The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 57 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 11 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.13% 1.36% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.27% 5.04% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 0
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
OSPF
Hertfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
133 119 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 25.78% 27.05% 31.97%
Number of salaries quoted 95 80 95
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Watford region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Watford

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) Cisco
1 18 (100.00%) BGP
2 17 (94.44%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (88.89%) MPLS
4 13 (72.22%) Firewall
5 11 (61.11%) EIGRP
5 11 (61.11%) CCNP
6 9 (50.00%) CCIE
7 8 (44.44%) VPN
8 7 (38.89%) RIP
8 7 (38.89%) Juniper
8 7 (38.89%) Network Security
8 7 (38.89%) Multicast
9 6 (33.33%) F5
9 6 (33.33%) CCNA
9 6 (33.33%) CheckPoint
9 6 (33.33%) Wireless
10 5 (27.78%) VRRP
10 5 (27.78%) VMware
10 5 (27.78%) VLAN
10 5 (27.78%) LAN
10 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (27.78%) Crossbeam
10 5 (27.78%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (22.22%) HSRP
11 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
11 4 (22.22%) VoIP
11 4 (22.22%) Windows
11 4 (22.22%) DNS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) BGP
2 16 (88.89%) MPLS
3 13 (72.22%) Firewall
4 11 (61.11%) EIGRP
5 8 (44.44%) VPN
6 7 (38.89%) RIP
6 7 (38.89%) Network Security
6 7 (38.89%) Multicast
7 6 (33.33%) Wireless
8 5 (27.78%) VLAN
8 5 (27.78%) VRRP
8 5 (27.78%) LAN
8 5 (27.78%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (22.22%) HSRP
9 4 (22.22%) VoIP
9 4 (22.22%) WAN
9 4 (22.22%) DHCP
9 4 (22.22%) DNS
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.11%) Games
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Network Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Network Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Blog
1 2 (11.11%) FMCG
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Network Design
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Network Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (61.11%) CCNP
3 9 (50.00%) CCIE
4 6 (33.33%) CCNA
5 1 (5.56%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Cacti
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) Juniper
3 6 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 6 (33.33%) F5
4 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 5 (27.78%) Crossbeam
5 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 2 (11.11%) Fortinet
6 2 (11.11%) IBM
7 1 (5.56%) NetApp
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