The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 36 26 31
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.43% 1.79% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.33% 4.76% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
OSPF
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
75 42 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 32.05% 37.50% 25.36%
Number of salaries quoted 65 32 29
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,250 £41,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Shropshire

OSPF
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Telford -4 1 - -
OSPF
West Midlands

OSPF
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Support
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds