The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 66 83 98
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +15
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 8 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.19% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.20% 0.87% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.94%
OSPF
East Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
87 115 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 12.93% 15.67% 17.18%
Number of salaries quoted 67 105 144
Average salary £35,000 £36,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Leicestershire

OSPF
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
Leicester +26 8 £47,500 +5.55%
OSPF
East Midlands

OSPF
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 8 (88.89%) Data Centre
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
1 8 (88.89%) CCNP
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (88.89%) BGP
1 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 7 (77.78%) Juniper
2 7 (77.78%) VPN
2 7 (77.78%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (11.11%) Mitel
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) HP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 8 (88.89%) BGP
2 7 (77.78%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Network Manager
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Senior Manager
3 4 (44.44%) Senior Network Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CCNP
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Mitel