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

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 98 93 113
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 3 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.25% 0.95% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 6.07% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 8
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
264 214 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.67% 15.69% 23.75%
Number of salaries quoted 219 199 326
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
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 August 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Cambridge

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 13 (92.86%) BGP
2 12 (85.71%) Firewall
3 10 (71.43%) Cisco
4 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (57.14%) HP
5 8 (57.14%) LAN
5 8 (57.14%) WAN
6 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (42.86%) Juniper
7 6 (42.86%) Brocade
8 5 (35.71%) Network Security
8 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
8 5 (35.71%) CCNA
8 5 (35.71%) CCIE
9 4 (28.57%) SLA
9 4 (28.57%) MPLS
9 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
9 4 (28.57%) F5
9 4 (28.57%) Multicast
10 3 (21.43%) Web Services
11 2 (14.29%) ITIL
11 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
11 2 (14.29%) WLAN
11 2 (14.29%) VRRP
11 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
11 2 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
11 2 (14.29%) WorldPay
11 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
11 2 (14.29%) DBS Check
11 2 (14.29%) Problem Management

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 (7.14%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) BGP
2 12 (85.71%) Firewall
3 8 (57.14%) LAN
3 8 (57.14%) WAN
4 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (35.71%) Network Security
6 4 (28.57%) MPLS
6 4 (28.57%) Multicast
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
7 2 (14.29%) HSRP
7 2 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (14.29%) VLAN
7 2 (14.29%) VRRP
7 2 (14.29%) WLAN
8 1 (7.14%) DMVPN
8 1 (7.14%) DNS
8 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
8 1 (7.14%) HTTP
8 1 (7.14%) SSH
General
1 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Network Security Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Security Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 2 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 2 (14.29%) Fintech
1 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Kernel Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCIE
2 5 (35.71%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) DBS Check
4 1 (7.14%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) HP
3 6 (42.86%) Brocade
3 6 (42.86%) Juniper
4 4 (28.57%) F5
5 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 2 (14.29%) ProCurve
5 2 (14.29%) WorldPay