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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 359 455 340
Rank change year-on-year
+96 -115
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 746 540 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.75% 0.49% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.21% 2.83% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 568 379 603
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
17713 19069 19894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.77% 17.39% 19.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14262 15325 16193
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 £27,000 £27,127
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +129 304 £52,500 +5.00% 19
South East +55 256 £50,000 +20.48% 24
East of England +19 49 £47,500 -13.63% 8
West Midlands +12 43 £45,500 +1.11% 15
Yorkshire -38 33 £50,000 +11.11%
East Midlands +24 24 £47,500 +21.01% 1
North West -8 14 £42,500 - 6
South West -11 14 £65,000 +15.55% 3
North East - 8 £50,000 -
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1376 (91.43%) BGP
2 1353 (89.90%) Cisco
3 1070 (71.10%) Cisco Certification
4 975 (64.78%) Firewall
5 839 (55.75%) MPLS
6 801 (53.22%) CCNP
7 653 (43.39%) WAN
8 615 (40.86%) Juniper
9 608 (40.40%) EIGRP
10 589 (39.14%) LAN
11 574 (38.14%) VPN
12 550 (36.54%) Cisco ASA
13 510 (33.89%) F5
14 473 (31.43%) TCP/IP
15 460 (30.56%) CheckPoint
16 422 (28.04%) Cisco Nexus
17 375 (24.92%) CCNA
18 364 (24.19%) Network Security
19 352 (23.39%) DNS
20 319 (21.20%) IPsec
21 311 (20.66%) CCIE
21 311 (20.66%) Linux
22 293 (19.47%) Wireless
22 293 (19.47%) Cisco IOS
23 292 (19.40%) VLAN
24 284 (18.87%) HSRP
25 265 (17.61%) VMware
26 263 (17.48%) ITIL
27 256 (17.01%) Network Design
28 254 (16.88%) VoIP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 91 (6.05%) Lync
2 51 (3.39%) MS Exchange
3 37 (2.46%) Apache
4 23 (1.53%) nginx
5 22 (1.46%) Confluence
6 20 (1.33%) MediaWiki
7 19 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 17 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (0.66%) Tomcat
11 9 (0.60%) SharePoint
12 7 (0.47%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.47%) IIS
13 6 (0.40%) Moodle
14 4 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.13%) WebSphere
17 1 (0.066%) CloudStack
17 1 (0.066%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 96 (6.38%) MS Visio
2 85 (5.65%) MS Excel
3 61 (4.05%) MS Office
4 12 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.066%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.46%) IaaS
2 17 (1.13%) Office 365
3 15 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.27%) SaaS
6 2 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.066%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1376 (91.43%) BGP
2 975 (64.78%) Firewall
3 839 (55.75%) MPLS
4 653 (43.39%) WAN
5 608 (40.40%) EIGRP
6 589 (39.14%) LAN
7 574 (38.14%) VPN
8 550 (36.54%) Cisco ASA
9 473 (31.43%) TCP/IP
10 422 (28.04%) Cisco Nexus
11 364 (24.19%) Network Security
12 352 (23.39%) DNS
13 319 (21.20%) IPsec
14 293 (19.47%) Wireless
14 293 (19.47%) Cisco IOS
15 292 (19.40%) VLAN
16 284 (18.87%) HSRP
17 254 (16.88%) VoIP
18 211 (14.02%) SSL
19 208 (13.82%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (3.59%) MySQL
2 34 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 22 (1.46%) SQL Server
5 6 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.13%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.066%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 33 (2.19%) Git (software)
2 32 (2.13%) Jenkins
3 31 (2.06%) Subversion
4 24 (1.59%) JIRA
5 23 (1.53%) Hudson
6 14 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 10 (0.66%) Maven
General
1 251 (16.68%) Finance
2 197 (13.09%) Telecoms
3 60 (3.99%) Banking
4 34 (2.26%) Retail
5 29 (1.93%) Marketing
6 28 (1.86%) Manufacturing
7 19 (1.26%) Legal
8 18 (1.20%) Electronics
9 17 (1.13%) Games
10 15 (1.00%) Financial Institution
11 14 (0.93%) Back Office
12 13 (0.86%) Law
13 9 (0.60%) Online Betting
14 7 (0.47%) Advertising
15 5 (0.33%) Billing
15 5 (0.33%) Publishing
16 4 (0.27%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.27%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.20%) French Language
18 2 (0.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 835 (55.48%) Network Engineer
2 258 (17.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 218 (14.49%) Consultant
4 114 (7.57%) Network Consultant
5 112 (7.44%) Support Engineer
6 99 (6.58%) Network Support
7 80 (5.32%) Senior Consultant
8 75 (4.98%) Network Support Engineer
8 75 (4.98%) Cisco Engineer
9 73 (4.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 65 (4.32%) Architect
11 64 (4.25%) Security Engineer
12 52 (3.46%) Design Engineer
13 50 (3.32%) Network Security Engineer
13 50 (3.32%) Network Specialist
14 48 (3.19%) Technical Consultant
15 47 (3.12%) Network Architect
16 46 (3.06%) Network Design Engineer
17 40 (2.66%) Analyst
18 37 (2.46%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (1.79%) CSS
2 17 (1.13%) XMPP
3 16 (1.06%) LAMP
4 12 (0.80%) ISPF
5 10 (0.66%) HTML
5 10 (0.66%) Silverlight
6 9 (0.60%) SOAP
7 5 (0.33%) RESTful
7 5 (0.33%) CORBA
7 5 (0.33%) Web Services
7 5 (0.33%) XML
8 3 (0.20%) OLE
9 2 (0.13%) Unreal Engine
10 1 (0.066%) FreeSWITCH
10 1 (0.066%) WAP
10 1 (0.066%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 85 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 38 (2.52%) Computer Science
4 33 (2.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 22 (1.46%) Wiki
6 20 (1.33%) Client/Server
6 20 (1.33%) Hedge funds
7 19 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
8 18 (1.20%) Thin Client
8 18 (1.20%) Clustering
8 18 (1.20%) Derivative
8 18 (1.20%) Fat Client
9 16 (1.06%) IPTV
10 15 (1.00%) Smartphone
11 12 (0.80%) DTV
11 12 (0.80%) Over-the-Top Content
12 11 (0.73%) Online Games
12 11 (0.73%) PKI
13 10 (0.66%) Open Source
14 9 (0.60%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 311 (20.66%) Linux
2 212 (14.09%) Windows
3 127 (8.44%) UNIX
4 53 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 43 (2.86%) CentOS
6 39 (2.59%) Ubuntu
7 35 (2.33%) Solaris
8 31 (2.06%) Debian
9 25 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.53%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.53%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.33%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.33%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.20%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.13%) OpenBSD
15 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.13%) HPUX
15 2 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (17.48%) ITIL
2 256 (17.01%) Network Design
3 227 (15.08%) Load Balancing
4 145 (9.63%) Network Management
5 118 (7.84%) Network Monitoring
6 116 (7.71%) Service Delivery
7 115 (7.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 85 (5.65%) Network Architecture
9 80 (5.32%) Project Management
10 72 (4.78%) Mentoring
11 69 (4.58%) Migration
12 59 (3.92%) Change Management
12 59 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
13 44 (2.92%) Kalman Filter
14 41 (2.72%) WAN Optimisation
15 34 (2.26%) Incident Management
16 33 (2.19%) DDoS Mitigation
17 32 (2.13%) Security Architecture
18 31 (2.06%) E-Commerce
18 31 (2.06%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 100 (6.64%) Perl
2 81 (5.38%) Python
3 56 (3.72%) Bash Shell
4 49 (3.26%) Ruby
5 44 (2.92%) SQL
6 35 (2.33%) PHP
7 28 (1.86%) C
8 27 (1.79%) Java
9 21 (1.40%) Tcl
10 13 (0.86%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.20%) Ada
12 2 (0.13%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.13%) VBScript
12 2 (0.13%) Erlang
12 2 (0.13%) R
13 1 (0.066%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1070 (71.10%) Cisco Certification
2 801 (53.22%) CCNP
3 375 (24.92%) CCNA
4 311 (20.66%) CCIE
5 137 (9.10%) CCDP
6 130 (8.64%) Degree
7 88 (5.85%) CCSE
8 85 (5.65%) CCSA
9 68 (4.52%) CCIP
10 57 (3.79%) CCSP
11 51 (3.39%) Security Cleared
12 39 (2.59%) CCDA
13 37 (2.46%) SC Cleared
14 36 (2.39%) JNCIP
15 35 (2.33%) JNCIS
16 30 (1.99%) JNCIA
16 30 (1.99%) Check Point Certification
17 29 (1.93%) CISSP
18 20 (1.33%) JNCIE
19 18 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (9.10%) SLA
2 38 (2.52%) PCI DSS
3 19 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.66%) COBIT
4 10 (0.66%) QA
5 5 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.066%) BS25999
System Software
1 201 (13.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (4.98%) Active Directory
3 38 (2.52%) XenServer
4 32 (2.13%) vSphere
5 28 (1.86%) iptables
6 27 (1.79%) Hyper-V
7 24 (1.59%) Samba
7 24 (1.59%) Postfix
8 18 (1.20%) KVM
9 13 (0.86%) Xen
10 12 (0.80%) Terminal Services
10 12 (0.80%) VMware ESX
10 12 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (0.60%) XenApp
12 7 (0.47%) Firmware
12 7 (0.47%) NFS
13 6 (0.40%) ProxySG
13 6 (0.40%) FreeRADIUS
14 4 (0.27%) Ceph
14 4 (0.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 62 (4.12%) FortiGate
2 49 (3.26%) Nagios
3 39 (2.59%) Cacti
4 36 (2.39%) Puppet
5 35 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
6 27 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
7 22 (1.46%) OpenView
8 21 (1.40%) ZABBIX
8 21 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
9 19 (1.26%) CiscoWorks
10 18 (1.20%) OPNET
11 14 (0.93%) HP NNM
12 13 (0.86%) Salt
12 13 (0.86%) Cisco Prime
13 12 (0.80%) Graphite
14 11 (0.73%) SELinux
14 11 (0.73%) Icinga
15 9 (0.60%) Cisco UCCX
16 7 (0.47%) SCCM
17 6 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1353 (89.90%) Cisco
2 615 (40.86%) Juniper
3 510 (33.89%) F5
4 460 (30.56%) CheckPoint
5 265 (17.61%) VMware
6 182 (12.09%) Microsoft
7 160 (10.63%) HP
8 134 (8.90%) Riverbed
9 119 (7.91%) SolarWinds
10 105 (6.98%) Citrix
11 71 (4.72%) Fortinet
12 62 (4.12%) Red Hat
13 55 (3.65%) Blue Coat
14 48 (3.19%) Dell
15 41 (2.72%) Avaya
16 33 (2.19%) Brocade
17 29 (1.93%) Infoblox
17 29 (1.93%) Huawei
18 28 (1.86%) Mitel
19 27 (1.79%) Aruba
Bristol, Somerset
Gold
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Xchanging
Salary: Bens+Comms
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Midlands
Vertical IT Limited
Salary: DOE + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65k basic + £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 4K shift + bonus + extensive Bene
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + £3k Bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £31000 - £40000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £41000 - £50000 per annum + Training +Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £51000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance+Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 45-55k base + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Overtime Pension Holiday Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago