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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 334 416 343
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -73
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 875 636 776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.85% 0.57% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.62% 3.31% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 673 454 620
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
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
18919 19206 20809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.28% 17.35% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15078 15264 16907
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 April 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 April 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 +147 398 £55,000 +10.00% 29
South East +56 258 £50,000 +13.63% 31
East of England +26 52 £47,500 -5.00% 4
West Midlands 0 42 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Yorkshire -50 37 £50,000 +11.11% 9
North West -9 36 £42,500 -15.00% 6
East Midlands +29 23 £47,500 +15.85% 4
South West -19 19 £65,000 +52.94% 7
North East +5 8 £50,000 +53.84%
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 1429 (91.43%) BGP
2 1397 (89.38%) Cisco
3 1133 (72.49%) Cisco Certification
4 1032 (66.03%) Firewall
5 866 (55.41%) MPLS
6 854 (54.64%) CCNP
7 686 (43.89%) WAN
8 641 (41.01%) EIGRP
9 632 (40.44%) Juniper
10 626 (40.05%) VPN
11 584 (37.36%) LAN
12 564 (36.08%) Cisco ASA
13 499 (31.93%) F5
14 493 (31.54%) TCP/IP
15 480 (30.71%) CheckPoint
16 426 (27.26%) CCNA
17 412 (26.36%) Cisco Nexus
18 396 (25.34%) Network Security
19 365 (23.35%) DNS
20 335 (21.43%) IPsec
21 332 (21.24%) Linux
22 314 (20.09%) Wireless
23 305 (19.51%) VLAN
24 300 (19.19%) HSRP
25 292 (18.68%) Cisco IOS
26 286 (18.30%) CCIE
27 284 (18.17%) ITIL
28 282 (18.04%) VMware
29 273 (17.47%) Finance
30 266 (17.02%) VoIP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 94 (6.01%) Lync
2 65 (4.16%) MS Exchange
3 34 (2.18%) Apache
4 22 (1.41%) nginx
5 21 (1.34%) Confluence
6 19 (1.22%) MediaWiki
7 15 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (0.58%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.58%) SharePoint
11 8 (0.51%) Moodle
12 7 (0.45%) IIS
12 7 (0.45%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.064%) Exchange Server 2007
15 1 (0.064%) CloudStack
Applications
1 102 (6.53%) MS Visio
2 90 (5.76%) MS Excel
3 73 (4.67%) MS Office
4 12 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.064%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.37%) IaaS
2 23 (1.47%) Office 365
3 18 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.26%) SaaS
7 3 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.064%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1429 (91.43%) BGP
2 1032 (66.03%) Firewall
3 866 (55.41%) MPLS
4 686 (43.89%) WAN
5 641 (41.01%) EIGRP
6 626 (40.05%) VPN
7 584 (37.36%) LAN
8 564 (36.08%) Cisco ASA
9 493 (31.54%) TCP/IP
10 412 (26.36%) Cisco Nexus
11 396 (25.34%) Network Security
12 365 (23.35%) DNS
13 335 (21.43%) IPsec
14 314 (20.09%) Wireless
15 305 (19.51%) VLAN
16 300 (19.19%) HSRP
17 292 (18.68%) Cisco IOS
18 266 (17.02%) VoIP
19 241 (15.42%) SSL
20 215 (13.76%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (3.26%) MySQL
2 32 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (1.73%) SQL Server
4 25 (1.60%) Relational Database
5 9 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.13%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.064%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 31 (1.98%) Git (software)
1 31 (1.98%) Jenkins
2 29 (1.86%) Subversion
3 23 (1.47%) JIRA
3 23 (1.47%) Hudson
4 12 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 9 (0.58%) Maven
General
1 273 (17.47%) Finance
2 201 (12.86%) Telecoms
3 63 (4.03%) Banking
4 43 (2.75%) Retail
5 29 (1.86%) Marketing
6 21 (1.34%) Games
7 20 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.22%) Legal
9 17 (1.09%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.02%) Electronics
11 15 (0.96%) Law
12 14 (0.90%) Back Office
13 10 (0.64%) Advertising
14 8 (0.51%) Billing
15 6 (0.38%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.32%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.32%) Publishing
16 5 (0.32%) Online Betting
17 2 (0.13%) Portuguese Language
17 2 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 884 (56.56%) Network Engineer
2 281 (17.98%) Senior Network Engineer
3 206 (13.18%) Consultant
4 107 (6.85%) Network Consultant
5 103 (6.59%) Support Engineer
6 82 (5.25%) Network Support
7 77 (4.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 76 (4.86%) Cisco Engineer
9 71 (4.54%) Senior Consultant
10 68 (4.35%) Security Engineer
11 64 (4.09%) Architect
12 63 (4.03%) Network Specialist
13 62 (3.97%) Network Support Engineer
14 55 (3.52%) Network Security Engineer
15 54 (3.45%) Design Engineer
16 48 (3.07%) Network Design Engineer
17 47 (3.01%) Operations Engineer
18 44 (2.82%) Network Manager
19 42 (2.69%) Team Leader
20 41 (2.62%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (1.28%) CSS
2 18 (1.15%) LAMP
3 14 (0.90%) XMPP
4 12 (0.77%) ISPF
5 10 (0.64%) Silverlight
5 10 (0.64%) HTML
6 7 (0.45%) SOAP
6 7 (0.45%) XML
7 5 (0.32%) CORBA
7 5 (0.32%) Web Services
7 5 (0.32%) RESTful
8 2 (0.13%) Unreal Engine
8 2 (0.13%) OLE
9 1 (0.064%) RSS
9 1 (0.064%) WAP
9 1 (0.064%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 98 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (3.65%) Management Information System
3 39 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 25 (1.60%) Client/Server
5 21 (1.34%) Wiki
5 21 (1.34%) Derivative
6 20 (1.28%) Fat Client
6 20 (1.28%) Thin Client
6 20 (1.28%) Clustering
7 19 (1.22%) Hedge funds
8 17 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
9 12 (0.77%) Over-the-Top Content
9 12 (0.77%) DTV
9 12 (0.77%) IPTV
10 11 (0.70%) PKI
10 11 (0.70%) Open Source
11 9 (0.58%) Digital Media
11 9 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
11 9 (0.58%) Smartphone
12 8 (0.51%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 332 (21.24%) Linux
2 213 (13.63%) Windows
3 131 (8.38%) UNIX
4 49 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (2.82%) Ubuntu
6 41 (2.62%) CentOS
7 37 (2.37%) Solaris
8 31 (1.98%) Debian
9 25 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.45%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.45%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.45%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.38%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.19%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.13%) HPUX
15 2 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.13%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (18.17%) ITIL
2 263 (16.83%) Network Design
3 233 (14.91%) Load Balancing
4 153 (9.79%) Network Management
5 133 (8.51%) Network Monitoring
6 115 (7.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 112 (7.17%) Service Delivery
8 104 (6.65%) Project Management
9 86 (5.50%) Mentoring
9 86 (5.50%) Network Architecture
10 76 (4.86%) Migration
11 73 (4.67%) Change Management
12 72 (4.61%) Capacity Planning
13 64 (4.09%) Kalman Filter
14 42 (2.69%) WAN Optimisation
15 39 (2.50%) Business Continuity
16 36 (2.30%) Security Architecture
17 35 (2.24%) PRINCE2
17 35 (2.24%) Problem Management
18 34 (2.18%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 93 (5.95%) Perl
2 80 (5.12%) Python
3 51 (3.26%) Bash Shell
4 50 (3.20%) SQL
5 46 (2.94%) Ruby
6 34 (2.18%) PHP
7 27 (1.73%) Java
8 26 (1.66%) C
9 19 (1.22%) Tcl
10 12 (0.77%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.26%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.19%) R
12 3 (0.19%) Ada
13 2 (0.13%) VBScript
13 2 (0.13%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 1133 (72.49%) Cisco Certification
2 854 (54.64%) CCNP
3 426 (27.26%) CCNA
4 286 (18.30%) CCIE
5 136 (8.70%) CCDP
6 132 (8.45%) Degree
7 95 (6.08%) CCSE
8 87 (5.57%) CCSA
9 68 (4.35%) CCIP
10 66 (4.22%) CCSP
11 46 (2.94%) JNCIA
12 45 (2.88%) CCDA
13 44 (2.82%) JNCIS
14 43 (2.75%) Security Cleared
15 37 (2.37%) CISSP
16 34 (2.18%) JNCIP
17 29 (1.86%) SC Cleared
18 25 (1.60%) Check Point Certification
19 20 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
20 17 (1.09%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (9.40%) SLA
2 40 (2.56%) PCI DSS
3 20 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.64%) COBIT
5 9 (0.58%) QA
6 5 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.064%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.064%) BS25999
System Software
1 210 (13.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (4.61%) Active Directory
3 39 (2.50%) XenServer
4 33 (2.11%) vSphere
5 27 (1.73%) iptables
5 27 (1.73%) Hyper-V
6 23 (1.47%) Postfix
6 23 (1.47%) Samba
7 16 (1.02%) KVM
8 14 (0.90%) Terminal Services
9 12 (0.77%) Xen
9 12 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.70%) VMware ESX
11 10 (0.64%) ProxySG
11 10 (0.64%) XenApp
12 7 (0.45%) NFS
12 7 (0.45%) Firmware
13 5 (0.32%) Kamailio
14 4 (0.26%) OpenSIPS
14 4 (0.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 65 (4.16%) FortiGate
2 46 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
3 44 (2.82%) Nagios
4 40 (2.56%) Cacti
5 34 (2.18%) Puppet
6 30 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
7 24 (1.54%) CiscoWorks
8 23 (1.47%) OpenView
8 23 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
9 20 (1.28%) ZABBIX
10 18 (1.15%) OPNET
11 16 (1.02%) HP NNM
12 15 (0.96%) Cisco Prime
13 14 (0.90%) Salt
14 12 (0.77%) Graphite
15 11 (0.70%) SELinux
16 10 (0.64%) Icinga
17 9 (0.58%) SCOM
18 8 (0.51%) Cisco UCCX
18 8 (0.51%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1397 (89.38%) Cisco
2 632 (40.44%) Juniper
3 499 (31.93%) F5
4 480 (30.71%) CheckPoint
5 282 (18.04%) VMware
6 188 (12.03%) Microsoft
7 171 (10.94%) HP
8 145 (9.28%) SolarWinds
9 122 (7.81%) Riverbed
10 104 (6.65%) Citrix
11 73 (4.67%) Fortinet
12 65 (4.16%) Red Hat
13 55 (3.52%) Blue Coat
14 46 (2.94%) Dell
15 33 (2.11%) Avaya
15 33 (2.11%) Brocade
15 33 (2.11%) Infoblox
16 30 (1.92%) Aruba
17 29 (1.86%) Imperva
18 26 (1.66%) Mitel
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