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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 208 197 202
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 14 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.41% 2.13% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 18
Average salary £30,000 £49,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.08% +23.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £42,500 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
995 847 1152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.35% 16.48% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 863 686 977
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,646
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -1 5 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Bristol -1 4 £25,000 -48.45% 1
Wiltshire -4 4 £53,750 -2.27%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 20 (68.97%) Cisco
3 17 (58.62%) Firewall
4 16 (55.17%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (51.72%) MPLS
5 15 (51.72%) VPN
6 12 (41.38%) Juniper
7 11 (37.93%) CheckPoint
8 10 (34.48%) CCNA
8 10 (34.48%) ITIL
8 10 (34.48%) Load Balancing
8 10 (34.48%) Network Security
9 9 (31.03%) LAN
9 9 (31.03%) CCNP
10 7 (24.14%) EIGRP
10 7 (24.14%) Degree
10 7 (24.14%) Finance
10 7 (24.14%) IPsec
11 6 (20.69%) VLAN
11 6 (20.69%) Nokia
11 6 (20.69%) Linux
11 6 (20.69%) DNS
11 6 (20.69%) WAN
11 6 (20.69%) Network Management
11 6 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (17.24%) DHCP
12 5 (17.24%) RIP
12 5 (17.24%) Windows
12 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
12 5 (17.24%) IPv6

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (10.34%) 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 17 (58.62%) Firewall
3 15 (51.72%) MPLS
3 15 (51.72%) VPN
4 10 (34.48%) Network Security
5 9 (31.03%) LAN
6 7 (24.14%) EIGRP
6 7 (24.14%) IPsec
7 6 (20.69%) WAN
7 6 (20.69%) DNS
7 6 (20.69%) VLAN
7 6 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (17.24%) IPv6
8 5 (17.24%) RIP
8 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
8 5 (17.24%) DHCP
8 5 (17.24%) H.323
9 4 (13.79%) IPv4
9 4 (13.79%) Internet
9 4 (13.79%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
3 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%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
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%) Principal Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Voice Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Designer
5 2 (6.90%) Junior
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Designer
5 2 (6.90%) Junior Systems Administrator
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%) Senior Analyst
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%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Windows
3 4 (13.79%) Ubuntu
4 3 (10.34%) SUSE
4 3 (10.34%) openSUSE
5 1 (3.45%) Debian
5 1 (3.45%) CentOS
5 1 (3.45%) UNIX
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
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 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
2 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.90%) Perl
3 2 (6.90%) PHP
3 2 (6.90%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby
4 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (34.48%) CCNA
3 9 (31.03%) CCNP
4 7 (24.14%) 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 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Samba
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) Postfix
1 1 (3.45%) XenServer
1 1 (3.45%) vSphere
1 1 (3.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Nagios
1 3 (10.34%) Cacti
1 3 (10.34%) Icinga
2 1 (3.45%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) 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
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
8 1 (3.45%) IronPort
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