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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 393 342 346
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +4
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 651 739 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.72% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.38% 4.06% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 518 596 661
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,750 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
19283 18204 20579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.90% 17.83% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15435 14800 17122
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,650 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -67 253 £55,000 +10.00% 31
South East -46 169 £42,500 -5.55% 16
Yorkshire +13 110 £47,500 - 9
East of England +20 48 £50,000 +11.11% 3
West Midlands +2 39 £47,500 - 3
North West -9 13 £38,250 -3.77% 4
South West -17 13 £40,000 -20.00% 5
East Midlands -28 3 £52,500 -12.50% 1
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1099 (90.68%) Cisco
2 1083 (89.36%) BGP
3 826 (68.15%) MPLS
4 754 (62.21%) Firewall
5 731 (60.31%) Cisco Certification
6 572 (47.19%) CCNP
7 493 (40.68%) Juniper
8 492 (40.59%) WAN
9 444 (36.63%) EIGRP
10 422 (34.82%) VPN
11 401 (33.09%) LAN
12 381 (31.44%) TCP/IP
13 344 (28.38%) CheckPoint
14 315 (25.99%) DNS
15 313 (25.83%) Linux
16 282 (23.27%) CCNA
17 262 (21.62%) F5
18 253 (20.87%) Cisco ASA
19 251 (20.71%) Telecoms
20 250 (20.63%) VoIP
20 250 (20.63%) Load Balancing
21 245 (20.21%) Network Security
22 240 (19.80%) Cisco IOS
23 239 (19.72%) Network Management
24 231 (19.06%) Internet
25 229 (18.89%) Windows
26 221 (18.23%) IPsec
27 212 (17.49%) VMware
28 209 (17.24%) Network Design
29 207 (17.08%) Cisco Nexus

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 77 (6.35%) Apache
2 75 (6.19%) IIS
3 34 (2.81%) Lync
4 33 (2.72%) MS Exchange
4 33 (2.72%) WebSphere
5 27 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (0.58%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (0.50%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.33%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.25%) Confluence
11 1 (0.083%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.083%) MediaWiki
11 1 (0.083%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.083%) nginx
Applications
1 89 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 43 (3.55%) MS Office
3 35 (2.89%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (0.74%) SaaS
3 3 (0.25%) PaaS
4 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1083 (89.36%) BGP
2 826 (68.15%) MPLS
3 754 (62.21%) Firewall
4 492 (40.59%) WAN
5 444 (36.63%) EIGRP
6 422 (34.82%) VPN
7 401 (33.09%) LAN
8 381 (31.44%) TCP/IP
9 315 (25.99%) DNS
10 253 (20.87%) Cisco ASA
11 250 (20.63%) VoIP
12 245 (20.21%) Network Security
13 240 (19.80%) Cisco IOS
14 231 (19.06%) Internet
15 221 (18.23%) IPsec
16 207 (17.08%) Cisco Nexus
17 193 (15.92%) Wireless
18 177 (14.60%) SNMP
19 167 (13.78%) VLAN
20 154 (12.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.24%) MySQL
2 11 (0.91%) SQL Server
3 7 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.083%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.083%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.083%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.083%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (0.66%) JIRA
3 5 (0.41%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.083%) Subversion
4 1 (0.083%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.083%) Hudson
4 1 (0.083%) Jenkins
General
1 251 (20.71%) Telecoms
2 203 (16.75%) Finance
3 73 (6.02%) Retail
4 51 (4.21%) Banking
5 47 (3.88%) Billing
6 14 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 11 (0.91%) Investment Banking
7 11 (0.91%) Legal
8 10 (0.83%) Back Office
9 8 (0.66%) Advertising
10 5 (0.41%) Publishing
11 4 (0.33%) Marketing
12 3 (0.25%) French Language
12 3 (0.25%) Games
13 2 (0.17%) German Language
13 2 (0.17%) Electronics
13 2 (0.17%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.17%) Law
14 1 (0.083%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.083%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 603 (49.75%) Network Engineer
2 169 (13.94%) Senior Network Engineer
3 104 (8.58%) Security Engineer
4 101 (8.33%) Architect
5 85 (7.01%) Network Architect
6 80 (6.60%) Network Security Engineer
7 78 (6.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 77 (6.35%) Design Engineer
8 77 (6.35%) Consultant
9 62 (5.12%) Network Consultant
10 56 (4.62%) Senior Security Engineer
10 56 (4.62%) IP Engineer
11 55 (4.54%) Team Leader
12 49 (4.04%) Senior Design Engineer
13 47 (3.88%) NOC Engineer
14 46 (3.80%) Support Engineer
15 44 (3.63%) Network Support
16 42 (3.47%) Network Specialist
16 42 (3.47%) Analyst
17 41 (3.38%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (2.72%) SOAP
2 5 (0.41%) CSS
3 4 (0.33%) .NET
3 4 (0.33%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.083%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.083%) Middleware
4 1 (0.083%) LAMP
4 1 (0.083%) MDX
4 1 (0.083%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 104 (8.58%) Clustering
2 49 (4.04%) Smartphone
3 37 (3.05%) Computer Science
4 33 (2.72%) Video Conferencing
5 13 (1.07%) PKI
6 11 (0.91%) Equities
6 11 (0.91%) Open Source
6 11 (0.91%) Statistics
7 10 (0.83%) Fat Client
7 10 (0.83%) Client/Server
7 10 (0.83%) Thin Client
8 8 (0.66%) Hedge funds
9 7 (0.58%) Derivative
9 7 (0.58%) Fixed Income
10 6 (0.50%) SecurID
10 6 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.41%) Streaming Media
11 5 (0.41%) IPTV
11 5 (0.41%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.41%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 313 (25.83%) Linux
2 229 (18.89%) Windows
3 153 (12.62%) UNIX
4 102 (8.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (2.89%) CentOS
6 30 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (2.06%) Solaris
8 12 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.83%) Windows XP
10 9 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.74%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.50%) Debian
11 6 (0.50%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.25%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.17%) SUSE
13 2 (0.17%) openSUSE
14 1 (0.083%) OpenBSD
14 1 (0.083%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.083%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (20.63%) Load Balancing
2 239 (19.72%) Network Management
3 209 (17.24%) Network Design
4 110 (9.08%) E-Commerce
5 106 (8.75%) ITIL
6 77 (6.35%) Network Architecture
7 65 (5.36%) Change Management
8 63 (5.20%) Capacity Management
9 61 (5.03%) Project Management
10 54 (4.46%) Network Monitoring
11 53 (4.37%) Service Delivery
12 46 (3.80%) Low Latency
13 39 (3.22%) Business Continuity
14 34 (2.81%) Disaster Recovery
15 30 (2.48%) Capacity Planning
16 27 (2.23%) Kalman Filter
17 24 (1.98%) Migration
18 21 (1.73%) Validation
18 21 (1.73%) Change Control
19 20 (1.65%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 123 (10.15%) Perl
2 87 (7.18%) Bash Shell
3 68 (5.61%) Java
4 67 (5.53%) PowerShell
5 25 (2.06%) SQL
6 24 (1.98%) Python
7 17 (1.40%) PHP
8 12 (0.99%) Tcl
9 11 (0.91%) C
10 10 (0.83%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.33%) PowerHouse
12 1 (0.083%) Ruby
12 1 (0.083%) C++
Qualifications
1 731 (60.31%) Cisco Certification
2 572 (47.19%) CCNP
3 282 (23.27%) CCNA
4 185 (15.26%) CCIE
5 103 (8.50%) Degree
6 90 (7.43%) CCSE
7 73 (6.02%) CCSA
8 68 (5.61%) CCDP
9 61 (5.03%) CCIP
9 61 (5.03%) Security Cleared
10 46 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 42 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 42 (3.47%) JNCIE
12 36 (2.97%) JNCIA
13 34 (2.81%) JNCIS
13 34 (2.81%) RHCE
13 34 (2.81%) MCSA
13 34 (2.81%) SC Cleared
14 32 (2.64%) MCSE
15 22 (1.82%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (8.58%) PCI DSS
2 64 (5.28%) SLA
3 33 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.50%) QA
5 5 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.25%) COBIT
7 2 (0.17%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 157 (12.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 86 (7.10%) VMware ESXi
3 53 (4.37%) vSphere
4 46 (3.80%) Active Directory
5 18 (1.49%) Hyper-V
6 14 (1.16%) XenApp
6 14 (1.16%) XenDesktop
7 13 (1.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 9 (0.74%) XenServer
9 6 (0.50%) ISA Server
10 5 (0.41%) UAG
11 4 (0.33%) vCloud
11 4 (0.33%) ProxySG
11 4 (0.33%) MetaFrame
11 4 (0.33%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.33%) Squid
12 3 (0.25%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.17%) Postfix
13 2 (0.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 50 (4.13%) CiscoWorks
2 49 (4.04%) HP NNM
3 30 (2.48%) Nagios
4 27 (2.23%) Cacti
5 23 (1.90%) SolarWinds Orion
6 19 (1.57%) Cisco Prime
7 18 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
8 16 (1.32%) OpenView
9 15 (1.24%) FortiGate
10 14 (1.16%) Netcool
10 14 (1.16%) Zenoss
11 9 (0.74%) SCOM
12 8 (0.66%) Puppet
13 7 (0.58%) SmokePing
13 7 (0.58%) SCOrch
13 7 (0.58%) SCCM
13 7 (0.58%) Foglight
14 6 (0.50%) Backup Exec
14 6 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
15 4 (0.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1099 (90.68%) Cisco
2 493 (40.68%) Juniper
3 344 (28.38%) CheckPoint
4 262 (21.62%) F5
5 212 (17.49%) VMware
6 145 (11.96%) HP
7 122 (10.07%) Red Hat
8 115 (9.49%) Microsoft
9 92 (7.59%) SolarWinds
10 72 (5.94%) Fortinet
11 65 (5.36%) Blue Coat
12 63 (5.20%) Citrix
13 61 (5.03%) Brocade
14 60 (4.95%) Aruba
15 40 (3.30%) Huawei
16 37 (3.05%) Dell
17 33 (2.72%) Riverbed
18 31 (2.56%) Nortel
19 25 (2.06%) Nokia
20 19 (1.57%) Avaya
Hayes, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £45k-£50k + 30% Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + on call
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Imperative People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + £7.5K Shift
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + including shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
LA International
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago