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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 214 269 229
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -40
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 256 182 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.24% 0.80% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.74% 3.77% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 171 119 169
Average salary £50,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.48% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £27,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
4463 4831 5271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.66% 21.17% 23.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3392 3805 4243
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 £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -4 103 £52,500 +14.13% 9
Hampshire +16 51 £50,000 +35.13% 5
Surrey +51 36 £45,000 -7.21% 1
East Sussex +26 22 £46,250 -32.72%
Oxfordshire +25 18 £55,000 +46.66% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 14 £48,750 +80.55% 5
West Sussex +8 9 £55,000 +100.00% 1
Kent +3 1 £47,000 +7.42%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 460 (95.44%) BGP
2 427 (88.59%) Cisco
3 335 (69.50%) MPLS
4 319 (66.18%) Cisco Certification
5 249 (51.66%) CCNP
6 231 (47.93%) Juniper
7 230 (47.72%) Firewall
8 229 (47.51%) WAN
9 211 (43.78%) TCP/IP
10 187 (38.80%) EIGRP
11 177 (36.72%) F5
12 175 (36.31%) LAN
13 163 (33.82%) VPN
14 145 (30.08%) Cisco ASA
15 125 (25.93%) CCIE
16 121 (25.10%) VLAN
17 116 (24.07%) CheckPoint
18 111 (23.03%) DNS
19 108 (22.41%) Linux
20 103 (21.37%) VMware
21 102 (21.16%) VoIP
22 96 (19.92%) CCNA
23 93 (19.29%) Network Security
24 91 (18.88%) ITIL
25 90 (18.67%) IPsec
25 90 (18.67%) Load Balancing
26 87 (18.05%) Cisco IOS
26 87 (18.05%) Cisco Nexus
27 85 (17.63%) HSRP
28 80 (16.60%) VMware Infrastructure

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 42 (8.71%) Lync
2 11 (2.28%) Apache
2 11 (2.28%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.07%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.24%) Moodle
4 6 (1.24%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.83%) nginx
5 4 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.62%) Confluence
6 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.62%) MediaWiki
7 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.53%) MS Office
3 9 (1.87%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.19%) IaaS
2 11 (2.28%) Office 365
3 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.83%) SaaS
6 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 460 (95.44%) BGP
2 335 (69.50%) MPLS
3 230 (47.72%) Firewall
4 229 (47.51%) WAN
5 211 (43.78%) TCP/IP
6 187 (38.80%) EIGRP
7 175 (36.31%) LAN
8 163 (33.82%) VPN
9 145 (30.08%) Cisco ASA
10 121 (25.10%) VLAN
11 111 (23.03%) DNS
12 102 (21.16%) VoIP
13 93 (19.29%) Network Security
14 90 (18.67%) IPsec
15 87 (18.05%) Cisco IOS
15 87 (18.05%) Cisco Nexus
16 85 (17.63%) HSRP
17 71 (14.73%) Wireless
18 69 (14.32%) RIP
19 67 (13.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.19%) MySQL
2 13 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.24%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (2.90%) Subversion
2 13 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.49%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.07%) Maven
5 4 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.62%) Hudson
6 3 (0.62%) JIRA
General
1 62 (12.86%) Telecoms
2 27 (5.60%) Finance
3 17 (3.53%) Retail
4 16 (3.32%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.87%) Electronics
6 5 (1.04%) Billing
7 4 (0.83%) Legal
7 4 (0.83%) Back Office
8 3 (0.62%) Advertising
8 3 (0.62%) Banking
8 3 (0.62%) Marketing
9 2 (0.41%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.21%) Games
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
10 1 (0.21%) Law
10 1 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 269 (55.81%) Network Engineer
2 109 (22.61%) Senior Network Engineer
3 65 (13.49%) Consultant
4 33 (6.85%) Senior Consultant
4 33 (6.85%) Support Engineer
4 33 (6.85%) Network Support
5 29 (6.02%) Network Consultant
6 24 (4.98%) Network Support Engineer
7 21 (4.36%) Architect
8 19 (3.94%) Network Operations Engineer
8 19 (3.94%) Operations Engineer
9 18 (3.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 17 (3.53%) Team Leader
11 16 (3.32%) Network Team Leader
11 16 (3.32%) IP Engineer
12 15 (3.11%) Technical Consultant
12 15 (3.11%) Senior Operations Engineer
12 15 (3.11%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
13 14 (2.90%) Cisco Engineer
14 13 (2.70%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.11%) CSS
2 6 (1.24%) LAMP
3 5 (1.04%) Web Services
4 2 (0.41%) RESTful
4 2 (0.41%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (0.21%) WAP
5 1 (0.21%) RSS
5 1 (0.21%) SOAP
5 1 (0.21%) OLE
5 1 (0.21%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (0.21%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 15 (3.11%) Smartphone
4 9 (1.87%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.24%) CMDB
5 6 (1.24%) PKI
5 6 (1.24%) Open Source
5 6 (1.24%) Clustering
5 6 (1.24%) VLE
6 5 (1.04%) EqualLogic
6 5 (1.04%) Public Cloud
7 4 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (0.83%) CESG
8 3 (0.62%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.62%) DTV
8 3 (0.62%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.62%) Wiki
8 3 (0.62%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.41%) IVR
9 2 (0.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 108 (22.41%) Linux
2 44 (9.13%) Windows
3 38 (7.88%) UNIX
4 19 (3.94%) Ubuntu
5 12 (2.49%) CentOS
5 12 (2.49%) Debian
6 10 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.62%) Solaris
10 2 (0.41%) OpenBSD
11 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (18.88%) ITIL
2 90 (18.67%) Load Balancing
3 71 (14.73%) Network Design
4 41 (8.51%) Network Management
5 39 (8.09%) Network Architecture
6 36 (7.47%) Disaster Recovery
7 31 (6.43%) Migration
7 31 (6.43%) Network Monitoring
8 28 (5.81%) Security Architecture
9 25 (5.19%) Project Management
10 23 (4.77%) WAN Optimisation
10 23 (4.77%) Penetration Testing
11 22 (4.56%) Service Delivery
12 21 (4.36%) Configuration Management
12 21 (4.36%) Vulnerability Management
13 20 (4.15%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (3.73%) Incident Management
14 18 (3.73%) Demand Management
14 18 (3.73%) Mentoring
14 18 (3.73%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (6.64%) Perl
2 22 (4.56%) Python
3 17 (3.53%) Ruby
4 13 (2.70%) Java
5 10 (2.07%) C
5 10 (2.07%) PHP
6 9 (1.87%) SQL
6 9 (1.87%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.62%) Ada
7 3 (0.62%) Tcl
8 2 (0.41%) Erlang
8 2 (0.41%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.21%) R
9 1 (0.21%) Korn
9 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 319 (66.18%) Cisco Certification
2 249 (51.66%) CCNP
3 125 (25.93%) CCIE
4 96 (19.92%) CCNA
5 55 (11.41%) CCDP
6 43 (8.92%) Degree
7 33 (6.85%) CCSP
8 32 (6.64%) CCIP
9 22 (4.56%) JNCIS
10 17 (3.53%) CCSA
11 16 (3.32%) Security Cleared
11 16 (3.32%) CCDA
12 15 (3.11%) CCSE
13 12 (2.49%) JNCIA
14 9 (1.87%) CISSP
14 9 (1.87%) SC Cleared
15 8 (1.66%) JNCIP
16 6 (1.24%) Check Point Certification
17 5 (1.04%) RHCE
17 5 (1.04%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.51%) SLA
2 9 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.66%) QA
4 3 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.21%) BS25999
System Software
1 80 (16.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (3.94%) Active Directory
3 17 (3.53%) KVM
3 17 (3.53%) vSphere
4 13 (2.70%) Xen
5 12 (2.49%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.45%) Samba
6 7 (1.45%) XenServer
7 5 (1.04%) ProxySG
7 5 (1.04%) FreeRADIUS
8 4 (0.83%) XenApp
8 4 (0.83%) Ceph
8 4 (0.83%) NFS
8 4 (0.83%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.62%) Kamailio
9 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.62%) Postfix
9 3 (0.62%) iptables
10 2 (0.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (3.32%) Nagios
2 13 (2.70%) Puppet
3 9 (1.87%) Icinga
4 7 (1.45%) FortiGate
5 5 (1.04%) Legato
5 5 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (1.04%) Cacti
6 4 (0.83%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (0.83%) WMI
7 3 (0.62%) SELinux
7 3 (0.62%) Salt
7 3 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.41%) SCOM
8 2 (0.41%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.21%) OPNET
9 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.21%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.21%) Netcool
9 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 427 (88.59%) Cisco
2 231 (47.93%) Juniper
3 177 (36.72%) F5
4 116 (24.07%) CheckPoint
5 103 (21.37%) VMware
6 48 (9.96%) Microsoft
7 36 (7.47%) Riverbed
8 33 (6.85%) HP
9 32 (6.64%) Citrix
10 22 (4.56%) Huawei
10 22 (4.56%) Avaya
11 18 (3.73%) SolarWinds
11 18 (3.73%) Aerohive Networks
12 13 (2.70%) Blue Coat
12 13 (2.70%) Nokia
12 13 (2.70%) Red Hat
13 10 (2.07%) Radware
14 9 (1.87%) Fortinet
15 8 (1.66%) NetApp
16 7 (1.45%) Aruba
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