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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 132 127 169
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +42
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 17 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.69% 0.26% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.09% 1.12% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 1
Average salary £45,000 £33,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +15.33%
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
551 447 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.33% 23.29% 22.68%
Number of salaries quoted 446 273 536
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -13 7 £46,250 -2.63%
Letchworth - 5 £45,000 -
Stevenage - 3 £45,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £63,500 -
Hertford - 1 £19,000 -
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 32 (96.97%) Cisco
2 31 (93.94%) BGP
3 30 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (84.85%) MPLS
4 28 (84.85%) CCNP
5 25 (75.76%) Firewall
6 22 (66.67%) VPN
7 21 (63.64%) Windows
8 16 (48.48%) Wireless
8 16 (48.48%) SolarWinds
9 14 (42.42%) VMware
9 14 (42.42%) VPLS
9 14 (42.42%) UNIX
9 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
9 14 (42.42%) EIGRP
10 13 (39.39%) VoIP
10 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (36.36%) MS Exchange
11 12 (36.36%) ITIL
12 11 (33.33%) PRINCE2
12 11 (33.33%) Juniper
13 10 (30.30%) CheckPoint
13 10 (30.30%) Blue Coat
14 9 (27.27%) IPsec
14 9 (27.27%) WAN
15 8 (24.24%) MCP
15 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (24.24%) Internet
15 8 (24.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (36.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (93.94%) BGP
2 28 (84.85%) MPLS
3 25 (75.76%) Firewall
4 22 (66.67%) VPN
5 16 (48.48%) Wireless
6 14 (42.42%) VPLS
6 14 (42.42%) EIGRP
7 13 (39.39%) VoIP
8 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (27.27%) IPsec
9 9 (27.27%) WAN
10 8 (24.24%) VRRP
10 8 (24.24%) Internet
11 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
11 7 (21.21%) DHCP
11 7 (21.21%) RIP
11 7 (21.21%) LAN
11 7 (21.21%) Cisco PIX
11 7 (21.21%) Network Security
11 7 (21.21%) Multicast
General
1 3 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Network Support
4 4 (12.12%) Network Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) PKI
2 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.06%) Physics
2 2 (6.06%) Online Games
2 2 (6.06%) Open Source
3 1 (3.03%) iPad
3 1 (3.03%) FMCG
3 1 (3.03%) iPhone
3 1 (3.03%) Blog
3 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) UNIX
3 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (15.15%) Linux
6 3 (9.09%) Solaris
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone
8 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) ITIL
2 11 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 8 (24.24%) Document Management
4 7 (21.21%) Change Control
5 5 (15.15%) Network Design
5 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
6 4 (12.12%) Project Planning
7 3 (9.09%) SIEM
7 3 (9.09%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (9.09%) Identity Management
7 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.09%) Project Management
8 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.06%) Computer Architecture
8 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.03%) People Management
9 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (84.85%) CCNP
3 8 (24.24%) MCP
3 8 (24.24%) CCIE
3 8 (24.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (24.24%) MBCS
3 8 (24.24%) VCP4
3 8 (24.24%) VCP5
4 5 (15.15%) CCNA
5 4 (12.12%) Degree
6 3 (9.09%) VCAP
7 1 (3.03%) JNCIP
7 1 (3.03%) JNCIE
7 1 (3.03%) RHCE
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (9.09%) Cacti
2 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (9.09%) OpenView
2 3 (9.09%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 32 (96.97%) Cisco
2 16 (48.48%) SolarWinds
3 14 (42.42%) VMware
4 11 (33.33%) Juniper
5 10 (30.30%) Blue Coat
5 10 (30.30%) CheckPoint
6 7 (21.21%) F5
7 6 (18.18%) Crossbeam
8 5 (15.15%) Aruba
9 3 (9.09%) ArcSight
9 3 (9.09%) IBM
9 3 (9.09%) Sun
9 3 (9.09%) Compuware
9 3 (9.09%) HP
10 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
10 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
10 2 (6.06%) Foundry
11 1 (3.03%) CA
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