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

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 127 100 91
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -9
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 24 23 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.97% 1.24% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.76% 7.08% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 39
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £45,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,500 £55,500
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
417 325 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.81% 17.51% 18.17%
Number of salaries quoted 270 284 334
Median salary £40,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £27,000 £26,125
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 September 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Birmingham

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 41 (87.23%) Cisco
2 37 (78.72%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (78.72%) BGP
3 35 (74.47%) Firewall
4 30 (63.83%) WAN
5 28 (59.57%) CCNP
6 25 (53.19%) MPLS
7 24 (51.06%) VPN
8 22 (46.81%) EIGRP
8 22 (46.81%) Wireless
9 20 (42.55%) Cisco Nexus
10 19 (40.43%) LAN
11 18 (38.30%) ITIL
12 16 (34.04%) VPLS
13 15 (31.91%) CCIE
13 15 (31.91%) Juniper
14 14 (29.79%) SolarWinds
14 14 (29.79%) Palo Alto
15 13 (27.66%) Network Security
15 13 (27.66%) CheckPoint
15 13 (27.66%) CCNA
16 12 (25.53%) Cisco Wireless
17 11 (23.40%) Riverbed
17 11 (23.40%) Cisco ASA
18 10 (21.28%) Network Monitoring
18 10 (21.28%) Spanning Tree
18 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
18 10 (21.28%) CISSP
18 10 (21.28%) Intel Security
19 9 (19.15%) GAP Analysis

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:

Communications & Networking
1 37 (78.72%) BGP
2 35 (74.47%) Firewall
3 30 (63.83%) WAN
4 25 (53.19%) MPLS
5 24 (51.06%) VPN
6 22 (46.81%) EIGRP
6 22 (46.81%) Wireless
7 20 (42.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 19 (40.43%) LAN
9 16 (34.04%) VPLS
10 13 (27.66%) Network Security
11 12 (25.53%) Cisco Wireless
12 11 (23.40%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (21.28%) Spanning Tree
14 9 (19.15%) IP Telephony
14 9 (19.15%) SSL
14 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
14 9 (19.15%) VoIP
15 7 (14.89%) Cisco IOS
16 5 (10.64%) HSRP
General
1 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Analyst
1 22 (46.81%) Network Analyst
2 21 (44.68%) Network Support
3 18 (38.30%) Network Support Analyst
3 18 (38.30%) Support Analyst
4 14 (29.79%) Cisco Analyst
4 14 (29.79%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 13 (27.66%) Cisco Support
6 7 (14.89%) Presales Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Firewall Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) Firewall Support
8 4 (8.51%) Network Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (6.38%) Design Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Ericsson Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Implementation Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Senior Network Analyst
10 2 (4.26%) Cisco Expert
10 2 (4.26%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) WAP
1 1 (2.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Handset
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) ITIL
2 10 (21.28%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (19.15%) GAP Analysis
3 9 (19.15%) Security Operations
4 7 (14.89%) Incident Management
4 7 (14.89%) Migration
4 7 (14.89%) Presales
4 7 (14.89%) Supplier Management
5 6 (12.77%) Trend Analysis
6 5 (10.64%) Change Management
7 4 (8.51%) Service Management
8 3 (6.38%) Network Architecture
8 3 (6.38%) Network Design
9 2 (4.26%) Business Development
9 2 (4.26%) Operations Management
9 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
10 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.13%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 1 (2.13%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (78.72%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (59.57%) CCNP
3 15 (31.91%) CCIE
4 13 (27.66%) CCNA
5 10 (21.28%) CISSP
6 7 (14.89%) CCDA
6 7 (14.89%) CCDP
6 7 (14.89%) CCIP
7 5 (10.64%) Degree
8 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.13%) JNCIA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.38%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.13%) Cacti
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (87.23%) Cisco
2 15 (31.91%) Juniper
3 14 (29.79%) Palo Alto
3 14 (29.79%) SolarWinds
4 13 (27.66%) CheckPoint
5 11 (23.40%) Riverbed
6 10 (21.28%) Intel Security
7 9 (19.15%) F5
8 7 (14.89%) VMware
9 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.38%) Ericsson
10 3 (6.38%) Redback
11 1 (2.13%) Mitel
11 1 (2.13%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago