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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 230 219 190
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -29
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 15 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.24% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.36% 1.37% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 23
Average salary £65,000 £56,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £33,400 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
1099 1025 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.81% 17.29% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 926 804 775
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +1 13 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Somerset - 2 £35,000 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (85.29%) EIGRP
2 27 (79.41%) Data Centre
3 26 (76.47%) Firewall
4 25 (73.53%) BGP
5 24 (70.59%) Cisco
6 23 (67.65%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (61.76%) Cisco Nexus
8 20 (58.82%) TCP/IP
8 20 (58.82%) CCNP
9 19 (55.88%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (52.94%) Network Security
11 15 (44.12%) MPLS
12 14 (41.18%) CCIE
13 13 (38.24%) WAN
14 12 (35.29%) LAN
14 12 (35.29%) VPN
14 12 (35.29%) Juniper
14 12 (35.29%) F5
15 11 (32.35%) Puppet
15 11 (32.35%) Barracuda Networks
15 11 (32.35%) Git (software)
15 11 (32.35%) Postfix
15 11 (32.35%) Cisco PIX
15 11 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (32.35%) VMware
15 11 (32.35%) Red Hat
15 11 (32.35%) MySQL
15 11 (32.35%) Windows
15 11 (32.35%) Linux
15 11 (32.35%) Apache

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (32.35%) Apache
2 9 (26.47%) nginx
2 9 (26.47%) Confluence
2 9 (26.47%) MediaWiki
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (85.29%) EIGRP
2 26 (76.47%) Firewall
3 25 (73.53%) BGP
4 21 (61.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 20 (58.82%) TCP/IP
6 19 (55.88%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (52.94%) Network Security
8 15 (44.12%) MPLS
9 13 (38.24%) WAN
10 12 (35.29%) LAN
10 12 (35.29%) VPN
11 11 (32.35%) Cisco PIX
12 10 (29.41%) IPsec
12 10 (29.41%) IPv6
13 9 (26.47%) LDAP
13 9 (26.47%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (20.59%) DNS
15 3 (8.82%) FTP
16 2 (5.88%) SNMP
16 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) MySQL
2 9 (26.47%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Git (software)
2 9 (26.47%) Hudson
2 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
2 9 (26.47%) Subversion
2 9 (26.47%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Network Engineer
2 19 (55.88%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Network Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Designer
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Design Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Support
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (79.41%) Data Centre
2 9 (26.47%) Wiki
3 3 (8.82%) Clustering
4 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.88%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Linux
1 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (26.47%) Debian
2 9 (26.47%) Ubuntu
2 9 (26.47%) CentOS
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.88%) HPUX
3 2 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (26.47%) Capacity Planning
1 9 (26.47%) DevOps
2 8 (23.53%) Database Theory
2 8 (23.53%) Relational Database Theory
2 8 (23.53%) Data Modelling
3 7 (20.59%) Build Automation
4 2 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (5.88%) Memory Management
4 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.88%) Change Management
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.88%) Network Design
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) Perl
1 10 (29.41%) Ruby
1 10 (29.41%) Bash Shell
2 9 (26.47%) SQL
3 8 (23.53%) Java
3 8 (23.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (67.65%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (58.82%) CCNP
3 14 (41.18%) CCIE
4 1 (2.94%) CCNA
4 1 (2.94%) CCDP
4 1 (2.94%) JNCIS
4 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (32.35%) Postfix
2 9 (26.47%) XenServer
2 9 (26.47%) iptables
2 9 (26.47%) Samba
3 2 (5.88%) Sendmail
3 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.88%) NFS
4 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) Puppet
2 9 (26.47%) ZABBIX
3 8 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (17.65%) Salt
5 2 (5.88%) Icinga
5 2 (5.88%) Graphite
5 2 (5.88%) SmokePing
5 2 (5.88%) Cacti
5 2 (5.88%) Cobbler
5 2 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Cisco
2 12 (35.29%) Juniper
2 12 (35.29%) F5
3 11 (32.35%) Barracuda Networks
3 11 (32.35%) Red Hat
3 11 (32.35%) VMware
4 9 (26.47%) Citrix
5 8 (23.53%) CheckPoint
6 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.88%) HP
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle
8 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
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