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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 285 222 213
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -9
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 175 232 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.77% 1.08% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.49% 4.87% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 144 164 216
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £30,000 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
5009 4767 5257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.14% 22.21% 22.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3736 3702 4309
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -10 93 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Hampshire -14 29 £37,500 -21.05% 4
Surrey -48 16 £50,000 +17.64% 9
Kent -1 12 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 12 £50,000 +48.14% 1
Oxfordshire +5 10 £45,000 +19.20%
East Sussex - 5 £65,000 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 333 (93.28%) BGP
2 312 (87.39%) Cisco
3 264 (73.95%) MPLS
4 235 (65.83%) Firewall
5 180 (50.42%) Juniper
6 170 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
7 126 (35.29%) CCNP
8 117 (32.77%) Internet
9 115 (32.21%) VPN
9 115 (32.21%) DNS
9 115 (32.21%) Telecoms
10 114 (31.93%) SNMP
11 110 (30.81%) Network Management
12 107 (29.97%) VoIP
13 105 (29.41%) F5
14 101 (28.29%) WAN
15 99 (27.73%) TCP/IP
16 88 (24.65%) CCNA
17 85 (23.81%) CheckPoint
18 81 (22.69%) Cisco Nexus
19 80 (22.41%) Linux
20 79 (22.13%) LAN
20 79 (22.13%) IPsec
21 70 (19.61%) Load Balancing
22 65 (18.21%) Network Security
23 60 (16.81%) EIGRP
23 60 (16.81%) VLAN
24 58 (16.25%) Broadband
25 55 (15.41%) Windows
26 53 (14.85%) Network Design

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 17 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 16 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
2 16 (4.48%) MS Exchange
3 14 (3.92%) Lync
4 9 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (1.96%) IIS
6 4 (1.12%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.28%) Apache
Applications
1 30 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.96%) MS Office
3 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.40%) SaaS
2 2 (0.56%) PaaS
2 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 333 (93.28%) BGP
2 264 (73.95%) MPLS
3 235 (65.83%) Firewall
4 117 (32.77%) Internet
5 115 (32.21%) VPN
5 115 (32.21%) DNS
6 114 (31.93%) SNMP
7 107 (29.97%) VoIP
8 101 (28.29%) WAN
9 99 (27.73%) TCP/IP
10 81 (22.69%) Cisco Nexus
11 79 (22.13%) LAN
11 79 (22.13%) IPsec
12 65 (18.21%) Network Security
13 60 (16.81%) VLAN
13 60 (16.81%) EIGRP
14 58 (16.25%) Broadband
15 52 (14.57%) RIP
15 52 (14.57%) SSL
16 51 (14.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.36%) MySQL
2 5 (1.40%) SQL Server
General
1 115 (32.21%) Telecoms
2 46 (12.89%) Billing
3 45 (12.61%) Retail
4 26 (7.28%) Finance
5 6 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.84%) French Language
7 2 (0.56%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) German Language
8 1 (0.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 150 (42.02%) Network Engineer
2 56 (15.69%) Design Engineer
3 49 (13.73%) Security Engineer
4 46 (12.89%) Senior Design Engineer
5 44 (12.32%) IP Engineer
6 38 (10.64%) Consultant
7 37 (10.36%) Senior IP Engineer
8 33 (9.24%) NOC Engineer
9 32 (8.96%) Senior Network Engineer
10 29 (8.12%) Network Security Engineer
11 27 (7.56%) Network Consultant
11 27 (7.56%) Senior Security Engineer
12 22 (6.16%) Security Consultant
12 22 (6.16%) Technical Design Authority
13 21 (5.88%) Support Engineer
14 19 (5.32%) Network Security Consultant
15 17 (4.76%) Network Support
16 16 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support
17 15 (4.20%) Team Leader
18 14 (3.92%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.76%) SOAP
2 4 (1.12%) .NET
2 4 (1.12%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.45%) Smartphone
2 16 (4.48%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (2.24%) Statistics
3 8 (2.24%) Clustering
4 5 (1.40%) Open Source
4 5 (1.40%) EqualLogic
5 4 (1.12%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.84%) Replication
6 3 (0.84%) PKI
7 2 (0.56%) CESG
7 2 (0.56%) SecurID
7 2 (0.56%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.56%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.28%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.28%) Social Media
8 1 (0.28%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.28%) Firmware
8 1 (0.28%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 80 (22.41%) Linux
2 55 (15.41%) Windows
3 30 (8.40%) UNIX
4 18 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (4.76%) CentOS
6 9 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.24%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.40%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.28%) Solaris
11 1 (0.28%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (30.81%) Network Management
2 70 (19.61%) Load Balancing
3 53 (14.85%) Network Design
4 44 (12.32%) ITIL
5 38 (10.64%) Capacity Management
6 22 (6.16%) Change Management
7 20 (5.60%) Kalman Filter
8 18 (5.04%) Validation
9 17 (4.76%) Service Delivery
10 11 (3.08%) Change Control
11 10 (2.80%) Demand Forecasting
11 10 (2.80%) Network Monitoring
11 10 (2.80%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (2.80%) Configuration Management
11 10 (2.80%) Risk Assessment
12 9 (2.52%) Problem Management
13 8 (2.24%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (2.24%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (1.96%) PRINCE2
15 6 (1.68%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.60%) Perl
2 8 (2.24%) Shell Script
2 8 (2.24%) Bash Shell
3 7 (1.96%) SQL
4 6 (1.68%) Python
5 5 (1.40%) PHP
5 5 (1.40%) C
Qualifications
1 170 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
2 126 (35.29%) CCNP
3 88 (24.65%) CCNA
4 38 (10.64%) CCIE
4 38 (10.64%) Security Cleared
5 25 (7.00%) JNCIA
6 24 (6.72%) Degree
7 19 (5.32%) SC Cleared
8 15 (4.20%) JNCIS
8 15 (4.20%) CCSE
8 15 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (3.64%) CCIP
10 12 (3.36%) MCSE
10 12 (3.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (2.80%) CISSP
12 9 (2.52%) CCSA
12 9 (2.52%) JNCIE
12 9 (2.52%) CCSP
13 7 (1.96%) MCSA
13 7 (1.96%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.68%) SLA
2 27 (7.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.40%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.40%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.84%) COBIT
4 3 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 29 (8.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (7.84%) vSphere
3 17 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 17 (4.76%) Active Directory
4 13 (3.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 9 (2.52%) XenApp
5 9 (2.52%) XenDesktop
6 7 (1.96%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.40%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.84%) vCloud
9 1 (0.28%) Snort
9 1 (0.28%) Postfix
9 1 (0.28%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 17 (4.76%) CiscoWorks
1 17 (4.76%) HP NNM
2 14 (3.92%) SolarWinds Orion
3 13 (3.64%) Zenoss
4 10 (2.80%) Nagios
5 9 (2.52%) Cacti
6 7 (1.96%) Foglight
6 7 (1.96%) Netcool
6 7 (1.96%) SmokePing
7 5 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.40%) Puppet
7 5 (1.40%) Backup Exec
7 5 (1.40%) SCCM
7 5 (1.40%) SCOM
8 4 (1.12%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.56%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (0.28%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 312 (87.39%) Cisco
2 180 (50.42%) Juniper
3 105 (29.41%) F5
4 85 (23.81%) CheckPoint
5 47 (13.17%) VMware
6 39 (10.92%) Huawei
7 38 (10.64%) Microsoft
8 25 (7.00%) HP
9 24 (6.72%) SolarWinds
10 23 (6.44%) Blue Coat
11 19 (5.32%) Fortinet
12 16 (4.48%) Brocade
13 14 (3.92%) Riverbed
13 14 (3.92%) Red Hat
13 14 (3.92%) Citrix
14 11 (3.08%) McAfee
15 7 (1.96%) Nokia
15 7 (1.96%) Polycom
16 6 (1.68%) Websense
16 6 (1.68%) Aruba
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Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + including shift allowance
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