The first table below looks at the demand for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 54 36 47
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 2 23 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.42% 4.28% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 18.11% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2 21 2
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +9.58%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Communications & Networking Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
56 127 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.89% 23.65% 13.00%
Number of salaries quoted 50 112 44
Average salary £26,568 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.58% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,232 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
Tyne and Wear

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

OSPF
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

OSPF
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) RHCE
2 1 (50.00%) SAN

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) RHCE
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix