The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 52 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.70% 0.43% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% 2.86% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £33,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
OSPF
Merseyside

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

Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
78 70 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 18.22% 14.96% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 69 49 70
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £35,805
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

OSPF
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Liverpool

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Liverpool

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) CCIP
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) CCIE
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Network Design
3 3 (50.00%) JNCIA
3 3 (50.00%) JNCIE
3 3 (50.00%) Redback
3 3 (50.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Network Management
4 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 2 (33.33%) Riverbed
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) RIP
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) PBX
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 4 (66.67%) MPLS
1 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) RIP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) PBX
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
1 3 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCIP
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) CCIE
2 3 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 3 (50.00%) JNCIE
3 1 (16.67%) CCSA
3 1 (16.67%) CCSE
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Redback
4 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 2 (33.33%) Riverbed
5 1 (16.67%) Aruba