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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 101 104 94
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 1 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.086% 0.30% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 1.55% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 6
Average salary £45,000 £27,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
232 258 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 20.00% 19.52% 20.24%
Number of salaries quoted 200 228 207
Average salary £44,500 £35,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.35% -2.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Gatwick - 1 £45,000 -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) VoIP
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (100.00%) VPN
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (100.00%) BGP
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Wireless
1 9 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 9 (100.00%) HSRP
2 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (66.67%) IPsec
2 6 (66.67%) VRRP
2 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
3 5 (55.56%) SolarWinds
3 5 (55.56%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (55.56%) Multicast
4 3 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (33.33%) High Availability
4 3 (33.33%) VLAN
4 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) VoIP
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (100.00%) VPN
1 9 (100.00%) BGP
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Wireless
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 9 (100.00%) HSRP
2 6 (66.67%) VRRP
2 6 (66.67%) IPsec
2 6 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (55.56%) Multicast
4 3 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (33.33%) VLAN
4 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (55.56%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) High Availability
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 5 (55.56%) SolarWinds
4 3 (33.33%) VMware