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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 282 212 233
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +21
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 176 247 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.78% 1.15% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.52% 5.21% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 146 173 195
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £30,450 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
5004 4743 5296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.31% 22.16% 23.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3721 3667 4315
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.20%
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 2 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 2 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 -26 85 £45,000 -11.33% 7
Hampshire -21 28 £37,500 -18.91% 4
Surrey -41 25 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Buckinghamshire -3 14 £50,000 +42.85%
Kent +7 12 £37,500 -16.66%
Oxfordshire +4 10 £47,500 +18.75%
East Sussex -27 3 £47,500 +11.76%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 347 (93.53%) BGP
2 325 (87.60%) Cisco
3 277 (74.66%) MPLS
4 246 (66.31%) Firewall
5 185 (49.87%) Cisco Certification
5 185 (49.87%) Juniper
6 137 (36.93%) CCNP
7 120 (32.35%) VPN
8 119 (32.08%) DNS
9 115 (31.00%) SNMP
9 115 (31.00%) Internet
10 114 (30.73%) Network Management
11 113 (30.46%) Telecoms
12 108 (29.11%) VoIP
13 107 (28.84%) WAN
13 107 (28.84%) F5
14 99 (26.68%) TCP/IP
15 96 (25.88%) CCNA
16 90 (24.26%) CheckPoint
17 85 (22.91%) LAN
18 83 (22.37%) Cisco Nexus
19 82 (22.10%) IPsec
20 80 (21.56%) Linux
21 70 (18.87%) Load Balancing
22 68 (18.33%) Network Security
23 63 (16.98%) EIGRP
24 59 (15.90%) Broadband
25 58 (15.63%) Windows
25 58 (15.63%) Ethernet
26 57 (15.36%) VMware

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 22 (5.93%) MS Exchange
2 21 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (4.58%) WebSphere
3 17 (4.58%) Lync
4 12 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.62%) IIS
6 4 (1.08%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.27%) Moodle
Applications
1 31 (8.36%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.16%) MS Office
3 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.35%) SaaS
2 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.54%) PaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Office 365
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 347 (93.53%) BGP
2 277 (74.66%) MPLS
3 246 (66.31%) Firewall
4 120 (32.35%) VPN
5 119 (32.08%) DNS
6 115 (31.00%) Internet
6 115 (31.00%) SNMP
7 108 (29.11%) VoIP
8 107 (28.84%) WAN
9 99 (26.68%) TCP/IP
10 85 (22.91%) LAN
11 83 (22.37%) Cisco Nexus
12 82 (22.10%) IPsec
13 68 (18.33%) Network Security
14 63 (16.98%) EIGRP
15 59 (15.90%) Broadband
16 58 (15.63%) Ethernet
17 57 (15.36%) VLAN
18 56 (15.09%) SSL
19 50 (13.48%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.23%) MySQL
2 5 (1.35%) SQL Server
General
1 113 (30.46%) Telecoms
2 45 (12.13%) Billing
3 44 (11.86%) Retail
4 26 (7.01%) Finance
5 5 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.81%) French Language
7 2 (0.54%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) German Language
8 1 (0.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 152 (40.97%) Network Engineer
2 57 (15.36%) Design Engineer
3 49 (13.21%) Security Engineer
4 45 (12.13%) IP Engineer
4 45 (12.13%) Senior Design Engineer
5 38 (10.24%) Consultant
6 36 (9.70%) NOC Engineer
6 36 (9.70%) Senior IP Engineer
7 33 (8.89%) Senior Network Engineer
8 30 (8.09%) Network Security Engineer
9 27 (7.28%) Network Consultant
10 26 (7.01%) Senior Security Engineer
11 24 (6.47%) Technical Design Authority
12 22 (5.93%) Security Consultant
13 20 (5.39%) 3rd Line Support
14 19 (5.12%) Support Engineer
14 19 (5.12%) Network Security Consultant
15 17 (4.58%) Architect
16 16 (4.31%) Network Architect
16 16 (4.31%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.58%) SOAP
2 4 (1.08%) .NET
2 4 (1.08%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.27%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.67%) Smartphone
2 18 (4.85%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (2.16%) Clustering
4 7 (1.89%) Statistics
5 5 (1.35%) Open Source
5 5 (1.35%) EqualLogic
5 5 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.81%) Replication
6 3 (0.81%) PKI
7 2 (0.54%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.54%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.54%) CESG
7 2 (0.54%) SecurID
8 1 (0.27%) VLE
8 1 (0.27%) Firmware
8 1 (0.27%) Handset
8 1 (0.27%) Social Media
8 1 (0.27%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 80 (21.56%) Linux
2 58 (15.63%) Windows
3 30 (8.09%) UNIX
4 23 (6.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (5.12%) CentOS
6 12 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.16%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.35%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.27%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (30.73%) Network Management
2 70 (18.87%) Load Balancing
3 55 (14.82%) Network Design
4 52 (14.02%) ITIL
5 40 (10.78%) Capacity Management
6 25 (6.74%) Change Management
7 22 (5.93%) Mentoring
8 21 (5.66%) Kalman Filter
9 18 (4.85%) Service Delivery
9 18 (4.85%) Validation
10 13 (3.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (3.50%) Change Control
11 11 (2.96%) Network Monitoring
12 10 (2.70%) Demand Forecasting
12 10 (2.70%) Configuration Management
12 10 (2.70%) Risk Assessment
13 9 (2.43%) Problem Management
13 9 (2.43%) Capacity Planning
14 8 (2.16%) Information Security
14 8 (2.16%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.12%) Perl
2 8 (2.16%) Shell Script
2 8 (2.16%) Bash Shell
3 7 (1.89%) SQL
4 6 (1.62%) Python
5 4 (1.08%) PHP
5 4 (1.08%) C
Qualifications
1 185 (49.87%) Cisco Certification
2 137 (36.93%) CCNP
3 96 (25.88%) CCNA
4 44 (11.86%) Security Cleared
5 42 (11.32%) CCIE
6 27 (7.28%) JNCIA
7 24 (6.47%) Degree
8 21 (5.66%) SC Cleared
9 19 (5.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (4.58%) CCIP
10 17 (4.58%) JNCIS
11 16 (4.31%) CCSE
12 15 (4.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 15 (4.04%) MCSE
13 11 (2.96%) CISSP
13 11 (2.96%) JNCIE
14 10 (2.70%) CCSA
14 10 (2.70%) CCSP
15 9 (2.43%) CCDP
16 7 (1.89%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.70%) SLA
2 29 (7.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.35%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.08%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.81%) COBIT
5 3 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 37 (9.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (9.43%) vSphere
3 23 (6.20%) Active Directory
4 19 (5.12%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (4.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 12 (3.23%) XenApp
6 12 (3.23%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.89%) Hyper-V
8 5 (1.35%) ProxySG
8 5 (1.35%) vCloud
9 1 (0.27%) Snort
9 1 (0.27%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 19 (5.12%) SolarWinds Orion
2 17 (4.58%) CiscoWorks
2 17 (4.58%) HP NNM
3 15 (4.04%) Zenoss
4 10 (2.70%) Nagios
5 9 (2.43%) Netcool
5 9 (2.43%) Cacti
6 8 (2.16%) Foglight
7 7 (1.89%) SmokePing
8 5 (1.35%) Puppet
8 5 (1.35%) FortiGate
8 5 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.35%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.35%) SCCM
8 5 (1.35%) SCOM
9 3 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.54%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (0.27%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 325 (87.60%) Cisco
2 185 (49.87%) Juniper
3 107 (28.84%) F5
4 90 (24.26%) CheckPoint
5 57 (15.36%) VMware
6 43 (11.59%) Microsoft
7 42 (11.32%) Huawei
8 31 (8.36%) SolarWinds
9 26 (7.01%) HP
10 21 (5.66%) Blue Coat
11 19 (5.12%) Citrix
12 18 (4.85%) Fortinet
13 15 (4.04%) Brocade
14 14 (3.77%) Red Hat
15 13 (3.50%) Riverbed
16 11 (2.96%) McAfee
17 9 (2.43%) Polycom
18 7 (1.89%) Redback
18 7 (1.89%) Nokia
18 7 (1.89%) Splunk
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Salary: From £73,200 to £85,200 per annum Pension + Life Cover + Private Medic
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + £7500 shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 3 days ago
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FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car overtime and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
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EarthStream Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Pension, private healthcare and di
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Reigate
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Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
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