The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 59 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.23% 0.35% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.54% 1.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
OSPF
Leicestershire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
65 122 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 14.94% 21.18% 28.80%
Number of salaries quoted 56 111 118
Average salary £42,000 £41,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,286 £32,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

OSPF
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Leicester

OSPF
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Structured Cabling

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Structured Cabling
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort