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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - 62 58
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 0 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 1.97% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 9.03% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 7
Average salary - £41,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.90%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
85 144 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.96% 21.79% 20.18%
Number of salaries quoted 63 129 142
Average salary £28,250 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.09% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £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