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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 197 226 228
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +2
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 57 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.99% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.18% 1.75% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 53 14 7
Average salary £40,000 £45,750 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.56% +10.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £40,000 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £67,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
1100 972 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.18% 16.20% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 930 837 705
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 - 34 £40,000 - 2
Bristol -12 9 £65,000 +62.50% 5
Wiltshire +6 6 £43,750 -23.91%
Gloucestershire +8 5 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Somerset - 2 £21,000 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 59 (68.60%) MPLS
2 55 (63.95%) BGP
3 49 (56.98%) Cisco
4 47 (54.65%) VLAN
5 46 (53.49%) Firewall
5 46 (53.49%) Linux
6 43 (50.00%) VMware
7 41 (47.67%) EIGRP
8 40 (46.51%) LAN
9 37 (43.02%) Cisco Certification
10 35 (40.70%) VPN
10 35 (40.70%) Telecoms
11 30 (34.88%) SNMP
12 29 (33.72%) TCP/IP
13 28 (32.56%) WAN
14 27 (31.40%) IPv6
14 27 (31.40%) Juniper
15 26 (30.23%) IPv4
15 26 (30.23%) Perl
15 26 (30.23%) MySQL
16 25 (29.07%) PHP
17 24 (27.91%) Apache
17 24 (27.91%) LAMP
17 24 (27.91%) Data Centre
18 23 (26.74%) Ethernet
19 22 (25.58%) CCNA
19 22 (25.58%) Network Management
20 20 (23.26%) Presales
21 19 (22.09%) VoIP
22 18 (20.93%) L2TP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 24 (27.91%) Apache
2 8 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (68.60%) MPLS
2 55 (63.95%) BGP
3 47 (54.65%) VLAN
4 46 (53.49%) Firewall
5 41 (47.67%) EIGRP
6 40 (46.51%) LAN
7 35 (40.70%) VPN
8 30 (34.88%) SNMP
9 29 (33.72%) TCP/IP
10 28 (32.56%) WAN
11 27 (31.40%) IPv6
12 26 (30.23%) IPv4
13 23 (26.74%) Ethernet
14 19 (22.09%) VoIP
15 18 (20.93%) L2TP
16 17 (19.77%) DNS
17 16 (18.60%) DHCP
17 16 (18.60%) Wireless
18 15 (17.44%) Cisco ASA
18 15 (17.44%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.23%) MySQL
General
1 35 (40.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.16%) Finance
2 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (36.05%) Network Engineer
2 24 (27.91%) Administrator
2 24 (27.91%) Systems Administrator
3 23 (26.74%) Linux Administrator
3 23 (26.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 16 (18.60%) Telecoms Administrator
5 10 (11.63%) Designer
6 8 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) Network Designer
6 8 (9.30%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) Network Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) Senior Designer
8 6 (6.98%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Voice Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Cisco Support
9 5 (5.81%) Network Consultant
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.91%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.91%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.81%) PKI
3 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.16%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 46 (53.49%) Linux
2 16 (18.60%) Windows
3 8 (9.30%) Mac OS
3 8 (9.30%) Windows 7
3 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.58%) Network Management
2 20 (23.26%) Presales
3 14 (16.28%) Load Balancing
4 13 (15.12%) ITIL
5 11 (12.79%) Change Management
5 11 (12.79%) Service Delivery
6 9 (10.47%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (9.30%) Migration
8 7 (8.14%) Network Architecture
9 6 (6.98%) High Availability
9 6 (6.98%) Network Design
9 6 (6.98%) Problem Management
10 5 (5.81%) Fault Analysis
11 2 (2.33%) Configuration Management
11 2 (2.33%) Network Load Balancing
11 2 (2.33%) Project Management
12 1 (1.16%) Server Monitoring
12 1 (1.16%) Service Management
12 1 (1.16%) Time Management
12 1 (1.16%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.23%) Perl
2 25 (29.07%) PHP
3 1 (1.16%) Python
3 1 (1.16%) SQL
3 1 (1.16%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 37 (43.02%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (25.58%) CCNA
3 14 (16.28%) CCNP
4 6 (6.98%) CCNP Voice
5 5 (5.81%) CCIE
5 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.33%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.16%) CCDP
7 1 (1.16%) CCENT
7 1 (1.16%) CCVP
7 1 (1.16%) Degree
7 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.47%) Active Directory
3 8 (9.30%) XenApp
4 1 (1.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (6.98%) Cisco UCCE
1 6 (6.98%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (5.81%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.16%) Nagios
3 1 (1.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (56.98%) Cisco
2 43 (50.00%) VMware
3 27 (31.40%) Juniper
4 11 (12.79%) Dell
5 8 (9.30%) Citrix
6 7 (8.14%) Avaya
7 6 (6.98%) CheckPoint
8 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
9 4 (4.65%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (2.33%) Brocade
10 2 (2.33%) Intel Security
10 2 (2.33%) Mitel
10 2 (2.33%) Nokia
10 2 (2.33%) Nortel
11 1 (1.16%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.16%) BT
11 1 (1.16%) IronPort
11 1 (1.16%) Sourcefire
11 1 (1.16%) WatchGuard
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car, bonus and others
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Posted: 21 days ago