The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 366 359 461
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +102
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 798 875 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.82% 0.85% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.74% 4.60% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 688 673 454
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%
OSPF
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16852 19037 19362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.40% 18.39% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 14112 15181 15386
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,945 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,950 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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
South East +30 271 £50,000 - 17
London -97 241 £55,000 - 25
East of England +43 90 £50,000 +5.26% 4
West Midlands +3 71 £50,000 +17.64% 12
South West +41 57 £38,000 -41.53% 4
Yorkshire +22 50 £45,000 -10.00% 7
North West +33 36 £38,000 -10.58% 7
East Midlands -3 12 £47,500 -
North East +2 5 £36,000 -28.00% 1
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 1299 (85.74%) BGP
2 1287 (84.95%) Cisco
3 975 (64.36%) Cisco Certification
4 968 (63.89%) MPLS
5 929 (61.32%) Firewall
6 806 (53.20%) CCNP
7 731 (48.25%) WAN
8 719 (47.46%) Juniper
9 678 (44.75%) VPN
10 606 (40.00%) LAN
11 544 (35.91%) EIGRP
12 507 (33.47%) TCP/IP
13 421 (27.79%) F5
14 416 (27.46%) CCNA
15 414 (27.33%) Cisco ASA
16 399 (26.34%) Wireless
17 387 (25.54%) Data Centre
18 355 (23.43%) IPsec
19 352 (23.23%) CheckPoint
20 328 (21.65%) Network Security
21 327 (21.58%) Linux
22 320 (21.12%) VLAN
22 320 (21.12%) Cisco Nexus
23 304 (20.07%) VoIP
24 298 (19.67%) SSL
25 286 (18.88%) Load Balancing
26 276 (18.22%) DNS
26 276 (18.22%) Telecoms
27 263 (17.36%) Finance
28 245 (16.17%) VMware

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 69 (4.55%) Skype for Business
2 37 (2.44%) Apache
3 33 (2.18%) MS Exchange
4 23 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 19 (1.25%) SharePoint
7 13 (0.86%) IIS
8 12 (0.79%) OpenStack
9 8 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.40%) nginx
11 3 (0.20%) Confluence
11 3 (0.20%) MediaWiki
11 3 (0.20%) Node.js
12 1 (0.066%) SAS
12 1 (0.066%) Tomcat
Applications
1 77 (5.08%) MS Visio
2 70 (4.62%) MS Excel
3 52 (3.43%) MS Office
4 6 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (2.77%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (2.44%) Office 365
3 35 (2.31%) IaaS
4 28 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 16 (1.06%) Yammer
7 10 (0.66%) SaaS
8 7 (0.46%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.33%) PaaS
10 3 (0.20%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.066%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1299 (85.74%) BGP
2 968 (63.89%) MPLS
3 929 (61.32%) Firewall
4 731 (48.25%) WAN
5 678 (44.75%) VPN
6 606 (40.00%) LAN
7 544 (35.91%) EIGRP
8 507 (33.47%) TCP/IP
9 414 (27.33%) Cisco ASA
10 399 (26.34%) Wireless
11 355 (23.43%) IPsec
12 328 (21.65%) Network Security
13 320 (21.12%) Cisco Nexus
13 320 (21.12%) VLAN
14 304 (20.07%) VoIP
15 298 (19.67%) SSL
16 276 (18.22%) DNS
17 221 (14.59%) Spanning Tree
18 214 (14.13%) HSRP
19 205 (13.53%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (2.84%) MySQL
2 13 (0.86%) SQL Server
3 11 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.20%) Big Data
4 3 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (0.33%) Subversion
3 4 (0.26%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.20%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.20%) Hudson
4 3 (0.20%) JIRA
4 3 (0.20%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.066%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 276 (18.22%) Telecoms
2 263 (17.36%) Finance
3 105 (6.93%) Banking
4 39 (2.57%) Manufacturing
5 25 (1.65%) Investment Banking
6 24 (1.58%) German Language
7 22 (1.45%) French Language
8 20 (1.32%) Marketing
9 17 (1.12%) Legal
10 15 (0.99%) Retail
11 14 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.79%) Games
12 12 (0.79%) Online Betting
13 11 (0.73%) Italian Language
14 9 (0.59%) Electronics
15 7 (0.46%) Law
16 6 (0.40%) Billing
17 4 (0.26%) Back Office
17 4 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 792 (52.28%) Network Engineer
2 220 (14.52%) Cisco Engineer
3 203 (13.40%) Senior Network Engineer
4 194 (12.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 146 (9.64%) Network Support
6 130 (8.58%) Support Engineer
7 128 (8.45%) Consultant
8 115 (7.59%) Security Engineer
9 103 (6.80%) Network Security Engineer
10 97 (6.40%) Network Support Engineer
11 93 (6.14%) Architect
11 93 (6.14%) Network Consultant
12 85 (5.61%) Analyst
13 75 (4.95%) Network Analyst
14 69 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 69 (4.55%) Juniper Engineer
15 68 (4.49%) Network Architect
16 60 (3.96%) Switch Engineer
17 57 (3.76%) Operations Engineer
18 54 (3.56%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (5.35%) 802.1X
2 51 (3.37%) XMPP
3 35 (2.31%) LAMP
4 8 (0.53%) Web Services
5 6 (0.40%) CSS
5 6 (0.40%) LEMP Stack
6 5 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (0.26%) HTML
7 4 (0.26%) Unreal Engine
8 3 (0.20%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (0.20%) Middleware
8 3 (0.20%) RFC 2547
8 3 (0.20%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (0.13%) XML
10 1 (0.066%) Express
10 1 (0.066%) HTML5
10 1 (0.066%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 387 (25.54%) Data Centre
2 94 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (3.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 52 (3.43%) Computer Science
5 42 (2.77%) Management Information System
6 31 (2.05%) iPad
7 29 (1.91%) PKI
8 27 (1.78%) Over-the-Top Content
8 27 (1.78%) Replication
9 24 (1.58%) Hybrid Cloud
10 23 (1.52%) Blackberry
10 23 (1.52%) Clustering
11 20 (1.32%) Fat Client
11 20 (1.32%) IPTV
11 20 (1.32%) Thin Client
12 18 (1.19%) IVR
13 16 (1.06%) Driving Licence
13 16 (1.06%) Mathematics
14 14 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
15 10 (0.66%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 327 (21.58%) Linux
2 221 (14.59%) Windows
3 106 (7.00%) Unix
4 100 (6.60%) Windows Server
5 32 (2.11%) Android
6 30 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (1.45%) CatOS
10 18 (1.19%) CentOS
11 16 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (1.06%) Windows 7
12 14 (0.92%) Windows 10
13 9 (0.59%) Debian
13 9 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
13 9 (0.59%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.59%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.53%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.46%) Solaris
15 7 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (18.88%) Load Balancing
2 222 (14.65%) Network Design
3 203 (13.40%) ITIL
4 166 (10.96%) Network Management
5 149 (9.83%) High Availability
5 149 (9.83%) Presales
6 115 (7.59%) Network Monitoring
7 105 (6.93%) Disaster Recovery
8 101 (6.67%) Change Management
9 85 (5.61%) Mentoring
10 74 (4.88%) Network Architecture
11 69 (4.55%) Project Management
12 66 (4.36%) Capacity Planning
13 65 (4.29%) Service Delivery
14 58 (3.83%) WAN Optimisation
15 49 (3.23%) DDoS Mitigation
16 48 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
17 47 (3.10%) Change Control
18 44 (2.90%) E-Commerce
19 40 (2.64%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 84 (5.54%) Python
2 80 (5.28%) Perl
3 61 (4.03%) Bash Shell
4 38 (2.51%) PHP
5 35 (2.31%) SQL
6 19 (1.25%) C
7 15 (0.99%) Tcl
8 14 (0.92%) Ruby
8 14 (0.92%) Shell Script
9 9 (0.59%) Java
9 9 (0.59%) PowerShell
10 6 (0.40%) VB
11 1 (0.066%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 975 (64.36%) Cisco Certification
2 806 (53.20%) CCNP
3 416 (27.46%) CCNA
4 225 (14.85%) CCIE
5 102 (6.73%) CCDP
5 102 (6.73%) Degree
5 102 (6.73%) JNCIA
6 88 (5.81%) Security Cleared
7 85 (5.61%) CCSP
8 78 (5.15%) SC Cleared
9 77 (5.08%) CCSA
10 76 (5.02%) CCSE
11 73 (4.82%) CCDA
12 68 (4.49%) JNCIP
13 67 (4.42%) JNCIS
14 45 (2.97%) JNCIE
15 41 (2.71%) CCIP
16 38 (2.51%) CCVP
17 22 (1.45%) CCNP Voice
18 20 (1.32%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (11.22%) SLA
2 39 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (1.72%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.46%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.46%) JSP 440
5 6 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.26%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.13%) QA
8 1 (0.066%) DICOM
8 1 (0.066%) HL7
8 1 (0.066%) SAS 70
System Software
1 142 (9.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 91 (6.01%) Active Directory
3 33 (2.18%) vSphere
4 20 (1.32%) XenApp
5 19 (1.25%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (0.73%) Terminal Services
7 10 (0.66%) vCloud
8 9 (0.59%) Postfix
8 9 (0.59%) Xen
9 8 (0.53%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.46%) iptables
11 6 (0.40%) KVM
11 6 (0.40%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.33%) pfSense
12 5 (0.33%) VMFS
13 4 (0.26%) Firmware
13 4 (0.26%) ProxySG
14 3 (0.20%) Samba
14 3 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 59 (3.89%) Cisco CUCM
2 41 (2.71%) FortiGate
3 38 (2.51%) SolarWinds Orion
4 33 (2.18%) Nagios
5 27 (1.78%) Cisco UCCX
6 25 (1.65%) HP NNM
7 23 (1.52%) Puppet
8 22 (1.45%) Cacti
8 22 (1.45%) Cisco UCCE
9 18 (1.19%) Netcool
9 18 (1.19%) OpenView
10 12 (0.79%) CiscoWorks
11 11 (0.73%) Cisco Prime
11 11 (0.73%) SmokePing
12 10 (0.66%) Cisco IPCC
12 10 (0.66%) Graphite
13 8 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
14 7 (0.46%) Backup Exec
14 7 (0.46%) vMotion
15 5 (0.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1287 (84.95%) Cisco
2 719 (47.46%) Juniper
3 421 (27.79%) F5
4 352 (23.23%) CheckPoint
5 245 (16.17%) VMware
6 180 (11.88%) Palo Alto
7 159 (10.50%) HP
8 143 (9.44%) Microsoft
9 138 (9.11%) SolarWinds
10 106 (7.00%) Brocade
11 91 (6.01%) Riverbed
12 82 (5.41%) Citrix
13 56 (3.70%) Blue Coat
14 47 (3.10%) Avaya
15 41 (2.71%) Aruba
16 40 (2.64%) Red Hat
17 38 (2.51%) Fortinet
18 30 (1.98%) Extreme Networks
18 30 (1.98%) NetScout
19 27 (1.78%) Forcepoint
Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum + Significant bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheshire
Networking People
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10% On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Atos
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
AAP3
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Training + Certifications
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Training + Certifications
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago