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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 359 398 379
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -19
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 748 616 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.71% 0.60% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.95% 3.44% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 618 453 587
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,440 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,300 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +8.43%
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
18958 17918 21741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.00% 17.50% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15375 14189 18214
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +24 275 £47,500 -5.00% 29
South East +75 249 £42,000 -11.57% 26
Yorkshire -11 75 £50,000 +11.11% 2
East of England -16 49 £50,000 +5.26% 10
West Midlands +16 44 £46,500 +24.00% 2
North West -35 26 £37,500 -25.00% 5
South West -3 11 £50,000 +17.64% 3
East Midlands +14 9 £35,000 -36.36% 1
North East - 7 £60,000 -
Midlands - 1 £62,500 -
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1402 (92.36%) BGP
2 1382 (91.04%) Cisco
3 1105 (72.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1038 (68.38%) Firewall
5 987 (65.02%) MPLS
6 884 (58.23%) CCNP
7 669 (44.07%) VPN
8 664 (43.74%) Juniper
9 634 (41.77%) WAN
10 585 (38.54%) EIGRP
11 501 (33.00%) LAN
12 473 (31.16%) CheckPoint
13 465 (30.63%) TCP/IP
14 449 (29.58%) CCNA
15 446 (29.38%) Cisco ASA
16 390 (25.69%) Linux
17 385 (25.36%) Network Security
18 348 (22.92%) F5
19 331 (21.81%) DNS
20 324 (21.34%) Cisco Nexus
21 317 (20.88%) Wireless
22 314 (20.69%) VoIP
23 311 (20.49%) VMware
24 294 (19.37%) IPsec
25 293 (19.30%) VLAN
26 277 (18.25%) Cisco IOS
27 271 (17.85%) Load Balancing
28 257 (16.93%) SSL
29 253 (16.67%) Finance
30 248 (16.34%) Windows

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 75 (4.94%) Apache
2 73 (4.81%) Lync
3 64 (4.22%) MS Exchange
4 58 (3.82%) IIS
5 17 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (0.86%) nginx
7 11 (0.72%) Moodle
8 8 (0.53%) SharePoint
8 8 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (0.46%) Confluence
10 6 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.33%) MediaWiki
12 4 (0.26%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.26%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.26%) Zope
12 4 (0.26%) Plone
12 4 (0.26%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.26%) ejabberd
13 3 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 84 (5.53%) MS Visio
2 80 (5.27%) MS Office
3 70 (4.61%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.13%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.066%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (1.05%) Office 365
2 16 (1.05%) IaaS
3 9 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.46%) SaaS
5 6 (0.40%) PaaS
6 3 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1402 (92.36%) BGP
2 1038 (68.38%) Firewall
3 987 (65.02%) MPLS
4 669 (44.07%) VPN
5 634 (41.77%) WAN
6 585 (38.54%) EIGRP
7 501 (33.00%) LAN
8 465 (30.63%) TCP/IP
9 446 (29.38%) Cisco ASA
10 385 (25.36%) Network Security
11 331 (21.81%) DNS
12 324 (21.34%) Cisco Nexus
13 317 (20.88%) Wireless
14 314 (20.69%) VoIP
15 294 (19.37%) IPsec
16 293 (19.30%) VLAN
17 277 (18.25%) Cisco IOS
18 257 (16.93%) SSL
19 242 (15.94%) HSRP
20 211 (13.90%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (1.25%) MySQL
2 16 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (0.99%) SQL Server
4 11 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.33%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.26%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 15 (0.99%) JIRA
2 13 (0.86%) Jenkins
3 9 (0.59%) Git (software)
3 9 (0.59%) Hudson
4 7 (0.46%) Subversion
5 5 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (0.26%) Bugzilla
6 4 (0.26%) Emacs
6 4 (0.26%) TestLink
General
1 253 (16.67%) Finance
2 247 (16.27%) Telecoms
3 84 (5.53%) Banking
4 46 (3.03%) Retail
5 21 (1.38%) Back Office
6 20 (1.32%) Games
7 19 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 11 (0.72%) Legal
8 11 (0.72%) French Language
8 11 (0.72%) German Language
9 10 (0.66%) Marketing
9 10 (0.66%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.59%) Billing
11 8 (0.53%) Publishing
12 7 (0.46%) Law
12 7 (0.46%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.46%) Advertising
13 5 (0.33%) Japanese Language
14 4 (0.26%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 821 (54.08%) Network Engineer
2 235 (15.48%) Senior Network Engineer
3 114 (7.51%) Architect
4 102 (6.72%) Consultant
5 99 (6.52%) Security Engineer
6 85 (5.60%) Network Architect
6 85 (5.60%) Network Security Engineer
7 75 (4.94%) Analyst
7 75 (4.94%) Network Consultant
8 74 (4.87%) Network Specialist
9 64 (4.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 59 (3.89%) Support Engineer
10 59 (3.89%) Cisco Engineer
11 58 (3.82%) Network Support
12 57 (3.75%) Network Analyst
13 53 (3.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 49 (3.23%) NOC Engineer
14 49 (3.23%) Team Leader
15 48 (3.16%) Design Engineer
16 43 (2.83%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (0.72%) SOAP
2 8 (0.53%) LAMP
3 7 (0.46%) XMPP
4 2 (0.13%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (0.13%) XML
5 1 (0.066%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.066%) Web Services
5 1 (0.066%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 108 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (5.80%) Clustering
3 35 (2.31%) Computer Science
3 35 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
4 21 (1.38%) Management Information System
5 18 (1.19%) Client/Server
6 14 (0.92%) Thin Client
6 14 (0.92%) Fat Client
7 13 (0.86%) Performance Metrics
8 11 (0.72%) Hedge funds
8 11 (0.72%) AVVID
8 11 (0.72%) VLE
9 10 (0.66%) CMDB
9 10 (0.66%) PKI
9 10 (0.66%) Open Source
10 9 (0.59%) IVR
11 7 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.40%) CESG
12 6 (0.40%) Derivative
12 6 (0.40%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 390 (25.69%) Linux
2 248 (16.34%) Windows
3 179 (11.79%) UNIX
4 84 (5.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 71 (4.68%) Solaris
6 44 (2.90%) CentOS
7 37 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (2.24%) Ubuntu
9 29 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (0.99%) Debian
11 13 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (0.72%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.53%) SUSE
14 7 (0.46%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.46%) OpenBSD
14 7 (0.46%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.33%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.26%) openSUSE
16 4 (0.26%) FreeBSD
17 3 (0.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (17.85%) Load Balancing
2 236 (15.55%) ITIL
3 213 (14.03%) Network Design
4 182 (11.99%) Network Management
5 119 (7.84%) Project Management
6 110 (7.25%) Change Management
7 98 (6.46%) Network Monitoring
8 90 (5.93%) E-Commerce
9 80 (5.27%) Network Architecture
10 77 (5.07%) Mentoring
10 77 (5.07%) Service Delivery
11 75 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
12 63 (4.15%) Kalman Filter
13 61 (4.02%) Migration
14 55 (3.62%) Change Control
15 54 (3.56%) Capacity Planning
16 52 (3.43%) Low Latency
17 48 (3.16%) Business Continuity
18 46 (3.03%) PRINCE2
19 45 (2.96%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (8.89%) Perl
2 93 (6.13%) Bash Shell
3 72 (4.74%) PowerShell
4 63 (4.15%) Java
5 37 (2.44%) Python
6 36 (2.37%) PHP
6 36 (2.37%) SQL
7 30 (1.98%) Tcl
8 17 (1.12%) Shell Script
9 15 (0.99%) Ruby
10 9 (0.59%) C
11 5 (0.33%) R
Qualifications
1 1105 (72.79%) Cisco Certification
2 884 (58.23%) CCNP
3 449 (29.58%) CCNA
4 230 (15.15%) CCIE
5 127 (8.37%) Degree
6 111 (7.31%) CCDP
7 92 (6.06%) Security Cleared
8 91 (5.99%) CCSE
9 89 (5.86%) CCSA
10 63 (4.15%) JNCIA
11 58 (3.82%) CCIP
12 56 (3.69%) CCSP
13 50 (3.29%) JNCIE
14 47 (3.10%) CCDA
15 44 (2.90%) SC Cleared
16 39 (2.57%) CISSP
17 38 (2.50%) JNCIS
18 35 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 27 (1.78%) Check Point Certification
20 25 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (11.40%) SLA
2 79 (5.20%) PCI DSS
3 38 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.66%) QA
4 10 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.13%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.066%) BS25999
System Software
1 219 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 91 (5.99%) VMware ESXi
3 72 (4.74%) Active Directory
4 60 (3.95%) vSphere
5 24 (1.58%) Hyper-V
6 19 (1.25%) XenApp
7 17 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 15 (0.99%) XenServer
9 14 (0.92%) XenDesktop
10 10 (0.66%) Terminal Services
10 10 (0.66%) ProxySG
11 9 (0.59%) Samba
11 9 (0.59%) Postfix
11 9 (0.59%) vCloud
12 7 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 7 (0.46%) VMware ESX
12 7 (0.46%) ISA Server
12 7 (0.46%) MetaFrame
12 7 (0.46%) Firmware
13 4 (0.26%) Snort
Systems Management
1 50 (3.29%) CiscoWorks
2 47 (3.10%) Cisco CUCM
3 42 (2.77%) FortiGate
4 40 (2.64%) Cacti
5 37 (2.44%) Nagios
5 37 (2.44%) SolarWinds Orion
6 34 (2.24%) HP NNM
7 23 (1.52%) SCOM
8 19 (1.25%) OpenView
9 16 (1.05%) Cisco Prime
10 15 (0.99%) Zenoss
10 15 (0.99%) Netcool
11 14 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
12 12 (0.79%) Puppet
13 10 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (0.53%) Icinga
14 8 (0.53%) Ansible
14 8 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 6 (0.40%) SELinux
15 6 (0.40%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1382 (91.04%) Cisco
2 664 (43.74%) Juniper
3 473 (31.16%) CheckPoint
4 348 (22.92%) F5
5 311 (20.49%) VMware
6 166 (10.94%) SolarWinds
7 164 (10.80%) Microsoft
8 158 (10.41%) HP
9 105 (6.92%) Red Hat
10 98 (6.46%) Fortinet
11 94 (6.19%) Blue Coat
12 72 (4.74%) Aruba
13 70 (4.61%) Citrix
14 53 (3.49%) Riverbed
15 49 (3.23%) Brocade
16 39 (2.57%) Huawei
17 37 (2.44%) Avaya
18 36 (2.37%) Nokia
19 30 (1.98%) Nortel
19 30 (1.98%) Dell
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