The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 128 129 125
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 22 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.91% 0.77% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.20% 3.68% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 2
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £36,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +22.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £36,700 £34,375
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £39,375
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
OSPF
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
423 489 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.56% 20.90% 23.83%
Number of salaries quoted 324 383 324
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £47,500 -
Watford -8 4 £42,500 -24.77%
Borehamwood - 4 £23,500 -
Hemel Hempstead +3 2 £31,000 -34.73%
Rickmansworth - 1 £55,000 -
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 33 (86.84%) Cisco
2 30 (78.95%) BGP
3 24 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (63.16%) Firewall
4 19 (50.00%) CCNP
5 16 (42.11%) TCP/IP
5 16 (42.11%) SSL
6 15 (39.47%) WAN
6 15 (39.47%) MPLS
7 14 (36.84%) EIGRP
7 14 (36.84%) F5
8 13 (34.21%) VMware
8 13 (34.21%) Network Design
8 13 (34.21%) LAN
8 13 (34.21%) DNS
8 13 (34.21%) RIP
9 12 (31.58%) SLA
10 11 (28.95%) VPN
10 11 (28.95%) DHCP
10 11 (28.95%) VRRP
10 11 (28.95%) vSphere
10 11 (28.95%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (28.95%) Data Centre
11 10 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (26.32%) HP
12 9 (23.68%) Linux
12 9 (23.68%) VLAN
13 8 (21.05%) SonicWALL
13 8 (21.05%) Wireless
13 8 (21.05%) Finance

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (18.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (78.95%) BGP
2 24 (63.16%) Firewall
3 16 (42.11%) TCP/IP
3 16 (42.11%) SSL
4 15 (39.47%) WAN
4 15 (39.47%) MPLS
5 14 (36.84%) EIGRP
6 13 (34.21%) DNS
6 13 (34.21%) LAN
6 13 (34.21%) RIP
7 11 (28.95%) VPN
7 11 (28.95%) DHCP
7 11 (28.95%) VRRP
7 11 (28.95%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (23.68%) VLAN
10 8 (21.05%) Wireless
11 7 (18.42%) NAS
12 6 (15.79%) HSRP
12 6 (15.79%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.53%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Architect
2 5 (13.16%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Design Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Technical Design Authority
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Network Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Network Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.26%) Build Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Network Support
6 1 (2.63%) Network Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) WebSockets
2 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.42%) Thin Client
2 7 (18.42%) Blackberry
2 7 (18.42%) Replication
2 7 (18.42%) Fat Client
2 7 (18.42%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.26%) BYOD
5 1 (2.63%) IVR
5 1 (2.63%) PKI
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Linux
2 7 (18.42%) Windows
3 3 (7.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Network Design
2 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
2 6 (15.79%) Network Management
2 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
3 5 (13.16%) Change Management
4 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.53%) Change Control
4 4 (10.53%) Network Architecture
4 4 (10.53%) Business Process Improvement
4 4 (10.53%) Resource Management
4 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL
5 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.26%) ITSM
5 2 (5.26%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (50.00%) CCNP
3 7 (18.42%) CCNA
4 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.53%) CCIP
4 4 (10.53%) CCSP
5 3 (7.89%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (31.58%) SLA
2 6 (15.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) vSphere
2 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 33 (86.84%) Cisco
2 14 (36.84%) F5
3 13 (34.21%) VMware
4 10 (26.32%) HP
5 8 (21.05%) SonicWALL
6 7 (18.42%) Fujitsu
6 7 (18.42%) Apple
7 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
8 4 (10.53%) Juniper
9 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.63%) WatchGuard
10 1 (2.63%) NetApp
10 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago