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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 128 123 158
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +35
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 8 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.39% 0.36% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.66% 1.48% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 4
Average salary £54,500 £47,500 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.73% -28.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £43,000 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,450 £54,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
483 472 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.73% 24.60% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 393 292 497
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Watford -13 5 £54,500 +9.00% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £63,500 -
Borehamwood - 1 £24,000 -
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 29 (96.67%) Cisco
2 28 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (90.00%) MPLS
3 27 (90.00%) BGP
4 24 (80.00%) CCNP
5 23 (76.67%) Firewall
6 20 (66.67%) VPN
7 19 (63.33%) Windows
8 15 (50.00%) Wireless
9 14 (46.67%) VMware
9 14 (46.67%) UNIX
9 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
9 14 (46.67%) VPLS
9 14 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (43.33%) SolarWinds
10 13 (43.33%) VoIP
10 13 (43.33%) MS Exchange
11 11 (36.67%) PRINCE2
11 11 (36.67%) ITIL
12 10 (33.33%) EIGRP
12 10 (33.33%) Blue Coat
13 9 (30.00%) Juniper
14 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (26.67%) Internet
14 8 (26.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 8 (26.67%) MCP
14 8 (26.67%) RIP
14 8 (26.67%) CCIE
14 8 (26.67%) Document Management

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (43.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (90.00%) MPLS
1 27 (90.00%) BGP
2 23 (76.67%) Firewall
3 20 (66.67%) VPN
4 15 (50.00%) Wireless
5 14 (46.67%) VPLS
5 14 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (43.33%) VoIP
7 10 (33.33%) EIGRP
8 8 (26.67%) Internet
8 8 (26.67%) RIP
9 7 (23.33%) Multicast
9 7 (23.33%) Network Security
9 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
9 7 (23.33%) LAN
9 7 (23.33%) VRRP
10 6 (20.00%) IPsec
10 6 (20.00%) WAN
11 5 (16.67%) DHCP
11 5 (16.67%) DNS
General
1 2 (6.67%) Retail
1 2 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Network Support
3 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Network Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support
5 2 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Open Source
2 2 (6.67%) FMCG
2 2 (6.67%) Blog
2 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.67%) Physics
3 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.33%) PKI
3 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.33%) iPhone
3 1 (3.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) UNIX
3 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.33%) Android
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) PRINCE2
1 11 (36.67%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) Document Management
3 7 (23.33%) Change Control
4 3 (10.00%) Network Design
4 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.67%) Computer Architecture
5 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) CRM
6 1 (3.33%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (80.00%) CCNP
3 8 (26.67%) MCP
3 8 (26.67%) CCIE
3 8 (26.67%) MBCS
3 8 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (26.67%) VCP4
3 8 (26.67%) VCP5
4 6 (20.00%) CCNA
5 3 (10.00%) Degree
5 3 (10.00%) VCAP
6 1 (3.33%) JNCIP
6 1 (3.33%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (10.00%) Cacti
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) Cisco
2 14 (46.67%) VMware
3 13 (43.33%) SolarWinds
4 10 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 9 (30.00%) Juniper
6 5 (16.67%) F5
7 4 (13.33%) Crossbeam
7 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
8 3 (10.00%) IBM
9 2 (6.67%) Foundry
9 2 (6.67%) Aruba
9 2 (6.67%) Fortinet
9 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
10 1 (3.33%) CA
10 1 (3.33%) Apple
10 1 (3.33%) HP
10 1 (3.33%) SonicWALL
Watford, Hertfordshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago