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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 140 126 125
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 17 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.71% 0.73% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.37% 3.19% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 4
Average salary £48,750 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.21% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £45,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £57,500 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £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
505 564 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.97% 22.80% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 347 452 349
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,700 £62,500
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Borehamwood - 3 £23,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £47,500 -
Hemel Hempstead -9 2 £42,500 -19.04%
Watford -9 1 £37,500 -34.78%
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 36 (90.00%) Cisco
2 30 (75.00%) BGP
3 26 (65.00%) Firewall
4 25 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (45.00%) CCNP
6 17 (42.50%) WAN
6 17 (42.50%) MPLS
7 15 (37.50%) LAN
7 15 (37.50%) SSL
7 15 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 15 (37.50%) VPN
8 14 (35.00%) DNS
8 14 (35.00%) EIGRP
9 13 (32.50%) DHCP
9 13 (32.50%) Data Centre
10 12 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (27.50%) VLAN
11 11 (27.50%) F5
12 10 (25.00%) SonicWALL
12 10 (25.00%) VMware
12 10 (25.00%) Linux
12 10 (25.00%) RIP
13 9 (22.50%) SLA
13 9 (22.50%) CCIE
13 9 (22.50%) Windows
13 9 (22.50%) VRRP
13 9 (22.50%) HP
13 9 (22.50%) Apple
13 9 (22.50%) Thin Client
13 9 (22.50%) Telecoms

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (22.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (75.00%) BGP
2 26 (65.00%) Firewall
3 17 (42.50%) WAN
3 17 (42.50%) MPLS
4 15 (37.50%) LAN
4 15 (37.50%) SSL
4 15 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 15 (37.50%) VPN
5 14 (35.00%) DNS
5 14 (35.00%) EIGRP
6 13 (32.50%) DHCP
7 12 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (27.50%) VLAN
9 10 (25.00%) RIP
10 9 (22.50%) VRRP
11 8 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (17.50%) Multicast
13 6 (15.00%) NAS
14 5 (12.50%) Network Security
14 5 (12.50%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (22.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (10.00%) Architect
2 4 (10.00%) Design Engineer
2 4 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (10.00%) NOC Engineer
2 4 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 4 (10.00%) Technical Design Authority
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Network Architect
4 2 (5.00%) Network Specialist
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.00%) Administrator
4 2 (5.00%) Network Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) Network Administrator
5 1 (2.50%) Technical Support
5 1 (2.50%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) WebSockets
1 1 (2.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Data Centre
2 9 (22.50%) Thin Client
2 9 (22.50%) Fat Client
2 9 (22.50%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (15.00%) Blackberry
3 6 (15.00%) Replication
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) BYOD
5 1 (2.50%) IVR
5 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) Windows
3 2 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Network Design
2 6 (15.00%) Change Management
3 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.00%) Time Management
6 2 (5.00%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (5.00%) Network Management
6 2 (5.00%) Change Control
6 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Network Planning
6 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL
6 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (45.00%) CCNP
3 9 (22.50%) CCIE
4 6 (15.00%) CCNA
5 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (10.00%) CCIP
6 2 (5.00%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) SLA
2 3 (7.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) vSphere
2 7 (17.50%) Terminal Services
3 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 36 (90.00%) Cisco
2 11 (27.50%) F5
3 10 (25.00%) SonicWALL
3 10 (25.00%) VMware
4 9 (22.50%) HP
4 9 (22.50%) Apple
5 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (15.00%) Fujitsu
6 4 (10.00%) Juniper
7 2 (5.00%) NetApp
7 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.50%) EMC
8 1 (2.50%) Crossbeam
8 1 (2.50%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
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