The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 237 220 198
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -22
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 10 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.23% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 1.34% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 16
Average salary £70,000 £60,000 £49,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +21.82%
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1151 1045 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.70% 17.04% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 999 873 704
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 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
Bristol -9 9 £70,000 - 6
Somerset - 1 £33,000 - 1
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 24 (88.89%) Firewall
2 23 (85.19%) BGP
2 23 (85.19%) Data Centre
3 22 (81.48%) EIGRP
4 19 (70.37%) Cisco
5 16 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (51.85%) CCNP
6 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
6 14 (51.85%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (51.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (48.15%) MPLS
8 12 (44.44%) Cisco PIX
8 12 (44.44%) Network Security
8 12 (44.44%) VPN
8 12 (44.44%) CCIE
8 12 (44.44%) Juniper
8 12 (44.44%) Linux
8 12 (44.44%) F5
9 11 (40.74%) Barracuda Networks
9 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (40.74%) Windows
9 11 (40.74%) VMware
10 10 (37.04%) Ruby
10 10 (37.04%) IPsec
10 10 (37.04%) MySQL
10 10 (37.04%) Perl
10 10 (37.04%) Apache
10 10 (37.04%) Red Hat
10 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
10 10 (37.04%) Postfix

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 10 (37.04%) Apache
2 8 (29.63%) nginx
2 8 (29.63%) Confluence
2 8 (29.63%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 24 (88.89%) Firewall
2 23 (85.19%) BGP
3 22 (81.48%) EIGRP
4 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
4 14 (51.85%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (51.85%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (48.15%) MPLS
6 12 (44.44%) Cisco PIX
6 12 (44.44%) Network Security
6 12 (44.44%) VPN
7 10 (37.04%) IPsec
8 9 (33.33%) LAN
8 9 (33.33%) WAN
9 8 (29.63%) LDAP
9 8 (29.63%) IPv6
10 4 (14.81%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (11.11%) DNS
12 2 (7.41%) VLAN
12 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
13 1 (3.70%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) MySQL
2 8 (29.63%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 8 (29.63%) Hudson
2 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
2 8 (29.63%) Subversion
2 8 (29.63%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.41%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 12 (44.44%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) DevOps Consultant
4 5 (18.52%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (85.19%) Data Centre
2 8 (29.63%) Wiki
3 2 (7.41%) Machine to Machine
3 2 (7.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Linux
2 11 (40.74%) Windows
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (29.63%) Debian
3 8 (29.63%) Ubuntu
3 8 (29.63%) CentOS
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.41%) HPUX
4 2 (7.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (29.63%) Data Modelling
2 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (29.63%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (29.63%) DevOps
2 8 (29.63%) Database Theory
2 8 (29.63%) Relational Database Theory
3 6 (22.22%) Build Automation
4 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (7.41%) Network Design
4 2 (7.41%) Change Management
4 2 (7.41%) Memory Management
4 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.70%) Service Management
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.70%) Change Control
5 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Perl
1 10 (37.04%) Ruby
1 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
2 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) Java
3 8 (29.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (51.85%) CCNP
3 12 (44.44%) CCIE
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) CCDP
4 1 (3.70%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (37.04%) Postfix
3 8 (29.63%) XenServer
3 8 (29.63%) iptables
3 8 (29.63%) Samba
4 2 (7.41%) NFS
4 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.41%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Puppet
2 8 (29.63%) ZABBIX
2 8 (29.63%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (22.22%) Salt
4 5 (18.52%) Ansible
5 2 (7.41%) Nagios
5 2 (7.41%) SmokePing
5 2 (7.41%) Cacti
5 2 (7.41%) Cobbler
5 2 (7.41%) Icinga
5 2 (7.41%) Graphite
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Cisco
2 12 (44.44%) Juniper
2 12 (44.44%) F5
3 11 (40.74%) VMware
3 11 (40.74%) Barracuda Networks
4 10 (37.04%) Red Hat
5 8 (29.63%) Citrix
6 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle
7 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.41%) HP
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