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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 84 53 65
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +12
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 1 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.12% 2.15% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.86% 11.76% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 1
Average salary £60,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.34% +2.50%
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
116 119 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 13.70% 18.25% 18.50%
Number of salaries quoted 90 106 109
Average salary £35,232 £41,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.06% +26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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

OSPF
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the North East region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -24 1 £60,000 +46.34%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) POP3
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) IKE
1 1 (100.00%) IPX
1 1 (100.00%) IPX/SPX
1 1 (100.00%) PPP
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) IGRP
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) POP3
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) IKE
1 1 (100.00%) IPX
1 1 (100.00%) IPX/SPX
1 1 (100.00%) PPP
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) IGRP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint