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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 42 45 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 35 39 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.12% 4.59% 2.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.17% 25.16% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 18
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,000 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +8.88%

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
116 155 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.98% 18.26% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 92 141 139
Median salary £55,000 £51,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +13.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £67,000
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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +14 15 £55,000 -
Dunstable +1 2 £47,500 -3.06%
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 48 (100.00%) Cisco
1 48 (100.00%) CCNP
1 48 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (95.83%) Firewall
3 45 (93.75%) BGP
4 42 (87.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 36 (75.00%) Network Security
6 33 (68.75%) Spanning Tree
6 33 (68.75%) CheckPoint
6 33 (68.75%) LAN
6 33 (68.75%) WAN
6 33 (68.75%) CCSA
6 33 (68.75%) CCSE
7 30 (62.50%) Network Management
8 26 (54.17%) CCDP
9 25 (52.08%) MS Visio
10 24 (50.00%) TCP/IP
11 22 (45.83%) Disaster Recovery
11 22 (45.83%) F5
12 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
12 20 (41.67%) Load Balancing
13 19 (39.58%) Data Centre
14 15 (31.25%) HSRP
14 15 (31.25%) RIP
14 15 (31.25%) EIGRP
14 15 (31.25%) Juniper
15 12 (25.00%) VPN
15 12 (25.00%) SSL
15 12 (25.00%) tcpdump
15 12 (25.00%) Wireshark

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 25 (52.08%) MS Visio
2 7 (14.58%) MS Office
3 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 46 (95.83%) Firewall
2 45 (93.75%) BGP
3 42 (87.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 36 (75.00%) Network Security
5 33 (68.75%) LAN
5 33 (68.75%) Spanning Tree
5 33 (68.75%) WAN
6 24 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 15 (31.25%) EIGRP
7 15 (31.25%) HSRP
7 15 (31.25%) RIP
8 12 (25.00%) SSL
8 12 (25.00%) tcpdump
8 12 (25.00%) VPN
8 12 (25.00%) Wireshark
9 11 (22.92%) DWDM
9 11 (22.92%) MPLS
9 11 (22.92%) VoIP
9 11 (22.92%) VRRP
9 11 (22.92%) Wireless
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Consultant
1 26 (54.17%) Network Consultant
2 25 (52.08%) Network Security Consultant
2 25 (52.08%) Security Consultant
3 22 (45.83%) Network Engineer
4 21 (43.75%) Network Security Engineer
4 21 (43.75%) Security Engineer
5 15 (31.25%) Network Specialist
6 8 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (16.67%) Network Support
6 8 (16.67%) Network Support Specialist
6 8 (16.67%) Support Specialist
7 7 (14.58%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Cisco Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Cisco Network Specialist
8 3 (6.25%) Firewall Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Firewall Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 19 (39.58%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Fintech
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Network Management
2 22 (45.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (41.67%) Load Balancing
4 10 (20.83%) High Availability
5 6 (12.50%) Presales
6 5 (10.42%) Change Management
6 5 (10.42%) ITIL
7 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.25%) Forensic Analysis
9 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.17%) Network Design
9 2 (4.17%) PRINCE
9 2 (4.17%) Project Management
10 1 (2.08%) DDoS Mitigation
10 1 (2.08%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.08%) Threat Detection
10 1 (2.08%) Time Management
10 1 (2.08%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 48 (100.00%) CCNP
1 48 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (68.75%) CCSA
2 33 (68.75%) CCSE
3 26 (54.17%) CCDP
4 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.08%) CCIE
5 1 (2.08%) CCNA
5 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) Cisco
2 33 (68.75%) CheckPoint
3 22 (45.83%) F5
4 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 15 (31.25%) Juniper
6 10 (20.83%) HP
7 6 (12.50%) CA