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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 107 110 112
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 8 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.53% 0.66% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.88% 4.82% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 4
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
206 228 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.62% 13.65% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 174 189 251
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +5 8 £50,000 +25.00%
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 18 (94.74%) BGP
2 16 (84.21%) Cisco
3 14 (73.68%) DNS
4 12 (63.16%) Juniper
4 12 (63.16%) Network Design
5 11 (57.89%) Firewall
6 9 (47.37%) MPLS
6 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (47.37%) CCNP
7 8 (42.11%) DHCP
7 8 (42.11%) RIP
8 7 (36.84%) Linux
8 7 (36.84%) UNIX
8 7 (36.84%) Nagios
8 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
8 7 (36.84%) Cacti
9 6 (31.58%) VPLS
9 6 (31.58%) SSH
9 6 (31.58%) JNCIE
9 6 (31.58%) ICMP
9 6 (31.58%) Redback
9 6 (31.58%) CCIP
9 6 (31.58%) WAN
9 6 (31.58%) CCDP
9 6 (31.58%) Broadband
9 6 (31.58%) SNMP
9 6 (31.58%) Ethernet
9 6 (31.58%) CCIE
10 5 (26.32%) Internet
10 5 (26.32%) DSL

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) BGP
2 14 (73.68%) DNS
3 11 (57.89%) Firewall
4 9 (47.37%) MPLS
5 8 (42.11%) DHCP
5 8 (42.11%) RIP
6 6 (31.58%) SNMP
6 6 (31.58%) Ethernet
6 6 (31.58%) Broadband
6 6 (31.58%) WAN
6 6 (31.58%) ICMP
6 6 (31.58%) SSH
6 6 (31.58%) VPLS
7 5 (26.32%) LLU
7 5 (26.32%) Internet
7 5 (26.32%) DSL
8 4 (21.05%) LAN
9 3 (15.79%) Network Security
10 2 (10.53%) VLAN
10 2 (10.53%) VoIP
General
1 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Network Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) IP Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Network Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Design Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IP Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) UNIX
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Network Design
2 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) CCNP
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) JNCIE
2 6 (31.58%) CCIP
2 6 (31.58%) CCIE
2 6 (31.58%) CCDP
3 3 (15.79%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Nagios
1 7 (36.84%) Cacti
2 5 (26.32%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco
2 12 (63.16%) Juniper
3 6 (31.58%) Redback
4 5 (26.32%) Huawei
4 5 (26.32%) Brocade
5 3 (15.79%) Fortinet
5 3 (15.79%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.26%) F5
6 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint