The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 7 9 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 16.67% 3.13% 8.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.00% 8.33% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £75,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +13.25%
OSPF
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor region.

Communications & Networking Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
10 12 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 41.67% 37.50% 78.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 43
Average salary £75,000 £21,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+248.83% -46.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

OSPF
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the M4 Corridor region.

OSPF Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) LDAP
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) SUSE
1 4 (100.00%) Samba
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) CentOS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LDAP
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Administrator
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps Administrator
1 4 (100.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) SUSE
1 4 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 4 (100.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Build Automation
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Samba
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Postfix
1 4 (100.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) VMware