The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 64 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.20% - 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.89% - 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £30,000 - £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
OSPF
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
53 101 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.62% 17.78% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 47 91 58
Average salary £28,000 £29,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £18,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Lancashire

OSPF
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) RIP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (50.00%) LPIC
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Junos
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Junos
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) RIP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Senior PHP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Network Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) JNCIA
1 1 (50.00%) LPIC
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat