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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 234 277 254
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -23
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 232 166 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.11% 0.75% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.12% 3.64% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 179 136 160
Average salary £50,000 £44,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.73% -0.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
4531 4560 5196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.75% 20.50% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3469 3535 4129
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +15 93 £52,500 +16.66% 10
Hampshire +12 53 £52,500 +45.83% 5
Surrey +2 23 £50,000 +5.26% 2
East Sussex +1 22 £40,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 21 £42,500 - 4
Oxfordshire +18 13 £52,750 +62.30% 2
Kent +14 5 £41,500 -7.77%
West Sussex +7 2 £27,000 -49.53% 1
Middlesex +2 1 £34,000 -32.00%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 453 (94.97%) BGP
2 412 (86.37%) Cisco
3 315 (66.04%) Cisco Certification
4 312 (65.41%) MPLS
5 264 (55.35%) Firewall
6 239 (50.10%) CCNP
7 233 (48.85%) Juniper
8 223 (46.75%) WAN
9 200 (41.93%) TCP/IP
10 178 (37.32%) VPN
11 162 (33.96%) EIGRP
12 156 (32.70%) F5
13 150 (31.45%) LAN
14 133 (27.88%) Network Security
15 132 (27.67%) Cisco ASA
16 129 (27.04%) CheckPoint
17 128 (26.83%) CCNA
18 126 (26.42%) VoIP
19 119 (24.95%) VLAN
20 115 (24.11%) DNS
21 101 (21.17%) VMware
22 100 (20.96%) IPsec
23 99 (20.75%) Linux
23 99 (20.75%) CCIE
24 97 (20.34%) SSL
25 83 (17.40%) ITIL
26 82 (17.19%) Cisco Nexus
27 80 (16.77%) Cisco IOS
27 80 (16.77%) Ethernet
28 78 (16.35%) Wireless

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 40 (8.39%) Lync
2 19 (3.98%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.31%) Moodle
4 8 (1.68%) Apache
5 6 (1.26%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.05%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.84%) nginx
7 4 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.63%) Confluence
8 3 (0.63%) MediaWiki
9 2 (0.42%) OpenStack
Applications
1 27 (5.66%) MS Office
2 22 (4.61%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.08%) IaaS
2 18 (3.77%) Office 365
2 18 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.26%) SaaS
4 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 453 (94.97%) BGP
2 312 (65.41%) MPLS
3 264 (55.35%) Firewall
4 223 (46.75%) WAN
5 200 (41.93%) TCP/IP
6 178 (37.32%) VPN
7 162 (33.96%) EIGRP
8 150 (31.45%) LAN
9 133 (27.88%) Network Security
10 132 (27.67%) Cisco ASA
11 126 (26.42%) VoIP
12 119 (24.95%) VLAN
13 115 (24.11%) DNS
14 100 (20.96%) IPsec
15 97 (20.34%) SSL
16 82 (17.19%) Cisco Nexus
17 80 (16.77%) Cisco IOS
17 80 (16.77%) Ethernet
18 78 (16.35%) Wireless
19 67 (14.05%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.61%) MySQL
2 9 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (1.89%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.47%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (2.31%) Subversion
2 9 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.26%) Maven
4 4 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.63%) JIRA
5 3 (0.63%) Hudson
General
1 59 (12.37%) Telecoms
2 39 (8.18%) Finance
3 12 (2.52%) Retail
4 6 (1.26%) Billing
5 5 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.84%) Electronics
6 4 (0.84%) Marketing
7 3 (0.63%) Legal
7 3 (0.63%) Back Office
8 2 (0.42%) Advertising
8 2 (0.42%) Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.21%) Automotive
9 1 (0.21%) French Language
9 1 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 264 (55.35%) Network Engineer
2 104 (21.80%) Senior Network Engineer
3 58 (12.16%) Consultant
4 31 (6.50%) Support Engineer
5 28 (5.87%) Security Engineer
6 26 (5.45%) Architect
7 25 (5.24%) Network Security Engineer
8 24 (5.03%) Senior Consultant
9 23 (4.82%) Network Consultant
9 23 (4.82%) Operations Engineer
10 22 (4.61%) Senior Operations Engineer
11 18 (3.77%) Network Operations Engineer
12 17 (3.56%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
13 16 (3.35%) Network Support
14 14 (2.94%) Team Leader
15 13 (2.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 13 (2.73%) Network Architect
15 13 (2.73%) NOC Engineer
15 13 (2.73%) Designer
15 13 (2.73%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.47%) LAMP
2 5 (1.05%) Web Services
3 2 (0.42%) RESTful
3 2 (0.42%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (0.21%) CSS
4 1 (0.21%) FreeSWITCH
4 1 (0.21%) RSS
4 1 (0.21%) OLE
4 1 (0.21%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.31%) VLE
2 11 (2.31%) CMDB
3 7 (1.47%) Computer Science
3 7 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (1.47%) Open Source
4 6 (1.26%) Data Integration
5 5 (1.05%) EqualLogic
5 5 (1.05%) PKI
5 5 (1.05%) Smartphone
6 4 (0.84%) DTV
6 4 (0.84%) Clustering
7 3 (0.63%) Wiki
7 3 (0.63%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.63%) Handset
8 2 (0.42%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.42%) IVR
8 2 (0.42%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.21%) Statistics
9 1 (0.21%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 99 (20.75%) Linux
2 47 (9.85%) Windows
3 31 (6.50%) UNIX
4 16 (3.35%) Ubuntu
5 14 (2.94%) CentOS
6 13 (2.73%) Debian
7 8 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.26%) Solaris
10 3 (0.63%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.42%) OpenBSD
11 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (17.40%) ITIL
2 78 (16.35%) Load Balancing
3 52 (10.90%) Network Design
4 40 (8.39%) Network Management
5 38 (7.97%) Network Architecture
5 38 (7.97%) Migration
6 34 (7.13%) Project Management
7 30 (6.29%) Problem Management
8 29 (6.08%) Security Architecture
9 27 (5.66%) Mentoring
10 25 (5.24%) WAN Optimisation
10 25 (5.24%) Disaster Recovery
11 23 (4.82%) Penetration Testing
11 23 (4.82%) Vulnerability Management
12 22 (4.61%) Kalman Filter
12 22 (4.61%) Configuration Management
13 21 (4.40%) Network Monitoring
14 15 (3.14%) Capacity Planning
14 15 (3.14%) Business Continuity
15 14 (2.94%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (4.19%) Perl
2 17 (3.56%) Python
3 14 (2.94%) Ruby
4 12 (2.52%) SQL
5 10 (2.10%) PHP
6 9 (1.89%) C
6 9 (1.89%) Java
7 7 (1.47%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.63%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.42%) Erlang
9 2 (0.42%) Tcl
10 1 (0.21%) Ada
10 1 (0.21%) R
Qualifications
1 315 (66.04%) Cisco Certification
2 239 (50.10%) CCNP
3 128 (26.83%) CCNA
4 99 (20.75%) CCIE
5 43 (9.01%) CCSP
5 43 (9.01%) CCDP
6 42 (8.81%) Degree
7 36 (7.55%) CCIP
8 21 (4.40%) CCSA
9 20 (4.19%) JNCIA
10 18 (3.77%) JNCIS
10 18 (3.77%) CCSE
10 18 (3.77%) CCDA
11 14 (2.94%) Security Cleared
12 9 (1.89%) CISSP
13 7 (1.47%) JNCIP
14 5 (1.05%) JNCIE
15 4 (0.84%) SC Cleared
15 4 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (0.63%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (10.48%) SLA
2 11 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.68%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.63%) QA
6 1 (0.21%) BS25999
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 78 (16.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (3.98%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.94%) vSphere
4 12 (2.52%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.31%) KVM
6 9 (1.89%) Xen
7 7 (1.47%) Samba
7 7 (1.47%) XenServer
8 6 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.26%) Firmware
8 6 (1.26%) ProxySG
9 5 (1.05%) Kamailio
10 4 (0.84%) OpenSIPS
10 4 (0.84%) NFS
11 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.63%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.63%) Postfix
11 3 (0.63%) iptables
12 2 (0.42%) vCloud
12 2 (0.42%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (1.89%) Puppet
2 7 (1.47%) Nagios
3 6 (1.26%) FortiGate
3 6 (1.26%) Icinga
4 5 (1.05%) Cacti
4 5 (1.05%) Legato
4 5 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (0.84%) WMI
5 4 (0.84%) SELinux
6 3 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.63%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.63%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (0.63%) Salt
7 2 (0.42%) SCOM
8 1 (0.21%) OPNET
8 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.21%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 412 (86.37%) Cisco
2 233 (48.85%) Juniper
3 156 (32.70%) F5
4 129 (27.04%) CheckPoint
5 101 (21.17%) VMware
6 48 (10.06%) Microsoft
7 39 (8.18%) HP
8 24 (5.03%) Riverbed
9 20 (4.19%) Avaya
10 19 (3.98%) Nokia
11 18 (3.77%) SolarWinds
12 17 (3.56%) Citrix
13 16 (3.35%) Huawei
14 14 (2.94%) Blue Coat
15 11 (2.31%) McAfee
15 11 (2.31%) Aruba
16 10 (2.10%) Fortinet
16 10 (2.10%) Red Hat
17 8 (1.68%) NetScout
18 7 (1.47%) ServiceNow
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and comprehensive
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 7k Car Allowance + 15% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £31000 - £40000 per annum + £6,600k Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Life, Progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Computer People
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Sanderson
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Farnborough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £45,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Leatherhead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Bell Integration
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 20 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago