The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - 101 84
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 0 1 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex - 0.088% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.43% 8.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 18
Average salary - £53,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.88%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
OSPF
South 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 West Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
219 232 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 20.20% 20.37% 19.34%
Number of salaries quoted 201 200 226
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

OSPF
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

OSPF Salary Trend in West Sussex

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Cacti
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) VPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) VRRP
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Nagios
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
2 2 (66.67%) VRRP
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) JNCIS
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) BS25999
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
1 2 (66.67%) Cacti
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix