The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland 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 - 35 32
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 0 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 1.73% 3.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 11.54% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
OSPF
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
34 26 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 23.29% 15.03% 28.46%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 29
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £27,078
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £60,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

OSPF
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Northern Ireland