The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Guildford region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 83 85 81
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 6 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.66% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.75% 1.49% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +30.13%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
160 201 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 17.60% 22.84% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 133 144 121
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
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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 17 April 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 12 (92.31%) VPN
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 10 (76.92%) BGP
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (61.54%) MPLS
5 7 (53.85%) Wireless
5 7 (53.85%) CCNP
5 7 (53.85%) SNMP
6 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
6 4 (30.77%) Blue Coat
6 4 (30.77%) ProxySG
7 3 (23.08%) WAN
7 3 (23.08%) C
8 2 (15.38%) LAN
8 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
8 2 (15.38%) Firewall
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (15.38%) Network Management
9 1 (7.69%) F5
9 1 (7.69%) Network Security
9 1 (7.69%) VLAN
9 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
9 1 (7.69%) Network Design
9 1 (7.69%) VMware
9 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
9 1 (7.69%) IGRP
9 1 (7.69%) NetScreen
9 1 (7.69%) Juniper
9 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (92.31%) VPN
2 10 (76.92%) BGP
3 8 (61.54%) MPLS
4 7 (53.85%) Wireless
4 7 (53.85%) SNMP
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
6 2 (15.38%) LAN
6 2 (15.38%) Firewall
6 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (7.69%) Network Security
7 1 (7.69%) IGRP
7 1 (7.69%) NetScreen
7 1 (7.69%) VLAN
7 1 (7.69%) VoIP
7 1 (7.69%) ADSL
7 1 (7.69%) ISDN
7 1 (7.69%) IPv4
7 1 (7.69%) IPv6
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Network Support
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Network Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Sales Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Network Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Network Design
2 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (53.85%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) CCIP
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) CCDA
3 1 (7.69%) CCDP
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) CCIE
3 1 (7.69%) CCSP
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) ProxySG
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) Blue Coat
3 1 (7.69%) F5
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) VMware