The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the M4 Corridor region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 15 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 2.50% - 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% - 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £50,000 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Communications & Networking Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 38 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 45.00% 57.58% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 10 26 31
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
South East

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 18 April 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) FWSM
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (50.00%) Snort
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) NetScreen

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) FWSM
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCSP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire