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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 57 70 71
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 30 26 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.52% 2.58% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.26% 17.57% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 17
Median salary £55,000 £49,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.24% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,700 £45,250 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £52,500 £60,800
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
129 148 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.14% 14.70% 18.06%
Number of salaries quoted 104 133 160
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Bedford +17 14 £55,000 +9.45% 1
Dunstable +13 2 £47,500 -3.06%
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 42 (100.00%) Cisco
1 42 (100.00%) CCNP
1 42 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 42 (100.00%) Firewall
2 38 (90.48%) BGP
3 35 (83.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 31 (73.81%) Network Security
5 25 (59.52%) Spanning Tree
5 25 (59.52%) CheckPoint
5 25 (59.52%) LAN
5 25 (59.52%) WAN
5 25 (59.52%) CCSA
5 25 (59.52%) CCSE
6 24 (57.14%) F5
7 23 (54.76%) TCP/IP
8 22 (52.38%) Network Management
9 19 (45.24%) CCDP
9 19 (45.24%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (42.86%) MS Visio
11 17 (40.48%) HSRP
11 17 (40.48%) EIGRP
11 17 (40.48%) Juniper
11 17 (40.48%) RIP
12 16 (38.10%) Data Centre
13 13 (30.95%) Load Balancing
13 13 (30.95%) VPN
13 13 (30.95%) SSL
13 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
14 12 (28.57%) Finance
15 11 (26.19%) Wireless

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 18 (42.86%) MS Visio
2 7 (16.67%) MS Office
3 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 42 (100.00%) Firewall
2 38 (90.48%) BGP
3 35 (83.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 31 (73.81%) Network Security
5 25 (59.52%) LAN
5 25 (59.52%) Spanning Tree
5 25 (59.52%) WAN
6 23 (54.76%) TCP/IP
7 17 (40.48%) EIGRP
7 17 (40.48%) HSRP
7 17 (40.48%) RIP
8 13 (30.95%) SSL
8 13 (30.95%) VPN
9 11 (26.19%) VoIP
9 11 (26.19%) Wireless
10 10 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (23.81%) DWDM
10 10 (23.81%) MPLS
10 10 (23.81%) tcpdump
10 10 (23.81%) VRRP
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Consultant
1 19 (45.24%) Network Consultant
2 18 (42.86%) Network Security Consultant
2 18 (42.86%) Security Consultant
3 17 (40.48%) Network Engineer
3 17 (40.48%) Network Specialist
4 16 (38.10%) Network Security Engineer
4 16 (38.10%) Security Engineer
5 8 (19.05%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (19.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 7 (16.67%) Network Support
6 7 (16.67%) Network Support Specialist
6 7 (16.67%) Support Specialist
7 6 (14.29%) Network Security Specialist
7 6 (14.29%) Security Specialist
8 5 (11.90%) Cisco Network Specialist
8 5 (11.90%) Cisco Specialist
8 5 (11.90%) Firewall Specialist
9 4 (9.52%) Firewall Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) Data Centre
2 6 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 3 (7.14%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.76%) Fintech
4 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Network Management
2 19 (45.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (30.95%) Load Balancing
4 10 (23.81%) High Availability
5 6 (14.29%) ITIL
6 5 (11.90%) Change Management
7 4 (9.52%) Presales
7 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (7.14%) Threat Detection
8 3 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.76%) DDoS Mitigation
9 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.76%) Network Design
9 2 (4.76%) PRINCE
9 2 (4.76%) Project Management
10 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
10 1 (2.38%) SIEM
10 1 (2.38%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) CCNP
1 42 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (59.52%) CCSA
2 25 (59.52%) CCSE
3 19 (45.24%) CCDP
4 2 (4.76%) CISSP
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.38%) CCIE
5 1 (2.38%) CCNA
5 1 (2.38%) CISA
5 1 (2.38%) CISM
5 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (59.52%) CheckPoint
3 24 (57.14%) F5
4 17 (40.48%) Juniper
5 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
6 9 (21.43%) HP
7 6 (14.29%) CA
8 2 (4.76%) Qualys
Bedfordshire
Volt
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car,bonus
Posted: 3 days ago