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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 30 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 2 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.42% 8.22% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% 24.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +8.43%
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
41 49 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 29.08% 33.56% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 35 15 25
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,150 £47,500
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 19 December 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 -12 2 - -
OSPF
West Midlands

OSPF
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Network Design
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCDP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Nokia
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Design Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Network Design
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) CCDP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Nokia
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds