The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 103 100 122
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 5 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.43% 0.89% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.02% 4.55% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 3
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £33,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
OSPF
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
248 286 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.18% 19.68% 20.58%
Number of salaries quoted 210 250 276
Median salary £48,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.94% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

OSPF
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Cambridge region.

OSPF Salary Trend in Cambridge

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Cambridge

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 21 (80.77%) BGP
2 20 (76.92%) Cisco
3 18 (69.23%) Juniper
4 16 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (57.69%) WAN
5 15 (57.69%) LAN
6 14 (53.85%) Firewall
7 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
8 10 (38.46%) CCNA
8 10 (38.46%) F5
9 9 (34.62%) SLA
10 8 (30.77%) Ethernet
10 8 (30.77%) HP
10 8 (30.77%) VLAN
10 8 (30.77%) Problem Management
10 8 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (30.77%) Spanning Tree
10 8 (30.77%) WorldPay
10 8 (30.77%) Fintech
11 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
11 7 (26.92%) Brocade
11 7 (26.92%) CCIE
12 6 (23.08%) MPLS
12 6 (23.08%) Manufacturing
12 6 (23.08%) Multicast
13 5 (19.23%) Linux
14 4 (15.38%) Web Services
14 4 (15.38%) WLAN
14 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (3.85%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) BGP
2 15 (57.69%) LAN
2 15 (57.69%) WAN
3 14 (53.85%) Firewall
4 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
5 8 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (30.77%) Ethernet
5 8 (30.77%) Spanning Tree
5 8 (30.77%) VLAN
6 6 (23.08%) MPLS
6 6 (23.08%) Multicast
7 4 (15.38%) HSRP
7 4 (15.38%) Internet
7 4 (15.38%) SNMP
7 4 (15.38%) VPN
7 4 (15.38%) VRRP
7 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (15.38%) WLAN
8 3 (11.54%) Network Security
9 1 (3.85%) DMVPN
General
1 6 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) NOC Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Network Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Network Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Designer
5 2 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Designer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Network Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Fintech
2 4 (15.38%) PMI
2 4 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
1 8 (30.77%) Problem Management
2 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
3 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 4 (15.38%) Logistics
3 4 (15.38%) Online Marketing
3 4 (15.38%) Open Source
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL
4 1 (3.85%) Kernel Tuning
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (38.46%) CCNA
3 7 (26.92%) CCIE
4 4 (15.38%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CCNP
5 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Cacti
1 4 (15.38%) Nagios
1 4 (15.38%) RANCID
1 4 (15.38%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Cisco
2 18 (69.23%) Juniper
3 10 (38.46%) F5
4 8 (30.77%) HP
4 8 (30.77%) WorldPay
5 7 (26.92%) Brocade
6 4 (15.38%) SolarWinds
6 4 (15.38%) Splunk
6 4 (15.38%) Sun
7 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.85%) ProCurve