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 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 88 93 91
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 2 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.19% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 1.00% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £33,750 £35,661 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.35% -35.16%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
170 201 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 16.11% 19.14% 13.35%
Number of salaries quoted 135 174 125
Average salary £40,000 £35,661 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.16% -4.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £82,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (50.00%) HSRP
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) NHS
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
4 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) HSRP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet