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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 234 273 252
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -21
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 227 150 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.09% 0.72% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% 3.53% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 176 130 164
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £34,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
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
4540 4246 5077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.89% 20.51% 23.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3492 3300 4104
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +25 96 £53,050 +17.88% 7
Hampshire +5 49 £49,250 +31.68% 5
Surrey -11 31 £50,000 +11.11% 3
East Sussex +2 20 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Buckinghamshire - 13 £40,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +11 11 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Kent +8 9 £47,000 +4.44%
Middlesex +2 1 £34,000 -32.00%
West Sussex -5 1 £42,500 -15.84%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 438 (94.81%) BGP
2 402 (87.01%) Cisco
3 311 (67.32%) Cisco Certification
4 304 (65.80%) MPLS
5 269 (58.23%) Firewall
6 241 (52.16%) Juniper
7 240 (51.95%) CCNP
8 221 (47.84%) WAN
9 187 (40.48%) TCP/IP
10 169 (36.58%) VPN
11 154 (33.33%) LAN
11 154 (33.33%) EIGRP
12 145 (31.39%) CCNA
13 136 (29.44%) Network Security
14 135 (29.22%) F5
15 133 (28.79%) CheckPoint
16 124 (26.84%) Cisco ASA
17 121 (26.19%) VoIP
18 109 (23.59%) VLAN
19 100 (21.65%) SSL
20 99 (21.43%) DNS
21 98 (21.21%) VMware
22 96 (20.78%) IPsec
23 90 (19.48%) CCIE
24 89 (19.26%) Linux
25 88 (19.05%) Ethernet
26 82 (17.75%) Cisco Nexus
27 81 (17.53%) ITIL
28 75 (16.23%) Wireless
28 75 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 38 (8.23%) Lync
2 26 (5.63%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.81%) Moodle
4 12 (2.60%) Apache
5 8 (1.73%) nginx
6 5 (1.08%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.65%) MediaWiki
7 3 (0.65%) Confluence
8 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.43%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (6.28%) MS Office
2 21 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.19%) IaaS
2 21 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
3 20 (4.33%) Office 365
4 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.08%) SaaS
6 2 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 438 (94.81%) BGP
2 304 (65.80%) MPLS
3 269 (58.23%) Firewall
4 221 (47.84%) WAN
5 187 (40.48%) TCP/IP
6 169 (36.58%) VPN
7 154 (33.33%) LAN
7 154 (33.33%) EIGRP
8 136 (29.44%) Network Security
9 124 (26.84%) Cisco ASA
10 121 (26.19%) VoIP
11 109 (23.59%) VLAN
12 100 (21.65%) SSL
13 99 (21.43%) DNS
14 96 (20.78%) IPsec
15 88 (19.05%) Ethernet
16 82 (17.75%) Cisco Nexus
17 75 (16.23%) Wireless
18 70 (15.15%) Cisco IOS
19 61 (13.20%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.03%) MySQL
2 5 (1.08%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (0.87%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.43%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (1.73%) Git (software)
1 8 (1.73%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.52%) JIRA
3 6 (1.30%) Subversion
4 4 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.65%) Hudson
6 1 (0.22%) Maven
General
1 57 (12.34%) Telecoms
2 38 (8.23%) Finance
3 11 (2.38%) Retail
4 7 (1.52%) Banking
5 4 (0.87%) Billing
5 4 (0.87%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.65%) Marketing
6 3 (0.65%) Legal
6 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.65%) Advertising
7 2 (0.43%) Electronics
8 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.22%) French Language
8 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 262 (56.71%) Network Engineer
2 98 (21.21%) Senior Network Engineer
3 46 (9.96%) Consultant
4 34 (7.36%) Architect
5 30 (6.49%) Security Engineer
6 29 (6.28%) Network Security Engineer
6 29 (6.28%) Support Engineer
7 22 (4.76%) Network Architect
8 21 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
9 20 (4.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
10 18 (3.90%) NOC Engineer
11 17 (3.68%) Network Consultant
12 16 (3.46%) Network Operations Engineer
13 15 (3.25%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
13 15 (3.25%) Network Support
14 14 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
15 13 (2.81%) Team Leader
16 12 (2.60%) Network Designer
16 12 (2.60%) 3rd Line Support
16 12 (2.60%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.52%) LAMP
2 5 (1.08%) Web Services
3 2 (0.43%) RESTful
3 2 (0.43%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (0.22%) OLE
4 1 (0.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (2.81%) VLE
3 12 (2.60%) CMDB
4 7 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (1.52%) Data Integration
5 6 (1.30%) Open Source
6 5 (1.08%) Smartphone
7 4 (0.87%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.87%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.87%) PKI
8 3 (0.65%) Wiki
8 3 (0.65%) EqualLogic
8 3 (0.65%) Handset
8 3 (0.65%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.43%) DTV
9 2 (0.43%) IVR
10 1 (0.22%) Clustering
10 1 (0.22%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 89 (19.26%) Linux
2 56 (12.12%) Windows
3 30 (6.49%) UNIX
4 17 (3.68%) CentOS
5 15 (3.25%) Ubuntu
6 13 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (2.38%) Debian
8 9 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.30%) Solaris
10 4 (0.87%) SUSE
11 3 (0.65%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.43%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (17.53%) ITIL
2 66 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 53 (11.47%) Network Design
4 43 (9.31%) Network Management
5 40 (8.66%) Project Management
6 37 (8.01%) Migration
7 30 (6.49%) Problem Management
7 30 (6.49%) Network Architecture
8 26 (5.63%) Mentoring
9 25 (5.41%) Security Architecture
9 25 (5.41%) Change Management
9 25 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 24 (5.19%) Kalman Filter
11 21 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
11 21 (4.55%) WAN Optimisation
12 19 (4.11%) Vulnerability Management
12 19 (4.11%) Penetration Testing
13 16 (3.46%) Service Delivery
14 15 (3.25%) Business Continuity
14 15 (3.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.03%) Perl
2 12 (2.60%) SQL
3 11 (2.38%) PHP
4 9 (1.95%) Ruby
4 9 (1.95%) Bash Shell
5 7 (1.52%) Python
6 4 (0.87%) C
6 4 (0.87%) Java
6 4 (0.87%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.65%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.43%) Erlang
9 1 (0.22%) R
Qualifications
1 311 (67.32%) Cisco Certification
2 240 (51.95%) CCNP
3 145 (31.39%) CCNA
4 90 (19.48%) CCIE
5 40 (8.66%) CCSP
6 36 (7.79%) CCIP
7 33 (7.14%) CCDP
7 33 (7.14%) Degree
8 29 (6.28%) JNCIA
9 22 (4.76%) CCSA
10 20 (4.33%) Security Cleared
11 19 (4.11%) CCSE
12 16 (3.46%) CCDA
13 13 (2.81%) JNCIS
14 11 (2.38%) VCP4
15 9 (1.95%) CISSP
16 8 (1.73%) JNCIE
17 6 (1.30%) SC Cleared
17 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
18 5 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (12.77%) SLA
2 13 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.60%) PCI DSS
4 10 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.22%) QA
5 1 (0.22%) BS25999
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 75 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 17 (3.68%) vSphere
4 9 (1.95%) XenServer
4 9 (1.95%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.95%) Samba
5 7 (1.52%) Postfix
5 7 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.30%) Firmware
6 6 (1.30%) ProxySG
7 4 (0.87%) Kamailio
7 4 (0.87%) OpenSIPS
7 4 (0.87%) KVM
8 3 (0.65%) vCloud
8 3 (0.65%) Xen
8 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.65%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.65%) XenApp
9 2 (0.43%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.43%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (1.95%) FortiGate
2 8 (1.73%) SolarWinds Orion
2 8 (1.73%) Puppet
3 7 (1.52%) Cacti
3 7 (1.52%) Nagios
3 7 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.08%) Icinga
4 5 (1.08%) Legato
4 5 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (0.65%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.65%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (0.65%) Salt
6 2 (0.43%) WMI
6 2 (0.43%) Netcool
6 2 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.43%) SCOM
7 1 (0.22%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.22%) Foglight
7 1 (0.22%) OPNET
Vendors
1 402 (87.01%) Cisco
2 241 (52.16%) Juniper
3 135 (29.22%) F5
4 133 (28.79%) CheckPoint
5 98 (21.21%) VMware
6 46 (9.96%) Microsoft
7 37 (8.01%) HP
8 33 (7.14%) SolarWinds
9 24 (5.19%) Citrix
10 21 (4.55%) Avaya
11 20 (4.33%) Huawei
12 19 (4.11%) Nokia
13 16 (3.46%) Riverbed
14 14 (3.03%) McAfee
15 13 (2.81%) Aruba
16 11 (2.38%) ServiceNow
16 11 (2.38%) NetScout
16 11 (2.38%) Blue Coat
17 10 (2.16%) Fortinet
17 10 (2.16%) Red Hat
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South East England
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and comprehensive
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + £7500 shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Salary: Unspecified Benefits and training
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Farnborough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Reigate
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 22 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 25 days ago