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 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 96 87 92
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.19% 0.33% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.98% 1.61% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £60,000 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
205 186 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 19.34% 20.58% 30.73%
Number of salaries quoted 168 160 205
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,250 £46,000
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
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

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

OSPF Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

OSPF
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Gloucestershire 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
Cheltenham -15 1 £50,000 +25.00%
OSPF
South West

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wiki
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
3 1 (33.33%) Postfix
3 1 (33.33%) XenServer
3 1 (33.33%) nginx
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Hudson
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) MediaWiki
3 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (33.33%) nginx
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) MediaWiki
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) IPv6
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Hudson
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Network Support
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Support
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Wiki
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
1 1 (33.33%) Debian
1 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Postfix
1 1 (33.33%) XenServer
1 1 (33.33%) Samba
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat