The first table below looks at the demand for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 209 194 189
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 15 16 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.31% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.45% 1.90% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 29
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1038 842 1086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.88% 16.14% 19.49%
Number of salaries quoted 874 698 922
Average salary £35,000 £38,472 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.02% +9.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
England

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

OSPF
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the South West region.

OSPF Salary Trend in the South West

OSPF
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

OSPF Salary Histogram in the South West

OSPF
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
Wiltshire -9 5 £47,500 -5.00%
Bristol -3 4 - - 1
Devon - 3 £67,500 -
Dorset - 2 - -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 20 (71.43%) Cisco
1 20 (71.43%) MPLS
2 18 (64.29%) BGP
3 15 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (53.57%) VPN
3 15 (53.57%) Firewall
4 14 (50.00%) LAN
4 14 (50.00%) Juniper
5 12 (42.86%) Load Balancing
5 12 (42.86%) Network Security
6 10 (35.71%) CheckPoint
6 10 (35.71%) ITIL
7 9 (32.14%) WAN
7 9 (32.14%) CCNP
7 9 (32.14%) Finance
7 9 (32.14%) IPsec
8 7 (25.00%) DHCP
8 7 (25.00%) CCNA
9 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
9 6 (21.43%) Network Management
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (17.86%) EIGRP
10 5 (17.86%) DWDM
10 5 (17.86%) H.323
10 5 (17.86%) Nokia
10 5 (17.86%) IPv6
10 5 (17.86%) RIP
10 5 (17.86%) Broadband
11 4 (14.29%) 3GPP
11 4 (14.29%) Linux

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 3 (10.71%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) MediaWiki
3 1 (3.57%) Confluence
3 1 (3.57%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 20 (71.43%) MPLS
2 18 (64.29%) BGP
3 15 (53.57%) VPN
3 15 (53.57%) Firewall
4 14 (50.00%) LAN
5 12 (42.86%) Network Security
6 9 (32.14%) WAN
6 9 (32.14%) IPsec
7 7 (25.00%) DHCP
8 6 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (17.86%) EIGRP
9 5 (17.86%) DWDM
9 5 (17.86%) H.323
9 5 (17.86%) IPv6
9 5 (17.86%) RIP
9 5 (17.86%) Broadband
10 4 (14.29%) 3GPP
10 4 (14.29%) Ethernet
10 4 (14.29%) IPv4
10 4 (14.29%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Hudson
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Analyst
1 6 (21.43%) Designer
2 5 (17.86%) Network Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Designer
4 3 (10.71%) Principal Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Network Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Designer
5 2 (7.14%) Voice Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Data Network Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) PKI
2 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.71%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (7.14%) Cryptography
3 2 (7.14%) IVR
4 1 (3.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) UNIX
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) CentOS
3 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.57%) Debian
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 10 (35.71%) ITIL
3 6 (21.43%) Network Management
4 4 (14.29%) Project Management
4 4 (14.29%) Network Design
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Time Management
5 2 (7.14%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps
6 1 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.57%) ITSM
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Service Management
6 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Perl
1 3 (10.71%) PHP
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.57%) Ruby
3 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (32.14%) CCNP
3 7 (25.00%) CCNA
4 4 (14.29%) Degree
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (10.71%) JNCIS
5 3 (10.71%) CCIE
6 2 (7.14%) CCDP
6 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.57%) HP ASE
7 1 (3.57%) HP MASE
7 1 (3.57%) CCDE
7 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.57%) JNCIE
7 1 (3.57%) CCIP
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) vCloud
1 1 (3.57%) vSphere
1 1 (3.57%) Postfix
1 1 (3.57%) XenServer
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
2 1 (3.57%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Cisco
2 14 (50.00%) Juniper
3 10 (35.71%) CheckPoint
4 5 (17.86%) Nokia
5 4 (14.29%) Brocade
5 4 (14.29%) Foundry
6 3 (10.71%) Tandberg
6 3 (10.71%) Blue Coat
7 2 (7.14%) HP
7 2 (7.14%) Nortel
7 2 (7.14%) Citrix
7 2 (7.14%) Avaya
7 2 (7.14%) VMware
8 1 (3.57%) F5
8 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.57%) IronPort
8 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.57%) CA
8 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.57%) IBM
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