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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - - 15
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 0 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire - - 11.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
24 56 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 14.04% 28.87% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 23 52 7
Average salary £42,500 £30,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.34% -32.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) H.323
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) H.323
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCDP
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia