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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - 33 27
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 0 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 1.22% 4.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 9.09% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
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
48 22 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 29.45% 13.41% 37.87%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 32
Average salary £26,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.28% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £60,000 £40,000
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