The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex 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 42 44 42
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 2 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.62% 1.88% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.08% 5.43% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £35,500 £51,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.73% +36.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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 Middlesex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
49 129 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 15.08% 34.58% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 39 115 79
Average salary £43,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

OSPF
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Middlesex

OSPF
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Handset
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Aruba

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Aruba