The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 99 97 86
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 1 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.082% 0.50% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 3.76% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 0
Average salary £18,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-66.36% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
OSPF
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
208 186 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.08% 13.31% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 133 164 182
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

OSPF
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Essex region.

OSPF Salary Trend in Essex

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) BGP
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (63.64%) CCNP
4 6 (54.55%) MPLS
4 6 (54.55%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (36.36%) Mitel
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (36.36%) Lync
5 4 (36.36%) FWSM
5 4 (36.36%) SLA
5 4 (36.36%) Juniper
5 4 (36.36%) SAN
5 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 4 (36.36%) VoIP
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (36.36%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (27.27%) Change Control
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) CCNA
6 3 (27.27%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) F5
6 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (27.27%) H.323
7 2 (18.18%) Change Management
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
7 2 (18.18%) UAG

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 4 (36.36%) Lync
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) BGP
3 6 (54.55%) MPLS
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (36.36%) FWSM
4 4 (36.36%) SAN
4 4 (36.36%) VoIP
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (27.27%) VPN
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (27.27%) H.323
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (18.18%) Broadband
6 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (9.09%) LAN
7 1 (9.09%) DNS
7 1 (9.09%) SSL
7 1 (9.09%) WAN
7 1 (9.09%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Network Specialist
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Design Authority
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
1 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (36.36%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (27.27%) Change Control
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (63.64%) CCNP
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) UAG
2 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Mitel
2 4 (36.36%) Juniper
3 3 (27.27%) F5
3 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Apple
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) SonicWALL
5 1 (9.09%) Fujitsu
5 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
Essex
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago