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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 68 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 7 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.18% - 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.27% - 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Average salary £42,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
164 87 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 27.70% 22.83% 29.19%
Number of salaries quoted 112 59 65
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £69,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 20 (100.00%) Cisco
1 20 (100.00%) BGP
2 18 (90.00%) CCNP
2 18 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (90.00%) MPLS
3 13 (65.00%) EIGRP
4 12 (60.00%) Firewall
4 12 (60.00%) Network Security
5 11 (55.00%) VPN
6 10 (50.00%) WAN
7 9 (45.00%) F5
8 8 (40.00%) LAN
8 8 (40.00%) VMware
8 8 (40.00%) IPsec
9 7 (35.00%) Windows
9 7 (35.00%) CCIE
9 7 (35.00%) Juniper
9 7 (35.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (30.00%) VLAN
10 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
10 6 (30.00%) Network Design
10 6 (30.00%) BIG-IP
11 5 (25.00%) Wireless
11 5 (25.00%) RIP
11 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
11 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
11 5 (25.00%) Crossbeam
11 5 (25.00%) Cisco PIX

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) BGP
2 18 (90.00%) MPLS
3 13 (65.00%) EIGRP
4 12 (60.00%) Firewall
4 12 (60.00%) Network Security
5 11 (55.00%) VPN
6 10 (50.00%) WAN
7 8 (40.00%) LAN
7 8 (40.00%) IPsec
8 7 (35.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 6 (30.00%) BIG-IP
9 6 (30.00%) VLAN
9 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
10 5 (25.00%) Wireless
10 5 (25.00%) Multicast
10 5 (25.00%) RIP
10 5 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
11 4 (20.00%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Network Design
2 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) Network Management
4 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Network Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) CCNP
1 18 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (35.00%) CCIE
3 4 (20.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (10.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (45.00%) F5
3 8 (40.00%) VMware
4 7 (35.00%) Juniper
5 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (25.00%) Crossbeam
6 4 (20.00%) Riverbed
6 4 (20.00%) Fortinet
6 4 (20.00%) HP
7 3 (15.00%) IBM
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
Watford, United Kingdom
Camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago