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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 36 45 48
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.84% 0.33% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% 3.33% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £55,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
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
39 30 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 16.46% 9.80% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 35 28 62
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016, 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%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) VRRP
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) DWDM
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) HP NNM
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) DWDM
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) VRRP
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Project Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper