The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 - 87 -
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.11% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
OSPF
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
201 222 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 18.98% 23.69% 31.89%
Number of salaries quoted 176 181 236
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Samba
2 1 (50.00%) Debian

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Hudson
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Support
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Debian
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Samba
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Postfix
1 1 (50.00%) XenServer
1 1 (50.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Fortinet