The first table below looks at the demand for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 18 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 Hampshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 145 147 131
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 44 40 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.06% 1.06% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 4.10% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 43 24 49
Average salary £34,000 £36,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £33,950 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £41,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
968 975 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 23.39% 25.77% 22.21%
Number of salaries quoted 817 709 808
Average salary £39,000 £38,946 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.13% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Hampshire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Hampshire

OSPF
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -5 20 £37,000 +2.77%
Southampton +11 15 £32,500 -
Portsmouth - 3 £40,000 -
Winchester - 2 £53,500 -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 64 (92.75%) BGP
2 62 (89.86%) Cisco
3 60 (86.96%) MPLS
4 51 (73.91%) Juniper
5 43 (62.32%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (50.72%) VLAN
7 34 (49.28%) TCP/IP
8 30 (43.48%) CCNP
8 30 (43.48%) CCNA
9 28 (40.58%) Internet
10 26 (37.68%) IPv6
11 23 (33.33%) IPsec
12 22 (31.88%) Telecoms
13 21 (30.43%) VPLS
13 21 (30.43%) VoIP
14 20 (28.99%) VPN
14 20 (28.99%) SDH
14 20 (28.99%) RSVP
14 20 (28.99%) SONET
15 19 (27.54%) Ethernet
16 18 (26.09%) HSRP
17 17 (24.64%) Linux
18 16 (23.19%) Cisco IOS
19 15 (21.74%) JNCIA
19 15 (21.74%) Windows
19 15 (21.74%) L2TP
19 15 (21.74%) Firewall
20 14 (20.29%) SC Cleared
20 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
20 14 (20.29%) Network Design

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 64 (92.75%) BGP
2 60 (86.96%) MPLS
3 35 (50.72%) VLAN
4 34 (49.28%) TCP/IP
5 28 (40.58%) Internet
6 26 (37.68%) IPv6
7 23 (33.33%) IPsec
8 21 (30.43%) VPLS
8 21 (30.43%) VoIP
9 20 (28.99%) VPN
9 20 (28.99%) SDH
9 20 (28.99%) RSVP
9 20 (28.99%) SONET
10 19 (27.54%) Ethernet
11 18 (26.09%) HSRP
12 16 (23.19%) Cisco IOS
13 15 (21.74%) L2TP
13 15 (21.74%) Firewall
14 12 (17.39%) Junos
14 12 (17.39%) RTP
General
1 22 (31.88%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.35%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Military
3 2 (2.90%) Games
4 1 (1.45%) French Language
4 1 (1.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 47 (68.12%) Network Engineer
2 6 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (8.70%) Technical Design Authority
3 5 (7.25%) Architect
3 5 (7.25%) Support Engineer
3 5 (7.25%) IP Engineer
3 5 (7.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (7.25%) Network Architect
4 4 (5.80%) Network Support
4 4 (5.80%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (5.80%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (5.80%) Network Consultant
4 4 (5.80%) Consultant
5 3 (4.35%) Network Design Specialist
5 3 (4.35%) Network Design Architect
5 3 (4.35%) Design Engineer
5 3 (4.35%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (4.35%) Network Specialist
6 2 (2.90%) Cisco Support
6 2 (2.90%) IP Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Statistics
2 6 (8.70%) PKI
3 3 (4.35%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.90%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.64%) Linux
2 15 (21.74%) Windows
3 5 (7.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) Network Design
2 13 (18.84%) Service Delivery
3 12 (17.39%) Load Balancing
4 7 (10.14%) Capacity Management
4 7 (10.14%) Network Management
5 6 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.80%) Project Management
7 2 (2.90%) Information Security
7 2 (2.90%) Migration
7 2 (2.90%) Change Control
7 2 (2.90%) Service Management
7 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.90%) ITIL
8 1 (1.45%) CRM
8 1 (1.45%) Release Management
8 1 (1.45%) Validation
8 1 (1.45%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 43 (62.32%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (43.48%) CCNP
2 30 (43.48%) CCNA
3 15 (21.74%) JNCIA
4 14 (20.29%) SC Cleared
4 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
5 11 (15.94%) CCIE
6 10 (14.49%) JNCIP
7 6 (8.70%) OSCP
8 5 (7.25%) HND
9 4 (5.80%) Degree
10 3 (4.35%) CCSE
11 2 (2.90%) CCSA
11 2 (2.90%) JNCIS
11 2 (2.90%) HNC
11 2 (2.90%) CCIP
12 1 (1.45%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (1.45%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 62 (89.86%) Cisco
2 51 (73.91%) Juniper
3 10 (14.49%) CheckPoint
3 10 (14.49%) F5
4 6 (8.70%) BT
4 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.25%) VMware
6 3 (4.35%) Riverbed
7 2 (2.90%) Foundry
7 2 (2.90%) Brocade
7 2 (2.90%) Websense
7 2 (2.90%) Avaya