The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 36 45 56
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.46% 0.34% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.33% 2.13% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Average salary £55,000 £30,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.33% -27.71%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
OSPF
Bedfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 47 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 13.89% 16.04% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 29 44 88
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

OSPF
Salary Trend in Luton

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Luton

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) ATM
2 2 (66.67%) ISDN
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 2 (66.67%) Lotus

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) xDSL
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Frame Relay
2 2 (66.67%) ATM
2 2 (66.67%) ISDN
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
1 2 (66.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Websense
2 2 (66.67%) BT
2 2 (66.67%) 3Com
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
2 2 (66.67%) Aruba