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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 409 342 358
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +16
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 648 758 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.73% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.36% 3.64% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 471 608 662
Average salary £47,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,125 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19314 20833 21229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.12% 19.99% 17.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15336 16892 17851
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -154 210 £52,500 - 22
South East -38 188 £44,000 - 22
Yorkshire +38 103 £45,000 +55.17% 8
North West +41 56 £50,000 - 3
East of England +10 51 £50,000 +21.58% 5
West Midlands +6 26 £40,000 -20.00% 1
South West -27 15 £42,500 - 2
East Midlands -17 6 £41,000 -8.88%
North East -26 2 £32,500 -18.75%
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1102 (91.91%) Cisco
2 1077 (89.82%) BGP
3 795 (66.31%) Firewall
4 765 (63.80%) Cisco Certification
5 693 (57.80%) MPLS
6 588 (49.04%) WAN
7 558 (46.54%) CCNP
8 530 (44.20%) LAN
9 456 (38.03%) Juniper
10 450 (37.53%) EIGRP
11 446 (37.20%) VPN
12 435 (36.28%) TCP/IP
13 383 (31.94%) CheckPoint
14 347 (28.94%) CCNA
15 341 (28.44%) DNS
16 331 (27.61%) Cisco ASA
17 319 (26.61%) F5
18 304 (25.35%) Load Balancing
19 284 (23.69%) IPsec
20 273 (22.77%) Wireless
21 269 (22.44%) Cisco IOS
22 264 (22.02%) VoIP
23 253 (21.10%) Finance
24 241 (20.10%) Linux
25 238 (19.85%) Windows
25 238 (19.85%) Network Security
26 234 (19.52%) Network Design
27 233 (19.43%) Cisco Nexus
28 231 (19.27%) VLAN
29 227 (18.93%) Internet

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 80 (6.67%) Apache
2 72 (6.01%) WebSphere
3 58 (4.84%) IIS
4 27 (2.25%) MS Exchange
5 22 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (0.67%) Tomcat
7 8 (0.67%) Lync
8 4 (0.33%) MTS
9 2 (0.17%) Confluence
10 1 (0.083%) CMS
10 1 (0.083%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.083%) SharePoint
Applications
1 62 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 28 (2.34%) MS Visio
3 21 (1.75%) MS Office
4 1 (0.083%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.17%) SaaS
2 7 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1077 (89.82%) BGP
2 795 (66.31%) Firewall
3 693 (57.80%) MPLS
4 588 (49.04%) WAN
5 530 (44.20%) LAN
6 450 (37.53%) EIGRP
7 446 (37.20%) VPN
8 435 (36.28%) TCP/IP
9 341 (28.44%) DNS
10 331 (27.61%) Cisco ASA
11 284 (23.69%) IPsec
12 273 (22.77%) Wireless
13 269 (22.44%) Cisco IOS
14 264 (22.02%) VoIP
15 238 (19.85%) Network Security
16 233 (19.43%) Cisco Nexus
17 231 (19.27%) VLAN
18 227 (18.93%) Internet
19 174 (14.51%) DHCP
20 169 (14.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (1.58%) MySQL
2 9 (0.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (0.17%) Subversion
1 2 (0.17%) Maven
1 2 (0.17%) JIRA
1 2 (0.17%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.17%) Jenkins
General
1 253 (21.10%) Finance
2 221 (18.43%) Telecoms
3 67 (5.59%) Banking
4 66 (5.50%) Retail
5 50 (4.17%) Billing
6 22 (1.83%) Law
7 18 (1.50%) Legal
7 18 (1.50%) Financial Institution
8 15 (1.25%) Marketing
9 13 (1.08%) Back Office
9 13 (1.08%) Investment Banking
10 11 (0.92%) Advertising
10 11 (0.92%) Publishing
11 7 (0.58%) Games
12 6 (0.50%) French Language
13 5 (0.42%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.17%) Military
14 2 (0.17%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.17%) Electronics
15 1 (0.083%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 605 (50.46%) Network Engineer
2 111 (9.26%) Security Engineer
3 105 (8.76%) Architect
3 105 (8.76%) Senior Network Engineer
4 93 (7.76%) Network Architect
5 86 (7.17%) Network Security Engineer
6 74 (6.17%) Firewall Engineer
7 72 (6.01%) Cisco Engineer
8 70 (5.84%) Consultant
9 65 (5.42%) IP Engineer
10 62 (5.17%) Analyst
10 62 (5.17%) Network Support
11 61 (5.09%) Network Consultant
12 59 (4.92%) Team Leader
13 58 (4.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 56 (4.67%) Network Analyst
14 56 (4.67%) Support Engineer
15 51 (4.25%) Network Specialist
16 44 (3.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 43 (3.59%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (6.01%) SOAP
2 22 (1.83%) FIX Protocol
3 9 (0.75%) CSS
4 7 (0.58%) XMPP
5 4 (0.33%) .NET
6 3 (0.25%) Middleware
7 2 (0.17%) CGI
8 1 (0.083%) LAMP
8 1 (0.083%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 59 (4.92%) Clustering
2 46 (3.84%) Smartphone
3 45 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 26 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
5 23 (1.92%) Fat Client
5 23 (1.92%) Thin Client
6 20 (1.67%) Hedge funds
7 18 (1.50%) Management Information System
7 18 (1.50%) PKI
8 17 (1.42%) Statistics
8 17 (1.42%) Digital Media
9 9 (0.75%) Open Source
10 8 (0.67%) CLARiiON
11 7 (0.58%) Physics
12 6 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
12 6 (0.50%) Firmware
13 5 (0.42%) Learning Management System
14 4 (0.33%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.33%) e-Health
15 3 (0.25%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 241 (20.10%) Linux
2 238 (19.85%) Windows
3 117 (9.76%) UNIX
4 76 (6.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 51 (4.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (2.84%) CentOS
7 26 (2.17%) Debian
8 24 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.83%) Solaris
11 9 (0.75%) SUSE
12 8 (0.67%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.58%) AIX
14 4 (0.33%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.33%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.17%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.083%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (25.35%) Load Balancing
2 234 (19.52%) Network Design
3 219 (18.27%) Network Management
4 117 (9.76%) ITIL
5 103 (8.59%) E-Commerce
6 88 (7.34%) Network Architecture
7 86 (7.17%) Capacity Management
8 82 (6.84%) Project Management
9 70 (5.84%) Network Monitoring
10 59 (4.92%) Change Management
11 50 (4.17%) Problem Management
12 45 (3.75%) Service Delivery
13 32 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
14 31 (2.59%) Information Security
15 26 (2.17%) Business Continuity
16 25 (2.09%) Change Control
17 24 (2.00%) Data Security
17 24 (2.00%) Configuration Management
17 24 (2.00%) Service Management
18 22 (1.83%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 70 (5.84%) Perl
2 55 (4.59%) Java
3 54 (4.50%) Bash Shell
4 28 (2.34%) PowerShell
5 19 (1.58%) C
6 14 (1.17%) Python
7 12 (1.00%) Shell Script
8 7 (0.58%) SQL
9 3 (0.25%) PHP
10 2 (0.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 765 (63.80%) Cisco Certification
2 558 (46.54%) CCNP
3 347 (28.94%) CCNA
4 226 (18.85%) CCIE
5 92 (7.67%) CCSE
6 85 (7.09%) CCSP
7 82 (6.84%) Degree
8 77 (6.42%) CCDP
8 77 (6.42%) CCSA
9 67 (5.59%) JNCIA
10 63 (5.25%) CCIP
11 57 (4.75%) Security Cleared
12 46 (3.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 44 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
14 40 (3.34%) MCSA
15 38 (3.17%) MCSE
16 36 (3.00%) SC Cleared
17 31 (2.59%) RHCE
18 28 (2.34%) CCVP
19 22 (1.83%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (8.51%) PCI DSS
2 70 (5.84%) SLA
3 25 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.083%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 142 (11.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (3.92%) Active Directory
3 44 (3.67%) VMware ESXi
4 34 (2.84%) vSphere
5 25 (2.09%) VMware ESX
6 23 (1.92%) XenApp
6 23 (1.92%) XenDesktop
7 17 (1.42%) Squid
8 15 (1.25%) UAG
9 10 (0.83%) Snort
10 9 (0.75%) XenServer
11 8 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 8 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
11 8 (0.67%) ProxySG
11 8 (0.67%) MetaFrame
12 4 (0.33%) vCloud
13 3 (0.25%) Sendmail
14 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
14 2 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 115 (9.59%) CiscoWorks
2 84 (7.01%) HP NNM
3 55 (4.59%) Cisco CUCM
4 36 (3.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 29 (2.42%) OpenView
6 25 (2.09%) Nagios
7 24 (2.00%) FortiGate
8 17 (1.42%) Cisco UCCX
9 15 (1.25%) Netcool
10 14 (1.17%) SCCM
11 13 (1.08%) Cacti
11 13 (1.08%) Foglight
11 13 (1.08%) Puppet
12 11 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
12 11 (0.92%) Backup Exec
12 11 (0.92%) SCOM
13 7 (0.58%) Nessus
14 5 (0.42%) CA Spectrum
15 4 (0.33%) WhatsUp Gold
16 3 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1102 (91.91%) Cisco
2 456 (38.03%) Juniper
3 383 (31.94%) CheckPoint
4 319 (26.61%) F5
5 189 (15.76%) VMware
6 185 (15.43%) HP
7 112 (9.34%) Citrix
8 98 (8.17%) Red Hat
9 97 (8.09%) Microsoft
10 86 (7.17%) Blue Coat
11 75 (6.26%) Fortinet
12 71 (5.92%) SolarWinds
13 48 (4.00%) Riverbed
14 45 (3.75%) Infoblox
15 40 (3.34%) Avaya
16 38 (3.17%) BT
17 37 (3.09%) Dell
17 37 (3.09%) Brocade
18 29 (2.42%) Imperva
19 28 (2.34%) Nokia
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus, benefits and training
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competative + Bonus + Company Benefits + Career Development
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: car allowance + 20% bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Edge Recruit Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 48,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £7K Car Allowance + OT (Up to £20K)
Posted: 2 days ago