The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 85 90 94
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 3 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.35% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.44% 0.97% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £38,750 £31,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
OSPF
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
209 207 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 24.42% 23.79% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 183 203 170
Average salary £40,000 £33,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

OSPF
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Southampton region.

OSPF Salary Trend in Southampton

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) CCNA
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (100.00%) BGP
2 10 (90.91%) MPLS
2 10 (90.91%) CCNP
2 10 (90.91%) VPN
2 10 (90.91%) PPP
2 10 (90.91%) IPsec
2 10 (90.91%) VLAN
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (72.73%) Juniper
4 7 (63.64%) L2TP
4 7 (63.64%) RTP
4 7 (63.64%) Windows
4 7 (63.64%) Linux
4 7 (63.64%) VoIP
4 7 (63.64%) Statistics
4 7 (63.64%) Junos
5 4 (36.36%) Wireless
5 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
6 3 (27.27%) DHCP
6 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
6 3 (27.27%) FTP
6 3 (27.27%) HTTP
6 3 (27.27%) SNMP
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) WLAN

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) BGP
2 10 (90.91%) IPsec
2 10 (90.91%) VLAN
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco IOS
2 10 (90.91%) PPP
2 10 (90.91%) VPN
2 10 (90.91%) MPLS
3 7 (63.64%) VoIP
3 7 (63.64%) Junos
3 7 (63.64%) L2TP
3 7 (63.64%) RTP
4 4 (36.36%) Wireless
4 4 (36.36%) WAN
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) SSL
5 3 (27.27%) SNMP
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) DHCP
5 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Statistics
2 3 (27.27%) PKI
3 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
1 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Time Management
2 2 (18.18%) Budget Control
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CCNA
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (90.91%) CCNP
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) Juniper