The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - - 86
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 0 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford - - 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Average salary - - £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
OSPF
Oxfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
86 129 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 11.32% 13.62% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 84 111 165
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £30,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

OSPF
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Oxford

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) Juniper
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Network Design
3 6 (75.00%) Ethernet
3 6 (75.00%) CCIE
3 6 (75.00%) CCNP
3 6 (75.00%) CCIP
3 6 (75.00%) CCDP
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (75.00%) MPLS
3 6 (75.00%) Redback
3 6 (75.00%) JNCIE
3 6 (75.00%) VPLS
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) RIP
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Broadband
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) PBX
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) SNMP
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) Nagios

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 8 (100.00%) BGP
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
3 6 (75.00%) MPLS
3 6 (75.00%) Ethernet
3 6 (75.00%) VPLS
4 2 (25.00%) RIP
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) SSH
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) DSL
5 1 (12.50%) ICMP
5 1 (12.50%) SNMP
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) Broadband
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) PBX
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Architect
1 6 (75.00%) Design Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Network Architect
1 6 (75.00%) IP Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CCIE
1 6 (75.00%) CCNP
1 6 (75.00%) CCIP
1 6 (75.00%) CCDP
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (75.00%) JNCIE
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) Cacti
1 1 (12.50%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) Juniper
3 6 (75.00%) Redback
4 1 (12.50%) Huawei
4 1 (12.50%) Brocade