The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 73 70 81
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.31% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.61% 0.77% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +26.98%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
OSPF
Surrey

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

Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
124 130 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 19.50% 18.34% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 118 112 118
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

OSPF
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Guildford

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) IPsec
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) CentOS
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (66.67%) Zend
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Dell
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 2 (33.33%) VRRP
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) IPsec
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) NAS
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (33.33%) HSRP
3 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 2 (33.33%) VRRP
3 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) CentOS
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Coaching
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
1 4 (66.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) vCloud
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Zend
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Dell