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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 127 131 135
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 20 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.80% 0.47% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.49% 1.92% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 15
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +91.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
573 522 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.00% 24.65% 21.51%
Number of salaries quoted 455 345 442
Average salary £46,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.19% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(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
Watford -10 12 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £55,000 -
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 30 (93.75%) Cisco
2 28 (87.50%) BGP
3 27 (84.38%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (71.88%) CCNP
5 20 (62.50%) WAN
6 19 (59.38%) LAN
6 19 (59.38%) MPLS
6 19 (59.38%) Firewall
6 19 (59.38%) EIGRP
6 19 (59.38%) Juniper
7 17 (53.13%) IPsec
8 16 (50.00%) CheckPoint
9 15 (46.88%) VPN
10 13 (40.63%) CCIE
10 13 (40.63%) F5
11 12 (37.50%) SSL
12 11 (34.38%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (34.38%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (31.25%) Network Security
14 9 (28.13%) Project Management
15 8 (25.00%) HP
15 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
15 8 (25.00%) Linux
15 8 (25.00%) WAAS
15 8 (25.00%) Aruba
15 8 (25.00%) Riverbed
16 7 (21.88%) VLAN
16 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
16 7 (21.88%) DHCP
17 6 (18.75%) WLAN

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (87.50%) BGP
2 20 (62.50%) WAN
3 19 (59.38%) LAN
3 19 (59.38%) EIGRP
3 19 (59.38%) MPLS
3 19 (59.38%) Firewall
4 17 (53.13%) IPsec
5 15 (46.88%) VPN
6 12 (37.50%) SSL
7 11 (34.38%) Cisco IOS
7 11 (34.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (31.25%) Network Security
9 8 (25.00%) WAAS
9 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 7 (21.88%) DHCP
10 7 (21.88%) VLAN
11 6 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (18.75%) BIG-IP
11 6 (18.75%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Games
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Network Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Network Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Security Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Designer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Designer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Architect
8 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.13%) Network Support
8 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 4 (12.50%) Physics
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 4 (12.50%) Open Source
2 3 (9.38%) PKI
3 2 (6.25%) Online Games
4 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
3 4 (12.50%) UNIX
4 3 (9.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Project Management
2 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
3 6 (18.75%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.50%) Network Design
5 3 (9.38%) Identity Management
5 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.38%) Project Planning
5 3 (9.38%) Network Management
5 3 (9.38%) SIEM
5 3 (9.38%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL
7 1 (3.13%) Migration
7 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.13%) Time Management
7 1 (3.13%) Product Management
7 1 (3.13%) Budget Control
7 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (84.38%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (71.88%) CCNP
3 13 (40.63%) CCIE
4 5 (15.63%) CCNA
4 5 (15.63%) Degree
4 5 (15.63%) RHCE
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.13%) CWNA
5 1 (3.13%) CCSA
5 1 (3.13%) CCSE
5 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (15.63%) FortiGate
3 3 (9.38%) OpenView
3 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (6.25%) Cacti
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Cisco
2 19 (59.38%) Juniper
3 16 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 13 (40.63%) F5
5 8 (25.00%) HP
5 8 (25.00%) Aruba
5 8 (25.00%) Riverbed
6 5 (15.63%) SolarWinds
6 5 (15.63%) Crossbeam
7 4 (12.50%) Foundry
8 3 (9.38%) ArcSight
8 3 (9.38%) Sun
8 3 (9.38%) Compuware
9 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.25%) VMware
9 2 (6.25%) Fortinet
10 1 (3.13%) Ruckus Wireless
10 1 (3.13%) AirMagnet
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