The first table below looks at the demand for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 67 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 6 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.03% - 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.38% - 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 6
Average salary £56,250 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
137 111 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.54% 31.44% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 102 85 64
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSPF
Hertfordshire

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

OSPF
Salary Trend in Watford

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Watford

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) CCIE
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) Juniper
2 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
2 7 (77.78%) BGP
2 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (77.78%) Riverbed
2 7 (77.78%) WAAS
2 7 (77.78%) F5
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (77.78%) WLAN
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) SCCP
3 2 (22.22%) H.323
3 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (22.22%) IPFX
3 2 (22.22%) ICMP
3 2 (22.22%) MGCP
3 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
3 2 (22.22%) FTP
3 2 (22.22%) SNMP
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) BGP
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (77.78%) WAAS
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (77.78%) WLAN
3 2 (22.22%) SCCP
3 2 (22.22%) H.323
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (22.22%) ICMP
3 2 (22.22%) MGCP
3 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
3 2 (22.22%) FTP
3 2 (22.22%) SNMP
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) ADSL
3 2 (22.22%) ISDN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Architect
1 7 (77.78%) Network Architect
2 5 (55.56%) Network Consultant
2 5 (55.56%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CCIE
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Juniper
2 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
2 7 (77.78%) Riverbed
2 7 (77.78%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) IPFX