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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 70 68 83
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 8 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.05% 1.06% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.72% 13.11% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 1
Average salary £54,000 £37,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
119 61 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 15.68% 8.10% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 106 52 128
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Oxford

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 20 (95.24%) BGP
2 15 (71.43%) Linux
2 15 (71.43%) WAN
2 15 (71.43%) Firewall
3 14 (66.67%) Cisco
4 13 (61.90%) C
5 12 (57.14%) VPN
5 12 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (52.38%) IPsec
7 10 (47.62%) DNS
7 10 (47.62%) Cisco PIX
8 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (42.86%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
9 8 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (38.10%) Perl
9 8 (38.10%) Python
9 8 (38.10%) Ruby
9 8 (38.10%) VMware
10 7 (33.33%) LAN
10 7 (33.33%) iSCSI
10 7 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
10 7 (33.33%) FCoE
10 7 (33.33%) SELinux
11 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
11 5 (23.81%) KVM
11 5 (23.81%) QA
11 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
11 5 (23.81%) ITIL

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) BGP
2 15 (71.43%) Firewall
2 15 (71.43%) WAN
3 12 (57.14%) VPN
3 12 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
4 11 (52.38%) IPsec
5 10 (47.62%) Cisco PIX
5 10 (47.62%) DNS
6 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (42.86%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (33.33%) FCoE
7 7 (33.33%) iSCSI
7 7 (33.33%) LAN
8 5 (23.81%) SAN
8 5 (23.81%) EIGRP
9 3 (14.29%) TACACS
9 3 (14.29%) MPLS
9 3 (14.29%) SSL
9 3 (14.29%) HTTP
9 3 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Consultant
2 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Network Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Specialist
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Network Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Network Specialist
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
3 5 (23.81%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Matrix Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.76%) High Availability
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) C
2 8 (38.10%) Perl
2 8 (38.10%) Python
2 8 (38.10%) Ruby
3 5 (23.81%) Tcl
3 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
4 3 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) CCNP
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (23.81%) RHCE
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) CCDP
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (23.81%) KVM
3 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) SELinux
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) SCVMM
2 1 (4.76%) ZABBIX
2 1 (4.76%) SCDPM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
4 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) SonicWALL
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OHO Group
Salary: £45k - 65k per year + bonus & benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
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OHO Group
Salary: £40k - 65k per year + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago