The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 84 89 100
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.53% 0.29% 0.095%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.13% 1.86% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
OSPF
Nottinghamshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
121 161 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 12.89% 15.56% 11.70%
Number of salaries quoted 102 119 107
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

OSPF
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Nottingham

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) MPLS
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) Spanning Tree
2 6 (85.71%) Presales
3 5 (71.43%) Ipanema Technologies
3 5 (71.43%) IaaS
3 5 (71.43%) XMPP
3 5 (71.43%) VLAN
3 5 (71.43%) WAN Optimisation
3 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
3 5 (71.43%) VPN
3 5 (71.43%) SSL
3 5 (71.43%) Juniper
3 5 (71.43%) EIGRP
3 5 (71.43%) Wireless
3 5 (71.43%) Riverbed
3 5 (71.43%) xDSL
3 5 (71.43%) WAAS
3 5 (71.43%) Skype for Business
3 5 (71.43%) Unified Communications
4 4 (57.14%) IPsec
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) MPLS
2 6 (85.71%) Spanning Tree
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) EIGRP
3 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
3 5 (71.43%) SSL
3 5 (71.43%) Unified Communications
3 5 (71.43%) VLAN
3 5 (71.43%) VPN
3 5 (71.43%) WAAS
3 5 (71.43%) Wireless
3 5 (71.43%) xDSL
4 4 (57.14%) IPsec
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (14.29%) SAN
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
2 4 (57.14%) WAN Consultant
3 3 (42.86%) Security Consultant
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (42.86%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Presales Consultant
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Security Presales Consultant
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Presales
2 5 (71.43%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Ipanema Technologies
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 5 (71.43%) Riverbed
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto