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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - 76 79
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 0 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.62% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.82% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 18
Average salary - £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
166 177 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 19.74% 21.80% 24.36%
Number of salaries quoted 126 159 266
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 13 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco