (24.11%) Finance
2 14 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (50.89%) Network Engineer
2 17 (15.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (12.50%) Architect
3 14 (12.50%) Network Specialist
4 13 (11.61%) Network Architect
5 12 (10.71%) Design Engineer
6 10 (8.93%) Consultant
7 9 (8.04%) Network Consultant
8 6 (5.36%) Network Design Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) IP Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.46%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Security Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) Integration Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) Systems Integration Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) Network Support
10 4 (3.57%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.36%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.46%) Open Source
2 5 (4.46%) Client/Server
2 5 (4.46%) Equities
2 5 (4.46%) Streaming Media
2 5 (4.46%) Mathematics
2 5 (4.46%) Physics
3 4 (3.57%) IPTV
4 2 (1.79%) SecurID
4 2 (1.79%) Online Games
4 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.89%) iPhone
5 1 (0.89%) iPad
5 1 (0.89%) PKI
5 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.32%) Windows
2 20 (17.86%) UNIX
3 19 (16.96%) Linux
4 14 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (8.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.36%) Ubuntu
6 6 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.68%) Solaris
8 2 (1.79%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.79%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.79%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.89%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.89%) CentOS
9 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.89%) Android
9 1 (0.89%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.89%) ITIL
1 29 (25.89%) Network Management
2 28 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 23 (20.54%) Load Balancing
5 21 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 21 (18.75%) Network Design
6 16 (14.29%) Change Management
7 14 (12.50%) PRINCE
7 14 (12.50%) Process Improvement
8 11 (9.82%) Regression Testing
9 8 (7.14%) Network Architecture
9 8 (7.14%) System Testing
10 7 (6.25%) Document Management
10 7 (6.25%) Project Management
10 7 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 7 (6.25%) Change Control
11 6 (5.36%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (4.46%) Scrum
12 5 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.61%) Python
2 8 (7.14%) SQL
3 6 (5.36%) Perl
3 6 (5.36%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 99 (88.39%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (76.79%) CCNP
3 24 (21.43%) CCIE
4 17 (15.18%) CCNA
5 12 (10.71%) JNCIE
6 11 (9.82%) CCDP
7 8 (7.14%) Degree
8 7 (6.25%) VCP4
8 7 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (6.25%) VCP5
8 7 (6.25%) MCP
8 7 (6.25%) CCIP
8 7 (6.25%) MBCS
9 6 (5.36%) CCSA
9 6 (5.36%) CCSE
9 6 (5.36%) CCDA
10 5 (4.46%) CCSP
10 5 (4.46%) RHCE
11 2 (1.79%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (1.79%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (13.39%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.46%) vSphere
3 5 (4.46%) ISA Server
4 3 (2.68%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.89%) NFS
5 1 (0.89%) UAG
Systems Management
1 21 (18.75%) HP NNM
2 10 (8.93%) FortiGate
3 7 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (5.36%) CiscoWorks
4 6 (5.36%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (2.68%) OpenView
6 2 (1.79%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.79%) Cacti
7 1 (0.89%) Munin
7 1 (0.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 102 (91.07%) Cisco
2 60 (53.57%) Juniper
3 36 (32.14%) HP
4 35 (31.25%) F5
5 19 (16.96%) VMware
5 19 (16.96%) CheckPoint
6 17 (15.18%) SolarWinds
7 11 (9.82%) Aruba
8 9 (8.04%) Blue Coat
9 8 (7.14%) Microsoft
10 6 (5.36%) Red Hat
10 6 (5.36%) Redback
11 5 (4.46%) Perforce
11 5 (4.46%) Crossbeam
11 5 (4.46%) Foundry
12 4 (3.57%) Riverbed
13 3 (2.68%) ArcSight
13 3 (2.68%) Fortinet
13 3 (2.68%) Sun
13 3 (2.68%) Compuware
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