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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 86 90 93
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 2 1 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.18% 0.092% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.00% 0.66% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 20
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
200 152 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 17.70% 13.97% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 159 139 234
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,750 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
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
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 30 October 2014. 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
Crawley -4 2 £47,500 +18.75%
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) Telnet
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) IPv4
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Document Management
2 4 (66.67%) SSH
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 4 (66.67%) EqualLogic
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (50.00%) CentOS
3 3 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (50.00%) MCITP
3 3 (50.00%) C
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) Telnet
2 4 (66.67%) IPv4
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) SSH
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) VPLS
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) HSRP
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Open Source
1 4 (66.67%) EqualLogic
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) CentOS
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Document Management
1 4 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Nagios
1 2 (33.33%) Cacti
1 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper