The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 71 84 66
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 8 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.05% 0.10% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.04% 0.74% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
57 135 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 7.48% 14.17% 12.46%
Number of salaries quoted 50 125 67
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +24.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £29,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
Oxfordshire

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 22 July 2014.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Oxford

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 11 (100.00%) BGP
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) DNS
3 8 (72.73%) RIP
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco
3 8 (72.73%) Juniper
4 7 (63.64%) UNIX
4 7 (63.64%) DHCP
4 7 (63.64%) Internet
4 7 (63.64%) Nagios
4 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
4 7 (63.64%) Cacti
5 5 (45.45%) Broadband
5 5 (45.45%) SNMP
5 5 (45.45%) DSL
5 5 (45.45%) ICMP
5 5 (45.45%) SSH
5 5 (45.45%) Huawei
5 5 (45.45%) Brocade
5 5 (45.45%) LLU
5 5 (45.45%) SmokePing
6 4 (36.36%) WAN
6 4 (36.36%) Network Design
7 3 (27.27%) Firewall
8 2 (18.18%) ITIL
8 2 (18.18%) Windows
8 2 (18.18%) VoIP
8 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
8 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) BGP
2 9 (81.82%) DNS
3 8 (72.73%) RIP
4 7 (63.64%) Internet
4 7 (63.64%) DHCP
5 5 (45.45%) DSL
5 5 (45.45%) ICMP
5 5 (45.45%) SNMP
5 5 (45.45%) Broadband
5 5 (45.45%) SSH
5 5 (45.45%) LLU
6 4 (36.36%) WAN
7 3 (27.27%) Firewall
8 2 (18.18%) VoIP
8 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
8 2 (18.18%) VLAN
9 1 (9.09%) VPN
9 1 (9.09%) POP3
9 1 (9.09%) SMTP
General
1 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Network Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Network Support
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) QMS
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Nagios
1 7 (63.64%) Cacti
2 5 (45.45%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
1 8 (72.73%) Juniper
2 5 (45.45%) Huawei
2 5 (45.45%) Brocade
3 2 (18.18%) Riverbed
3 2 (18.18%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) Fortinet