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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 210 176 194
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +18
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 15 44 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.82% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 4.21% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 33 19
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £39,640 £32,950 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1004 1046 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.31% 19.44% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 780 887 823
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,127 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -5 9 £45,000 +5.88%
Dorset -1 4 £42,500 +13.33%
Gloucestershire +11 2 £40,000 -7.51% 1
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (84.00%) Cisco
2 16 (64.00%) VPN
3 15 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (60.00%) MPLS
4 14 (56.00%) BGP
5 13 (52.00%) LAN
6 12 (48.00%) Firewall
7 11 (44.00%) Juniper
7 11 (44.00%) TCP/IP
7 11 (44.00%) Telecoms
8 10 (40.00%) DHCP
8 10 (40.00%) EIGRP
9 9 (36.00%) CCNA
9 9 (36.00%) Load Balancing
10 8 (32.00%) IPsec
10 8 (32.00%) VLAN
10 8 (32.00%) CheckPoint
10 8 (32.00%) DNS
10 8 (32.00%) CCNP
10 8 (32.00%) WAN
11 7 (28.00%) ISDN
11 7 (28.00%) SNMP
12 6 (24.00%) SLA
12 6 (24.00%) Linux
12 6 (24.00%) PKI
13 5 (20.00%) Blue Coat
13 5 (20.00%) Wireless
13 5 (20.00%) DWDM
13 5 (20.00%) ADSL
13 5 (20.00%) Broadband

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (8.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) VPN
2 15 (60.00%) MPLS
3 14 (56.00%) BGP
4 13 (52.00%) LAN
5 12 (48.00%) Firewall
6 11 (44.00%) TCP/IP
7 10 (40.00%) DHCP
7 10 (40.00%) EIGRP
8 8 (32.00%) IPsec
8 8 (32.00%) VLAN
8 8 (32.00%) DNS
8 8 (32.00%) WAN
9 7 (28.00%) ISDN
9 7 (28.00%) SNMP
10 5 (20.00%) Wireless
10 5 (20.00%) DWDM
10 5 (20.00%) ADSL
10 5 (20.00%) Broadband
10 5 (20.00%) SSL
11 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
General
1 11 (44.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Administrator
1 6 (24.00%) Network Administrator
2 5 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Designer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Designer
4 3 (12.00%) Network Team Leader
4 3 (12.00%) Team Leader
4 3 (12.00%) Network Support
4 3 (12.00%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) IT Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Lead Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) PKI
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) UNIX
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Network Design
3 4 (16.00%) Server Monitoring
4 3 (12.00%) Network Management
5 1 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Perl
1 2 (8.00%) PHP
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (36.00%) CCNA
3 8 (32.00%) CCNP
4 4 (16.00%) CCDP
4 4 (16.00%) Degree
4 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (12.00%) CCIE
6 2 (8.00%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (8.00%) CCSE
6 2 (8.00%) CCSA
6 2 (8.00%) JNCIA
7 1 (4.00%) CCDE
7 1 (4.00%) HP ASE
7 1 (4.00%) HP MASE
7 1 (4.00%) JNCIE
7 1 (4.00%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Cisco
2 11 (44.00%) Juniper
3 8 (32.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 4 (16.00%) HP
5 4 (16.00%) Infoblox
6 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (12.00%) F5
6 3 (12.00%) Nokia
7 2 (8.00%) McAfee
7 2 (8.00%) Websense
7 2 (8.00%) Aruba
7 2 (8.00%) Riverbed
7 2 (8.00%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.00%) IronPort
8 1 (4.00%) CA
8 1 (4.00%) Citrix
8 1 (4.00%) IBM
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