The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 43 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 7 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.05% - 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.73% - 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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 Solihull region.

Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 57 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 16.13% 21.19% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 47 42 23
Average salary £39,500 £36,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.21% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,457 £22,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

OSPF
Salary Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Solihull region.

OSPF Salary Trend in Solihull

OSPF
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) TACACS
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 6 (85.71%) FTP
2 6 (85.71%) RIP
2 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) SSH
2 6 (85.71%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (85.71%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (57.14%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) VoIP
5 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 6 (85.71%) TACACS
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) SSH
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 6 (85.71%) FTP
2 6 (85.71%) RIP
2 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (85.71%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds