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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 107 113 111
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 24 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.25% 0.43% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.86% 2.81% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 15
Median salary £50,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,300 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +8.88%

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
271 285 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.16% 15.27% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 172 253 256
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
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 18 January 2017.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Birmingham

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 46 (97.87%) Cisco
2 40 (85.11%) WAN
3 38 (80.85%) Firewall
4 37 (78.72%) LAN
5 30 (63.83%) ITIL
5 30 (63.83%) CheckPoint
6 26 (55.32%) BGP
7 25 (53.19%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (51.06%) Fortinet
9 23 (48.94%) HP
9 23 (48.94%) ITIL Certification
10 22 (46.81%) Data Centre
11 21 (44.68%) Network Management
12 20 (42.55%) Continuous Improvement
12 20 (42.55%) Root Cause Analysis
12 20 (42.55%) Degree
12 20 (42.55%) Computer Science
12 20 (42.55%) Software Engineering
12 20 (42.55%) Service Delivery
13 18 (38.30%) VPN
14 16 (34.04%) Mentoring
15 15 (31.91%) CCNP
16 13 (27.66%) CCNA
17 10 (21.28%) EIGRP
17 10 (21.28%) Presales
17 10 (21.28%) Network Security
18 9 (19.15%) MPLS
18 9 (19.15%) Wireless
19 8 (17.02%) VLAN
20 7 (14.89%) Telecoms

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 (6.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (85.11%) WAN
2 38 (80.85%) Firewall
3 37 (78.72%) LAN
4 26 (55.32%) BGP
5 18 (38.30%) VPN
6 10 (21.28%) EIGRP
6 10 (21.28%) Network Security
7 9 (19.15%) MPLS
7 9 (19.15%) Wireless
8 8 (17.02%) VLAN
9 6 (12.77%) Multicast
9 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
9 6 (12.77%) VPLS
10 5 (10.64%) Cisco Wireless
10 5 (10.64%) DHCP
11 4 (8.51%) Internet
11 4 (8.51%) NGN
11 4 (8.51%) SSH
11 4 (8.51%) SSL
11 4 (8.51%) WLAN
General
1 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.77%) Finance
3 3 (6.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) Network Engineer
2 19 (40.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Cisco Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Network Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Presales Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Technical Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Technical Project Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Check Point Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Security Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco Project Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Server Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 22 (46.81%) Data Centre
2 20 (42.55%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Solaris
3 3 (6.38%) Unix
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (63.83%) ITIL
2 21 (44.68%) Network Management
3 20 (42.55%) Continuous Improvement
3 20 (42.55%) Root Cause Analysis
3 20 (42.55%) Service Delivery
3 20 (42.55%) Software Engineering
4 16 (34.04%) Mentoring
5 10 (21.28%) Presales
6 5 (10.64%) Migration
6 5 (10.64%) PRINCE
7 3 (6.38%) Change Control
7 3 (6.38%) Contingency Planning
7 3 (6.38%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.38%) Project Management
7 3 (6.38%) Workflow
8 1 (2.13%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.13%) Patch Management
8 1 (2.13%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 25 (53.19%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (48.94%) ITIL Certification
3 20 (42.55%) Degree
4 15 (31.91%) CCNP
5 13 (27.66%) CCNA
6 6 (12.77%) CCDP
6 6 (12.77%) CCIE
7 5 (10.64%) CCDA
7 5 (10.64%) CCIP
8 3 (6.38%) MCSE
8 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (6.38%) PMI Certification
8 3 (6.38%) PMP
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.38%) XenDesktop
2 2 (4.26%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (4.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 46 (97.87%) Cisco
2 30 (63.83%) CheckPoint
3 24 (51.06%) Fortinet
4 23 (48.94%) HP
5 6 (12.77%) VMware
6 5 (10.64%) Aruba
6 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
7 4 (8.51%) Aerohive Networks
7 4 (8.51%) Extreme Networks
7 4 (8.51%) Huawei
7 4 (8.51%) Meraki
7 4 (8.51%) Palo Alto
7 4 (8.51%) Sourcefire
8 3 (6.38%) Citrix
8 3 (6.38%) F5
9 1 (2.13%) NetApp
9 1 (2.13%) Polycom
9 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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