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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 87 69 78
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 14 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.02% 1.79% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.96% 10.05% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 1
Average salary £55,000 £48,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.82% -2.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
282 189 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 20.64% 17.85% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 219 154 119
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
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
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 24 December 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
Brentwood -13 10 £50,000 - 1
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 25 (96.15%) Cisco
2 23 (88.46%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (88.46%) BGP
3 20 (76.92%) Firewall
4 17 (65.38%) Juniper
5 15 (57.69%) CCNP
6 13 (50.00%) MPLS
6 13 (50.00%) FWSM
7 12 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
8 11 (42.31%) SAN
9 10 (38.46%) SolarWinds
10 9 (34.62%) WAN
10 9 (34.62%) CCNA
10 9 (34.62%) Multicast
11 8 (30.77%) VPN
11 8 (30.77%) Cisco PIX
11 8 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (26.92%) SLA
12 7 (26.92%) H.323
12 7 (26.92%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (23.08%) Internet
13 6 (23.08%) Finance
13 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (23.08%) F5
14 5 (19.23%) LAN
14 5 (19.23%) CCSP
14 5 (19.23%) CCDA
14 5 (19.23%) VLAN
14 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (88.46%) BGP
2 20 (76.92%) Firewall
3 13 (50.00%) MPLS
3 13 (50.00%) FWSM
4 12 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (42.31%) SAN
5 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
6 9 (34.62%) WAN
6 9 (34.62%) Multicast
7 8 (30.77%) VPN
7 8 (30.77%) Cisco PIX
8 7 (26.92%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (26.92%) H.323
9 6 (23.08%) Internet
9 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (19.23%) LAN
10 5 (19.23%) VLAN
11 4 (15.38%) Junos
12 3 (11.54%) HSRP
12 3 (11.54%) Network Security
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
2 4 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Architect
3 7 (26.92%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Network Specialist
5 5 (19.23%) Network Architect
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco Architect
6 4 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Design Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Network Support
7 2 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Design Authority
8 1 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Network Operations Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Specialist
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Design Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Design Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Junior Network Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Equities
2 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (19.23%) Change Control
2 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
3 4 (15.38%) System Testing
3 4 (15.38%) Network Architecture
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Network Design
5 2 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) Network Management
6 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Low Latency
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) R
2 3 (11.54%) Perl
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (88.46%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (57.69%) CCNP
3 9 (34.62%) CCNA
4 5 (19.23%) CCDA
4 5 (19.23%) CCSP
5 3 (11.54%) CCIE
5 3 (11.54%) JNCIE
6 1 (3.85%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) Cisco
2 17 (65.38%) Juniper
3 10 (38.46%) SolarWinds
4 6 (23.08%) F5
5 2 (7.69%) Mitel
6 1 (3.85%) Sourcefire
Brentwood, Essex
Austin Fraser
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