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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 253 252 318
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +66
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 215 229 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.12% 1.10% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.37% 4.94% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 200 181 107
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,050 £53,700
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +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
4005 4634 4316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.78% 22.18% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3394 3567 3391
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £25,000
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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 +8 108 £55,000 +3.67% 8
Surrey +17 40 £37,750 -20.52% 9
Hampshire +10 36 £39,500 -4.24% 5
Buckinghamshire 0 21 £29,500 -26.25% 4
Oxfordshire -4 13 £50,000 +29.87% 6
Kent +2 2 £53,188 +10.23% 1
West Sussex -1 2 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Middlesex +12 1 £40,000 +14.28%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 357 (94.44%) BGP
2 314 (83.07%) Cisco
3 300 (79.37%) MPLS
4 296 (78.31%) Cisco Certification
5 261 (69.05%) CCNP
6 214 (56.61%) Juniper
7 194 (51.32%) Firewall
8 173 (45.77%) WAN
9 149 (39.42%) VPN
10 134 (35.45%) CCNA
11 132 (34.92%) F5
12 120 (31.75%) TCP/IP
13 119 (31.48%) Cisco ASA
14 117 (30.95%) Wireless
15 105 (27.78%) LAN
16 102 (26.98%) CheckPoint
17 99 (26.19%) Data Centre
18 94 (24.87%) VLAN
19 91 (24.07%) EIGRP
20 90 (23.81%) Telecoms
21 85 (22.49%) VoIP
21 85 (22.49%) Cisco Nexus
22 82 (21.69%) Linux
22 82 (21.69%) IPsec
23 80 (21.16%) Load Balancing
24 76 (20.11%) VMware
25 63 (16.67%) Ethernet
26 62 (16.40%) CCIE
27 61 (16.14%) ITIL
28 56 (14.81%) SSL

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 13 (3.44%) OpenStack
2 10 (2.65%) Skype for Business
3 7 (1.85%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.06%) Apache
6 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.12%) IaaS
2 6 (1.59%) SaaS
3 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.53%) PaaS
4 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 357 (94.44%) BGP
2 300 (79.37%) MPLS
3 194 (51.32%) Firewall
4 173 (45.77%) WAN
5 149 (39.42%) VPN
6 120 (31.75%) TCP/IP
7 119 (31.48%) Cisco ASA
8 117 (30.95%) Wireless
9 105 (27.78%) LAN
10 94 (24.87%) VLAN
11 91 (24.07%) EIGRP
12 85 (22.49%) Cisco Nexus
12 85 (22.49%) VoIP
13 82 (21.69%) IPsec
14 63 (16.67%) Ethernet
15 56 (14.81%) SSL
16 54 (14.29%) DNS
17 51 (13.49%) Internet
18 49 (12.96%) HSRP
19 43 (11.38%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.12%) MySQL
2 6 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (1.32%) Subversion
2 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
General
1 90 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 49 (12.96%) Finance
3 16 (4.23%) French Language
3 16 (4.23%) German Language
4 13 (3.44%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.38%) Retail
6 8 (2.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.32%) Banking
8 2 (0.53%) Electronics
8 2 (0.53%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 212 (56.08%) Network Engineer
2 68 (17.99%) Senior Network Engineer
3 59 (15.61%) Cisco Engineer
4 46 (12.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 38 (10.05%) Support Engineer
6 37 (9.79%) Architect
7 33 (8.73%) Network Architect
8 31 (8.20%) Network Support
9 30 (7.94%) Consultant
10 29 (7.67%) Operations Engineer
11 28 (7.41%) Network Support Engineer
12 27 (7.14%) Network Operations Engineer
13 25 (6.61%) NOC Engineer
13 25 (6.61%) Switch Engineer
14 20 (5.29%) Network Design Engineer
15 19 (5.03%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
15 19 (5.03%) Senior Operations Engineer
16 18 (4.76%) Data Network Engineer
16 18 (4.76%) Juniper Engineer
17 16 (4.23%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.44%) CSS
2 6 (1.59%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.59%) XMPP
3 3 (0.79%) HTML
3 3 (0.79%) LAMP
3 3 (0.79%) Unreal Engine
3 3 (0.79%) Web Services
4 2 (0.53%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 99 (26.19%) Data Centre
2 16 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.06%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.06%) iPad
6 4 (1.06%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.79%) Clustering
7 3 (0.79%) PKI
8 2 (0.53%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.53%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.53%) Physics
8 2 (0.53%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.53%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.26%) PMI
9 1 (0.26%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 82 (21.69%) Linux
2 31 (8.20%) Unix
3 26 (6.88%) Windows
4 20 (5.29%) CentOS
5 6 (1.59%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.79%) Debian
6 3 (0.79%) Solaris
7 2 (0.53%) OpenBSD
7 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (21.16%) Load Balancing
2 61 (16.14%) ITIL
3 42 (11.11%) Network Design
3 42 (11.11%) Presales
4 40 (10.58%) Network Management
5 37 (9.79%) High Availability
6 36 (9.52%) Network Architecture
7 22 (5.82%) Change Management
7 22 (5.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (5.29%) ITIL V3
9 17 (4.50%) Service Delivery
10 16 (4.23%) Capacity Planning
10 16 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (3.70%) Capacity Management
11 14 (3.70%) Mentoring
12 13 (3.44%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (3.17%) Configuration Management
14 11 (2.91%) Data Centre Operations
14 11 (2.91%) Information Security
15 10 (2.65%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 36 (9.52%) Perl
2 26 (6.88%) Python
3 20 (5.29%) Bash Shell
4 6 (1.59%) C
4 6 (1.59%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.32%) PHP
5 5 (1.32%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.32%) SQL
6 3 (0.79%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 296 (78.31%) Cisco Certification
2 261 (69.05%) CCNP
3 134 (35.45%) CCNA
4 62 (16.40%) CCIE
5 54 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 52 (13.76%) SC Cleared
7 44 (11.64%) JNCIA
8 42 (11.11%) CCSP
9 37 (9.79%) CCDA
10 34 (8.99%) JNCIP
11 31 (8.20%) CCIP
12 24 (6.35%) CCDP
13 21 (5.56%) Degree
14 19 (5.03%) JNCIE
15 16 (4.23%) JNCIS
16 12 (3.17%) Check Point Certification
17 9 (2.38%) CCSA
17 9 (2.38%) CCSE
17 9 (2.38%) CCVP
17 9 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.88%) SLA
2 2 (0.53%) QA
3 1 (0.26%) COBIT
3 1 (0.26%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.26%) SAS 70
System Software
1 56 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.91%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.38%) iptables
4 3 (0.79%) Corosync
4 3 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.79%) Postfix
5 2 (0.53%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.26%) KVM
6 1 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (4.50%) Puppet
2 9 (2.38%) Netcool
3 8 (2.12%) Cisco UCCE
3 8 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.06%) HP NNM
4 4 (1.06%) OpenView
5 3 (0.79%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.79%) Nagios
6 2 (0.53%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.53%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.53%) SmoothWall
6 2 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.26%) Cacti
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.26%) RSA enVision
7 1 (0.26%) SCCM
7 1 (0.26%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.26%) yum
7 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 314 (83.07%) Cisco
2 214 (56.61%) Juniper
3 132 (34.92%) F5
4 102 (26.98%) CheckPoint
5 76 (20.11%) VMware
6 54 (14.29%) Palo Alto
7 38 (10.05%) Microsoft
7 38 (10.05%) Riverbed
8 27 (7.14%) Avaya
9 26 (6.88%) Blue Coat
10 22 (5.82%) Red Hat
11 21 (5.56%) Brocade
12 18 (4.76%) SolarWinds
13 17 (4.50%) HP
14 16 (4.23%) Forcepoint
15 13 (3.44%) ION Trading
16 12 (3.17%) NetScout
17 11 (2.91%) Aruba
18 9 (2.38%) Radware
19 8 (2.12%) Ericsson
Reading
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Premier IT
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum +15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + negotiable with benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance + package
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Up to £30,000 plus 20% shift
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 45,000 - 60,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + £5000 Car Allowance + £3000 on Call
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £37,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 base salary plus 10% bonus plus benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary Details circa £50k + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + company bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car (10%), Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £77000 per annum + Car (10%), Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
Franklin Fitch
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Reigate
aap3
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Reigate
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Reigate
aap3
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benfits
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxford
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 15 days ago