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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 61 81 92
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +11
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 16 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.99% 1.90% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.68% 9.90% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 9
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £43,000 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +7.77%
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
117 202 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.55% 19.15% 17.99%
Number of salaries quoted 109 165 184
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 30 July 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 July 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
Dunstable +10 3 £48,500 -7.61%
Bedford -10 1 £51,500 -1.90% 1
Luton - 1 £55,000 -
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 45 (100.00%) Cisco
1 45 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (95.56%) CCNP
3 42 (93.33%) BGP
3 42 (93.33%) F5
4 41 (91.11%) Firewall
5 38 (84.44%) TCP/IP
6 30 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 30 (66.67%) Network Security
7 27 (60.00%) EIGRP
8 25 (55.56%) Juniper
8 25 (55.56%) RIP
8 25 (55.56%) HSRP
9 22 (48.89%) Network Management
9 22 (48.89%) VPN
9 22 (48.89%) SSL
9 22 (48.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 21 (46.67%) MS Visio
11 18 (40.00%) LAN
11 18 (40.00%) WAN
11 18 (40.00%) CCDP
11 18 (40.00%) CheckPoint
12 17 (37.78%) Spanning Tree
13 15 (33.33%) SNMP
14 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
14 13 (28.89%) VoIP
14 13 (28.89%) Wireless
14 13 (28.89%) Wireshark
14 13 (28.89%) Load Balancing
14 13 (28.89%) tcpdump

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 21 (46.67%) MS Visio
2 11 (24.44%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 42 (93.33%) BGP
2 41 (91.11%) Firewall
3 38 (84.44%) TCP/IP
4 30 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 30 (66.67%) Network Security
5 27 (60.00%) EIGRP
6 25 (55.56%) HSRP
6 25 (55.56%) RIP
7 22 (48.89%) SSL
7 22 (48.89%) VPN
8 18 (40.00%) LAN
8 18 (40.00%) WAN
9 17 (37.78%) Spanning Tree
10 15 (33.33%) SNMP
11 13 (28.89%) tcpdump
11 13 (28.89%) VoIP
11 13 (28.89%) Wireless
11 13 (28.89%) Wireshark
12 12 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (26.67%) IPsec
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Consultant
1 17 (37.78%) Network Consultant
1 17 (37.78%) Network Specialist
2 12 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Network Security Consultant
2 12 (26.67%) Security Consultant
3 11 (24.44%) Network Security Specialist
3 11 (24.44%) Security Specialist
4 9 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 7 (15.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Cisco Security Specialist
5 7 (15.56%) Cisco Specialist
5 7 (15.56%) Firewall Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Juniper Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Security Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Firewall Specialist
7 5 (11.11%) Cisco Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Virtual Team
2 10 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 9 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (15.56%) Driving Licence
5 3 (6.67%) PKI
6 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Disaster Recovery
1 22 (48.89%) Network Management
2 13 (28.89%) Load Balancing
3 12 (26.67%) High Availability
3 12 (26.67%) Presales
3 12 (26.67%) Risk Assessment
3 12 (26.67%) Threat Detection
3 12 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 11 (24.44%) ITIL
5 9 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
6 8 (17.78%) Change Management
6 8 (17.78%) Network Design
7 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
8 5 (11.11%) Data Protection
9 3 (6.67%) PRINCE
9 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.67%) SIEM
10 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 45 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (95.56%) CCNP
3 18 (40.00%) CCDP
4 10 (22.22%) CCSA
4 10 (22.22%) CCSE
5 7 (15.56%) CISSP
6 4 (8.89%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (6.67%) CISA
7 3 (6.67%) CISM
8 2 (4.44%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Cisco
2 42 (93.33%) F5
3 25 (55.56%) Juniper
4 18 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
6 11 (24.44%) HP
7 5 (11.11%) Qualys
8 4 (8.89%) CA
9 2 (4.44%) VMware