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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 88 99 78
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 3 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.30% 0.091% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.26% 0.75% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
133 134 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 13.33% 12.24% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 101 117 91
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Nottingham

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (40.00%) Tufin
4 2 (40.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) HSRP
4 2 (40.00%) Nokia
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) Juniper
4 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (40.00%) ProxySG
4 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) WatchGuard
5 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (20.00%) IGRP
5 1 (20.00%) MGCP
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Cognizant

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) HSRP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) IGRP
4 1 (20.00%) MGCP
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) RIP
4 1 (20.00%) WLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCIE
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) Tufin
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Nokia
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (20.00%) WatchGuard
4 1 (20.00%) Cognizant
4 1 (20.00%) Nortel