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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 99 115 100
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 9 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.69% 0.19% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.48% 1.41% 6.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 21
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -38.09%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
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
201 213 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.36% 13.62% 18.38%
Number of salaries quoted 176 192 296
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,172 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
Abingdon - 4 £60,000 -
Oxford +6 3 £47,500 +46.15% 3
Thame - 2 £40,000 -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 16 (100.00%) BGP
2 13 (81.25%) WAN
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco
3 11 (68.75%) Juniper
4 10 (62.50%) Network Design
5 8 (50.00%) Linux
5 8 (50.00%) Firewall
6 7 (43.75%) MPLS
6 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (43.75%) Windows
6 7 (43.75%) CCNP
6 7 (43.75%) DNS
7 6 (37.50%) UNIX
7 6 (37.50%) EIGRP
7 6 (37.50%) VMware
7 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
7 6 (37.50%) VPLS
7 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (37.50%) HSRP
7 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
8 5 (31.25%) Multicast
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (31.25%) Veeam
8 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
8 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (31.25%) Icinga
8 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (31.25%) Network Security

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 3 (18.75%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) BGP
2 13 (81.25%) WAN
3 8 (50.00%) Firewall
4 7 (43.75%) MPLS
4 7 (43.75%) DNS
5 6 (37.50%) EIGRP
5 6 (37.50%) VPLS
5 6 (37.50%) HSRP
6 5 (31.25%) Multicast
6 5 (31.25%) Network Security
6 5 (31.25%) VRRP
6 5 (31.25%) SAN
6 5 (31.25%) Internet
6 5 (31.25%) SMTP
6 5 (31.25%) DHCP
6 5 (31.25%) LAN
6 5 (31.25%) RIP
6 5 (31.25%) SNMP
7 2 (12.50%) VPN
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Billing
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Consultant
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Storage Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Storage Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Network Support
4 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) IP Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Development Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) DTV
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) UNIX
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Network Design
2 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 5 (31.25%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Ruby
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CCNP
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) RHCE
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) CCDP
3 1 (6.25%) CCIP
3 1 (6.25%) JNCIE
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Legato
1 5 (31.25%) Nagios
1 5 (31.25%) EMC NetWorker
1 5 (31.25%) Icinga
2 4 (25.00%) Cacti
3 2 (12.50%) SCOM
4 1 (6.25%) SELinux
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) Juniper
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 5 (31.25%) CommVault
4 5 (31.25%) Veeam
4 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (12.50%) Sonus
7 1 (6.25%) SAP
7 1 (6.25%) F5
7 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.25%) Redback
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