The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - - 53
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich - - 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
OSPF
Suffolk

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

Communications & Networking Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
101 60 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 21.26% 17.14% 26.64%
Number of salaries quoted 63 42 70
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £31,000 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

OSPF
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Ipswich

OSPF
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) Spanning Tree

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware