The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 108 125 105
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -20
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 33 6 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.46% 0.31% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.78% 1.76% 9.81%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 35
Median salary £48,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,750 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,750 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
OSPF
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
376 340 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.62% 17.76% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 246 299 317
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

OSPF
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Birmingham region.

OSPF Salary Trend in Birmingham

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Birmingham

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 56 (94.92%) Cisco
2 51 (86.44%) WAN
3 47 (79.66%) Firewall
4 41 (69.49%) LAN
5 38 (64.41%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (62.71%) BGP
7 35 (59.32%) ITIL
8 28 (47.46%) VPN
9 26 (44.07%) CheckPoint
10 24 (40.68%) Data Centre
11 23 (38.98%) EIGRP
12 22 (37.29%) CCNP
12 22 (37.29%) Wireless
13 19 (32.20%) CCNA
13 19 (32.20%) Fortinet
14 18 (30.51%) HP
14 18 (30.51%) MPLS
14 18 (30.51%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (25.42%) Service Delivery
15 15 (25.42%) Software Engineering
15 15 (25.42%) Degree
15 15 (25.42%) Computer Science
15 15 (25.42%) Network Management
15 15 (25.42%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (25.42%) Root Cause Analysis
16 12 (20.34%) SolarWinds
16 12 (20.34%) VPLS
16 12 (20.34%) Presales
16 12 (20.34%) Cisco Wireless
17 11 (18.64%) Palo Alto

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (86.44%) WAN
2 47 (79.66%) Firewall
3 41 (69.49%) LAN
4 37 (62.71%) BGP
5 28 (47.46%) VPN
6 23 (38.98%) EIGRP
7 22 (37.29%) Wireless
8 18 (30.51%) MPLS
9 12 (20.34%) Cisco Wireless
9 12 (20.34%) VPLS
10 11 (18.64%) Network Security
11 10 (16.95%) VLAN
12 9 (15.25%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (15.25%) SSL
13 8 (13.56%) DHCP
14 7 (11.86%) IP Telephony
15 6 (10.17%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (10.17%) Multicast
15 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
16 5 (8.47%) VoIP
General
1 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.47%) Finance
3 3 (5.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Network Engineer
2 18 (30.51%) Analyst
2 18 (30.51%) Network Analyst
3 14 (23.73%) Senior Network Engineer
4 13 (22.03%) Cisco Analyst
4 13 (22.03%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 12 (20.34%) Network Support
5 12 (20.34%) Network Support Analyst
5 12 (20.34%) Support Analyst
6 9 (15.25%) Cisco Support
7 7 (11.86%) Presales Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) Firewall Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) Firewall Support
8 5 (8.47%) Project Manager
8 5 (8.47%) Technical Manager
8 5 (8.47%) Technical Project Manager
9 4 (6.78%) Check Point Analyst
9 4 (6.78%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) Security Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) WAP
1 1 (1.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (40.68%) Data Centre
2 15 (25.42%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.08%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Handset
5 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Solaris
3 3 (5.08%) Unix
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (59.32%) ITIL
2 15 (25.42%) Continuous Improvement
2 15 (25.42%) Network Management
2 15 (25.42%) Root Cause Analysis
2 15 (25.42%) Service Delivery
2 15 (25.42%) Software Engineering
3 12 (20.34%) Presales
4 11 (18.64%) Mentoring
5 8 (13.56%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (11.86%) Incident Management
6 7 (11.86%) Migration
6 7 (11.86%) Supplier Management
7 5 (8.47%) PRINCE
8 3 (5.08%) Change Control
8 3 (5.08%) Change Management
8 3 (5.08%) Contingency Planning
8 3 (5.08%) ITIL V3
8 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.08%) Project Management
8 3 (5.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (64.41%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (37.29%) CCNP
3 19 (32.20%) CCNA
4 18 (30.51%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (25.42%) Degree
6 8 (13.56%) CCDP
6 8 (13.56%) CCIE
7 7 (11.86%) CCDA
7 7 (11.86%) CCIP
8 6 (10.17%) CISSP
9 3 (5.08%) MCSE
9 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (5.08%) PMI Certification
9 3 (5.08%) PMP
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.08%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.39%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (3.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (6.78%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.69%) Cacti
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (94.92%) Cisco
2 26 (44.07%) CheckPoint
3 19 (32.20%) Fortinet
4 18 (30.51%) HP
5 12 (20.34%) SolarWinds
6 11 (18.64%) Palo Alto
7 10 (16.95%) VMware
8 8 (13.56%) F5
9 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
9 7 (11.86%) Riverbed
10 5 (8.47%) Aruba
11 4 (6.78%) Aerohive Networks
11 4 (6.78%) Extreme Networks
11 4 (6.78%) Huawei
11 4 (6.78%) Meraki
11 4 (6.78%) Sourcefire
12 3 (5.08%) Citrix
13 1 (1.69%) Juniper
13 1 (1.69%) NetApp
13 1 (1.69%) Symantec