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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 66 74 98
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +24
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 24 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.61% 2.11% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.09% 13.29% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 11
Median salary £52,500 £53,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.94% +41.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
159 173 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.26% 15.84% 19.88%
Number of salaries quoted 152 140 214
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 25 May 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 25 May 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 0 10 £60,000 +9.09%
Dunstable -7 6 £50,750 +6.84%
Luton - 2 £45,000 -
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 64 (100.00%) Cisco
1 64 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 64 (100.00%) BGP
2 62 (96.88%) CCNP
3 58 (90.63%) Firewall
4 54 (84.38%) TCP/IP
5 49 (76.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 46 (71.88%) F5
7 43 (67.19%) WAN
7 43 (67.19%) LAN
8 42 (65.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 41 (64.06%) CheckPoint
10 40 (62.50%) Network Management
10 40 (62.50%) Network Security
11 39 (60.94%) MS Visio
12 36 (56.25%) CCDP
12 36 (56.25%) Spanning Tree
13 32 (50.00%) tcpdump
13 32 (50.00%) Wireshark
13 32 (50.00%) Load Balancing
14 31 (48.44%) Presales
15 28 (43.75%) Microsoft
16 25 (39.06%) Data Centre
17 23 (35.94%) EIGRP
18 21 (32.81%) CCSE
18 21 (32.81%) CCSA
19 19 (29.69%) Juniper
19 19 (29.69%) RIP
19 19 (29.69%) VPN
19 19 (29.69%) SSL

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 39 (60.94%) MS Visio
2 14 (21.88%) MS Office
3 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 64 (100.00%) BGP
2 58 (90.63%) Firewall
3 54 (84.38%) TCP/IP
4 49 (76.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 43 (67.19%) LAN
5 43 (67.19%) WAN
6 40 (62.50%) Network Security
7 36 (56.25%) Spanning Tree
8 32 (50.00%) tcpdump
8 32 (50.00%) Wireshark
9 23 (35.94%) EIGRP
10 19 (29.69%) HSRP
10 19 (29.69%) RIP
10 19 (29.69%) SSL
10 19 (29.69%) VPN
11 16 (25.00%) BIG-IP
12 15 (23.44%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (23.44%) VoIP
12 15 (23.44%) Wireless
13 13 (20.31%) VRRP
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Banking
3 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (43.75%) Consultant
1 28 (43.75%) Network Consultant
2 19 (29.69%) Network Security Consultant
2 19 (29.69%) Security Consultant
3 14 (21.88%) Network Engineer
3 14 (21.88%) Network Specialist
4 9 (14.06%) Check Point Consultant
4 9 (14.06%) Cisco Consultant
4 9 (14.06%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 6 (9.38%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Technical Leader
6 5 (7.81%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) IP Network Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Network Security Specialist
6 5 (7.81%) Security Specialist
7 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
7 4 (6.25%) Network Support
7 4 (6.25%) Network Support Specialist
7 4 (6.25%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.06%) Data Centre
2 11 (17.19%) Driving Licence
3 4 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.13%) PKI
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (65.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 40 (62.50%) Network Management
3 32 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 31 (48.44%) Presales
5 15 (23.44%) High Availability
6 11 (17.19%) Network Design
7 10 (15.63%) ITIL
8 9 (14.06%) Service Delivery
9 8 (12.50%) Change Management
10 7 (10.94%) Data Protection
11 6 (9.38%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (9.38%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (9.38%) Threat Detection
11 6 (9.38%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (9.38%) Web Filtering
12 5 (7.81%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (7.81%) Coaching
13 4 (6.25%) DDoS Mitigation
13 4 (6.25%) PRINCE
13 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 64 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (96.88%) CCNP
3 36 (56.25%) CCDP
4 21 (32.81%) CCSA
4 21 (32.81%) CCSE
5 10 (15.63%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (7.81%) CISSP
7 2 (3.13%) CCNA
7 2 (3.13%) CISA
7 2 (3.13%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.31%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (20.31%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) Cisco
2 46 (71.88%) F5
3 41 (64.06%) CheckPoint
4 28 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 19 (29.69%) Juniper
6 15 (23.44%) HP
7 4 (6.25%) CA
8 3 (4.69%) Qualys
9 2 (3.13%) VMware