The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - 52 64
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 0 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 2.56% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 11.89% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 4
Average salary - £41,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.68%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
OSPF
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
96 143 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 11.84% 21.54% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 74 130 139
Average salary £30,500 £41,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.60% +26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

OSPF
Salary Trend in the North East

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

OSPF Salary Trend in the North East