The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 99 94 87
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 9 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.64% 0.26% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.69% 1.90% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 2
Average salary £52,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -
OSPF
Buckinghamshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
192 158 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.56% 13.79% 17.70%
Number of salaries quoted 143 117 156
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

OSPF
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 13 (100.00%) BGP
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 10 (76.92%) LAN
2 10 (76.92%) WAN
3 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
3 9 (69.23%) Firewall
3 9 (69.23%) Network Security
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (69.23%) Spanning Tree
4 8 (61.54%) Network Management
4 8 (61.54%) CCSA
4 8 (61.54%) Load Balancing
4 8 (61.54%) CCSE
4 8 (61.54%) CCNP
4 8 (61.54%) CCDP
4 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
6 4 (30.77%) Network Design
7 3 (23.08%) BIG-IP
7 3 (23.08%) Ubuntu
7 3 (23.08%) Samba
7 3 (23.08%) Debian
7 3 (23.08%) VMware
7 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
7 3 (23.08%) EqualLogic
7 3 (23.08%) WMI
7 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
7 3 (23.08%) iSCSI

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) BGP
2 10 (76.92%) LAN
2 10 (76.92%) WAN
3 9 (69.23%) Firewall
3 9 (69.23%) Network Security
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (69.23%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (23.08%) tcpdump
4 3 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
4 3 (23.08%) iSCSI
4 3 (23.08%) BIG-IP
4 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
4 3 (23.08%) DNS
4 3 (23.08%) IPv4
4 3 (23.08%) SNMP
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) SDH
5 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Security Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Implementation Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Network Security Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Network Design Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Network Implementation Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Design Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) EqualLogic
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Debian
1 3 (23.08%) Ubuntu
1 3 (23.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Load Balancing
1 8 (61.54%) Network Management
2 4 (30.77%) Network Design
3 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) CCNP
1 8 (61.54%) CCDP
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (61.54%) CCSA
1 8 (61.54%) CCSE
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) NFS
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) Samba
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
1 3 (23.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) EMC
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) NetApp
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
4 3 (23.08%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) Huawei
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper