The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 111 109 106
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 6 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.40% 0.60% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.71% 4.00% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 9
Average salary £54,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £36,100 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £46,400
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
OSPF
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
221 225 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.66% 14.94% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 180 188 207
Average salary £37,722 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.30% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

OSPF
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -11 6 £54,000 +8.00%
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 23 (95.83%) BGP
2 19 (79.17%) WAN
3 16 (66.67%) Linux
3 16 (66.67%) Cisco
3 16 (66.67%) Firewall
4 14 (58.33%) C
4 14 (58.33%) Data Centre
5 13 (54.17%) Cisco IOS
5 13 (54.17%) VPN
6 12 (50.00%) IPsec
6 12 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
7 11 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (45.83%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (45.83%) DNS
8 10 (41.67%) Perl
8 10 (41.67%) Python
8 10 (41.67%) VMware
8 10 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (41.67%) Ruby
9 9 (37.50%) iSCSI
9 9 (37.50%) Performance Analysis
9 9 (37.50%) FCoE
9 9 (37.50%) SELinux
9 9 (37.50%) LAN
10 7 (29.17%) CCNP
10 7 (29.17%) SAN
10 7 (29.17%) Tcl
10 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (29.17%) Mentoring

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 4 (16.67%) Lync
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) BGP
2 19 (79.17%) WAN
3 16 (66.67%) Firewall
4 13 (54.17%) VPN
4 13 (54.17%) Cisco IOS
5 12 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
5 12 (50.00%) IPsec
6 11 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (45.83%) Fibre Channel
6 11 (45.83%) DNS
7 9 (37.50%) LAN
7 9 (37.50%) FCoE
7 9 (37.50%) iSCSI
8 7 (29.17%) SAN
9 5 (20.83%) VoIP
10 4 (16.67%) EIGRP
10 4 (16.67%) HSRP
11 2 (8.33%) Wireless
11 2 (8.33%) VLAN
11 2 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Consultant
2 9 (37.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 6 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 6 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Security Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Network Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Network Team Leader
6 2 (8.33%) Network Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
6 2 (8.33%) Network Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) VoIP Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.83%) Clustering
3 2 (8.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) UNIX
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (37.50%) Performance Analysis
3 7 (29.17%) Mentoring
4 4 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 4 (16.67%) Network Architecture
4 4 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (16.67%) High Availability
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 4 (16.67%) Matrix Management
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) C
2 10 (41.67%) Perl
2 10 (41.67%) Python
2 10 (41.67%) Ruby
3 7 (29.17%) Tcl
3 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
4 3 (12.50%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) CCNP
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.83%) Degree
3 4 (16.67%) CCDP
3 4 (16.67%) RHCE
4 3 (12.50%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) MCSE
5 1 (4.17%) MCSA
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) KVM
3 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) SELinux
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
2 1 (4.17%) SCVMM
2 1 (4.17%) ZABBIX
2 1 (4.17%) SCDPM
2 1 (4.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Cisco
2 10 (41.67%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.17%) SAP