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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 42 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.83% - 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% - 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
34 54 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 10.40% 19.78% 11.02%
Number of salaries quoted 29 37 27
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
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 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) EIGRP
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) BGP
2 7 (87.50%) CCNA
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (75.00%) DHCP
3 6 (75.00%) FTP
3 6 (75.00%) RIP
3 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (75.00%) VPN
3 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 6 (75.00%) LAN
3 6 (75.00%) TACACS
3 6 (75.00%) SSH
4 4 (50.00%) Network Security
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (25.00%) VoIP
7 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 1 (12.50%) Citrix
7 1 (12.50%) B2B
7 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
7 1 (12.50%) Brocade

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (87.50%) EIGRP
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) BGP
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) DHCP
2 6 (75.00%) FTP
2 6 (75.00%) RIP
2 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
2 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) TACACS
2 6 (75.00%) SSH
3 4 (50.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (12.50%) PABX
5 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) B2B
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
2 1 (12.50%) Brocade
2 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
2 1 (12.50%) F5