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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 57 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.24% 0.71% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.96% 5.06% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £45,000 £51,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
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
51 79 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 12.09% 13.96% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 42 55 53
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,700 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) GLBP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) GLBP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) VMware