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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 129 102 110
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +8
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 16 30 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.66% 1.65% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.61% 10.34% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 11
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%
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
347 290 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.39% 15.92% 14.14%
Number of salaries quoted 263 237 228
Median salary £45,000 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 4 May 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Birmingham

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 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 22 (84.62%) BGP
2 21 (80.77%) MPLS
2 21 (80.77%) Juniper
3 19 (73.08%) TCP/IP
4 18 (69.23%) VPN
4 18 (69.23%) Ethernet
4 18 (69.23%) ATM
4 18 (69.23%) Network Design
5 17 (65.38%) GGSN
5 17 (65.38%) SGSN
5 17 (65.38%) Network Architecture
5 17 (65.38%) 4G
5 17 (65.38%) HSRP
5 17 (65.38%) VoWiFi
5 17 (65.38%) VoLTE
5 17 (65.38%) Redback
5 17 (65.38%) Frame Relay
5 17 (65.38%) Telecoms
5 17 (65.38%) RSVP
5 17 (65.38%) SS7
5 17 (65.38%) VRRP
5 17 (65.38%) Packet Switching
5 17 (65.38%) SDH
5 17 (65.38%) Ericsson
5 17 (65.38%) 3G
5 17 (65.38%) SONET
6 9 (34.62%) Cisco
7 7 (26.92%) Firewall
8 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (23.08%) 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 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (84.62%) BGP
2 21 (80.77%) MPLS
3 19 (73.08%) TCP/IP
4 18 (69.23%) ATM
4 18 (69.23%) Ethernet
4 18 (69.23%) VPN
5 17 (65.38%) 3G
5 17 (65.38%) 4G
5 17 (65.38%) Frame Relay
5 17 (65.38%) GGSN
5 17 (65.38%) HSRP
5 17 (65.38%) Packet Switching
5 17 (65.38%) RSVP
5 17 (65.38%) SDH
5 17 (65.38%) SGSN
5 17 (65.38%) SONET
5 17 (65.38%) SS7
5 17 (65.38%) VoLTE
5 17 (65.38%) VoWiFi
5 17 (65.38%) VRRP
General
1 17 (65.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Design Engineer
2 17 (65.38%) Ericsson Engineer
2 17 (65.38%) Implementation Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Network Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Active Directory Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V Architect
6 1 (3.85%) IP Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Design Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Cisco Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
1 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Network Design
2 17 (65.38%) Network Architecture
3 3 (11.54%) Security Operations
4 2 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.85%) Network Management
5 1 (3.85%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) CCNP
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (15.38%) CCNA
3 3 (11.54%) CCIE
4 1 (3.85%) CCDA
4 1 (3.85%) CCDP
4 1 (3.85%) CCIP
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) JNCIA
4 1 (3.85%) JNCIE
4 1 (3.85%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Juniper
2 17 (65.38%) Ericsson
2 17 (65.38%) Redback
3 9 (34.62%) Cisco
4 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
5 3 (11.54%) Intel Security
6 2 (7.69%) Avaya
6 2 (7.69%) Extreme Networks
6 2 (7.69%) F5
6 2 (7.69%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) Mitel
7 1 (3.85%) Sophos
7 1 (3.85%) Veeam
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