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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 25 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.92% - 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.44% - 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
45 21 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 43.27% 25.30% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 24
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,478 £18,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 August 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
Telford - 2 - - 1
OSPF
West Midlands

OSPF
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) OPNET
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) OPNET
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) BMC
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) F5