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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 138 123 168
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +45
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 7 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.30% 0.26% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.32% 1.10% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £50,000 £43,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +8.43%
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
530 455 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.36% 24.04% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 421 261 535
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,250
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -17 5 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £63,500 -
Letchworth - 1 £42,500 -
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (96.77%) Cisco
2 29 (93.55%) BGP
2 29 (93.55%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (90.32%) MPLS
4 26 (83.87%) CCNP
5 23 (74.19%) Firewall
6 21 (67.74%) VPN
6 21 (67.74%) Windows
7 16 (51.61%) SolarWinds
7 16 (51.61%) Wireless
8 14 (45.16%) VPLS
8 14 (45.16%) VMware
8 14 (45.16%) UNIX
8 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
9 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (41.94%) VoIP
9 13 (41.94%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (38.71%) EIGRP
10 12 (38.71%) ITIL
10 12 (38.71%) MS Exchange
11 11 (35.48%) PRINCE2
12 10 (32.26%) Blue Coat
13 9 (29.03%) Juniper
13 9 (29.03%) VRRP
14 8 (25.81%) IPsec
14 8 (25.81%) Internet
14 8 (25.81%) WAN
14 8 (25.81%) MCP
14 8 (25.81%) CCIE
14 8 (25.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (38.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (93.55%) BGP
2 28 (90.32%) MPLS
3 23 (74.19%) Firewall
4 21 (67.74%) VPN
5 16 (51.61%) Wireless
6 14 (45.16%) VPLS
7 13 (41.94%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (41.94%) VoIP
8 12 (38.71%) EIGRP
9 9 (29.03%) VRRP
10 8 (25.81%) Internet
10 8 (25.81%) WAN
10 8 (25.81%) IPsec
11 7 (22.58%) Network Security
11 7 (22.58%) Multicast
11 7 (22.58%) DHCP
11 7 (22.58%) RIP
11 7 (22.58%) LAN
11 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
12 6 (19.35%) HSRP
General
1 3 (9.68%) Games
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Network Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Network Support
4 4 (12.90%) Network Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) IT Support
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Blog
2 2 (6.45%) PKI
2 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.45%) Physics
2 2 (6.45%) FMCG
2 2 (6.45%) Open Source
3 1 (3.23%) iPad
3 1 (3.23%) iPhone
3 1 (3.23%) Online Games
3 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) UNIX
3 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.90%) Linux
6 3 (9.68%) Solaris
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Phone
8 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) ITIL
2 11 (35.48%) PRINCE2
3 8 (25.81%) Document Management
4 7 (22.58%) Change Control
5 4 (12.90%) Network Design
5 4 (12.90%) Project Planning
5 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.68%) Project Management
6 3 (9.68%) Identity Management
6 3 (9.68%) SIEM
6 3 (9.68%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.45%) Computer Architecture
8 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
8 1 (3.23%) People Management
8 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) Migration
8 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (93.55%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (83.87%) CCNP
3 8 (25.81%) MCP
3 8 (25.81%) CCIE
3 8 (25.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (25.81%) MBCS
3 8 (25.81%) VCP4
3 8 (25.81%) VCP5
4 6 (19.35%) CCNA
5 4 (12.90%) Degree
6 3 (9.68%) VCAP
7 1 (3.23%) JNCIP
7 1 (3.23%) JNCIE
7 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (9.68%) Cacti
2 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (9.68%) OpenView
2 3 (9.68%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 30 (96.77%) Cisco
2 16 (51.61%) SolarWinds
3 14 (45.16%) VMware
4 10 (32.26%) Blue Coat
5 9 (29.03%) Juniper
6 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
7 6 (19.35%) F5
8 5 (16.13%) Aruba
8 5 (16.13%) Crossbeam
9 3 (9.68%) ArcSight
9 3 (9.68%) IBM
9 3 (9.68%) Sun
9 3 (9.68%) Compuware
9 3 (9.68%) HP
10 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
10 2 (6.45%) Fortinet
10 2 (6.45%) Foundry
11 1 (3.23%) CA
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: depends on experience + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Hertfordshire
AX Intelligence
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum or competitive contract rate
Posted: 20 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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