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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 267 215 251
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +36
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 180 249 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.82% 1.18% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.63% 5.36% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 146 177 172
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £31,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
4959 4648 5336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.54% 22.00% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3653 3619 4358
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -34 83 £42,500 -19.04% 8
Hampshire -11 35 £37,750 -16.11% 3
Surrey -26 25 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Buckinghamshire +12 16 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Kent +3 8 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Oxfordshire +3 8 £50,000 +25.00%
M4 Corridor +2 3 £75,000 +66.66%
West Sussex -17 1 £47,500 +43.93%
East Sussex -28 1 £40,000 -8.57%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 362 (94.03%) BGP
2 336 (87.27%) Cisco
3 285 (74.03%) MPLS
4 247 (64.16%) Firewall
5 203 (52.73%) Cisco Certification
6 199 (51.69%) Juniper
7 152 (39.48%) CCNP
8 126 (32.73%) VPN
9 116 (30.13%) DNS
9 116 (30.13%) WAN
10 114 (29.61%) Telecoms
11 111 (28.83%) VoIP
11 111 (28.83%) SNMP
12 110 (28.57%) Internet
12 110 (28.57%) Network Management
13 107 (27.79%) CCNA
14 106 (27.53%) TCP/IP
15 100 (25.97%) F5
16 92 (23.90%) LAN
17 88 (22.86%) CheckPoint
18 84 (21.82%) IPsec
19 83 (21.56%) Linux
20 80 (20.78%) Cisco Nexus
21 73 (18.96%) Network Security
21 73 (18.96%) EIGRP
22 67 (17.40%) Load Balancing
23 62 (16.10%) VMware
24 61 (15.84%) Ethernet
25 60 (15.58%) SSL
26 59 (15.32%) Network Design

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (5.19%) MS Exchange
2 18 (4.68%) Lync
2 18 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (3.90%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.04%) IIS
6 3 (0.78%) Apache
6 3 (0.78%) nginx
7 2 (0.52%) Moodle
7 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (6.75%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.34%) MS Office
3 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.30%) SaaS
2 3 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.52%) PaaS
3 2 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 362 (94.03%) BGP
2 285 (74.03%) MPLS
3 247 (64.16%) Firewall
4 126 (32.73%) VPN
5 116 (30.13%) DNS
5 116 (30.13%) WAN
6 111 (28.83%) VoIP
6 111 (28.83%) SNMP
7 110 (28.57%) Internet
8 106 (27.53%) TCP/IP
9 92 (23.90%) LAN
10 84 (21.82%) IPsec
11 80 (20.78%) Cisco Nexus
12 73 (18.96%) Network Security
12 73 (18.96%) EIGRP
13 61 (15.84%) Ethernet
14 60 (15.58%) SSL
15 57 (14.81%) VLAN
16 54 (14.03%) Broadband
17 52 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.12%) MySQL
2 5 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (0.78%) JIRA
1 3 (0.78%) Git (software)
1 3 (0.78%) Jenkins
General
1 114 (29.61%) Telecoms
2 41 (10.65%) Retail
3 39 (10.13%) Billing
4 27 (7.01%) Finance
5 5 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.30%) Banking
6 3 (0.78%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.52%) Back Office
7 2 (0.52%) French Language
8 1 (0.26%) German Language
8 1 (0.26%) Marketing
8 1 (0.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 157 (40.78%) Network Engineer
2 57 (14.81%) Design Engineer
3 47 (12.21%) Security Engineer
4 45 (11.69%) IP Engineer
5 43 (11.17%) Senior Design Engineer
6 39 (10.13%) Consultant
7 38 (9.87%) NOC Engineer
8 34 (8.83%) Senior Network Engineer
8 34 (8.83%) Senior IP Engineer
9 30 (7.79%) Network Security Engineer
10 27 (7.01%) Network Consultant
11 24 (6.23%) Senior Security Engineer
12 23 (5.97%) Architect
12 23 (5.97%) Technical Design Authority
13 22 (5.71%) Security Consultant
13 22 (5.71%) Network Architect
14 19 (4.94%) Team Leader
14 19 (4.94%) Network Security Consultant
15 15 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support
16 14 (3.64%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.90%) SOAP
2 4 (1.04%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (0.52%) .NET
4 1 (0.26%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.91%) Smartphone
2 22 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.68%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.30%) Clustering
5 5 (1.30%) Statistics
5 5 (1.30%) Open Source
5 5 (1.30%) EqualLogic
6 4 (1.04%) PKI
7 3 (0.78%) Replication
7 3 (0.78%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.52%) VLE
8 2 (0.52%) CESG
8 2 (0.52%) SecurID
8 2 (0.52%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.52%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.26%) CMDB
9 1 (0.26%) Firmware
9 1 (0.26%) Handset
9 1 (0.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 83 (21.56%) Linux
2 58 (15.06%) Windows
3 30 (7.79%) UNIX
4 22 (5.71%) CentOS
5 20 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.08%) Windows XP
6 8 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.30%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.78%) SUSE
9 3 (0.78%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.26%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (28.57%) Network Management
2 67 (17.40%) Load Balancing
3 59 (15.32%) Network Design
4 50 (12.99%) ITIL
5 39 (10.13%) Capacity Management
6 27 (7.01%) Change Management
7 24 (6.23%) Mentoring
8 22 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
9 21 (5.45%) Service Delivery
10 17 (4.42%) Validation
10 17 (4.42%) Change Control
11 13 (3.38%) Network Monitoring
12 12 (3.12%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (2.86%) Configuration Management
14 10 (2.60%) Risk Assessment
14 10 (2.60%) Demand Forecasting
15 9 (2.34%) Information Security
15 9 (2.34%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (2.34%) Project Management
16 8 (2.08%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.19%) Perl
2 11 (2.86%) Bash Shell
3 7 (1.82%) PHP
3 7 (1.82%) SQL
4 6 (1.56%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.30%) C
6 4 (1.04%) Python
7 3 (0.78%) Ruby
7 3 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 203 (52.73%) Cisco Certification
2 152 (39.48%) CCNP
3 107 (27.79%) CCNA
4 49 (12.73%) CCIE
5 46 (11.95%) Security Cleared
6 35 (9.09%) JNCIA
7 24 (6.23%) Degree
8 22 (5.71%) SC Cleared
9 21 (5.45%) CCIP
10 18 (4.68%) JNCIS
11 17 (4.42%) CCSE
11 17 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (3.90%) JNCIE
13 12 (3.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (3.12%) CISSP
13 12 (3.12%) CCSP
13 12 (3.12%) MCSE
14 11 (2.86%) CCSA
15 10 (2.60%) CCDP
16 6 (1.56%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (11.17%) SLA
2 29 (7.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.08%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.04%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.78%) COBIT
7 2 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 44 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (8.05%) vSphere
3 22 (5.71%) Active Directory
4 19 (4.94%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (3.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 8 (2.08%) XenApp
6 8 (2.08%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.82%) Hyper-V
8 6 (1.56%) ProxySG
9 5 (1.30%) vCloud
10 3 (0.78%) XenServer
10 3 (0.78%) Samba
10 3 (0.78%) Postfix
11 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.26%) Snort
11 1 (0.26%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 17 (4.42%) SolarWinds Orion
2 15 (3.90%) CiscoWorks
2 15 (3.90%) HP NNM
2 15 (3.90%) Zenoss
3 11 (2.86%) Nagios
4 10 (2.60%) Netcool
4 10 (2.60%) Cacti
5 8 (2.08%) Puppet
5 8 (2.08%) FortiGate
5 8 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.82%) SmokePing
7 5 (1.30%) Foglight
8 3 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.52%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.52%) SCCM
9 2 (0.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 336 (87.27%) Cisco
2 199 (51.69%) Juniper
3 100 (25.97%) F5
4 88 (22.86%) CheckPoint
5 62 (16.10%) VMware
6 47 (12.21%) Huawei
7 44 (11.43%) Microsoft
8 33 (8.57%) SolarWinds
9 25 (6.49%) HP
10 20 (5.19%) Blue Coat
11 19 (4.94%) Fortinet
11 19 (4.94%) Citrix
12 17 (4.42%) Red Hat
13 14 (3.64%) Brocade
14 13 (3.38%) Riverbed
15 12 (3.12%) McAfee
16 9 (2.34%) Polycom
17 8 (2.08%) Redback
17 8 (2.08%) Splunk
18 7 (1.82%) Aruba
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 12 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + £7500 shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £45-65,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Anantha
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Kent
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £55000.0000 - £60000.0000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Slough
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
South East England
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Elliott James consulting
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago