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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 379 391 443
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +52
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 743 696 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.78% 0.71% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.59% 3.89% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 641 585 429
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
16196 17894 16851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.10% 18.35% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 13612 14605 13285
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +11 294 £50,000 - 31
South East -16 213 £50,000 +5.26% 34
East of England +44 91 £55,000 +12.24% 15
South West +30 55 £40,000 -20.00% 10
Yorkshire +12 53 £42,500 -15.00% 8
West Midlands -16 31 £50,000 +25.00% 1
North West -9 17 £40,375 +0.93% 4
East Midlands +8 11 £48,250 -12.27% 2
Midlands - 1 £60,000 -
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1218 (87.88%) BGP
2 1181 (85.21%) Cisco
3 949 (68.47%) Cisco Certification
4 870 (62.77%) Firewall
5 853 (61.54%) MPLS
6 765 (55.19%) CCNP
7 639 (46.10%) WAN
8 618 (44.59%) VPN
9 599 (43.22%) Juniper
10 564 (40.69%) LAN
11 459 (33.12%) EIGRP
12 450 (32.47%) TCP/IP
13 401 (28.93%) Cisco ASA
14 386 (27.85%) Data Centre
15 379 (27.34%) F5
16 364 (26.26%) CCNA
17 362 (26.12%) Cisco Nexus
18 356 (25.69%) Linux
19 340 (24.53%) Load Balancing
20 339 (24.46%) Wireless
21 333 (24.03%) Network Security
22 328 (23.67%) VLAN
23 307 (22.15%) CheckPoint
24 302 (21.79%) IPsec
25 296 (21.36%) Telecoms
26 287 (20.71%) VoIP
27 281 (20.27%) Finance
28 269 (19.41%) DNS
29 268 (19.34%) CCIE
30 249 (17.97%) Cisco IOS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 58 (4.18%) Lync
2 43 (3.10%) Apache
3 37 (2.67%) MS Exchange
4 27 (1.95%) SharePoint
5 19 (1.37%) OpenStack
6 17 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (0.72%) nginx
9 8 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (0.51%) Confluence
10 7 (0.51%) MediaWiki
10 7 (0.51%) MTS
11 6 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.29%) IIS
13 3 (0.22%) SAS
14 2 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 76 (5.48%) MS Visio
2 66 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 49 (3.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.072%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (1.59%) IaaS
3 21 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 20 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (1.30%) Yammer
6 12 (0.87%) Office 365
7 11 (0.79%) Mimecast
8 9 (0.65%) SaaS
9 4 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1218 (87.88%) BGP
2 870 (62.77%) Firewall
3 853 (61.54%) MPLS
4 639 (46.10%) WAN
5 618 (44.59%) VPN
6 564 (40.69%) LAN
7 459 (33.12%) EIGRP
8 450 (32.47%) TCP/IP
9 401 (28.93%) Cisco ASA
10 362 (26.12%) Cisco Nexus
11 339 (24.46%) Wireless
12 333 (24.03%) Network Security
13 328 (23.67%) VLAN
14 302 (21.79%) IPsec
15 287 (20.71%) VoIP
16 269 (19.41%) DNS
17 249 (17.97%) Cisco IOS
18 223 (16.09%) SSL
19 192 (13.85%) Spanning Tree
20 191 (13.78%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (3.46%) MySQL
2 18 (1.30%) SQL Server
3 9 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (0.58%) Relational Database
5 7 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (0.43%) Big Data
7 1 (0.072%) Informix
7 1 (0.072%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 14 (1.01%) Subversion
3 10 (0.72%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.51%) Hudson
4 7 (0.51%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.51%) JIRA
General
1 296 (21.36%) Telecoms
2 281 (20.27%) Finance
3 102 (7.36%) Banking
4 31 (2.24%) Investment Banking
5 30 (2.16%) Retail
6 23 (1.66%) Legal
7 22 (1.59%) Financial Institution
7 22 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 22 (1.59%) Marketing
8 18 (1.30%) French Language
8 18 (1.30%) German Language
8 18 (1.30%) Online Betting
9 16 (1.15%) Games
10 9 (0.65%) Law
11 8 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.22%) Billing
12 3 (0.22%) Electronics
13 2 (0.14%) Advertising
13 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.14%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 758 (54.69%) Network Engineer
2 242 (17.46%) Senior Network Engineer
3 234 (16.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 203 (14.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 109 (7.86%) Architect
6 106 (7.65%) Security Engineer
7 103 (7.43%) Network Security Engineer
8 96 (6.93%) Network Support
9 93 (6.71%) Consultant
10 92 (6.64%) Network Architect
11 72 (5.19%) Analyst
11 72 (5.19%) Network Analyst
12 71 (5.12%) Firewall Engineer
13 70 (5.05%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 68 (4.91%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
15 61 (4.40%) Operations Engineer
16 60 (4.33%) Support Engineer
17 59 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 56 (4.04%) Network Consultant
19 50 (3.61%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (3.03%) 802.1X
2 38 (2.74%) LAMP
3 35 (2.53%) XMPP
4 15 (1.08%) CSS
5 13 (0.94%) Web Services
6 10 (0.72%) LEMP Stack
7 7 (0.51%) LAPP Stack
8 6 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (0.29%) RFC 2547
10 3 (0.22%) HTML
10 3 (0.22%) Unreal Engine
11 2 (0.14%) Software Packaging
11 2 (0.14%) WebSockets
12 1 (0.072%) COM
12 1 (0.072%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 386 (27.85%) Data Centre
2 115 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (3.82%) Computer Science
4 51 (3.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 43 (3.10%) Hybrid Cloud
6 24 (1.73%) iPad
7 16 (1.15%) PKI
8 15 (1.08%) IVR
8 15 (1.08%) Over-the-Top Content
9 14 (1.01%) Fat Client
9 14 (1.01%) Thin Client
9 14 (1.01%) User Experience
10 13 (0.94%) Blackberry
10 13 (0.94%) Eurex
11 11 (0.79%) Clustering
11 11 (0.79%) IPTV
11 11 (0.79%) Replication
12 10 (0.72%) Client/Server
12 10 (0.72%) Data Integration
13 9 (0.65%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 356 (25.69%) Linux
2 184 (13.28%) Windows
3 104 (7.50%) Unix
4 69 (4.98%) Windows Server
5 33 (2.38%) CentOS
6 30 (2.16%) Solaris
7 27 (1.95%) CatOS
8 25 (1.80%) Android
9 22 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (0.94%) Debian
14 10 (0.72%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.72%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.58%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.14%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.14%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (24.53%) Load Balancing
2 233 (16.81%) Network Design
3 190 (13.71%) Network Management
4 185 (13.35%) ITIL
5 177 (12.77%) High Availability
6 143 (10.32%) Presales
7 88 (6.35%) E-Commerce
8 86 (6.20%) Disaster Recovery
9 82 (5.92%) Mentoring
10 81 (5.84%) Network Monitoring
11 77 (5.56%) Network Architecture
12 76 (5.48%) Change Management
13 73 (5.27%) Capacity Planning
14 69 (4.98%) Service Delivery
15 62 (4.47%) Project Management
16 52 (3.75%) Service Management
17 48 (3.46%) DDoS Mitigation
18 43 (3.10%) WAN Optimisation
19 37 (2.67%) Kalman Filter
20 35 (2.53%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 100 (7.22%) Perl
2 79 (5.70%) Python
3 68 (4.91%) Bash Shell
4 42 (3.03%) PHP
5 37 (2.67%) SQL
6 18 (1.30%) C
7 16 (1.15%) Ruby
8 15 (1.08%) Java
9 11 (0.79%) PowerShell
9 11 (0.79%) VB
10 8 (0.58%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.43%) Tcl
12 2 (0.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 949 (68.47%) Cisco Certification
2 765 (55.19%) CCNP
3 364 (26.26%) CCNA
4 268 (19.34%) CCIE
5 99 (7.14%) CCDP
6 93 (6.71%) Degree
7 92 (6.64%) Security Cleared
8 85 (6.13%) CCSP
9 77 (5.56%) SC Cleared
10 71 (5.12%) JNCIA
11 67 (4.83%) CCDA
12 62 (4.47%) CCIP
13 59 (4.26%) JNCIP
14 54 (3.90%) CCSA
15 47 (3.39%) CCSE
15 47 (3.39%) JNCIS
16 36 (2.60%) JNCIE
17 29 (2.09%) Check Point Certification
18 25 (1.80%) CCVP
19 19 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (10.61%) SLA
2 21 (1.52%) PCI DSS
3 16 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.65%) JSP 440
5 7 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.36%) COBIT
6 5 (0.36%) QA
7 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.072%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.072%) SAS 70
System Software
1 149 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (1.30%) iptables
5 15 (1.08%) vSphere
6 13 (0.94%) XenApp
7 11 (0.79%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.72%) Postfix
9 9 (0.65%) Terminal Services
10 7 (0.51%) Samba
10 7 (0.51%) XenServer
11 6 (0.43%) ProxySG
12 5 (0.36%) KVM
12 5 (0.36%) pfSense
12 5 (0.36%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.36%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.29%) Docker
13 4 (0.29%) Xen
14 3 (0.22%) Corosync
15 2 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 48 (3.46%) FortiGate
2 43 (3.10%) Cisco CUCM
2 43 (3.10%) Puppet
3 33 (2.38%) SolarWinds Orion
4 29 (2.09%) Nagios
5 26 (1.88%) HP NNM
6 24 (1.73%) Cacti
7 21 (1.52%) Cisco UCCE
7 21 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (1.37%) OpenView
9 17 (1.23%) Netcool
10 15 (1.08%) CiscoWorks
11 14 (1.01%) Cisco UCCX
12 13 (0.94%) Ansible
13 12 (0.87%) ZABBIX
14 10 (0.72%) Iperf
15 9 (0.65%) Graphite
16 7 (0.51%) Salt
17 5 (0.36%) RANCID
17 5 (0.36%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 1181 (85.21%) Cisco
2 599 (43.22%) Juniper
3 379 (27.34%) F5
4 307 (22.15%) CheckPoint
5 238 (17.17%) VMware
6 185 (13.35%) Palo Alto
7 134 (9.67%) HP
8 119 (8.59%) Microsoft
8 119 (8.59%) SolarWinds
9 100 (7.22%) Riverbed
10 82 (5.92%) Citrix
11 70 (5.05%) Brocade
12 57 (4.11%) Red Hat
13 56 (4.04%) Aruba
14 51 (3.68%) Avaya
15 41 (2.96%) Fortinet
16 38 (2.74%) Blue Coat
17 30 (2.16%) Dell
18 28 (2.02%) Infoblox
19 27 (1.95%) Websense
Hertfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£85,000 plus Car Allowance and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 20K guaranteed bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connected IT
Salary: £45000 - £90000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Recann
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + negotiable with benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance + package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Training + Certifications
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Up to £30,000 plus 20% shift
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 45,000 - 60,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + £5000 Car Allowance + £3000 on Call
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £37,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
AAP3
Salary: £55000 - £58000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 base salary plus 10% bonus plus benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary Details circa £50k + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + company bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits - 25%
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car
Posted: 3 days ago