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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - 27 21
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 0 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire - 0.85% 6.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.38% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
46 42 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 22.22% 35.90% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 41 39 23
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £52,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 10 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco