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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 92 96 106
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 3 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.28% 0.96% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.23% 4.81% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 5
Median salary £42,500 £51,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.47% +47.14%
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
243 291 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.38% 19.92% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 212 240 272
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
3 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (66.67%) SLA
3 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Brocade
5 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (16.67%) ProCurve
5 1 (16.67%) F5
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (16.67%) Multicast
5 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
5 1 (16.67%) MPLS
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) Juniper
5 1 (16.67%) CCIE
5 1 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) Multicast
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Network Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Brocade
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) ProCurve