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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 220 279 223
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -56
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 268 193 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.26% 0.82% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.77% 3.94% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 188 129 181
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
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
4647 4894 5306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.88% 20.70% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3489 3832 4256
Average salary £44,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.95% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 5 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 5 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 -5 107 £52,500 +14.13% 11
Hampshire +20 63 £57,500 +55.40% 4
Surrey +39 36 £46,250 +2.77% 3
East Sussex +19 20 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +23 19 £54,500 +73.01% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 13 £50,000 +85.18% 2
West Sussex +4 8 £55,000 +35.80% 1
Kent +8 2 £47,000 +4.44%
Middlesex +13 1 £34,000 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 471 (94.77%) BGP
2 436 (87.73%) Cisco
3 340 (68.41%) MPLS
4 329 (66.20%) Cisco Certification
5 261 (52.52%) CCNP
6 249 (50.10%) Firewall
7 238 (47.89%) WAN
8 231 (46.48%) Juniper
9 203 (40.85%) TCP/IP
10 190 (38.23%) EIGRP
11 177 (35.61%) LAN
12 172 (34.61%) F5
13 166 (33.40%) VPN
14 148 (29.78%) Cisco ASA
15 128 (25.75%) VLAN
16 121 (24.35%) CheckPoint
17 116 (23.34%) CCIE
18 113 (22.74%) DNS
18 113 (22.74%) Linux
19 112 (22.54%) VoIP
20 109 (21.93%) VMware
21 107 (21.53%) CCNA
22 102 (20.52%) Network Security
23 93 (18.71%) IPsec
24 92 (18.51%) ITIL
25 91 (18.31%) Load Balancing
26 85 (17.10%) Cisco Nexus
26 85 (17.10%) HSRP
27 83 (16.70%) VMware Infrastructure
28 80 (16.10%) Cisco IOS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 46 (9.26%) Lync
2 16 (3.22%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.21%) Apache
4 10 (2.01%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.41%) Moodle
6 6 (1.21%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.80%) nginx
8 3 (0.60%) Confluence
8 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.60%) MediaWiki
9 2 (0.40%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (6.24%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.23%) MS Office
3 8 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.43%) IaaS
2 15 (3.02%) Office 365
3 6 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.80%) SaaS
6 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 471 (94.77%) BGP
2 340 (68.41%) MPLS
3 249 (50.10%) Firewall
4 238 (47.89%) WAN
5 203 (40.85%) TCP/IP
6 190 (38.23%) EIGRP
7 177 (35.61%) LAN
8 166 (33.40%) VPN
9 148 (29.78%) Cisco ASA
10 128 (25.75%) VLAN
11 113 (22.74%) DNS
12 112 (22.54%) VoIP
13 102 (20.52%) Network Security
14 93 (18.71%) IPsec
15 85 (17.10%) Cisco Nexus
15 85 (17.10%) HSRP
16 80 (16.10%) Cisco IOS
17 75 (15.09%) Ethernet
18 74 (14.89%) Wireless
19 73 (14.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.23%) MySQL
2 13 (2.62%) Relational Database
2 13 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (1.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.40%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (2.82%) Subversion
2 13 (2.62%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.41%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.01%) Maven
5 4 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.60%) Hudson
6 3 (0.60%) JIRA
General
1 65 (13.08%) Telecoms
2 28 (5.63%) Finance
3 18 (3.62%) Retail
4 14 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.61%) Electronics
6 7 (1.41%) Billing
7 4 (0.80%) Legal
7 4 (0.80%) Banking
8 3 (0.60%) Marketing
8 3 (0.60%) Advertising
8 3 (0.60%) Back Office
9 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) Games
10 1 (0.20%) Military
10 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 280 (56.34%) Network Engineer
2 113 (22.74%) Senior Network Engineer
3 60 (12.07%) Consultant
4 34 (6.84%) Support Engineer
5 32 (6.44%) Network Support
6 29 (5.84%) Senior Consultant
7 25 (5.03%) Network Consultant
8 23 (4.63%) Operations Engineer
9 22 (4.43%) Network Support Engineer
10 20 (4.02%) Senior Operations Engineer
10 20 (4.02%) Network Operations Engineer
11 19 (3.82%) Team Leader
11 19 (3.82%) Architect
12 18 (3.62%) Network Team Leader
13 17 (3.42%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
13 17 (3.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 16 (3.22%) IP Engineer
15 14 (2.82%) Network Manager
15 14 (2.82%) Cisco Engineer
16 13 (2.62%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.21%) CSS
2 7 (1.41%) LAMP
3 5 (1.01%) Web Services
4 2 (0.40%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (0.40%) RESTful
5 1 (0.20%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (0.20%) XMPP
5 1 (0.20%) WAP
5 1 (0.20%) RSS
5 1 (0.20%) SOAP
5 1 (0.20%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.02%) Smartphone
3 9 (1.81%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.41%) Open Source
4 7 (1.41%) CMDB
4 7 (1.41%) VLE
5 6 (1.21%) Clustering
6 5 (1.01%) EqualLogic
6 5 (1.01%) PKI
6 5 (1.01%) Public Cloud
7 4 (0.80%) CESG
7 4 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (0.80%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.60%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.60%) Wiki
8 3 (0.60%) DTV
8 3 (0.60%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.40%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.40%) GIS
9 2 (0.40%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 113 (22.74%) Linux
2 48 (9.66%) Windows
3 40 (8.05%) UNIX
4 20 (4.02%) Ubuntu
5 13 (2.62%) Debian
6 12 (2.41%) CentOS
7 11 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.21%) Solaris
10 5 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.40%) OpenBSD
11 2 (0.40%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (18.51%) ITIL
2 91 (18.31%) Load Balancing
3 72 (14.49%) Network Design
4 42 (8.45%) Network Management
5 40 (8.05%) Network Architecture
6 34 (6.84%) Migration
6 34 (6.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 33 (6.64%) Network Monitoring
8 30 (6.04%) Security Architecture
9 27 (5.43%) Project Management
10 25 (5.03%) WAN Optimisation
10 25 (5.03%) Penetration Testing
11 24 (4.83%) Mentoring
12 23 (4.63%) Vulnerability Management
13 21 (4.23%) Configuration Management
14 18 (3.62%) Service Delivery
15 17 (3.42%) Incident Management
15 17 (3.42%) Demand Management
15 17 (3.42%) Kalman Filter
15 17 (3.42%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (5.84%) Perl
2 23 (4.63%) Python
3 17 (3.42%) Ruby
4 13 (2.62%) Java
5 11 (2.21%) SQL
6 10 (2.01%) C
6 10 (2.01%) PHP
7 8 (1.61%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.60%) Ada
8 3 (0.60%) Tcl
8 3 (0.60%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.40%) Erlang
10 1 (0.20%) R
10 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.20%) Korn
Qualifications
1 329 (66.20%) Cisco Certification
2 261 (52.52%) CCNP
3 116 (23.34%) CCIE
4 107 (21.53%) CCNA
5 52 (10.46%) CCDP
6 45 (9.05%) Degree
7 36 (7.24%) CCIP
8 35 (7.04%) CCSP
9 22 (4.43%) JNCIS
10 20 (4.02%) CCSA
11 18 (3.62%) CCDA
12 17 (3.42%) CCSE
13 15 (3.02%) Security Cleared
14 13 (2.62%) JNCIA
15 10 (2.01%) CISSP
16 8 (1.61%) SC Cleared
17 7 (1.41%) JNCIP
18 5 (1.01%) RHCE
19 4 (0.80%) JNCIE
20 3 (0.60%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.65%) SLA
2 9 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.61%) QA
4 3 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) BS25999
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 83 (16.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (4.23%) Active Directory
3 17 (3.42%) vSphere
3 17 (3.42%) KVM
4 13 (2.62%) Xen
5 12 (2.41%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.41%) XenServer
6 7 (1.41%) Samba
7 5 (1.01%) Kamailio
7 5 (1.01%) ProxySG
8 4 (0.80%) Ceph
8 4 (0.80%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.80%) NFS
8 4 (0.80%) XenApp
8 4 (0.80%) OpenSIPS
9 3 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.60%) FreeRADIUS
9 3 (0.60%) Postfix
9 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.60%) iptables
Systems Management
1 14 (2.82%) Nagios
2 12 (2.41%) Puppet
3 9 (1.81%) Icinga
4 7 (1.41%) FortiGate
5 5 (1.01%) Cacti
5 5 (1.01%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (1.01%) Legato
6 4 (0.80%) WMI
6 4 (0.80%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.80%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (0.60%) Salt
7 3 (0.60%) SELinux
7 3 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.60%) SCOM
8 2 (0.40%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.20%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.20%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.20%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.20%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 436 (87.73%) Cisco
2 231 (46.48%) Juniper
3 172 (34.61%) F5
4 121 (24.35%) CheckPoint
5 109 (21.93%) VMware
6 52 (10.46%) Microsoft
7 41 (8.25%) HP
8 32 (6.44%) Citrix
9 30 (6.04%) Riverbed
10 23 (4.63%) Huawei
11 21 (4.23%) Avaya
12 18 (3.62%) SolarWinds
13 17 (3.42%) Aerohive Networks
14 15 (3.02%) Nokia
15 12 (2.41%) Blue Coat
15 12 (2.41%) Red Hat
16 9 (1.81%) Radware
17 8 (1.61%) NetApp
17 8 (1.61%) Aruba
18 7 (1.41%) Fortinet
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Please apply for full details
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65k basic + £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £54000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
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BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and comprehensive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Three
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 10 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
BAE Systems
Posted: 11 days ago
Camberley
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
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Surrey
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Farnborough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% bonus
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Farnborough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
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Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus
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