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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 110 98 96
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.28% 0.075% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.93% 0.51% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 7
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
207 198 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.51% 14.85% 14.98%
Number of salaries quoted 159 158 148
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 11 (100.00%) BGP
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) LAN
4 5 (45.45%) WAN
4 5 (45.45%) EIGRP
5 4 (36.36%) NetApp
5 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) EMC
5 4 (36.36%) Citrix
5 4 (36.36%) DNS
5 4 (36.36%) NFS
5 4 (36.36%) SNMP
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) IPv4
5 4 (36.36%) MySQL
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) Samba
5 4 (36.36%) Debian
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) BIG-IP
5 4 (36.36%) Ubuntu
5 4 (36.36%) WMI
5 4 (36.36%) Degree
5 4 (36.36%) Computer Science

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
1 4 (36.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) BGP
2 6 (54.55%) LAN
3 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) EIGRP
4 4 (36.36%) DNS
4 4 (36.36%) SNMP
4 4 (36.36%) IPv4
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) BIG-IP
4 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
4 4 (36.36%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (36.36%) NetScaler
5 3 (27.27%) xDSL
5 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 3 (27.27%) Frame Relay
5 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (27.27%) DWDM
5 3 (27.27%) MPLS
5 3 (27.27%) ATM
5 3 (27.27%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Network Design Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Design Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Network Technical Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Network Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
1 4 (36.36%) EqualLogic
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Debian
1 4 (36.36%) Ubuntu
1 4 (36.36%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Capacity Management
2 3 (27.27%) Network Design
3 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) Network Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) CCDP
2 2 (18.18%) CCSE
2 2 (18.18%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) NFS
1 4 (36.36%) Samba
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
1 4 (36.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) WMI
2 1 (9.09%) Cacti
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) NetApp
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 4 (36.36%) EMC
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) F5
3 3 (27.27%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Huawei
5 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds