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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 356 433 348
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -85
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 762 608 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.74% 0.56% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.40% 3.12% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 621 480 597
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,649 £32,500 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -
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
17302 19482 18877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.91% 17.80% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 14317 15672 15270
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 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
(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 +113 348 £55,000 - 33
South East +38 212 £50,000 +14.28% 26
West Midlands +59 86 £50,000 +11.11% 6
East of England +24 61 £47,500 -13.63% 4
Yorkshire -55 26 £45,000 - 3
East Midlands +7 12 £40,042 -23.73% 3
North West -4 11 £46,250 +32.14% 6
South West -17 10 £70,000 +16.66% 8
North East - 1 £35,000 - 1
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 1493 (91.48%) BGP
2 1436 (87.99%) Cisco
3 1124 (68.87%) Cisco Certification
4 1057 (64.77%) Firewall
5 875 (53.62%) MPLS
6 829 (50.80%) CCNP
7 712 (43.63%) WAN
8 673 (41.24%) LAN
9 663 (40.63%) Juniper
10 655 (40.13%) VPN
11 618 (37.87%) EIGRP
12 557 (34.13%) Cisco ASA
13 552 (33.82%) F5
14 546 (33.46%) TCP/IP
15 529 (32.41%) Data Centre
16 488 (29.90%) Cisco Nexus
17 474 (29.04%) CheckPoint
18 412 (25.25%) CCNA
19 389 (23.84%) DNS
20 379 (23.22%) CCIE
21 348 (21.32%) Network Security
22 331 (20.28%) Linux
22 331 (20.28%) IPsec
23 316 (19.36%) Cisco IOS
24 306 (18.75%) VLAN
25 291 (17.83%) Wireless
26 280 (17.16%) HSRP
27 279 (17.10%) Network Design
28 273 (16.73%) VMware
29 268 (16.42%) ITIL

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 60 (3.68%) Lync
2 47 (2.88%) MS Exchange
3 42 (2.57%) Apache
4 27 (1.65%) nginx
5 26 (1.59%) Confluence
6 24 (1.47%) MediaWiki
7 20 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (0.67%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.49%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.43%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (0.43%) IIS
13 5 (0.31%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.18%) MTS
14 3 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.12%) CloudStack
16 1 (0.061%) WebLogic
Applications
1 119 (7.29%) MS Visio
2 92 (5.64%) MS Excel
3 61 (3.74%) MS Office
4 14 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.12%) MS Project
5 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.18%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.16%) IaaS
2 13 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (0.67%) Office 365
4 3 (0.18%) Mimecast
4 3 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.061%) SaaS
6 1 (0.061%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1493 (91.48%) BGP
2 1057 (64.77%) Firewall
3 875 (53.62%) MPLS
4 712 (43.63%) WAN
5 673 (41.24%) LAN
6 655 (40.13%) VPN
7 618 (37.87%) EIGRP
8 557 (34.13%) Cisco ASA
9 546 (33.46%) TCP/IP
10 488 (29.90%) Cisco Nexus
11 389 (23.84%) DNS
12 348 (21.32%) Network Security
13 331 (20.28%) IPsec
14 316 (19.36%) Cisco IOS
15 306 (18.75%) VLAN
16 291 (17.83%) Wireless
17 280 (17.16%) HSRP
18 261 (15.99%) VoIP
19 212 (12.99%) Spanning Tree
20 193 (11.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (3.49%) MySQL
2 38 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
3 33 (2.02%) Relational Database
4 17 (1.04%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.061%) Big Data
7 1 (0.061%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 41 (2.51%) Git (software)
2 37 (2.27%) Subversion
3 36 (2.21%) Jenkins
4 28 (1.72%) JIRA
5 27 (1.65%) Hudson
6 20 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 10 (0.61%) Maven
General
1 267 (16.36%) Telecoms
2 261 (15.99%) Finance
3 99 (6.07%) Banking
4 48 (2.94%) Marketing
5 40 (2.45%) Retail
6 31 (1.90%) Games
7 22 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.29%) Legal
9 17 (1.04%) Financial Institution
10 16 (0.98%) French Language
11 15 (0.92%) Investment Banking
11 15 (0.92%) Electronics
12 14 (0.86%) Advertising
12 14 (0.86%) Online Betting
13 12 (0.74%) German Language
13 12 (0.74%) Law
13 12 (0.74%) Back Office
14 11 (0.67%) Publishing
15 9 (0.55%) Japanese Language
16 7 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 900 (55.15%) Network Engineer
2 284 (17.40%) Senior Network Engineer
3 232 (14.22%) Consultant
4 126 (7.72%) Network Consultant
5 108 (6.62%) Cisco Engineer
6 103 (6.31%) Senior Consultant
7 101 (6.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 88 (5.39%) Network Support
8 88 (5.39%) Support Engineer
9 78 (4.78%) Architect
10 63 (3.86%) Security Engineer
11 61 (3.74%) Network Architect
12 60 (3.68%) Network Support Engineer
13 59 (3.62%) Analyst
14 54 (3.31%) Network Analyst
15 52 (3.19%) Technical Consultant
16 50 (3.06%) Network Manager
17 47 (2.88%) Network Security Engineer
18 46 (2.82%) Design Engineer
18 46 (2.82%) Senior Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (3.62%) 802.1X
2 39 (2.39%) CSS
3 17 (1.04%) LAMP
3 17 (1.04%) XMPP
4 12 (0.74%) ISPF
5 9 (0.55%) HTML
6 8 (0.49%) Silverlight
7 7 (0.43%) SOAP
8 5 (0.31%) OLE
8 5 (0.31%) XML
8 5 (0.31%) CORBA
9 4 (0.25%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (0.18%) RESTful
11 2 (0.12%) Web Services
12 1 (0.061%) RSS
12 1 (0.061%) WAP
12 1 (0.061%) FreeSWITCH
12 1 (0.061%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 529 (32.41%) Data Centre
2 85 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 46 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 29 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
6 26 (1.59%) Wiki
6 26 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 20 (1.23%) Hedge funds
8 19 (1.16%) Online Games
8 19 (1.16%) IPTV
9 16 (0.98%) Clustering
10 15 (0.92%) User Experience
11 14 (0.86%) Smartphone
12 13 (0.80%) Fat Client
12 13 (0.80%) PKI
12 13 (0.80%) Thin Client
13 12 (0.74%) Derivative
14 11 (0.67%) Online Banking
14 11 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
15 10 (0.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 331 (20.28%) Linux
2 239 (14.64%) Windows
3 139 (8.52%) UNIX
4 49 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (2.76%) CentOS
6 44 (2.70%) Solaris
7 37 (2.27%) Ubuntu
8 29 (1.78%) Debian
9 21 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.31%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.31%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.18%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.12%) HPUX
14 2 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.12%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.061%) AIX
15 1 (0.061%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (17.10%) Network Design
2 268 (16.42%) ITIL
3 266 (16.30%) Load Balancing
4 170 (10.42%) Network Management
5 149 (9.13%) Service Delivery
6 121 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 107 (6.56%) Network Monitoring
8 96 (5.88%) Project Management
9 74 (4.53%) Change Management
10 72 (4.41%) Mentoring
11 67 (4.11%) Migration
12 63 (3.86%) Capacity Planning
13 59 (3.62%) Network Architecture
14 55 (3.37%) Incident Management
15 46 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
16 45 (2.76%) Kalman Filter
17 39 (2.39%) Validation
18 38 (2.33%) Problem Management
19 37 (2.27%) WAN Optimisation
20 36 (2.21%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 127 (7.78%) Perl
2 89 (5.45%) Python
3 72 (4.41%) Bash Shell
4 67 (4.11%) Ruby
5 48 (2.94%) SQL
6 36 (2.21%) C
7 35 (2.14%) Java
7 35 (2.14%) PHP
8 25 (1.53%) PowerShell
9 24 (1.47%) Tcl
10 6 (0.37%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.25%) VB
12 3 (0.18%) Ada
13 2 (0.12%) VBScript
13 2 (0.12%) R
14 1 (0.061%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1124 (68.87%) Cisco Certification
2 829 (50.80%) CCNP
3 412 (25.25%) CCNA
4 379 (23.22%) CCIE
5 142 (8.70%) CCDP
6 135 (8.27%) Degree
7 96 (5.88%) CCIP
8 87 (5.33%) CCSA
9 82 (5.02%) Security Cleared
10 70 (4.29%) CCSE
11 58 (3.55%) SC Cleared
12 49 (3.00%) CCSP
13 46 (2.82%) Check Point Certification
14 39 (2.39%) JNCIP
15 36 (2.21%) CCDA
16 32 (1.96%) JNCIA
17 28 (1.72%) JNCIS
18 25 (1.53%) JNCIE
19 20 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
20 14 (0.86%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (8.15%) SLA
2 26 (1.59%) PCI DSS
3 15 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.80%) COBIT
5 10 (0.61%) QA
6 5 (0.31%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 207 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (4.53%) Active Directory
3 34 (2.08%) vSphere
4 31 (1.90%) XenServer
4 31 (1.90%) iptables
5 28 (1.72%) Postfix
6 27 (1.65%) Samba
7 20 (1.23%) VMware ESX
7 20 (1.23%) Hyper-V
8 17 (1.04%) Xen
9 16 (0.98%) KVM
10 12 (0.74%) ProxySG
11 10 (0.61%) Terminal Services
12 8 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.43%) VirtualBox
14 6 (0.37%) XenApp
15 5 (0.31%) NFS
15 5 (0.31%) FreeRADIUS
16 4 (0.25%) Docker
16 4 (0.25%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 72 (4.41%) FortiGate
2 51 (3.13%) Puppet
3 48 (2.94%) Nagios
4 45 (2.76%) Cisco CUCM
5 44 (2.70%) SolarWinds Orion
6 36 (2.21%) ZABBIX
7 34 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
8 32 (1.96%) Cacti
9 26 (1.59%) Cisco UCCX
10 22 (1.35%) OpenView
10 22 (1.35%) CiscoWorks
11 19 (1.16%) Ansible
12 17 (1.04%) SELinux
12 17 (1.04%) Salt
13 16 (0.98%) HP NNM
14 8 (0.49%) SCCM
14 8 (0.49%) OPNET
14 8 (0.49%) Graphite
15 6 (0.37%) vMotion
15 6 (0.37%) Icinga
Vendors
1 1436 (87.99%) Cisco
2 663 (40.63%) Juniper
3 552 (33.82%) F5
4 474 (29.04%) CheckPoint
5 273 (16.73%) VMware
6 173 (10.60%) Microsoft
7 162 (9.93%) Riverbed
8 138 (8.46%) HP
9 92 (5.64%) Citrix
10 91 (5.58%) SolarWinds
11 76 (4.66%) Fortinet
12 69 (4.23%) Red Hat
13 46 (2.82%) Avaya
13 46 (2.82%) Dell
13 46 (2.82%) Blue Coat
14 41 (2.51%) Brocade
15 38 (2.33%) Aruba
16 29 (1.78%) Bloomberg
17 28 (1.72%) Huawei
18 27 (1.65%) Mitel
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ARM Information Technology
Salary: other benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + + bonus, Contributory Pension, Private Health et
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 28-45k base + bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £52,000 per annum £50,000 to £52,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Midlands
Vodafone
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + + Package & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Package & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Allegro Networks Ltd
Salary: From £18,500 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ferrari Healy
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago