The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Shropshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - 22 36
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 0 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire - 4.72% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 15.00% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
44 40 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 37.61% 31.50% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 34 25 31
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £18,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
West Midlands

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 29 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) OPNET
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) F5