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 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 83 88 94
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 8 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.73% 0.098% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.48% 0.61% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 9
Average salary - £27,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -48.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
146 165 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.32% 16.22% 19.98%
Number of salaries quoted 111 123 219
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014, 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 22 (100.00%) BGP
2 19 (86.36%) Cisco
3 17 (77.27%) LAN
3 17 (77.27%) MPLS
4 16 (72.73%) WAN
5 15 (68.18%) EIGRP
5 15 (68.18%) Network Design
6 12 (54.55%) ATM
6 12 (54.55%) SDH
6 12 (54.55%) VoIP
6 12 (54.55%) WLAN
6 12 (54.55%) VPN
6 12 (54.55%) SLA
6 12 (54.55%) Juniper
6 12 (54.55%) DWDM
6 12 (54.55%) X.25
6 12 (54.55%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (54.55%) Frame Relay
6 12 (54.55%) xDSL
7 10 (45.45%) CCNP
7 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (40.91%) Huawei
9 7 (31.82%) Network Security
10 4 (18.18%) CCIE
10 4 (18.18%) CCDP
10 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
10 4 (18.18%) Firewall
10 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
10 4 (18.18%) CCSA
10 4 (18.18%) CCSE

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (4.55%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) BGP
2 17 (77.27%) MPLS
2 17 (77.27%) LAN
3 16 (72.73%) WAN
4 15 (68.18%) EIGRP
5 12 (54.55%) ATM
5 12 (54.55%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (54.55%) Frame Relay
5 12 (54.55%) VPN
5 12 (54.55%) DWDM
5 12 (54.55%) SDH
5 12 (54.55%) VoIP
5 12 (54.55%) WLAN
5 12 (54.55%) X.25
5 12 (54.55%) xDSL
6 7 (31.82%) Network Security
7 4 (18.18%) Firewall
7 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (13.64%) Multicast
8 3 (13.64%) SNMP
General
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Architect
2 12 (54.55%) Network Architect
2 12 (54.55%) Network Design Architect
3 9 (40.91%) Network Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Technical Architect
4 5 (22.73%) Technical Design Architect
5 4 (18.18%) Network Technical Architect
6 3 (13.64%) Network Design Consultant
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Architect
6 3 (13.64%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (13.64%) Consultant
6 3 (13.64%) Network Consultant
6 3 (13.64%) Security Consultant
6 3 (13.64%) Design Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Technical Architect
7 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Architect
7 2 (9.09%) Development Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Voice Architect
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Network Design
2 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 4 (18.18%) Network Management
3 3 (13.64%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) CCNP
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (18.18%) CCDP
2 4 (18.18%) CCIE
2 4 (18.18%) CCSA
2 4 (18.18%) CCSE
3 3 (13.64%) CCDA
3 3 (13.64%) CISSP
4 2 (9.09%) CCNA
5 1 (4.55%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (54.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Cisco
2 12 (54.55%) Juniper
3 9 (40.91%) Huawei
4 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 3 (13.64%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) Avaya