The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Middlesex region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 45 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 2 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.59% 1.97% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.30% 3.64% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 6
Average salary - £42,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.93%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
87 247 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 25.51% 53.93% 23.04%
Number of salaries quoted 78 86 85
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
South East

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 29 July 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) CCIE
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 3 (100.00%) BIG-IP
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) Principal Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCIE
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) F5