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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 219 203 185
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -18
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 21 15 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.28% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.13% 1.67% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 28
Average salary £57,500 £40,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.97% -0.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £39,520 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,500 £52,100
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
985 897 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.44% 16.99% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 845 721 892
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £39,700
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 March 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 March 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 +6 17 £62,500 +61.08% 3
Somerset - 2 £35,000 - 1
Wiltshire +4 1 £57,500 +41.97% 1
Gloucestershire -3 1 £70,000 +75.00%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 24 (77.42%) EIGRP
2 22 (70.97%) BGP
2 22 (70.97%) Firewall
3 21 (67.74%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (67.74%) Cisco
4 18 (58.06%) CCNP
4 18 (58.06%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (54.84%) TCP/IP
6 16 (51.61%) Network Security
6 16 (51.61%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (45.16%) MPLS
8 13 (41.94%) WAN
9 12 (38.71%) VPN
9 12 (38.71%) LAN
10 11 (35.48%) CCIE
11 9 (29.03%) IPv6
11 9 (29.03%) Juniper
11 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
11 9 (29.03%) MySQL
11 9 (29.03%) Windows
11 9 (29.03%) Linux
11 9 (29.03%) Apache
11 9 (29.03%) VMware
11 9 (29.03%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
11 9 (29.03%) Puppet
11 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (29.03%) Postfix
12 8 (25.81%) F5
12 8 (25.81%) Opscode Chef

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (29.03%) Apache
2 7 (22.58%) nginx
2 7 (22.58%) Confluence
2 7 (22.58%) MediaWiki
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (77.42%) EIGRP
2 22 (70.97%) BGP
2 22 (70.97%) Firewall
3 18 (58.06%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (54.84%) TCP/IP
5 16 (51.61%) Network Security
5 16 (51.61%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (45.16%) MPLS
7 13 (41.94%) WAN
8 12 (38.71%) VPN
8 12 (38.71%) LAN
9 9 (29.03%) IPv6
9 9 (29.03%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (25.81%) IPsec
11 7 (22.58%) Cisco PIX
11 7 (22.58%) DNS
11 7 (22.58%) LDAP
12 4 (12.90%) Ethernet
12 4 (12.90%) VLAN
13 3 (9.68%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) MySQL
2 7 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 7 (22.58%) Hudson
2 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
2 7 (22.58%) Subversion
2 7 (22.58%) JIRA
General
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Network Engineer
2 15 (48.39%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Network Designer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Support
5 2 (6.45%) Designer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Designer
5 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Designer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Support
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Wiki
2 3 (9.68%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Machine to Machine
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (22.58%) Debian
2 7 (22.58%) Ubuntu
2 7 (22.58%) CentOS
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.45%) HPUX
3 2 (6.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (22.58%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (22.58%) Build Automation
1 7 (22.58%) DevOps
2 6 (19.35%) Database Theory
2 6 (19.35%) Relational Database Theory
2 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (6.45%) Memory Management
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.45%) Change Management
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) Network Design
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Perl
1 8 (25.81%) Ruby
1 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
2 7 (22.58%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) Java
3 6 (19.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (67.74%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (58.06%) CCNP
3 11 (35.48%) CCIE
4 2 (6.45%) JNCIS
4 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.23%) CCNA
5 1 (3.23%) CCDP
5 1 (3.23%) MCP
5 1 (3.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (29.03%) Postfix
2 7 (22.58%) XenServer
2 7 (22.58%) iptables
2 7 (22.58%) Samba
3 2 (6.45%) Sendmail
3 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.45%) NFS
4 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Puppet
2 8 (25.81%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (22.58%) ZABBIX
4 6 (19.35%) Salt
5 2 (6.45%) Icinga
5 2 (6.45%) Graphite
5 2 (6.45%) SmokePing
5 2 (6.45%) Cacti
5 2 (6.45%) Cobbler
5 2 (6.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Cisco
2 9 (29.03%) Juniper
2 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
2 9 (29.03%) VMware
3 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
3 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.81%) F5
4 7 (22.58%) Barracuda Networks
4 7 (22.58%) Citrix
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle
5 2 (6.45%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
Clevedon, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,500 per annum + pension + healthcare + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
iKonnect
Salary: £5000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 27 days ago