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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - - 60
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool - - 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
38 65 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.64% 13.98% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 31 47 43
Average salary £32,000 £34,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.24% -7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) PBX
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) RIP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Aruba
3 1 (33.33%) CCSE
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) CCSA
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) PBX
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) RIP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCSE
2 1 (33.33%) CCSA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
3 1 (33.33%) Aruba
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper