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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 354 396 349
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -47
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 784 682 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.78% 0.63% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.65% 3.46% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 665 543 593
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
16848 19715 18119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.79% 18.15% 17.93%
Number of salaries quoted 14032 15715 14732
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +97 374 £55,000 - 32
South East +23 197 £50,000 +12.99% 24
West Midlands +26 72 £50,000 +5.26% 8
East of England +24 61 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Yorkshire -69 28 £45,000 -5.26% 2
North West +7 22 £55,000 +42.85% 7
East Midlands +22 19 £39,083 -25.55% 1
South West -1 16 £46,000 +53.33% 3
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1424 (91.99%) BGP
2 1359 (87.79%) Cisco
3 1083 (69.96%) Cisco Certification
4 997 (64.41%) Firewall
5 824 (53.23%) MPLS
6 802 (51.81%) CCNP
7 664 (42.89%) WAN
8 650 (41.99%) VPN
9 647 (41.80%) LAN
10 636 (41.09%) Juniper
11 561 (36.24%) TCP/IP
12 546 (35.27%) EIGRP
13 521 (33.66%) Cisco ASA
14 499 (32.24%) Data Centre
15 498 (32.17%) F5
16 470 (30.36%) Cisco Nexus
17 434 (28.04%) CheckPoint
18 397 (25.65%) CCNA
19 386 (24.94%) DNS
20 375 (24.22%) CCIE
21 336 (21.71%) Network Security
22 317 (20.48%) IPsec
23 312 (20.16%) Linux
24 297 (19.19%) VLAN
25 293 (18.93%) Cisco IOS
26 288 (18.60%) Wireless
27 284 (18.35%) Load Balancing
28 277 (17.89%) HSRP
29 260 (16.80%) Telecoms
30 256 (16.54%) VoIP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 44 (2.84%) Lync
2 42 (2.71%) Apache
3 40 (2.58%) MS Exchange
4 25 (1.61%) Confluence
5 24 (1.55%) nginx
6 23 (1.49%) MediaWiki
7 14 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (0.65%) MTS
9 10 (0.65%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (0.45%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.45%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.39%) SharePoint
13 4 (0.26%) IIS
14 3 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.13%) CloudStack
Applications
1 117 (7.56%) MS Visio
2 93 (6.01%) MS Excel
3 58 (3.75%) MS Office
4 12 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.13%) MS Project
5 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.32%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (0.84%) IaaS
2 9 (0.58%) Office 365
3 8 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.26%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.065%) SaaS
7 1 (0.065%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1424 (91.99%) BGP
2 997 (64.41%) Firewall
3 824 (53.23%) MPLS
4 664 (42.89%) WAN
5 650 (41.99%) VPN
6 647 (41.80%) LAN
7 561 (36.24%) TCP/IP
8 546 (35.27%) EIGRP
9 521 (33.66%) Cisco ASA
10 470 (30.36%) Cisco Nexus
11 386 (24.94%) DNS
12 336 (21.71%) Network Security
13 317 (20.48%) IPsec
14 297 (19.19%) VLAN
15 293 (18.93%) Cisco IOS
16 288 (18.60%) Wireless
17 277 (17.89%) HSRP
18 256 (16.54%) VoIP
19 202 (13.05%) SSL
20 200 (12.92%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (3.49%) MySQL
2 34 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
3 32 (2.07%) Relational Database
4 16 (1.03%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.065%) Big Data
7 1 (0.065%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 39 (2.52%) Git (software)
2 37 (2.39%) Subversion
3 32 (2.07%) Jenkins
4 25 (1.61%) JIRA
5 23 (1.49%) Hudson
6 20 (1.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 9 (0.58%) Maven
General
1 260 (16.80%) Telecoms
2 228 (14.73%) Finance
3 113 (7.30%) Banking
4 49 (3.17%) Marketing
5 40 (2.58%) Retail
6 32 (2.07%) Games
7 22 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 22 (1.42%) Financial Institution
8 17 (1.10%) French Language
9 16 (1.03%) Investment Banking
9 16 (1.03%) Legal
10 15 (0.97%) Electronics
10 15 (0.97%) German Language
11 14 (0.90%) Online Betting
12 11 (0.71%) Law
12 11 (0.71%) Advertising
12 11 (0.71%) Publishing
13 9 (0.58%) Back Office
14 8 (0.52%) Billing
14 8 (0.52%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 864 (55.81%) Network Engineer
2 285 (18.41%) Senior Network Engineer
3 199 (12.86%) Consultant
4 120 (7.75%) Network Consultant
5 102 (6.59%) Cisco Engineer
6 96 (6.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 86 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
8 85 (5.49%) Architect
8 85 (5.49%) Network Support
9 78 (5.04%) Support Engineer
10 77 (4.97%) Security Engineer
11 68 (4.39%) Analyst
12 66 (4.26%) Network Architect
13 64 (4.13%) Network Analyst
14 63 (4.07%) Network Security Engineer
15 58 (3.75%) Network Support Engineer
16 46 (2.97%) Network Manager
16 46 (2.97%) Senior Network Consultant
17 38 (2.45%) Operations Engineer
18 37 (2.39%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (3.49%) 802.1X
2 39 (2.52%) CSS
3 17 (1.10%) LAMP
4 11 (0.71%) ISPF
5 10 (0.65%) XMPP
6 7 (0.45%) SOAP
7 6 (0.39%) HTML
8 4 (0.26%) OLE
8 4 (0.26%) XML
8 4 (0.26%) CORBA
8 4 (0.26%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (0.26%) Silverlight
9 2 (0.13%) RESTful
9 2 (0.13%) WebSockets
9 2 (0.13%) Web Services
10 1 (0.065%) RSS
10 1 (0.065%) WAP
10 1 (0.065%) FreeSWITCH
10 1 (0.065%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 499 (32.24%) Data Centre
2 81 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (2.97%) Computer Science
4 31 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 28 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
6 24 (1.55%) Management Information System
6 24 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
7 23 (1.49%) Wiki
8 18 (1.16%) Online Games
9 15 (0.97%) User Experience
9 15 (0.97%) IPTV
10 14 (0.90%) Smartphone
10 14 (0.90%) Clustering
11 13 (0.84%) PKI
12 12 (0.78%) Hedge funds
13 11 (0.71%) Eurex
13 11 (0.71%) Online Banking
14 9 (0.58%) Fat Client
14 9 (0.58%) Thin Client
14 9 (0.58%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 312 (20.16%) Linux
2 229 (14.79%) Windows
3 141 (9.11%) UNIX
4 42 (2.71%) CentOS
5 40 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (2.58%) Solaris
6 32 (2.07%) Ubuntu
7 25 (1.61%) Debian
8 16 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.32%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.19%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.13%) HPUX
12 2 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.065%) AIX
13 1 (0.065%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (18.35%) Load Balancing
2 256 (16.54%) Network Design
3 251 (16.21%) ITIL
4 183 (11.82%) Network Management
5 131 (8.46%) Service Delivery
6 120 (7.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 101 (6.52%) Network Monitoring
8 98 (6.33%) Project Management
9 82 (5.30%) Change Management
10 76 (4.91%) Mentoring
11 73 (4.72%) Capacity Planning
12 65 (4.20%) Migration
13 59 (3.81%) Incident Management
14 58 (3.75%) Network Architecture
15 50 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
16 47 (3.04%) Problem Management
17 44 (2.84%) E-Commerce
17 44 (2.84%) Kalman Filter
18 38 (2.45%) Change Control
18 38 (2.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 130 (8.40%) Perl
2 83 (5.36%) Python
3 70 (4.52%) Bash Shell
4 65 (4.20%) Ruby
5 42 (2.71%) SQL
6 37 (2.39%) Java
7 35 (2.26%) C
8 30 (1.94%) PHP
9 25 (1.61%) PowerShell
10 22 (1.42%) Tcl
11 8 (0.52%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.32%) VB
13 3 (0.19%) Ada
14 2 (0.13%) VBScript
15 1 (0.065%) R
15 1 (0.065%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1083 (69.96%) Cisco Certification
2 802 (51.81%) CCNP
3 397 (25.65%) CCNA
4 375 (24.22%) CCIE
5 132 (8.53%) CCDP
6 121 (7.82%) Degree
7 94 (6.07%) CCIP
8 91 (5.88%) Security Cleared
9 79 (5.10%) CCSA
10 66 (4.26%) SC Cleared
11 62 (4.01%) CCSE
12 51 (3.29%) CCSP
12 51 (3.29%) Check Point Certification
13 42 (2.71%) JNCIP
14 38 (2.45%) JNCIA
15 33 (2.13%) CCDA
16 27 (1.74%) JNCIS
16 27 (1.74%) JNCIE
17 21 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
18 14 (0.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (7.75%) SLA
2 22 (1.42%) PCI DSS
3 15 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.71%) COBIT
4 11 (0.71%) QA
5 7 (0.45%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 195 (12.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (4.46%) Active Directory
3 34 (2.20%) iptables
4 32 (2.07%) vSphere
5 26 (1.68%) XenServer
6 25 (1.61%) Samba
6 25 (1.61%) Postfix
7 19 (1.23%) Xen
7 19 (1.23%) VMware ESX
8 18 (1.16%) Hyper-V
9 14 (0.90%) ProxySG
9 14 (0.90%) KVM
10 9 (0.58%) VirtualBox
11 8 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.45%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.39%) XenApp
14 5 (0.32%) FreeRADIUS
15 4 (0.26%) Ceph
15 4 (0.26%) NFS
16 3 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 61 (3.94%) FortiGate
2 52 (3.36%) Puppet
3 47 (3.04%) Nagios
4 45 (2.91%) Cisco CUCM
5 43 (2.78%) SolarWinds Orion
6 40 (2.58%) ZABBIX
7 34 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
8 29 (1.87%) Cisco UCCX
9 26 (1.68%) Cacti
10 22 (1.42%) HP NNM
11 21 (1.36%) Ansible
12 20 (1.29%) CiscoWorks
13 17 (1.10%) OpenView
13 17 (1.10%) Salt
14 15 (0.97%) SELinux
15 8 (0.52%) SCCM
16 7 (0.45%) Graphite
17 6 (0.39%) vMotion
17 6 (0.39%) Icinga
17 6 (0.39%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1359 (87.79%) Cisco
2 636 (41.09%) Juniper
3 498 (32.17%) F5
4 434 (28.04%) CheckPoint
5 256 (16.54%) VMware
6 160 (10.34%) Microsoft
7 131 (8.46%) Riverbed
8 117 (7.56%) HP
9 90 (5.81%) Citrix
10 85 (5.49%) Fortinet
11 84 (5.43%) SolarWinds
12 59 (3.81%) Red Hat
13 44 (2.84%) Avaya
13 44 (2.84%) Blue Coat
14 42 (2.71%) Brocade
15 38 (2.45%) Aruba
16 37 (2.39%) Dell
17 36 (2.33%) Bloomberg
18 25 (1.61%) SonicWALL
19 22 (1.42%) Mitel
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 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
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £34 - £37 per annum + package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + .
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £54000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + excellent bens
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£70,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary Up to £55,000 basic + £12% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Shift Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Professionals in Law
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & Equity
Posted: 2 days ago