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

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 114 96 103
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 21 36 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.89% 2.03% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.33% 12.33% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 19 30 17
Median salary £52,500 £49,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.59% +23.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £29,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £55,600 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
332 292 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.10% 16.49% 14.05%
Number of salaries quoted 252 242 233
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £56,500
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 25 May 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Birmingham

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 29 (85.29%) BGP
2 28 (82.35%) Juniper
3 23 (67.65%) TCP/IP
3 23 (67.65%) MPLS
4 19 (55.88%) VPN
5 18 (52.94%) Network Design
6 17 (50.00%) Redback
6 17 (50.00%) Network Architecture
6 17 (50.00%) HSRP
6 17 (50.00%) GGSN
6 17 (50.00%) SGSN
6 17 (50.00%) 4G
6 17 (50.00%) VoLTE
6 17 (50.00%) VoWiFi
6 17 (50.00%) Frame Relay
6 17 (50.00%) Telecoms
6 17 (50.00%) 3G
6 17 (50.00%) SONET
6 17 (50.00%) RSVP
6 17 (50.00%) SS7
6 17 (50.00%) VRRP
6 17 (50.00%) Ethernet
6 17 (50.00%) Cisco
6 17 (50.00%) ATM
6 17 (50.00%) Packet Switching
6 17 (50.00%) SDH
6 17 (50.00%) Ericsson
7 15 (44.12%) Firewall
8 14 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (41.18%) CCNP

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 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (85.29%) BGP
2 23 (67.65%) MPLS
2 23 (67.65%) TCP/IP
3 19 (55.88%) VPN
4 17 (50.00%) 3G
4 17 (50.00%) 4G
4 17 (50.00%) ATM
4 17 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 17 (50.00%) Frame Relay
4 17 (50.00%) GGSN
4 17 (50.00%) HSRP
4 17 (50.00%) Packet Switching
4 17 (50.00%) RSVP
4 17 (50.00%) SDH
4 17 (50.00%) SGSN
4 17 (50.00%) SONET
4 17 (50.00%) SS7
4 17 (50.00%) VoLTE
4 17 (50.00%) VoWiFi
4 17 (50.00%) VRRP
General
1 17 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Design Engineer
2 17 (50.00%) Ericsson Engineer
2 17 (50.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Network Support
4 5 (14.71%) Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Network Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Network Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Network Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Network Support Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco Support
7 2 (5.88%) Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Network Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Network Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
1 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Network Design
2 17 (50.00%) Network Architecture
3 8 (23.53%) GAP Analysis
3 8 (23.53%) Security Operations
4 6 (17.65%) Trend Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) ITIL
6 2 (5.88%) Project Management
7 1 (2.94%) Business Development
7 1 (2.94%) Change Management
7 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.94%) Network Management
7 1 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) CCNP
1 14 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (23.53%) CCIE
3 5 (14.71%) CCNA
3 5 (14.71%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) CISSP
4 2 (5.88%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.94%) CCDA
5 1 (2.94%) CCDP
5 1 (2.94%) CCIP
5 1 (2.94%) JNCIE
5 1 (2.94%) JNCIP
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) Juniper
2 17 (50.00%) Cisco
2 17 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 17 (50.00%) Redback
3 11 (32.35%) CheckPoint
4 9 (26.47%) Intel Security
5 4 (11.76%) F5
6 3 (8.82%) Palo Alto
7 2 (5.88%) Avaya
7 2 (5.88%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (5.88%) HP
7 2 (5.88%) Mitel
7 2 (5.88%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.94%) Sophos
8 1 (2.94%) Veeam
8 1 (2.94%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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