The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - - 21
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick - - 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
OSPF
West Sussex

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

Communications & Networking Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 28 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 13.57% 26.17% 16.83%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 11
Average salary £45,000 £35,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.76% -2.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

OSPF
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Gatwick

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) HSRP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 3 (75.00%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) PPP
3 2 (50.00%) GIS
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) HSRP
2 3 (75.00%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) PPP
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) GIS
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint