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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 262 272 221
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -51
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 200 174 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.95% 0.77% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.58% 3.43% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 150 143 174
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £59,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
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
4370 5074 4797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.67% 22.53% 22.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3525 3748 3715
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +15 96 £51,250 +13.88% 7
Surrey +20 38 £42,500 -10.52% 5
Hampshire +17 28 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 16 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Middlesex - 9 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire +5 8 £54,000 +20.00% 2
West Sussex - 3 £45,000 -
Thames Valley - 2 £80,000 -
East Sussex +10 1 £46,000 -3.15%
Kent -12 1 £47,500 +26.66%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 436 (96.25%) BGP
2 397 (87.64%) Cisco
3 310 (68.43%) Cisco Certification
4 307 (67.77%) MPLS
5 243 (53.64%) CCNP
6 226 (49.89%) Juniper
7 218 (48.12%) Firewall
8 183 (40.40%) TCP/IP
9 179 (39.51%) VPN
10 178 (39.29%) WAN
11 171 (37.75%) F5
12 166 (36.64%) Data Centre
13 161 (35.54%) LAN
14 155 (34.22%) Cisco ASA
15 149 (32.89%) EIGRP
16 116 (25.61%) Cisco Nexus
17 113 (24.94%) Load Balancing
18 110 (24.28%) CCIE
19 109 (24.06%) DNS
20 103 (22.74%) IPsec
21 102 (22.52%) Linux
21 102 (22.52%) Cisco IOS
22 101 (22.30%) VMware
23 100 (22.08%) CCNA
24 96 (21.19%) VLAN
25 94 (20.75%) CheckPoint
25 94 (20.75%) Telecoms
26 83 (18.32%) ITIL
27 81 (17.88%) VMware Infrastructure
28 79 (17.44%) HSRP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 19 (4.19%) Lync
2 8 (1.77%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.55%) Tomcat
3 7 (1.55%) OpenStack
4 6 (1.32%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.66%) Apache
5 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.44%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 33 (7.28%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.30%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.99%) IaaS
2 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.66%) SaaS
3 1 (0.22%) PaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Office 365
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 436 (96.25%) BGP
2 307 (67.77%) MPLS
3 218 (48.12%) Firewall
4 183 (40.40%) TCP/IP
5 179 (39.51%) VPN
6 178 (39.29%) WAN
7 161 (35.54%) LAN
8 155 (34.22%) Cisco ASA
9 149 (32.89%) EIGRP
10 116 (25.61%) Cisco Nexus
11 109 (24.06%) DNS
12 103 (22.74%) IPsec
13 102 (22.52%) Cisco IOS
14 96 (21.19%) VLAN
15 79 (17.44%) HSRP
16 72 (15.89%) RIP
17 68 (15.01%) VoIP
18 67 (14.79%) Wireless
19 66 (14.57%) Network Security
20 60 (13.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.87%) MySQL
2 7 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (1.55%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.32%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (1.77%) Subversion
2 7 (1.55%) Maven
2 7 (1.55%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.32%) Git (software)
General
1 94 (20.75%) Telecoms
2 38 (8.39%) Finance
3 17 (3.75%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.65%) Retail
5 9 (1.99%) Banking
5 9 (1.99%) Electronics
6 8 (1.77%) Games
7 7 (1.55%) Billing
8 5 (1.10%) Back Office
9 2 (0.44%) Advertising
9 2 (0.44%) Marketing
9 2 (0.44%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Military
10 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.22%) Automotive
10 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 249 (54.97%) Network Engineer
2 86 (18.98%) Senior Network Engineer
3 65 (14.35%) Consultant
4 36 (7.95%) Senior Consultant
5 33 (7.28%) Architect
6 30 (6.62%) Network Support
7 29 (6.40%) Network Consultant
8 26 (5.74%) Network Architect
9 24 (5.30%) Support Engineer
10 22 (4.86%) Cisco Engineer
11 21 (4.64%) Network Support Engineer
12 20 (4.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 19 (4.19%) Analyst
14 16 (3.53%) Network Analyst
14 16 (3.53%) Senior Network Consultant
14 16 (3.53%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
14 16 (3.53%) Operations Engineer
14 16 (3.53%) Network Operations Engineer
15 14 (3.09%) Network Team Leader
15 14 (3.09%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.62%) CSS
2 6 (1.32%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.44%) SOAP
4 1 (0.22%) RSS
4 1 (0.22%) WAP
4 1 (0.22%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 166 (36.64%) Data Centre
2 23 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.09%) Smartphone
5 9 (1.99%) PKI
5 9 (1.99%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (1.32%) Clustering
7 4 (0.88%) CESG
8 3 (0.66%) Streaming Music
8 3 (0.66%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.66%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.66%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.44%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.44%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.44%) DTV
9 2 (0.44%) GIS
10 1 (0.22%) PMI
10 1 (0.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 102 (22.52%) Linux
2 49 (10.82%) UNIX
3 34 (7.51%) Windows
4 11 (2.43%) CentOS
5 8 (1.77%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.44%) Debian
7 2 (0.44%) OpenBSD
8 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (24.94%) Load Balancing
2 83 (18.32%) ITIL
3 67 (14.79%) Network Management
4 61 (13.47%) Network Design
5 35 (7.73%) Service Delivery
6 33 (7.28%) Disaster Recovery
7 24 (5.30%) Network Architecture
8 20 (4.42%) Network Monitoring
8 20 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (4.42%) Incident Management
9 18 (3.97%) Migration
10 17 (3.75%) Risk Management
10 17 (3.75%) Configuration Management
10 17 (3.75%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (3.31%) Capacity Planning
11 15 (3.31%) Business Continuity
12 14 (3.09%) Capacity Management
12 14 (3.09%) Demand Management
13 13 (2.87%) Problem Management
13 13 (2.87%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (13.69%) Perl
2 37 (8.17%) Python
3 17 (3.75%) C
3 17 (3.75%) Ruby
3 17 (3.75%) Bash Shell
4 8 (1.77%) Tcl
4 8 (1.77%) Shell Script
5 7 (1.55%) Java
5 7 (1.55%) PHP
6 3 (0.66%) SQL
6 3 (0.66%) Ada
7 1 (0.22%) Korn
7 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 310 (68.43%) Cisco Certification
2 243 (53.64%) CCNP
3 110 (24.28%) CCIE
4 100 (22.08%) CCNA
5 53 (11.70%) Degree
6 51 (11.26%) CCDP
7 38 (8.39%) Security Cleared
8 31 (6.84%) SC Cleared
9 30 (6.62%) CCIP
10 25 (5.52%) CCSP
10 25 (5.52%) JNCIA
11 24 (5.30%) Check Point Certification
12 21 (4.64%) JNCIP
13 17 (3.75%) JNCIS
13 17 (3.75%) CCSE
14 16 (3.53%) CCDA
15 14 (3.09%) CCSA
16 12 (2.65%) CISSP
17 8 (1.77%) JNCIE
18 7 (1.55%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.62%) SLA
2 9 (1.99%) QA
3 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 81 (17.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (3.31%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.43%) ProxySG
3 11 (2.43%) KVM
4 10 (2.21%) vSphere
5 8 (1.77%) Xen
6 6 (1.32%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.32%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.10%) FreeRADIUS
7 5 (1.10%) iptables
8 4 (0.88%) Ceph
9 3 (0.66%) XenApp
10 2 (0.44%) XenServer
10 2 (0.44%) NFS
10 2 (0.44%) Samba
10 2 (0.44%) vCloud
11 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.22%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 18 (3.97%) FortiGate
2 14 (3.09%) Nagios
3 13 (2.87%) Puppet
4 9 (1.99%) SELinux
5 6 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.10%) CiscoWorks
6 5 (1.10%) Netcool
7 4 (0.88%) Icinga
8 3 (0.66%) vMotion
8 3 (0.66%) HP NNM
8 3 (0.66%) SCCM
9 2 (0.44%) WMI
9 2 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.22%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.22%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.22%) SCOM
10 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 397 (87.64%) Cisco
2 226 (49.89%) Juniper
3 171 (37.75%) F5
4 101 (22.30%) VMware
5 94 (20.75%) CheckPoint
6 44 (9.71%) Microsoft
7 43 (9.49%) Riverbed
8 25 (5.52%) Blue Coat
8 25 (5.52%) Avaya
9 24 (5.30%) HP
10 22 (4.86%) Citrix
11 18 (3.97%) Aerohive Networks
12 16 (3.53%) Huawei
13 15 (3.31%) SolarWinds
13 15 (3.31%) Red Hat
14 12 (2.65%) Fortinet
15 11 (2.43%) Aruba
16 10 (2.21%) Websense
16 10 (2.21%) Radware
17 9 (1.99%) Brocade
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