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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 250 282 231
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -51
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 206 167 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.99% 0.74% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.69% 3.35% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 135 135 171
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £28,500 £33,525
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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
4391 4990 5120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.17% 22.03% 23.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3521 3755 3985
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 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 31 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 +21 109 £55,000 +15.78% 12
Hampshire +2 30 £45,000 +13.92% 3
Surrey +31 27 £46,250 -3.64% 4
Buckinghamshire +12 15 £52,500 +20.00% 1
Oxfordshire +7 8 £54,000 +44.00% 3
Middlesex +11 6 £40,000 -
East Sussex +26 5 £50,000 -25.92%
Thames Valley - 2 £80,000 -
West Sussex +3 1 £45,000 +63.63%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 454 (95.98%) BGP
2 408 (86.26%) Cisco
3 318 (67.23%) MPLS
3 318 (67.23%) Cisco Certification
4 245 (51.80%) CCNP
5 224 (47.36%) Firewall
6 220 (46.51%) Juniper
7 205 (43.34%) WAN
8 203 (42.92%) TCP/IP
9 182 (38.48%) F5
10 181 (38.27%) LAN
11 179 (37.84%) Data Centre
12 175 (37.00%) EIGRP
13 170 (35.94%) VPN
14 150 (31.71%) Cisco ASA
15 124 (26.22%) CCIE
16 115 (24.31%) Cisco Nexus
17 111 (23.47%) DNS
18 107 (22.62%) VMware
19 105 (22.20%) VLAN
20 104 (21.99%) Cisco IOS
21 103 (21.78%) Load Balancing
21 103 (21.78%) Linux
22 97 (20.51%) IPsec
23 96 (20.30%) CheckPoint
24 92 (19.45%) CCNA
24 92 (19.45%) ITIL
25 87 (18.39%) Telecoms
26 84 (17.76%) Network Security
27 83 (17.55%) VMware Infrastructure

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 30 (6.34%) Lync
2 10 (2.11%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.27%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.27%) Apache
4 4 (0.85%) OpenStack
4 4 (0.85%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.63%) nginx
5 3 (0.63%) Confluence
5 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.63%) MediaWiki
6 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 35 (7.40%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.86%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.90%) MS Office
4 5 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.75%) IaaS
2 4 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.21%) SaaS
3 1 (0.21%) PaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 454 (95.98%) BGP
2 318 (67.23%) MPLS
3 224 (47.36%) Firewall
4 205 (43.34%) WAN
5 203 (42.92%) TCP/IP
6 181 (38.27%) LAN
7 175 (37.00%) EIGRP
8 170 (35.94%) VPN
9 150 (31.71%) Cisco ASA
10 115 (24.31%) Cisco Nexus
11 111 (23.47%) DNS
12 105 (22.20%) VLAN
13 104 (21.99%) Cisco IOS
14 97 (20.51%) IPsec
15 84 (17.76%) Network Security
16 79 (16.70%) VoIP
17 76 (16.07%) HSRP
18 74 (15.64%) RIP
19 63 (13.32%) Wireless
20 60 (12.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.23%) MySQL
2 13 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (2.75%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (2.75%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.54%) Subversion
2 12 (2.54%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.11%) Maven
4 3 (0.63%) JIRA
4 3 (0.63%) Hudson
General
1 87 (18.39%) Telecoms
2 30 (6.34%) Finance
3 16 (3.38%) Manufacturing
4 14 (2.96%) Retail
5 9 (1.90%) Electronics
6 7 (1.48%) Billing
6 7 (1.48%) Games
6 7 (1.48%) Banking
7 6 (1.27%) Back Office
8 4 (0.85%) Legal
9 3 (0.63%) Advertising
10 2 (0.42%) Marketing
11 1 (0.21%) Military
11 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.21%) Automotive
11 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 258 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 93 (19.66%) Senior Network Engineer
3 70 (14.80%) Consultant
4 40 (8.46%) Senior Consultant
5 35 (7.40%) Network Consultant
6 29 (6.13%) Architect
7 28 (5.92%) Network Support
8 23 (4.86%) Support Engineer
9 21 (4.44%) Network Architect
10 20 (4.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 19 (4.02%) Network Support Engineer
12 18 (3.81%) Cisco Engineer
12 18 (3.81%) Senior Network Consultant
13 17 (3.59%) Analyst
14 16 (3.38%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
14 16 (3.38%) Operations Engineer
14 16 (3.38%) Network Operations Engineer
15 15 (3.17%) Network Team Leader
15 15 (3.17%) Technical Consultant
15 15 (3.17%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.07%) CSS
2 11 (2.33%) 802.1X
3 3 (0.63%) LAMP
4 2 (0.42%) SOAP
5 1 (0.21%) Web Services
5 1 (0.21%) RSS
5 1 (0.21%) WAP
5 1 (0.21%) OLE
5 1 (0.21%) RESTful
5 1 (0.21%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 179 (37.84%) Data Centre
2 23 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.96%) Smartphone
5 10 (2.11%) PKI
6 9 (1.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (1.48%) Clustering
7 7 (1.48%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.85%) CESG
9 3 (0.63%) EqualLogic
9 3 (0.63%) Wiki
9 3 (0.63%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.42%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.42%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.42%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.42%) Streaming Music
10 2 (0.42%) DTV
10 2 (0.42%) GIS
11 1 (0.21%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 103 (21.78%) Linux
2 47 (9.94%) UNIX
3 37 (7.82%) Windows
4 13 (2.75%) Ubuntu
5 11 (2.33%) CentOS
6 6 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.27%) Debian
7 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.21%) Solaris
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (21.78%) Load Balancing
2 92 (19.45%) ITIL
3 73 (15.43%) Network Design
4 63 (13.32%) Network Management
5 41 (8.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 31 (6.55%) Service Delivery
7 27 (5.71%) Incident Management
7 27 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
8 24 (5.07%) Network Architecture
9 23 (4.86%) Migration
10 22 (4.65%) Risk Management
11 21 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (4.02%) Demand Management
13 18 (3.81%) Configuration Management
14 17 (3.59%) Security Architecture
14 17 (3.59%) WAN Optimisation
15 16 (3.38%) Continuous Improvement
15 16 (3.38%) Capacity Planning
15 16 (3.38%) Business Continuity
16 14 (2.96%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (11.63%) Perl
2 33 (6.98%) Python
3 22 (4.65%) Ruby
4 16 (3.38%) C
5 15 (3.17%) Bash Shell
6 13 (2.75%) Java
7 8 (1.69%) PHP
8 7 (1.48%) SQL
8 7 (1.48%) Tcl
9 6 (1.27%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.63%) Ada
11 1 (0.21%) R
11 1 (0.21%) Korn
11 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 318 (67.23%) Cisco Certification
2 245 (51.80%) CCNP
3 124 (26.22%) CCIE
4 92 (19.45%) CCNA
5 60 (12.68%) CCDP
6 54 (11.42%) Degree
7 28 (5.92%) Security Cleared
8 27 (5.71%) CCIP
9 22 (4.65%) CCSP
10 21 (4.44%) CCSE
11 20 (4.23%) Check Point Certification
11 20 (4.23%) SC Cleared
12 18 (3.81%) CCSA
13 16 (3.38%) CCDA
13 16 (3.38%) JNCIS
14 15 (3.17%) JNCIA
15 13 (2.75%) JNCIP
16 10 (2.11%) CISSP
17 8 (1.69%) RHCE
18 6 (1.27%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.61%) SLA
2 8 (1.69%) QA
3 3 (0.63%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 83 (17.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.38%) KVM
3 14 (2.96%) vSphere
4 11 (2.33%) Xen
5 10 (2.11%) ProxySG
6 7 (1.48%) VMware ESX
6 7 (1.48%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.27%) Samba
7 6 (1.27%) XenServer
7 6 (1.27%) iptables
8 5 (1.06%) FreeRADIUS
9 4 (0.85%) Ceph
10 3 (0.63%) NFS
10 3 (0.63%) Postfix
10 3 (0.63%) XenApp
11 2 (0.42%) vCloud
12 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (3.59%) Puppet
1 17 (3.59%) FortiGate
2 14 (2.96%) Nagios
3 8 (1.69%) SELinux
4 7 (1.48%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.06%) CiscoWorks
7 4 (0.85%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.85%) Icinga
8 3 (0.63%) vMotion
8 3 (0.63%) Salt
8 3 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.63%) WMI
9 2 (0.42%) SCCM
9 2 (0.42%) Netcool
9 2 (0.42%) HP NNM
9 2 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.21%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.21%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 408 (86.26%) Cisco
2 220 (46.51%) Juniper
3 182 (38.48%) F5
4 107 (22.62%) VMware
5 96 (20.30%) CheckPoint
6 47 (9.94%) Microsoft
7 40 (8.46%) Riverbed
8 28 (5.92%) HP
8 28 (5.92%) Citrix
9 24 (5.07%) Avaya
10 23 (4.86%) Aerohive Networks
11 21 (4.44%) Blue Coat
11 21 (4.44%) Huawei
12 16 (3.38%) Red Hat
12 16 (3.38%) SolarWinds
13 12 (2.54%) Fortinet
14 11 (2.33%) Radware
14 11 (2.33%) Aruba
15 8 (1.69%) Websense
15 8 (1.69%) Oracle
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