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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 34 48 52
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 1.86% 1.53% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 5.71% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 2
Average salary £29,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +8.43%
OSPF
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 70 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 22.33% 26.82% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 42 52 47
Average salary £30,000 £33,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £27,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Worcestershire

OSPF
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Redditch +6 4 £29,000 -31.76%
OSPF
West Midlands

OSPF
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 5 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 5 (100.00%) ATM
1 5 (100.00%) ISDN
1 5 (100.00%) PPP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) DSL
1 5 (100.00%) X.21
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) IPsec
2 3 (60.00%) Netcool
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 5 (100.00%) ATM
1 5 (100.00%) ISDN
1 5 (100.00%) PPP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) DSL
1 5 (100.00%) X.21
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) IPsec
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) NOC Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 5 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco