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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 59 85 98
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +13
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 21 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.37% 1.33% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.89% 7.94% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 7
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
141 189 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.90% 16.81% 18.51%
Number of salaries quoted 132 156 197
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +6 5 £57,500 +4.54%
Dunstable 0 5 £48,500 +2.10%
Luton - 1 £45,000 -
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 56 (100.00%) Cisco
1 56 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 56 (100.00%) BGP
2 54 (96.43%) CCNP
3 50 (89.29%) Firewall
4 48 (85.71%) TCP/IP
5 44 (78.57%) F5
5 44 (78.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 37 (66.07%) Network Security
7 33 (58.93%) WAN
7 33 (58.93%) LAN
8 32 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 31 (55.36%) CheckPoint
9 31 (55.36%) Network Management
10 30 (53.57%) MS Visio
11 28 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
12 27 (48.21%) CCDP
13 25 (44.64%) EIGRP
14 24 (42.86%) tcpdump
14 24 (42.86%) Wireshark
14 24 (42.86%) Load Balancing
15 23 (41.07%) Presales
16 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
17 21 (37.50%) Juniper
17 21 (37.50%) RIP
17 21 (37.50%) VPN
17 21 (37.50%) SSL
17 21 (37.50%) HSRP
18 17 (30.36%) Data Centre
19 15 (26.79%) CCSA

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 30 (53.57%) MS Visio
2 11 (19.64%) MS Office
3 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 56 (100.00%) BGP
2 50 (89.29%) Firewall
3 48 (85.71%) TCP/IP
4 44 (78.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 37 (66.07%) Network Security
6 33 (58.93%) LAN
6 33 (58.93%) WAN
7 28 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
8 25 (44.64%) EIGRP
9 24 (42.86%) tcpdump
9 24 (42.86%) Wireshark
10 21 (37.50%) HSRP
10 21 (37.50%) RIP
10 21 (37.50%) SSL
10 21 (37.50%) VPN
11 14 (25.00%) BIG-IP
12 13 (23.21%) VoIP
12 13 (23.21%) Wireless
13 12 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (19.64%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) Consultant
1 24 (42.86%) Network Consultant
2 17 (30.36%) Network Security Consultant
2 17 (30.36%) Security Consultant
3 13 (23.21%) Network Engineer
3 13 (23.21%) Network Specialist
4 7 (12.50%) Check Point Consultant
4 7 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
4 7 (12.50%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 7 (12.50%) Network Security Specialist
4 7 (12.50%) Security Specialist
5 6 (10.71%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Cisco Specialist
6 4 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Juniper Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Security Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Data Centre
2 11 (19.64%) Virtual Team
3 9 (16.07%) Driving Licence
4 8 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (5.36%) PKI
6 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 31 (55.36%) Network Management
3 24 (42.86%) Load Balancing
4 23 (41.07%) Presales
5 13 (23.21%) High Availability
6 11 (19.64%) Risk Assessment
6 11 (19.64%) Threat Detection
6 11 (19.64%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (17.86%) ITIL
8 9 (16.07%) Network Design
9 8 (14.29%) DDoS Mitigation
10 7 (12.50%) Change Management
10 7 (12.50%) Service Delivery
11 6 (10.71%) Data Protection
12 4 (7.14%) Coaching
12 4 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (7.14%) Web Filtering
13 3 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
13 3 (5.36%) PRINCE
13 3 (5.36%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 56 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (96.43%) CCNP
3 27 (48.21%) CCDP
4 15 (26.79%) CCSA
4 15 (26.79%) CCSE
5 7 (12.50%) CISSP
6 6 (10.71%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (5.36%) CISA
7 3 (5.36%) CISM
8 2 (3.57%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 56 (100.00%) Cisco
2 44 (78.57%) F5
3 31 (55.36%) CheckPoint
4 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
5 21 (37.50%) Juniper
6 12 (21.43%) HP
7 5 (8.93%) Qualys
8 4 (7.14%) CA
9 2 (3.57%) VMware