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

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 107 71 99
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +28
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 40 69 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.72% 3.37% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.75% 16.91% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 32 68 20
Median salary £48,750 £52,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,500 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
372 408 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.01% 19.90% 16.26%
Number of salaries quoted 291 373 260
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 26 July 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Birmingham

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 42 (77.78%) BGP
2 40 (74.07%) Cisco
3 36 (66.67%) Firewall
4 35 (64.81%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (55.56%) MPLS
6 28 (51.85%) VPN
7 26 (48.15%) CCNP
7 26 (48.15%) WAN
8 24 (44.44%) Juniper
9 22 (40.74%) EIGRP
9 22 (40.74%) Wireless
10 21 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
11 18 (33.33%) TCP/IP
11 18 (33.33%) ITIL
12 15 (27.78%) LAN
12 15 (27.78%) CCNA
13 14 (25.93%) SolarWinds
13 14 (25.93%) Palo Alto
14 13 (24.07%) HSRP
14 13 (24.07%) Network Security
14 13 (24.07%) CheckPoint
15 12 (22.22%) CCIE
15 12 (22.22%) Network Design
15 12 (22.22%) VPLS
15 12 (22.22%) Cisco Wireless
16 11 (20.37%) VoWiFi
16 11 (20.37%) VoLTE
16 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
16 11 (20.37%) 4G
16 11 (20.37%) GGSN

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 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (77.78%) BGP
2 36 (66.67%) Firewall
3 30 (55.56%) MPLS
4 28 (51.85%) VPN
5 26 (48.15%) WAN
6 22 (40.74%) EIGRP
6 22 (40.74%) Wireless
7 21 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 15 (27.78%) LAN
10 13 (24.07%) HSRP
10 13 (24.07%) Network Security
11 12 (22.22%) Cisco Wireless
11 12 (22.22%) VPLS
12 11 (20.37%) ATM
12 11 (20.37%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (20.37%) Frame Relay
12 11 (20.37%) GGSN
12 11 (20.37%) Packet Switching
12 11 (20.37%) SGSN
General
1 11 (20.37%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Analyst
1 22 (40.74%) Network Analyst
2 21 (38.89%) Network Support
3 18 (33.33%) Network Support Analyst
3 18 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 14 (25.93%) Cisco Analyst
4 14 (25.93%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 13 (24.07%) Cisco Support
6 12 (22.22%) Design Engineer
7 11 (20.37%) Ericsson Engineer
7 11 (20.37%) Implementation Engineer
8 5 (9.26%) Architect
8 5 (9.26%) Firewall Analyst
8 5 (9.26%) Firewall Support
8 5 (9.26%) Network Engineer
9 4 (7.41%) Network Architect
10 3 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (5.56%) Presales Engineer
10 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (5.56%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) WAP
1 1 (1.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Handset
3 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) Windows
1 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
1 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
1 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) ITIL
2 12 (22.22%) Network Design
3 11 (20.37%) Network Architecture
4 10 (18.52%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 9 (16.67%) Security Operations
6 7 (12.96%) Incident Management
6 7 (12.96%) Supplier Management
7 6 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
8 5 (9.26%) Change Management
9 4 (7.41%) Service Management
10 3 (5.56%) Migration
10 3 (5.56%) Presales
11 2 (3.70%) Business Development
11 2 (3.70%) Operations Management
11 2 (3.70%) Problem Management
12 1 (1.85%) Configuration Management
12 1 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
12 1 (1.85%) E-Commerce
12 1 (1.85%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) C
1 1 (1.85%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 35 (64.81%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (48.15%) CCNP
3 15 (27.78%) CCNA
4 12 (22.22%) CCIE
5 10 (18.52%) CISSP
6 5 (9.26%) Degree
7 4 (7.41%) CCDA
7 4 (7.41%) CCDP
7 4 (7.41%) CCIP
8 2 (3.70%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.85%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.85%) JNCIP
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.85%) Cacti
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (74.07%) Cisco
2 24 (44.44%) Juniper
3 14 (25.93%) Palo Alto
3 14 (25.93%) SolarWinds
4 13 (24.07%) CheckPoint
5 11 (20.37%) Ericsson
5 11 (20.37%) Redback
5 11 (20.37%) Riverbed
6 10 (18.52%) Intel Security
7 9 (16.67%) F5
8 7 (12.96%) VMware
9 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.85%) Mitel
10 1 (1.85%) Sophos
10 1 (1.85%) Symantec
10 1 (1.85%) Veeam