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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 215 190 199
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +9
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 14 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.35% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.41% 2.11% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 16
Average salary £27,500 £48,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.29% +21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £42,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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
993 854 1135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.16% 16.67% 20.01%
Number of salaries quoted 866 689 960
Average salary £34,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £54,000
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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Dorset +2 5 £32,500 -7.14%
Bristol -3 5 £24,000 -50.51% 2
Wiltshire -6 4 £53,750 -10.41%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 23 (79.31%) BGP
2 19 (65.52%) Cisco
3 18 (62.07%) Firewall
4 16 (55.17%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (51.72%) VPN
6 14 (48.28%) MPLS
7 12 (41.38%) Juniper
8 11 (37.93%) CheckPoint
9 10 (34.48%) CCNA
9 10 (34.48%) ITIL
9 10 (34.48%) Load Balancing
9 10 (34.48%) Network Security
10 9 (31.03%) CCNP
11 8 (27.59%) LAN
11 8 (27.59%) Degree
12 7 (24.14%) Finance
12 7 (24.14%) IPsec
13 6 (20.69%) VLAN
13 6 (20.69%) Windows
13 6 (20.69%) Linux
13 6 (20.69%) DNS
13 6 (20.69%) Nokia
13 6 (20.69%) EIGRP
13 6 (20.69%) Network Management
13 6 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
14 5 (17.24%) Internet
14 5 (17.24%) WAN
14 5 (17.24%) DHCP
14 5 (17.24%) RIP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (17.24%) Apache
2 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) nginx
4 1 (3.45%) Confluence
4 1 (3.45%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 23 (79.31%) BGP
2 18 (62.07%) Firewall
3 15 (51.72%) VPN
4 14 (48.28%) MPLS
5 10 (34.48%) Network Security
6 8 (27.59%) LAN
7 7 (24.14%) IPsec
8 6 (20.69%) VLAN
8 6 (20.69%) EIGRP
8 6 (20.69%) DNS
8 6 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (17.24%) RIP
9 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
9 5 (17.24%) WAN
9 5 (17.24%) DHCP
9 5 (17.24%) Internet
9 5 (17.24%) H.323
10 4 (13.79%) IPv6
10 4 (13.79%) Ethernet
10 4 (13.79%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MySQL
1 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Hudson
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Analyst
1 6 (20.69%) Administrator
2 5 (17.24%) Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Network Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Network Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Security Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Designer
4 3 (10.34%) Junior Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Junior
4 3 (10.34%) Principal Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Voice Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Designer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Designer
5 2 (6.90%) Data Network Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Graduate
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.90%) IVR
2 2 (6.90%) Cryptography
2 2 (6.90%) PKI
3 1 (3.45%) Wiki
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Ubuntu
3 4 (13.79%) openSUSE
3 4 (13.79%) SUSE
4 1 (3.45%) Debian
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) ITIL
1 10 (34.48%) Load Balancing
2 6 (20.69%) Network Management
3 4 (13.79%) Time Management
4 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Information Security
4 2 (6.90%) Network Design
4 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) Service Management
5 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.45%) ITSM
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
2 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.45%) Ruby
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (34.48%) CCNA
3 9 (31.03%) CCNP
4 8 (27.59%) Degree
5 4 (13.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (10.34%) CCIE
6 3 (10.34%) JNCIS
6 3 (10.34%) CCSA
7 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (6.90%) CCDP
7 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
8 1 (3.45%) HP ASE
8 1 (3.45%) HP MASE
8 1 (3.45%) JNCIE
8 1 (3.45%) CCDE
8 1 (3.45%) CCIP
8 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Samba
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Postfix
2 1 (3.45%) XenServer
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
2 1 (3.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Nagios
1 4 (13.79%) Cacti
1 4 (13.79%) Icinga
2 1 (3.45%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Cisco
2 12 (41.38%) Juniper
3 11 (37.93%) CheckPoint
4 6 (20.69%) Nokia
5 4 (13.79%) Brocade
5 4 (13.79%) Foundry
5 4 (13.79%) F5
6 3 (10.34%) Tandberg
7 2 (6.90%) VMware
7 2 (6.90%) HP
7 2 (6.90%) Nortel
7 2 (6.90%) Citrix
7 2 (6.90%) Avaya
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle
8 1 (3.45%) CA
8 1 (3.45%) IBM
8 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
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