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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 64 82 76
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 8 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.14% 0.37% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.77% 3.26% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 11
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -40.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £27,900 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £38,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
103 92 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 14.69% 11.22% 19.24%
Number of salaries quoted 84 83 183
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -22.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,800 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Oxford

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (100.00%) BGP
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) C
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco
4 5 (62.50%) Firewall
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (50.00%) IPsec
5 4 (50.00%) VPN
5 4 (50.00%) WAN
6 3 (37.50%) Python
6 3 (37.50%) Perl
6 3 (37.50%) RHCE
6 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
6 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 3 (37.50%) QA
6 3 (37.50%) Ruby
6 3 (37.50%) KVM
7 2 (25.00%) SELinux
7 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
7 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (25.00%) FCoE
7 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (25.00%) VMware
7 2 (25.00%) DNS
7 2 (25.00%) PHP
8 1 (12.50%) ITIL

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (50.00%) IPsec
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) FCoE
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) SSL
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) HTTP
5 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Network Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Tcl
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) RHCE
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) KVM
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
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