The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.75% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £39,200 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
OSPF
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
82 55 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.36% 11.48% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 54 50 57
Average salary £36,500 £32,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.06% -7.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £19,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

OSPF
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Merseyside

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WLAN
2 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) SNMP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) 802.11
2 4 (80.00%) TACACS
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) BIG-IP
2 4 (80.00%) Brocade
2 4 (80.00%) VLAN
2 4 (80.00%) NetScout
2 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (80.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (80.00%) Network Management
2 4 (80.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) Spanning Tree
2 4 (80.00%) 802.1X
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (80.00%) TRILL
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) BGP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) 802.11
2 4 (80.00%) BIG-IP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) SNMP
2 4 (80.00%) Spanning Tree
2 4 (80.00%) TACACS
2 4 (80.00%) TRILL
2 4 (80.00%) VLAN
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) WLAN
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) LAN Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Engineering Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) LAN Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) 802.1X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (80.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCDP
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Brocade
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) F5
1 4 (80.00%) NetScout
1 4 (80.00%) SolarWinds
Liverpool, Merseyside
University of Liverpool
Salary: From £50,702 to £62,323 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago