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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 219 213 214
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 17 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% 0.20% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.76% 1.21% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 15
Average salary £53,750 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.51% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
964 907 1177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.96% 16.85% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 837 689 994
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 January 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 30 January 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 +4 12 £41,500 - 2
Gloucestershire -9 2 £60,000 +45.45%
Devon - 2 - - 1
Wiltshire -7 1 £57,500 +41.97%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 29 (80.56%) BGP
2 27 (75.00%) Firewall
3 24 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (61.11%) Cisco
5 20 (55.56%) CCNP
5 20 (55.56%) Network Security
6 19 (52.78%) VPN
7 17 (47.22%) EIGRP
7 17 (47.22%) IPsec
8 16 (44.44%) WAN
9 15 (41.67%) LAN
9 15 (41.67%) CheckPoint
10 11 (30.56%) Ubuntu
10 11 (30.56%) CCNA
10 11 (30.56%) IPv6
10 11 (30.56%) Juniper
10 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
10 11 (30.56%) Windows
10 11 (30.56%) Linux
10 11 (30.56%) Apache
11 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
11 10 (27.78%) Bash Shell
12 9 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (25.00%) MySQL
12 9 (25.00%) MPLS
12 9 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (22.22%) DNS
14 7 (19.44%) VoIP
14 7 (19.44%) LDAP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (30.56%) Apache
2 7 (19.44%) MediaWiki
2 7 (19.44%) nginx
2 7 (19.44%) Confluence
3 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 29 (80.56%) BGP
2 27 (75.00%) Firewall
3 20 (55.56%) Network Security
4 19 (52.78%) VPN
5 17 (47.22%) EIGRP
5 17 (47.22%) IPsec
6 16 (44.44%) WAN
7 15 (41.67%) LAN
8 11 (30.56%) IPv6
8 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
9 9 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (25.00%) MPLS
10 8 (22.22%) DNS
11 7 (19.44%) VoIP
11 7 (19.44%) LDAP
11 7 (19.44%) DMVPN
12 6 (16.67%) VLAN
12 6 (16.67%) Ethernet
13 5 (13.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) MySQL
1 9 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Subversion
1 7 (19.44%) JIRA
1 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
1 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
1 7 (19.44%) Hudson
General
1 3 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Senior Network Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Administrator
3 6 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Junior
5 3 (8.33%) Designer
5 3 (8.33%) Junior Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Designer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Designer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Design Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Support
6 2 (5.56%) Network Designer
7 1 (2.78%) Graduate
7 1 (2.78%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Wiki
2 6 (16.67%) CESG
3 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.78%) Clustering
5 1 (2.78%) PKI
5 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Ubuntu
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
1 11 (30.56%) Linux
2 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (19.44%) Debian
2 7 (19.44%) CentOS
3 4 (11.11%) openSUSE
3 4 (11.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (19.44%) Network Design
1 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (19.44%) Build Automation
1 7 (19.44%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (19.44%) DevOps
2 6 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 6 (16.67%) Database Theory
2 6 (16.67%) Relational Database Theory
2 6 (16.67%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 5 (13.89%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 5 (13.89%) Project Planning
3 5 (13.89%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (11.11%) Network Architecture
5 2 (5.56%) Time Management
5 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (5.56%) Information Security
5 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) Bash Shell
2 6 (16.67%) Ruby
2 6 (16.67%) Java
2 6 (16.67%) Perl
2 6 (16.67%) PHP
2 6 (16.67%) SQL
3 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (55.56%) CCNP
3 11 (30.56%) CCNA
4 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
5 7 (19.44%) CCDP
6 4 (11.11%) Degree
6 4 (11.11%) JNCIS
7 3 (8.33%) CCIE
7 3 (8.33%) CCSA
7 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
8 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (5.56%) CCDA
9 1 (2.78%) MCP
9 1 (2.78%) MCSE
9 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Samba
1 7 (19.44%) Postfix
1 7 (19.44%) XenServer
1 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) ZABBIX
1 7 (19.44%) Puppet
2 6 (16.67%) Salt
2 6 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (11.11%) Cacti
3 4 (11.11%) Icinga
3 4 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Cisco
2 15 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 11 (30.56%) Juniper
4 7 (19.44%) Red Hat
4 7 (19.44%) Citrix
4 7 (19.44%) VMware
4 7 (19.44%) F5
5 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.11%) Infoblox
7 3 (8.33%) Nokia
8 2 (5.56%) Oracle
9 1 (2.78%) BT
9 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
Clevedon, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: Excellent + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
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