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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 79 77 89
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 7 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.89% 1.10% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.11% 5.24% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 0
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
225 191 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 28.55% 21.04% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 144 165 173
Average salary £43,750 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Southampton

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (94.44%) VPN
3 16 (88.89%) BGP
4 15 (83.33%) MPLS
5 14 (77.78%) WAN
6 11 (61.11%) Firewall
7 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
7 10 (55.56%) Juniper
8 9 (50.00%) CheckPoint
8 9 (50.00%) Ethernet
9 8 (44.44%) VoIP
9 8 (44.44%) WLAN
9 8 (44.44%) VLAN
9 8 (44.44%) Load Balancing
9 8 (44.44%) F5
10 7 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (38.89%) Multicast
10 7 (38.89%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (38.89%) LAN
10 7 (38.89%) EIGRP
11 5 (27.78%) TACACS
11 5 (27.78%) SSL
11 5 (27.78%) ITIL
11 5 (27.78%) LDAP
11 5 (27.78%) IPX
11 5 (27.78%) Network Security
11 5 (27.78%) PKI
11 5 (27.78%) SSH
11 5 (27.78%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (27.78%) Wireless

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) VPN
2 16 (88.89%) BGP
3 15 (83.33%) MPLS
4 14 (77.78%) WAN
5 11 (61.11%) Firewall
6 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
7 9 (50.00%) Ethernet
8 8 (44.44%) VoIP
8 8 (44.44%) WLAN
8 8 (44.44%) VLAN
9 7 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (38.89%) Multicast
9 7 (38.89%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (38.89%) LAN
9 7 (38.89%) EIGRP
10 5 (27.78%) TACACS
10 5 (27.78%) SSL
10 5 (27.78%) LDAP
10 5 (27.78%) IPX
10 5 (27.78%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Network Designer
2 6 (33.33%) Designer
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Network Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Support
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Network Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Budget Control
4 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Demand Management
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) ITSM
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.11%) CCIE
1 2 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) CCDE
2 1 (5.56%) CCDP
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) Juniper
3 9 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (44.44%) F5
5 1 (5.56%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Intel
5 1 (5.56%) Avaya