The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 65 79 86
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +7
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 11 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.57% 1.32% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.34% 7.64% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 18
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,700 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,700 £52,500 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
OSPF
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
97 157 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.86% 17.27% 21.71%
Number of salaries quoted 83 135 226
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,000 £65,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

OSPF
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 2 £50,000 -
Dunstable +26 1 £52,500 -
Bedford +6 1 £49,000 -6.66% 2
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 31 (100.00%) Cisco
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (96.77%) CCNP
2 30 (96.77%) F5
3 28 (90.32%) Firewall
4 27 (87.10%) BGP
5 26 (83.87%) TCP/IP
6 24 (77.42%) EIGRP
7 23 (74.19%) Juniper
7 23 (74.19%) RIP
7 23 (74.19%) HSRP
8 21 (67.74%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (64.52%) Network Security
10 19 (61.29%) VPN
10 19 (61.29%) SSL
11 15 (48.39%) SNMP
12 12 (38.71%) IPsec
12 12 (38.71%) Finance
12 12 (38.71%) Risk Assessment
12 12 (38.71%) SSH
12 12 (38.71%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (38.71%) Vulnerability Management
12 12 (38.71%) Threat Detection
12 12 (38.71%) Virtual Team
13 11 (35.48%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (32.26%) Wireless
14 10 (32.26%) VoIP
15 9 (29.03%) High Availability
15 9 (29.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 9 (29.03%) DDoS Mitigation

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Visio
2 6 (19.35%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (90.32%) Firewall
2 27 (87.10%) BGP
3 26 (83.87%) TCP/IP
4 24 (77.42%) EIGRP
5 23 (74.19%) HSRP
5 23 (74.19%) RIP
6 21 (67.74%) Cisco Nexus
7 20 (64.52%) Network Security
8 19 (61.29%) SSL
8 19 (61.29%) VPN
9 15 (48.39%) SNMP
10 12 (38.71%) Intrusion Detection
10 12 (38.71%) IPsec
10 12 (38.71%) SSH
11 10 (32.26%) VoIP
11 10 (32.26%) Wireless
12 8 (25.81%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (22.58%) LAN
13 7 (22.58%) Spanning Tree
13 7 (22.58%) WAN
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Network Specialist
2 11 (35.48%) Network Security Specialist
2 11 (35.48%) Security Specialist
3 10 (32.26%) Network Engineer
4 9 (29.03%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (25.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (25.81%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 8 (25.81%) Cisco Specialist
5 8 (25.81%) Firewall Engineer
5 8 (25.81%) Juniper Engineer
6 7 (22.58%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 7 (22.58%) Cisco Security Specialist
6 7 (22.58%) Consultant
6 7 (22.58%) Firewall Specialist
6 7 (22.58%) Network Consultant
6 7 (22.58%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (22.58%) Security Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Network Analyst
7 4 (12.90%) Network Support
7 4 (12.90%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Virtual Team
2 9 (29.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
4 6 (19.35%) Driving Licence
5 3 (9.68%) PKI
6 2 (6.45%) Fintech
7 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Risk Assessment
1 12 (38.71%) Threat Detection
1 12 (38.71%) Vulnerability Management
2 11 (35.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (29.03%) DDoS Mitigation
3 9 (29.03%) High Availability
4 8 (25.81%) ITIL
4 8 (25.81%) Network Management
5 5 (16.13%) Change Management
6 4 (12.90%) Network Design
6 4 (12.90%) Presales
7 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
7 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.68%) SIEM
8 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
8 2 (6.45%) PRINCE
8 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
9 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (96.77%) CCNP
3 7 (22.58%) CCDP
3 7 (22.58%) CCSA
3 7 (22.58%) CCSE
3 7 (22.58%) CISSP
4 3 (9.68%) CISA
4 3 (9.68%) CISM
5 1 (3.23%) CCNA
5 1 (3.23%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (96.77%) F5
3 23 (74.19%) Juniper
4 7 (22.58%) CheckPoint
4 7 (22.58%) HP
5 5 (16.13%) CA
5 5 (16.13%) Qualys
6 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.23%) VMware
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