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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 91 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 11 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.86% 1.89% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.91% 10.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 0
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
281 170 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.90% 17.84% 16.69%
Number of salaries quoted 211 135 138
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Essex

OSPF
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Brentwood -13 9 £62,500 +25.00%
Chelmsford -14 1 £37,000 -22.10%
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (88.46%) BGP
4 21 (80.77%) Firewall
5 17 (65.38%) CCNP
6 14 (53.85%) Juniper
6 14 (53.85%) FWSM
6 14 (53.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (46.15%) SAN
7 12 (46.15%) MPLS
7 12 (46.15%) SolarWinds
8 11 (42.31%) CCNA
9 10 (38.46%) Cisco PIX
9 10 (38.46%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (34.62%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (34.62%) H.323
10 9 (34.62%) SLA
11 8 (30.77%) VPN
12 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
12 7 (26.92%) Change Control
13 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (23.08%) F5
14 5 (19.23%) Technical Architecture
14 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
15 4 (15.38%) Mitel
15 4 (15.38%) Banking
15 4 (15.38%) Retail
15 4 (15.38%) Lync
15 4 (15.38%) R
15 4 (15.38%) VLAN

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (15.38%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (88.46%) BGP
2 21 (80.77%) Firewall
3 14 (53.85%) FWSM
3 14 (53.85%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (46.15%) SAN
4 12 (46.15%) MPLS
5 10 (38.46%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (34.62%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (34.62%) H.323
7 8 (30.77%) VPN
8 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
9 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (15.38%) VLAN
10 4 (15.38%) LAN
10 4 (15.38%) VoIP
10 4 (15.38%) WAN
10 4 (15.38%) Multicast
11 3 (11.54%) HSRP
11 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (7.69%) Internet
General
1 4 (15.38%) Banking
1 4 (15.38%) Retail
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Architect
2 8 (30.77%) Network Specialist
3 7 (26.92%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Network Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Design Authority
5 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Network Support
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Support
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (26.92%) Change Control
3 5 (19.23%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Network Management
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) R
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (65.38%) CCNP
3 11 (42.31%) CCNA
4 4 (15.38%) CCDA
4 4 (15.38%) CCSP
5 1 (3.85%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (53.85%) Juniper
3 12 (46.15%) SolarWinds
4 6 (23.08%) F5
5 4 (15.38%) Mitel
6 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.85%) Sourcefire
Essex
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Essex
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago