The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 72 49 60
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +11
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 1 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.15% 2.17% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% 12.94% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 1
Average salary £60,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.34% +2.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
OSPF
North East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
83 85 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.43% 16.73% 16.97%
Number of salaries quoted 68 79 72
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +30.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

OSPF
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

OSPF
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 1 £60,000 +46.34%
OSPF
North East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) POP3
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) IKE
1 1 (100.00%) IPX
1 1 (100.00%) IPX/SPX
1 1 (100.00%) PPP
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) IGRP
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) POP3
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) IKE
1 1 (100.00%) IPX
1 1 (100.00%) IPX/SPX
1 1 (100.00%) PPP
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) IGRP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint