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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 223 283 264
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -19
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 234 127 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.13% 0.64% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.15% 3.05% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 180 104 160
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,000 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
4548 4160 5163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.93% 20.90% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3480 3276 4296
Average salary £42,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +20 101 £52,500 +16.66% 10
Hampshire -7 39 £40,000 +6.24% 7
Surrey +8 35 £42,500 -10.52% 5
East Sussex - 25 £45,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 15 £40,000 - 1
Kent +3 11 £41,500 -7.77% 1
Oxfordshire - 10 £38,500 - 4
Middlesex +3 1 £36,000 -28.00%
West Sussex -6 1 £42,500 -10.52%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 433 (95.16%) BGP
2 393 (86.37%) Cisco
3 311 (68.35%) Cisco Certification
4 301 (66.15%) MPLS
5 281 (61.76%) Firewall
6 241 (52.97%) Juniper
7 237 (52.09%) CCNP
8 201 (44.18%) WAN
9 173 (38.02%) TCP/IP
10 167 (36.70%) VPN
11 159 (34.95%) CCNA
12 140 (30.77%) LAN
13 138 (30.33%) EIGRP
14 133 (29.23%) CheckPoint
15 128 (28.13%) Network Security
16 122 (26.81%) VoIP
17 121 (26.59%) F5
18 120 (26.37%) Cisco ASA
19 109 (23.96%) DNS
20 106 (23.30%) SSL
21 105 (23.08%) VMware
22 100 (21.98%) VLAN
23 98 (21.54%) IPsec
24 91 (20.00%) Ethernet
25 90 (19.78%) Linux
26 83 (18.24%) CCIE
27 82 (18.02%) VMware Infrastructure
28 76 (16.70%) Cisco Nexus
29 75 (16.48%) ITIL
30 73 (16.04%) Wireless

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (8.35%) Lync
2 28 (6.15%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.86%) Moodle
4 9 (1.98%) Apache
5 8 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.10%) nginx
6 5 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.88%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (5.49%) MS Office
2 20 (4.40%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.84%) IaaS
2 21 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
3 20 (4.40%) Office 365
4 7 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.10%) SaaS
6 2 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 433 (95.16%) BGP
2 301 (66.15%) MPLS
3 281 (61.76%) Firewall
4 201 (44.18%) WAN
5 173 (38.02%) TCP/IP
6 167 (36.70%) VPN
7 140 (30.77%) LAN
8 138 (30.33%) EIGRP
9 128 (28.13%) Network Security
10 122 (26.81%) VoIP
11 120 (26.37%) Cisco ASA
12 109 (23.96%) DNS
13 106 (23.30%) SSL
14 100 (21.98%) VLAN
15 98 (21.54%) IPsec
16 91 (20.00%) Ethernet
17 76 (16.70%) Cisco Nexus
18 73 (16.04%) Wireless
19 68 (14.95%) Cisco IOS
20 61 (13.41%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.98%) MySQL
2 4 (0.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.44%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (0.88%) Jenkins
1 4 (0.88%) JIRA
1 4 (0.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.44%) Subversion
General
1 57 (12.53%) Telecoms
2 35 (7.69%) Finance
3 9 (1.98%) Retail
4 7 (1.54%) Banking
5 4 (0.88%) Billing
5 4 (0.88%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.66%) Marketing
6 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.44%) Advertising
7 2 (0.44%) Electronics
8 1 (0.22%) French Language
8 1 (0.22%) German Language
8 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 252 (55.38%) Network Engineer
2 88 (19.34%) Senior Network Engineer
3 41 (9.01%) Consultant
4 39 (8.57%) Architect
5 36 (7.91%) Security Engineer
6 31 (6.81%) Network Security Engineer
6 31 (6.81%) NOC Engineer
7 29 (6.37%) Network Architect
7 29 (6.37%) Support Engineer
8 22 (4.84%) Operations Engineer
9 19 (4.18%) Senior Operations Engineer
10 18 (3.96%) Team Leader
11 17 (3.74%) Network Operations Engineer
11 17 (3.74%) Network Consultant
11 17 (3.74%) Design Engineer
12 16 (3.52%) Technical Design Authority
13 15 (3.30%) 3rd Line Support
13 15 (3.30%) Network Team Leader
13 15 (3.30%) Network Support
14 14 (3.08%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.10%) Web Services
2 4 (0.88%) LAMP
3 2 (0.44%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (0.22%) RESTful
4 1 (0.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.52%) Video Conferencing
3 13 (2.86%) VLE
4 12 (2.64%) CMDB
5 7 (1.54%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.32%) Open Source
7 5 (1.10%) Smartphone
8 4 (0.88%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.66%) PKI
9 3 (0.66%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.66%) Handset
9 3 (0.66%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.44%) DTV
10 2 (0.44%) IVR
10 2 (0.44%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.22%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 90 (19.78%) Linux
2 60 (13.19%) Windows
3 27 (5.93%) UNIX
4 15 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (3.08%) CentOS
6 12 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.42%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.54%) Debian
9 5 (1.10%) Solaris
10 4 (0.88%) SUSE
10 4 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.44%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.44%) OpenBSD
11 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (16.48%) ITIL
2 59 (12.97%) Load Balancing
3 56 (12.31%) Network Design
4 53 (11.65%) Network Management
5 40 (8.79%) Project Management
6 33 (7.25%) Migration
7 31 (6.81%) Change Management
8 30 (6.59%) Problem Management
9 29 (6.37%) Network Architecture
10 28 (6.15%) Mentoring
11 27 (5.93%) Kalman Filter
12 20 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
12 20 (4.40%) Network Monitoring
13 19 (4.18%) Security Architecture
13 19 (4.18%) Service Delivery
14 18 (3.96%) WAN Optimisation
15 17 (3.74%) Vulnerability Management
15 17 (3.74%) Penetration Testing
16 16 (3.52%) Change Control
17 13 (2.86%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.20%) Perl
2 8 (1.76%) PHP
2 8 (1.76%) SQL
3 6 (1.32%) Python
3 6 (1.32%) Bash Shell
4 5 (1.10%) Ruby
5 4 (0.88%) C
5 4 (0.88%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.66%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.44%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 311 (68.35%) Cisco Certification
2 237 (52.09%) CCNP
3 159 (34.95%) CCNA
4 83 (18.24%) CCIE
5 39 (8.57%) CCSP
5 39 (8.57%) CCIP
6 37 (8.13%) Degree
7 34 (7.47%) JNCIA
7 34 (7.47%) Security Cleared
8 26 (5.71%) CCDP
9 20 (4.40%) CCSA
10 17 (3.74%) JNCIS
10 17 (3.74%) CCSE
10 17 (3.74%) CCDA
11 15 (3.30%) JNCIE
12 11 (2.42%) CISSP
13 10 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (2.20%) SC Cleared
14 8 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (1.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (15.38%) SLA
2 23 (5.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (2.20%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.88%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.44%) QA
6 1 (0.22%) BS25999
System Software
1 82 (18.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (5.71%) vSphere
3 25 (5.49%) Active Directory
4 16 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (2.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 8 (1.76%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.54%) ProxySG
8 6 (1.32%) Firmware
8 6 (1.32%) XenApp
8 6 (1.32%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.10%) XenServer
9 5 (1.10%) Samba
10 4 (0.88%) vCloud
10 4 (0.88%) Kamailio
10 4 (0.88%) OpenSIPS
10 4 (0.88%) Postfix
11 2 (0.44%) Xen
12 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (2.20%) SolarWinds Orion
1 10 (2.20%) Zenoss
1 10 (2.20%) FortiGate
2 7 (1.54%) Cacti
2 7 (1.54%) Nagios
3 6 (1.32%) Netcool
4 5 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (1.10%) Icinga
4 5 (1.10%) Legato
5 4 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.88%) Puppet
6 3 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.66%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.44%) Foglight
7 2 (0.44%) SCOM
8 1 (0.22%) WMI
8 1 (0.22%) SELinux
8 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.22%) OPNET
Vendors
1 393 (86.37%) Cisco
2 241 (52.97%) Juniper
3 133 (29.23%) CheckPoint
4 121 (26.59%) F5
5 105 (23.08%) VMware
6 51 (11.21%) Microsoft
7 39 (8.57%) SolarWinds
8 35 (7.69%) HP
9 24 (5.27%) Huawei
10 21 (4.62%) Citrix
11 17 (3.74%) McAfee
11 17 (3.74%) Avaya
12 15 (3.30%) Nokia
13 14 (3.08%) Blue Coat
13 14 (3.08%) Aruba
13 14 (3.08%) Polycom
14 11 (2.42%) ServiceNow
14 11 (2.42%) Fortinet
14 11 (2.42%) NetScout
15 9 (1.98%) BMC
East Sussex
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Capita
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent career development
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c20-30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Portsmouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Reigate
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
BAE Systems
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford, South East, United Kingdom
Oxford Asset Management
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
OxFORD Asset Management
Salary: Competitive salary alongside flexible benefits package.
Posted: 15 days ago
Berkshire
iKonnect
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Farnborough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 days ago