The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - - 54
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - - 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
OSPF
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
93 86 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 15.55% 11.56% 14.31%
Number of salaries quoted 84 86 60
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

OSPF
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Somerset

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) NFS
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Nagios
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) HPUX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) HPUX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Memory Management
1 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) NFS
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) Postfix
1 2 (66.67%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
1 2 (66.67%) Cacti
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Cobbler
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) SmokePing
1 2 (66.67%) Icinga
1 2 (66.67%) Graphite
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint