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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 228 285 238
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -47
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 240 184 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.13% 0.80% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.30% 3.74% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 155 129 156
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,900 £33,925
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
4527 4916 5230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.33% 21.40% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3541 3854 4160
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +4 126 £53,750 +11.97% 6
Hampshire +8 40 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Surrey +35 35 £48,750 +0.51% 5
Buckinghamshire -1 12 £50,000 +48.14% 5
Oxfordshire +8 11 £54,000 +44.00% 1
East Sussex +25 10 £48,750 -27.77%
West Sussex +6 5 £55,000 +100.00%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 470 (95.72%) BGP
2 429 (87.37%) Cisco
3 328 (66.80%) MPLS
4 316 (64.36%) Cisco Certification
5 242 (49.29%) CCNP
6 233 (47.45%) Firewall
7 225 (45.82%) Juniper
8 223 (45.42%) WAN
9 214 (43.58%) TCP/IP
10 191 (38.90%) EIGRP
11 189 (38.49%) LAN
12 187 (38.09%) F5
13 183 (37.27%) Data Centre
14 170 (34.62%) VPN
15 148 (30.14%) Cisco ASA
16 126 (25.66%) CCIE
17 116 (23.63%) DNS
18 113 (23.01%) VLAN
19 112 (22.81%) VMware
20 110 (22.40%) Cisco Nexus
21 109 (22.20%) Cisco IOS
22 108 (22.00%) CheckPoint
23 103 (20.98%) Linux
24 99 (20.16%) Load Balancing
25 97 (19.76%) IPsec
26 93 (18.94%) VoIP
27 92 (18.74%) VMware Infrastructure
28 91 (18.53%) ITIL
29 90 (18.33%) Network Security
30 88 (17.92%) CCNA

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 34 (6.92%) Lync
2 10 (2.04%) Tomcat
3 9 (1.83%) Apache
4 6 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.22%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.81%) nginx
5 4 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.61%) MediaWiki
6 3 (0.61%) Confluence
7 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.20%) Moodle
Applications
1 28 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.85%) MS Visio
3 12 (2.44%) MS Office
4 5 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.46%) IaaS
2 5 (1.02%) Office 365
2 5 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.61%) SaaS
4 1 (0.20%) PaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 470 (95.72%) BGP
2 328 (66.80%) MPLS
3 233 (47.45%) Firewall
4 223 (45.42%) WAN
5 214 (43.58%) TCP/IP
6 191 (38.90%) EIGRP
7 189 (38.49%) LAN
8 170 (34.62%) VPN
9 148 (30.14%) Cisco ASA
10 116 (23.63%) DNS
11 113 (23.01%) VLAN
12 110 (22.40%) Cisco Nexus
13 109 (22.20%) Cisco IOS
14 97 (19.76%) IPsec
15 93 (18.94%) VoIP
16 90 (18.33%) Network Security
17 76 (15.48%) RIP
18 71 (14.46%) Wireless
19 66 (13.44%) HSRP
20 65 (13.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.68%) MySQL
2 13 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (2.65%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.02%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (2.65%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.44%) Subversion
2 12 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.04%) Maven
4 4 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.61%) JIRA
5 3 (0.61%) Hudson
General
1 82 (16.70%) Telecoms
2 33 (6.72%) Finance
3 17 (3.46%) Manufacturing
4 14 (2.85%) Retail
5 10 (2.04%) Electronics
6 7 (1.43%) Banking
7 6 (1.22%) Back Office
7 6 (1.22%) Billing
8 4 (0.81%) Legal
8 4 (0.81%) Advertising
9 3 (0.61%) Marketing
10 1 (0.20%) Games
10 1 (0.20%) Military
10 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) Automotive
10 1 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 266 (54.18%) Network Engineer
2 100 (20.37%) Senior Network Engineer
3 77 (15.68%) Consultant
4 40 (8.15%) Senior Consultant
5 34 (6.92%) Network Consultant
6 31 (6.31%) Network Support
7 29 (5.91%) Architect
8 27 (5.50%) Support Engineer
9 23 (4.68%) Network Support Engineer
10 19 (3.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 19 (3.87%) Network Architect
11 18 (3.67%) Senior Network Consultant
11 18 (3.67%) Operations Engineer
11 18 (3.67%) Network Operations Engineer
12 16 (3.26%) Security Engineer
12 16 (3.26%) Cisco Engineer
13 15 (3.05%) Team Leader
13 15 (3.05%) Technical Consultant
13 15 (3.05%) Analyst
13 15 (3.05%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.68%) CSS
2 4 (0.81%) LAMP
2 4 (0.81%) Web Services
3 2 (0.41%) SOAP
3 2 (0.41%) RESTful
4 1 (0.20%) FreeSWITCH
4 1 (0.20%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (0.20%) XMPP
4 1 (0.20%) RSS
4 1 (0.20%) WAP
4 1 (0.20%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 183 (37.27%) Data Centre
2 26 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.46%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.85%) Smartphone
4 14 (2.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (2.24%) PKI
6 6 (1.22%) Clustering
7 5 (1.02%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.81%) CESG
8 4 (0.81%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.81%) EqualLogic
9 3 (0.61%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.61%) DTV
9 3 (0.61%) Wiki
10 2 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.41%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.41%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.41%) GIS
10 2 (0.41%) IVR
11 1 (0.20%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 103 (20.98%) Linux
2 41 (8.35%) UNIX
3 36 (7.33%) Windows
4 15 (3.05%) Ubuntu
5 9 (1.83%) CentOS
6 8 (1.63%) Debian
7 5 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.20%) Solaris
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (20.16%) Load Balancing
2 91 (18.53%) ITIL
3 70 (14.26%) Network Design
4 58 (11.81%) Network Management
5 46 (9.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 29 (5.91%) Service Delivery
6 29 (5.91%) Network Monitoring
7 28 (5.70%) Network Architecture
8 23 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (4.68%) Incident Management
9 22 (4.48%) Risk Management
9 22 (4.48%) Migration
10 19 (3.87%) Business Continuity
10 19 (3.87%) Security Architecture
10 19 (3.87%) Demand Management
11 18 (3.67%) Capacity Planning
12 17 (3.46%) WAN Optimisation
13 16 (3.26%) Configuration Management
14 15 (3.05%) Penetration Testing
15 14 (2.85%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 49 (9.98%) Perl
2 29 (5.91%) Python
3 21 (4.28%) Ruby
4 15 (3.05%) C
5 13 (2.65%) Java
6 11 (2.24%) Bash Shell
7 9 (1.83%) PHP
8 6 (1.22%) SQL
8 6 (1.22%) Tcl
8 6 (1.22%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.61%) Ada
10 2 (0.41%) Erlang
11 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.20%) Korn
11 1 (0.20%) R
Qualifications
1 316 (64.36%) Cisco Certification
2 242 (49.29%) CCNP
3 126 (25.66%) CCIE
4 88 (17.92%) CCNA
5 58 (11.81%) CCDP
6 54 (11.00%) Degree
7 30 (6.11%) CCIP
8 28 (5.70%) CCSP
9 23 (4.68%) Security Cleared
10 19 (3.87%) JNCIS
11 18 (3.67%) CCSE
12 17 (3.46%) CCDA
12 17 (3.46%) Check Point Certification
13 16 (3.26%) SC Cleared
14 15 (3.05%) CCSA
14 15 (3.05%) JNCIA
15 13 (2.65%) JNCIP
16 8 (1.63%) RHCE
17 7 (1.43%) CISSP
18 6 (1.22%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.54%) SLA
2 8 (1.63%) QA
3 3 (0.61%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 92 (18.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (4.07%) Active Directory
3 17 (3.46%) KVM
4 15 (3.05%) vSphere
5 13 (2.65%) Xen
6 7 (1.43%) XenServer
6 7 (1.43%) Samba
6 7 (1.43%) VMware ESX
6 7 (1.43%) ProxySG
6 7 (1.43%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.02%) FreeRADIUS
8 4 (0.81%) Ceph
8 4 (0.81%) NFS
9 3 (0.61%) Postfix
9 3 (0.61%) XenApp
9 3 (0.61%) iptables
10 2 (0.41%) vCloud
10 2 (0.41%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.20%) Kamailio
11 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (2.85%) Puppet
1 14 (2.85%) FortiGate
2 13 (2.65%) Nagios
3 7 (1.43%) SELinux
4 6 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (0.81%) Icinga
5 4 (0.81%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (0.81%) WMI
5 4 (0.81%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.61%) vMotion
6 3 (0.61%) Salt
7 2 (0.41%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.41%) Netcool
7 2 (0.41%) HP NNM
8 1 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.20%) SCCM
8 1 (0.20%) SCOM
8 1 (0.20%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 429 (87.37%) Cisco
2 225 (45.82%) Juniper
3 187 (38.09%) F5
4 112 (22.81%) VMware
5 108 (22.00%) CheckPoint
6 43 (8.76%) Microsoft
7 40 (8.15%) Riverbed
8 30 (6.11%) HP
8 30 (6.11%) Citrix
9 27 (5.50%) Avaya
10 23 (4.68%) Aerohive Networks
11 21 (4.28%) Huawei
12 18 (3.67%) Blue Coat
13 15 (3.05%) SolarWinds
13 15 (3.05%) Fortinet
14 14 (2.85%) Red Hat
14 14 (2.85%) Aruba
15 11 (2.24%) Radware
16 10 (2.04%) Oracle
17 7 (1.43%) NetApp
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £50k - 65k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Xchanging
Salary: Comms + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £350 - £500 per day + NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Imperative People
Salary: On Call
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harris Global
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance, benefits & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Salary: High market rates, pension, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + On Call
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago