The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 225 290 243
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -47
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 247 140 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.15% 0.66% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.18% 3.13% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 191 92 187
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
OSPF
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4771 4476 5383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.15% 21.14% 23.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3548 3452 4516
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

OSPF
Salary Trend in the South East

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

OSPF Salary Trend in the South East

OSPF
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

OSPF Salary Histogram in the South East

OSPF
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Berkshire +37 122 £43,000 -14.00% 8
Hampshire -11 43 £40,000 - 5
Surrey +17 35 £37,750 -11.17% 4
East Sussex +11 20 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire +10 12 £37,500 +38.88% 3
Oxfordshire +15 11 £39,250 +37.71% 3
Kent - 8 £55,000 -
Middlesex +2 2 £35,500 -30.73%
West Sussex 0 2 £45,000 -5.26% 1
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 408 (95.33%) BGP
2 365 (85.28%) Cisco
3 293 (68.46%) MPLS
4 291 (67.99%) Cisco Certification
5 272 (63.55%) Firewall
6 241 (56.31%) Juniper
7 216 (50.47%) CCNP
8 169 (39.49%) WAN
8 169 (39.49%) VPN
9 159 (37.15%) CCNA
10 153 (35.75%) TCP/IP
11 122 (28.50%) LAN
12 118 (27.57%) Network Security
13 117 (27.34%) EIGRP
14 115 (26.87%) CheckPoint
15 112 (26.17%) DNS
16 110 (25.70%) VoIP
17 108 (25.23%) F5
18 107 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
19 106 (24.77%) SSL
20 102 (23.83%) IPsec
21 98 (22.90%) VMware
22 89 (20.79%) VLAN
23 86 (20.09%) Ethernet
24 82 (19.16%) Linux
25 74 (17.29%) SLA
25 74 (17.29%) CCIE
26 73 (17.06%) VMware Infrastructure
27 72 (16.82%) ITIL
28 71 (16.59%) Cisco Nexus

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 38 (8.88%) Lync
2 26 (6.07%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.57%) Moodle
4 8 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.40%) Apache
6 5 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.93%) nginx
8 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (4.67%) MS Office
2 16 (3.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.67%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (3.74%) IaaS
3 15 (3.50%) Office 365
4 7 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.93%) PaaS
6 3 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 408 (95.33%) BGP
2 293 (68.46%) MPLS
3 272 (63.55%) Firewall
4 169 (39.49%) WAN
4 169 (39.49%) VPN
5 153 (35.75%) TCP/IP
6 122 (28.50%) LAN
7 118 (27.57%) Network Security
8 117 (27.34%) EIGRP
9 112 (26.17%) DNS
10 110 (25.70%) VoIP
11 107 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
12 106 (24.77%) SSL
13 102 (23.83%) IPsec
14 89 (20.79%) VLAN
15 86 (20.09%) Ethernet
16 71 (16.59%) Cisco Nexus
17 67 (15.65%) SNMP
18 62 (14.49%) HSRP
19 60 (14.02%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.87%) MySQL
2 3 (0.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (0.93%) JIRA
1 4 (0.93%) Git (software)
1 4 (0.93%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.47%) Subversion
General
1 65 (15.19%) Telecoms
2 32 (7.48%) Finance
3 9 (2.10%) Retail
4 6 (1.40%) Banking
5 4 (0.93%) Billing
5 4 (0.93%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.47%) Marketing
6 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.23%) Advertising
7 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.23%) French Language
7 1 (0.23%) German Language
7 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 226 (52.80%) Network Engineer
2 73 (17.06%) Senior Network Engineer
3 38 (8.88%) Security Engineer
4 35 (8.18%) Architect
5 34 (7.94%) Consultant
6 33 (7.71%) NOC Engineer
7 31 (7.24%) Network Security Engineer
8 29 (6.78%) Network Architect
9 24 (5.61%) Design Engineer
10 23 (5.37%) Support Engineer
10 23 (5.37%) Team Leader
11 20 (4.67%) IP Engineer
12 18 (4.21%) Operations Engineer
12 18 (4.21%) Network Consultant
13 17 (3.97%) 3rd Line Support
13 17 (3.97%) Network Team Leader
14 16 (3.74%) Technical Design Authority
15 14 (3.27%) Senior Operations Engineer
16 13 (3.04%) Network Operations Engineer
17 12 (2.80%) Network Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.70%) LAMP
2 2 (0.47%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (0.47%) SOAP
3 1 (0.23%) Web Services
3 1 (0.23%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.91%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (2.57%) VLE
4 10 (2.34%) CMDB
5 5 (1.17%) Data Integration
5 5 (1.17%) Open Source
5 5 (1.17%) Smartphone
6 4 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.70%) Handset
7 3 (0.70%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.70%) PKI
8 2 (0.47%) SecurID
9 1 (0.23%) DTV
9 1 (0.23%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 82 (19.16%) Linux
2 54 (12.62%) Windows
3 24 (5.61%) UNIX
4 17 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (3.97%) CentOS
5 10 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.10%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.17%) Debian
8 5 (1.17%) Solaris
9 4 (0.93%) SUSE
10 3 (0.70%) OpenBSD
11 2 (0.47%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.47%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (16.82%) ITIL
2 65 (15.19%) Network Management
3 60 (14.02%) Load Balancing
4 55 (12.85%) Network Design
5 32 (7.48%) Project Management
6 31 (7.24%) Change Management
7 28 (6.54%) Migration
7 28 (6.54%) Problem Management
7 28 (6.54%) Mentoring
8 27 (6.31%) Kalman Filter
9 23 (5.37%) Network Architecture
10 21 (4.91%) Service Delivery
11 18 (4.21%) Network Monitoring
12 17 (3.97%) Change Control
13 16 (3.74%) Security Architecture
14 15 (3.50%) Capacity Management
15 14 (3.27%) WAN Optimisation
15 14 (3.27%) Vulnerability Management
15 14 (3.27%) Configuration Management
15 14 (3.27%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (2.57%) Perl
2 9 (2.10%) PHP
3 8 (1.87%) SQL
4 6 (1.40%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.17%) Ruby
5 5 (1.17%) Python
6 4 (0.93%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.70%) C
8 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 291 (67.99%) Cisco Certification
2 216 (50.47%) CCNP
3 159 (37.15%) CCNA
4 74 (17.29%) CCIE
5 43 (10.05%) Security Cleared
6 41 (9.58%) Degree
7 37 (8.64%) JNCIA
8 32 (7.48%) CCSP
8 32 (7.48%) CCIP
9 21 (4.91%) CCDP
10 17 (3.97%) JNCIE
11 16 (3.74%) JNCIS
11 16 (3.74%) CCSA
12 15 (3.50%) SC Cleared
13 13 (3.04%) CCSE
13 13 (3.04%) CISSP
14 12 (2.80%) CCDA
15 10 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 7 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (17.29%) SLA
2 31 (7.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.80%) PCI DSS
4 10 (2.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.17%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.47%) QA
7 1 (0.23%) BS25999
System Software
1 73 (17.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (7.48%) vSphere
3 23 (5.37%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (4.21%) Active Directory
5 17 (3.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (1.64%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.64%) ProxySG
7 6 (1.40%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.40%) vCloud
7 6 (1.40%) XenApp
7 6 (1.40%) Firmware
8 4 (0.93%) Samba
8 4 (0.93%) XenServer
8 4 (0.93%) Postfix
8 4 (0.93%) Kamailio
8 4 (0.93%) OpenSIPS
9 1 (0.23%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (3.50%) Zenoss
2 12 (2.80%) FortiGate
3 11 (2.57%) SolarWinds Orion
4 9 (2.10%) Netcool
4 9 (2.10%) Nagios
5 7 (1.64%) Cacti
6 5 (1.17%) Icinga
6 5 (1.17%) CiscoWorks
6 5 (1.17%) Legato
6 5 (1.17%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (0.93%) Puppet
7 4 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.47%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.47%) HP NNM
9 2 (0.47%) SCOM
9 2 (0.47%) Foglight
10 1 (0.23%) OPNET
10 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.23%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 365 (85.28%) Cisco
2 241 (56.31%) Juniper
3 115 (26.87%) CheckPoint
4 108 (25.23%) F5
5 98 (22.90%) VMware
6 47 (10.98%) Microsoft
7 39 (9.11%) SolarWinds
8 35 (8.18%) HP
9 33 (7.71%) Huawei
10 19 (4.44%) Citrix
11 17 (3.97%) McAfee
11 17 (3.97%) Blue Coat
12 15 (3.50%) Polycom
13 14 (3.27%) Avaya
14 13 (3.04%) Nokia
15 12 (2.80%) Fortinet
16 11 (2.57%) ServiceNow
17 10 (2.34%) Aruba
18 8 (1.87%) NetScout
18 8 (1.87%) Redback
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