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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - 81 85
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 0 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton - 0.98% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.59% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Average salary - £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +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
173 196 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 22.47% 21.26% 18.74%
Number of salaries quoted 167 147 142
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £30,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) VoIP
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) VPN
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Juniper
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (100.00%) MPLS
1 9 (100.00%) BGP
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
1 9 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 9 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 9 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 9 (100.00%) F5
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) BGP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) MPLS
1 9 (100.00%) VoIP
1 9 (100.00%) VPN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Architect
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall Architect
1 9 (100.00%) Network Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 9 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 9 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) F5
1 9 (100.00%) Juniper