The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 95 100 95
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 5 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.38% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.92% 1.81% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 3
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.48%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
OSPF
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
261 166 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 20.03% 15.51% 28.43%
Number of salaries quoted 223 148 294
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £46,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Wiltshire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

OSPF
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Swindon +3 4 £55,000 +10.00%
Chippenham - 1 £27,500 -
OSPF
South West

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) H.323
2 5 (83.33%) Network Management
3 4 (66.67%) JNCIS
3 4 (66.67%) IPsec
3 4 (66.67%) IPv4
3 4 (66.67%) IPv6
3 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) Tandberg
4 3 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
4 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) SMLT
5 2 (33.33%) HSRP
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Time Management
5 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (33.33%) DASS2
5 2 (33.33%) DPNSS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) H.323
3 4 (66.67%) IPv4
3 4 (66.67%) IPv6
3 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) IPsec
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) DASS2
5 2 (33.33%) DPNSS
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) RIP
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) HSRP
5 2 (33.33%) SMLT
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Lead Designer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Voice Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Data Network Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (33.33%) IVR
2 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) JNCIS
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Tandberg
3 2 (33.33%) Nortel
3 2 (33.33%) Avaya
3 2 (33.33%) Nokia
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) BT