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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 113 136 126
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 32 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.47% 0.50% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.05% 2.07% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 5
Average salary £50,000 £45,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £24,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,800 £54,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
529 482 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.31% 24.22% 24.34%
Number of salaries quoted 446 389 322
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 +1 12 £31,000 +29.16% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £50,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £65,000 - 1
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 42 (91.30%) Cisco
2 38 (82.61%) Firewall
3 30 (65.22%) WAN
4 29 (63.04%) BGP
5 26 (56.52%) LAN
6 25 (54.35%) DNS
7 24 (52.17%) VPN
7 24 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (50.00%) DHCP
8 23 (50.00%) MPLS
9 21 (45.65%) CCNP
9 21 (45.65%) SSL
10 17 (36.96%) Linux
10 17 (36.96%) VMware
11 16 (34.78%) Windows
11 16 (34.78%) TCP/IP
11 16 (34.78%) F5
12 15 (32.61%) High Availability
12 15 (32.61%) HP
12 15 (32.61%) SLA
13 14 (30.43%) Internet
13 14 (30.43%) Mentoring
14 13 (28.26%) Hybrid Cloud
14 13 (28.26%) Office 365
14 13 (28.26%) vSphere
14 13 (28.26%) CCIE
14 13 (28.26%) Blackberry
14 13 (28.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 13 (28.26%) Apple
14 13 (28.26%) Thin Client

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (28.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (28.26%) Office 365
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 38 (82.61%) Firewall
2 30 (65.22%) WAN
3 29 (63.04%) BGP
4 26 (56.52%) LAN
5 25 (54.35%) DNS
6 24 (52.17%) VPN
7 23 (50.00%) DHCP
7 23 (50.00%) MPLS
8 21 (45.65%) SSL
9 16 (34.78%) TCP/IP
10 14 (30.43%) Internet
11 13 (28.26%) NAS
12 12 (26.09%) RIP
13 10 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (21.74%) SAN
14 9 (19.57%) EIGRP
14 9 (19.57%) Remote Desktop
14 9 (19.57%) VRRP
15 7 (15.22%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (15.22%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (8.70%) Games
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Architect
2 13 (28.26%) Network Architect
3 11 (23.91%) Technical Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) NOC Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Lead Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Network Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Build Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Cisco Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Cisco Network Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Mobility Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Network Design Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Network Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior NOC Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.35%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Blackberry
1 13 (28.26%) Fat Client
1 13 (28.26%) Hybrid Cloud
1 13 (28.26%) Replication
1 13 (28.26%) Thin Client
2 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
4 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.70%) Mathematics
4 4 (8.70%) Physics
5 3 (6.52%) PKI
6 2 (4.35%) BYOD
6 2 (4.35%) iPad
7 1 (2.17%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Linux
2 16 (34.78%) Windows
3 13 (28.26%) Unix
4 10 (21.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) High Availability
2 14 (30.43%) Mentoring
3 11 (23.91%) Network Architecture
4 9 (19.57%) Network Management
5 6 (13.04%) Open Source
6 4 (8.70%) Network Design
7 3 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (6.52%) Coaching
7 3 (6.52%) Computer Security
7 3 (6.52%) Information Security
7 3 (6.52%) ITIL
7 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.52%) Project Management
8 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.35%) ITSM
8 2 (4.35%) Network Optimisation
8 2 (4.35%) Network Planning
8 2 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) SQL
2 6 (13.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (45.65%) CCNP
3 13 (28.26%) CCIE
4 9 (19.57%) CCNA
5 7 (15.22%) Degree
6 4 (8.70%) CCDA
6 4 (8.70%) CCDP
6 4 (8.70%) CCSA
6 4 (8.70%) CCSE
7 3 (6.52%) CCSP
7 3 (6.52%) JNCIE
7 3 (6.52%) JNCIP
8 2 (4.35%) JNCIA
8 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (32.61%) SLA
2 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (28.26%) vSphere
2 10 (21.74%) Terminal Services
3 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (6.52%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (6.52%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (4.35%) HP NNM
3 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 42 (91.30%) Cisco
2 17 (36.96%) VMware
3 16 (34.78%) F5
4 15 (32.61%) HP
5 13 (28.26%) Apple
5 13 (28.26%) Fujitsu
5 13 (28.26%) SonicWALL
6 11 (23.91%) Juniper
7 7 (15.22%) Palo Alto
8 6 (13.04%) CheckPoint
9 4 (8.70%) Aruba
9 4 (8.70%) Foundry
10 3 (6.52%) Tandberg
11 2 (4.35%) Google
11 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
12 1 (2.17%) Avaya
12 1 (2.17%) EMC
12 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
12 1 (2.17%) Symantec
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Overtime, Oncall
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage
aap3
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benfits
Posted: 17 days ago
Hertfordshire
Capita plc
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago