The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the High Wycombe 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 46 44 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 2 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 0.63% 0.41% 2.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.44% 1.59% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Average salary £65,000 £30,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+116.66% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
OSPF
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the High Wycombe region.

Communications & Networking Category
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
82 63 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 25.87% 25.71% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 69 58 54
Average salary £55,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.92% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

OSPF
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the High Wycombe region.

OSPF Salary Trend in High Wycombe

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) F5
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (60.00%) 802.1X
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) IPsec
3 3 (60.00%) Operations Management
3 3 (60.00%) VPLS
3 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (60.00%) Blue Coat
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) Avaya
4 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) Network Management

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) IPsec
3 3 (60.00%) VPLS
3 3 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Operations Management
1 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) F5
3 3 (60.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (40.00%) Avaya
4 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint