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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 117 59 103
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +44
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 23 71 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.98% 3.53% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.91% 17.15% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 17 67 19
Median salary £67,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £88,500 £69,000 £48,200
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
333 414 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.24% 20.59% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 258 368 233
Median salary £42,500 £43,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £65,000
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 25 June 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Birmingham

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 33 (82.50%) BGP
2 28 (70.00%) Juniper
3 25 (62.50%) MPLS
4 24 (60.00%) Cisco
5 22 (55.00%) TCP/IP
5 22 (55.00%) VPN
5 22 (55.00%) Firewall
6 21 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (52.50%) CCNP
7 17 (42.50%) Network Design
8 16 (40.00%) Redback
8 16 (40.00%) GGSN
8 16 (40.00%) SGSN
8 16 (40.00%) Network Architecture
8 16 (40.00%) 4G
8 16 (40.00%) HSRP
8 16 (40.00%) VoLTE
8 16 (40.00%) VoWiFi
8 16 (40.00%) Frame Relay
8 16 (40.00%) Telecoms
8 16 (40.00%) RSVP
8 16 (40.00%) SS7
8 16 (40.00%) VRRP
8 16 (40.00%) Ericsson
8 16 (40.00%) 3G
8 16 (40.00%) SONET
8 16 (40.00%) Ethernet
8 16 (40.00%) ATM
8 16 (40.00%) Packet Switching
8 16 (40.00%) SDH

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (82.50%) BGP
2 25 (62.50%) MPLS
3 22 (55.00%) Firewall
3 22 (55.00%) TCP/IP
3 22 (55.00%) VPN
4 16 (40.00%) 3G
4 16 (40.00%) 4G
4 16 (40.00%) ATM
4 16 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 16 (40.00%) Frame Relay
4 16 (40.00%) GGSN
4 16 (40.00%) HSRP
4 16 (40.00%) Packet Switching
4 16 (40.00%) RSVP
4 16 (40.00%) SDH
4 16 (40.00%) SGSN
4 16 (40.00%) SONET
4 16 (40.00%) SS7
4 16 (40.00%) VoLTE
4 16 (40.00%) VRRP
General
1 16 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Design Engineer
2 16 (40.00%) Ericsson Engineer
2 16 (40.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 12 (30.00%) Network Support
4 10 (25.00%) Analyst
4 10 (25.00%) Network Analyst
5 9 (22.50%) Network Support Analyst
5 9 (22.50%) Support Analyst
6 6 (15.00%) Cisco Analyst
6 6 (15.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 6 (15.00%) Cisco Support
7 5 (12.50%) Architect
8 4 (10.00%) Network Architect
8 4 (10.00%) Network Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Cisco Expert
9 2 (5.00%) Commercial Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Consultant
9 2 (5.00%) Network Consultant
9 2 (5.00%) Network Specialist
10 1 (2.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
1 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Network Design
2 16 (40.00%) Network Architecture
3 9 (22.50%) GAP Analysis
3 9 (22.50%) ITIL
3 9 (22.50%) Security Operations
4 6 (15.00%) Trend Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) Change Management
5 3 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (7.50%) Service Management
6 2 (5.00%) Business Development
7 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.50%) Network Management
7 1 (2.50%) Project Management
7 1 (2.50%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) CCNP
1 21 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (22.50%) CCIE
3 7 (17.50%) CCNA
4 6 (15.00%) CISSP
5 5 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (5.00%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.50%) CCDA
7 1 (2.50%) CCDP
7 1 (2.50%) CCIP
7 1 (2.50%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.50%) JNCIP
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 28 (70.00%) Juniper
2 24 (60.00%) Cisco
3 16 (40.00%) Ericsson
3 16 (40.00%) Redback
4 11 (27.50%) CheckPoint
5 10 (25.00%) Intel Security
5 10 (25.00%) Palo Alto
6 7 (17.50%) F5
6 7 (17.50%) Riverbed
7 5 (12.50%) SolarWinds
8 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.50%) VMware
9 1 (2.50%) Avaya
9 1 (2.50%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (2.50%) HP
9 1 (2.50%) Mitel
9 1 (2.50%) Sophos
9 1 (2.50%) Veeam
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Square One Resources
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