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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 59 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 13 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.24% 0.35% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.82% 2.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 0
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%
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
110 72 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 18.93% 12.59% 14.20%
Number of salaries quoted 104 60 76
Average salary £32,500 £33,250 £33,695
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.25% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Somerset

OSPF
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
Street - 10 £38,000 -
Clevedon - 1 £21,000 -
OSPF
South West

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) Juniper
2 12 (85.71%) BGP
3 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (71.43%) JNCIS
3 10 (71.43%) VPLS
3 10 (71.43%) 802.1X
4 6 (42.86%) MPLS
4 6 (42.86%) CCNP
5 4 (28.57%) CCNA
5 4 (28.57%) Firewall
6 2 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (14.29%) Fujitsu
6 2 (14.29%) SonicWALL
6 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
6 2 (14.29%) SCCM
6 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (14.29%) NAS
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (14.29%) vSphere
6 2 (14.29%) Office 365
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 2 (14.29%) Replication
6 2 (14.29%) VMware
6 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
6 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
6 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) BGP
2 10 (71.43%) VPLS
3 6 (42.86%) MPLS
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) DHCP
5 2 (14.29%) DNS
5 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
5 2 (14.29%) LAN
5 2 (14.29%) NAS
5 2 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (14.29%) SSL
5 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (14.29%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) WAN
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Team Leader
2 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Field Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 2 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
1 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
1 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (71.43%) JNCIS
2 6 (42.86%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) Juniper
3 2 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (14.29%) Apple
3 2 (14.29%) Fujitsu
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) SonicWALL
3 2 (14.29%) VMware