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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 68 65 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -25
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 1 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.65% 0.18% 4.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.00% 1.28% 18.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 23
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
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
50 78 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.14% 14.23% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 41 69 122
Average salary £37,500 £26,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.23% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £35,232
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram 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 27 April 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
Prudhoe - 3 £50,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 1 £37,500 +15.38%
OSPF
North East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) MPLS
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) CCNP
2 9 (90.00%) EIGRP
2 9 (90.00%) VLAN
3 8 (80.00%) IPsec
3 8 (80.00%) CCSP
3 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (80.00%) VoIP
3 8 (80.00%) PPP
4 7 (70.00%) SNMP
4 7 (70.00%) DNS
4 7 (70.00%) CCDP
5 6 (60.00%) DSL
5 6 (60.00%) ISDN
5 6 (60.00%) ATM
5 6 (60.00%) Firewall
5 6 (60.00%) X.21
5 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
5 6 (60.00%) JNCIS
5 6 (60.00%) F5
6 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
7 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (40.00%) L2TP
7 4 (40.00%) VMware
7 4 (40.00%) UNIX
7 4 (40.00%) WAN

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) MPLS
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
2 9 (90.00%) EIGRP
2 9 (90.00%) VLAN
3 8 (80.00%) IPsec
3 8 (80.00%) VoIP
3 8 (80.00%) PPP
3 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (70.00%) DNS
4 7 (70.00%) SNMP
5 6 (60.00%) ISDN
5 6 (60.00%) ATM
5 6 (60.00%) Firewall
5 6 (60.00%) DSL
5 6 (60.00%) X.21
5 6 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (40.00%) L2TP
6 4 (40.00%) WAN
7 3 (30.00%) Broadband
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (30.00%) Test Management
2 3 (30.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CCNP
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCSP
3 7 (70.00%) CCDP
4 6 (60.00%) JNCIS
5 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
5 1 (10.00%) CCIE
5 1 (10.00%) CCIP
5 1 (10.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) F5
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint