The first table below looks at the demand for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 131 148 144
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 13 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.52% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.06% 1.16% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 6
Average salary £57,500 £66,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.20% +120.83%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
632 690 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.43% 26.02% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 429 541 437
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

OSPF Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

OSPF
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Hertfordshire 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
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Job
Vacancies
Watford - 6 £56,250 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £65,000 - 1
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 13 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (72.22%) BGP
2 13 (72.22%) LAN
2 13 (72.22%) Firewall
3 12 (66.67%) Juniper
4 11 (61.11%) WAN
5 10 (55.56%) CCIE
6 9 (50.00%) Project Management
6 9 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (44.44%) CheckPoint
7 8 (44.44%) F5
7 8 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (38.89%) WAAS
8 7 (38.89%) Riverbed
8 7 (38.89%) WLAN
9 6 (33.33%) CCNP
10 5 (27.78%) MPLS
10 5 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
12 3 (16.67%) IPsec
12 3 (16.67%) Network Security
12 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
12 3 (16.67%) Physics
12 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
12 3 (16.67%) Degree
12 3 (16.67%) Internet
12 3 (16.67%) DHCP
12 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
12 3 (16.67%) UNIX

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 13 (72.22%) BGP
1 13 (72.22%) LAN
1 13 (72.22%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) WAN
3 9 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (38.89%) WAAS
5 7 (38.89%) WLAN
6 5 (27.78%) MPLS
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (16.67%) IPsec
7 3 (16.67%) Network Security
7 3 (16.67%) Internet
7 3 (16.67%) DHCP
7 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (16.67%) Junos
8 2 (11.11%) 4G
8 2 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (11.11%) LTE
8 2 (11.11%) SCTP
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Network Architect
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Designer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Designer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 3 (16.67%) Physics
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 3 (16.67%) Open Source
2 2 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (5.56%) Information Security
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (55.56%) CCIE
3 6 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) CCSA
5 1 (5.56%) CCSE
5 1 (5.56%) RHCE
5 1 (5.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) Juniper
3 8 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 8 (44.44%) F5
4 7 (38.89%) Riverbed
5 3 (16.67%) Foundry
5 3 (16.67%) Aruba
6 2 (11.11%) IPFX
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
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