The first table below looks at the demand for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 1 August 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 425 332 328
Rank change year-on-year
-93 -4
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 616 745 822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.73% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.20% 4.00% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 489 595 690
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,775 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19275 18628 19991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.71% 18.36% 18.02%
Number of salaries quoted 15532 15055 16702
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in England

OSPF
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the England region.

OSPF Salary Trend in England

OSPF
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

OSPF Salary Histogram in England

OSPF
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
London -90 243 £55,000 +10.00% 34
South East -62 165 £42,500 -5.55% 12
Yorkshire -3 89 £45,000 -5.26% 11
East of England +1 45 £55,000 +15.78% 7
West Midlands +4 36 £45,000 -18.18% 9
North West +5 14 £35,000 +9.37% 4
South West -23 14 £60,000 +21.82% 2
East Midlands -27 6 £53,750 -10.41% 1
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 1116 (90.66%) Cisco
2 1091 (88.63%) BGP
3 802 (65.15%) MPLS
4 768 (62.39%) Firewall
5 724 (58.81%) Cisco Certification
6 564 (45.82%) CCNP
7 536 (43.54%) WAN
8 494 (40.13%) Juniper
9 461 (37.45%) EIGRP
10 447 (36.31%) LAN
11 430 (34.93%) VPN
12 410 (33.31%) TCP/IP
13 357 (29.00%) CheckPoint
14 343 (27.86%) DNS
15 303 (24.61%) Linux
16 293 (23.80%) F5
17 287 (23.31%) CCNA
18 272 (22.10%) Load Balancing
19 269 (21.85%) Telecoms
20 261 (21.20%) Network Management
21 257 (20.88%) Internet
22 255 (20.71%) VoIP
22 255 (20.71%) Cisco ASA
23 254 (20.63%) Cisco IOS
24 240 (19.50%) Network Security
25 237 (19.25%) Finance
26 232 (18.85%) IPsec
26 232 (18.85%) Network Design
27 225 (18.28%) Windows
28 208 (16.90%) VMware

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 71 (5.77%) Apache
2 69 (5.61%) IIS
3 53 (4.31%) WebSphere
4 36 (2.92%) MS Exchange
5 30 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (2.11%) Lync
7 12 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (0.49%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.49%) SharePoint
9 5 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.32%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.24%) Confluence
12 1 (0.081%) MediaWiki
12 1 (0.081%) nginx
12 1 (0.081%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.081%) MTS
Applications
1 89 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 38 (3.09%) MS Office
3 30 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (0.89%) SaaS
3 3 (0.24%) PaaS
4 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1091 (88.63%) BGP
2 802 (65.15%) MPLS
3 768 (62.39%) Firewall
4 536 (43.54%) WAN
5 461 (37.45%) EIGRP
6 447 (36.31%) LAN
7 430 (34.93%) VPN
8 410 (33.31%) TCP/IP
9 343 (27.86%) DNS
10 257 (20.88%) Internet
11 255 (20.71%) VoIP
11 255 (20.71%) Cisco ASA
12 254 (20.63%) Cisco IOS
13 240 (19.50%) Network Security
14 232 (18.85%) IPsec
15 203 (16.49%) Cisco Nexus
16 199 (16.17%) Wireless
17 176 (14.30%) VLAN
18 175 (14.22%) SNMP
19 162 (13.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (1.71%) MySQL
2 13 (1.06%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.24%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.081%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.081%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (0.57%) JIRA
3 4 (0.32%) Bugzilla
4 3 (0.24%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.24%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.24%) Subversion
5 2 (0.16%) Maven
6 1 (0.081%) Hudson
General
1 269 (21.85%) Telecoms
2 237 (19.25%) Finance
3 73 (5.93%) Retail
4 57 (4.63%) Banking
5 52 (4.22%) Billing
6 15 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 11 (0.89%) Investment Banking
8 10 (0.81%) Legal
9 9 (0.73%) Back Office
9 9 (0.73%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.65%) Advertising
10 8 (0.65%) Publishing
11 4 (0.32%) Marketing
12 3 (0.24%) French Language
12 3 (0.24%) Games
13 2 (0.16%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.16%) Electronics
13 2 (0.16%) German Language
14 1 (0.081%) Military
Job Titles
1 627 (50.93%) Network Engineer
2 161 (13.08%) Senior Network Engineer
3 108 (8.77%) Security Engineer
4 95 (7.72%) Architect
5 82 (6.66%) Network Security Engineer
6 80 (6.50%) Network Architect
7 76 (6.17%) Consultant
7 76 (6.17%) Design Engineer
8 75 (6.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 65 (5.28%) IP Engineer
10 61 (4.96%) Senior Security Engineer
11 56 (4.55%) Network Consultant
12 55 (4.47%) Team Leader
13 54 (4.39%) Senior Design Engineer
14 52 (4.22%) Firewall Engineer
15 50 (4.06%) Support Engineer
16 49 (3.98%) Network Support
17 46 (3.74%) Senior IP Engineer
18 45 (3.66%) Network Specialist
19 43 (3.49%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (4.31%) SOAP
2 7 (0.57%) CSS
3 4 (0.32%) .NET
3 4 (0.32%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.081%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.081%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.081%) Middleware
4 1 (0.081%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 93 (7.55%) Clustering
2 54 (4.39%) Smartphone
3 41 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 29 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
5 16 (1.30%) Thin Client
5 16 (1.30%) Fat Client
6 14 (1.14%) PKI
6 14 (1.14%) Statistics
7 12 (0.97%) Hedge funds
8 11 (0.89%) Open Source
8 11 (0.89%) Equities
9 10 (0.81%) Management Information System
10 8 (0.65%) Digital Media
11 7 (0.57%) Fixed Income
11 7 (0.57%) Derivative
11 7 (0.57%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.49%) SecurID
12 6 (0.49%) Physics
13 5 (0.41%) EqualLogic
13 5 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 303 (24.61%) Linux
2 225 (18.28%) Windows
3 146 (11.86%) UNIX
4 94 (7.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (3.01%) CentOS
6 36 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (1.46%) Solaris
8 13 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.65%) Windows XP
9 8 (0.65%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.57%) Debian
11 3 (0.24%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.081%) OpenBSD
13 1 (0.081%) SUSE
13 1 (0.081%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.081%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (22.10%) Load Balancing
2 261 (21.20%) Network Management
3 232 (18.85%) Network Design
4 112 (9.10%) E-Commerce
5 110 (8.94%) ITIL
6 88 (7.15%) Capacity Management
7 78 (6.34%) Network Architecture
8 65 (5.28%) Project Management
9 61 (4.96%) Network Monitoring
10 57 (4.63%) Change Management
11 47 (3.82%) Service Delivery
12 39 (3.17%) Business Continuity
13 38 (3.09%) Capacity Planning
14 33 (2.68%) Low Latency
15 32 (2.60%) Disaster Recovery
16 22 (1.79%) Validation
16 22 (1.79%) Configuration Management
17 21 (1.71%) PRINCE2
18 20 (1.62%) BCP
18 20 (1.62%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 116 (9.42%) Perl
2 80 (6.50%) Bash Shell
3 64 (5.20%) Java
4 61 (4.96%) PowerShell
5 26 (2.11%) Python
6 20 (1.62%) SQL
7 17 (1.38%) PHP
8 15 (1.22%) C
9 8 (0.65%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.49%) Tcl
11 4 (0.32%) PowerHouse
12 3 (0.24%) Ruby
13 1 (0.081%) C++
Qualifications
1 724 (58.81%) Cisco Certification
2 564 (45.82%) CCNP
3 287 (23.31%) CCNA
4 178 (14.46%) CCIE
5 100 (8.12%) Degree
6 98 (7.96%) CCSE
7 75 (6.09%) CCSA
8 69 (5.61%) CCDP
9 61 (4.96%) CCIP
10 56 (4.55%) Security Cleared
11 46 (3.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 43 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
13 37 (3.01%) JNCIA
14 35 (2.84%) RHCE
14 35 (2.84%) JNCIE
15 34 (2.76%) JNCIS
15 34 (2.76%) SC Cleared
15 34 (2.76%) MCSE
15 34 (2.76%) MCSA
16 28 (2.27%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (8.04%) PCI DSS
2 55 (4.47%) SLA
3 28 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.24%) QA
4 3 (0.24%) COBIT
4 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.081%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 153 (12.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (6.01%) VMware ESXi
3 52 (4.22%) vSphere
4 47 (3.82%) Active Directory
5 17 (1.38%) Hyper-V
6 14 (1.14%) XenApp
6 14 (1.14%) XenDesktop
7 10 (0.81%) XenServer
8 8 (0.65%) VMware ESX
9 7 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.41%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.32%) Squid
11 4 (0.32%) ProxySG
11 4 (0.32%) vCloud
11 4 (0.32%) UAG
12 3 (0.24%) Snort
12 3 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.24%) MetaFrame
13 2 (0.16%) NFS
13 2 (0.16%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 76 (6.17%) CiscoWorks
2 67 (5.44%) HP NNM
3 29 (2.36%) Nagios
4 27 (2.19%) SolarWinds Orion
5 25 (2.03%) Cacti
6 22 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
7 20 (1.62%) OpenView
8 16 (1.30%) Cisco Prime
8 16 (1.30%) FortiGate
9 12 (0.97%) Netcool
9 12 (0.97%) Puppet
10 9 (0.73%) Foglight
11 8 (0.65%) SCCM
11 8 (0.65%) SCOM
11 8 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (0.65%) Zenoss
12 7 (0.57%) SmokePing
12 7 (0.57%) Backup Exec
13 6 (0.49%) SCOrch
14 4 (0.32%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 1116 (90.66%) Cisco
2 494 (40.13%) Juniper
3 357 (29.00%) CheckPoint
4 293 (23.80%) F5
5 208 (16.90%) VMware
6 161 (13.08%) HP
7 117 (9.50%) Red Hat
8 103 (8.37%) Microsoft
9 87 (7.07%) SolarWinds
10 76 (6.17%) Citrix
11 72 (5.85%) Fortinet
12 70 (5.69%) Blue Coat
13 65 (5.28%) Brocade
14 54 (4.39%) Aruba
15 42 (3.41%) Dell
16 36 (2.92%) Huawei
17 35 (2.84%) Riverbed
18 31 (2.52%) Nortel
19 24 (1.95%) Nokia
20 23 (1.87%) Infoblox
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Salary: £30500 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
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Salary: £60-70k + £10K+ Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum OTE £75,000 to £80,000 + car allowan
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + £8k on call
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
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Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £15,000 to £20,000 per annum £15-20k plus travel expenses and ben
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Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum UPTO £50,000 BASIC + 30 days on call
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Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum UPTO £26,000 BASIC + 30 days on call
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Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + + 20% shift allowance
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits +Training
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Salary: + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £60-70,000 + £10K+ Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
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Salary: £45k-£50k + 30% Bonus
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London
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