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

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 95 105 127
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +22
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 11 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.89% 0.42% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.33% 1.90% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 4
Median salary £52,500 £33,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+59.09% -14.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £33,000 £31,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £44,000 £41,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
254 315 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.62% 22.06% 22.19%
Number of salaries quoted 220 279 318
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,435 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,500
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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Cambridge

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 25 (80.65%) BGP
2 24 (77.42%) Cisco
3 22 (70.97%) Juniper
4 20 (64.52%) WAN
4 20 (64.52%) LAN
5 19 (61.29%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (58.06%) Firewall
7 15 (48.39%) TCP/IP
8 14 (45.16%) F5
9 11 (35.48%) HP
10 10 (32.26%) CCNA
10 10 (32.26%) CCIE
10 10 (32.26%) Brocade
10 10 (32.26%) Load Balancing
11 9 (29.03%) MPLS
11 9 (29.03%) Manufacturing
11 9 (29.03%) SLA
11 9 (29.03%) Multicast
12 8 (25.81%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (25.81%) Fintech
12 8 (25.81%) Spanning Tree
12 8 (25.81%) WorldPay
12 8 (25.81%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (25.81%) Ethernet
12 8 (25.81%) Problem Management
12 8 (25.81%) VLAN
13 6 (19.35%) Linux
14 5 (16.13%) WLAN
14 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
14 5 (16.13%) VPN

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 (3.23%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (80.65%) BGP
2 20 (64.52%) LAN
2 20 (64.52%) WAN
3 18 (58.06%) Firewall
4 15 (48.39%) TCP/IP
5 9 (29.03%) MPLS
5 9 (29.03%) Multicast
6 8 (25.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (25.81%) Ethernet
6 8 (25.81%) Spanning Tree
6 8 (25.81%) VLAN
7 5 (16.13%) HSRP
7 5 (16.13%) Internet
7 5 (16.13%) SNMP
7 5 (16.13%) VPN
7 5 (16.13%) VRRP
7 5 (16.13%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (16.13%) WLAN
8 3 (9.68%) Network Security
9 1 (3.23%) DMVPN
General
1 9 (29.03%) Manufacturing
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Network Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) NOC Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Security Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Network Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Network Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Designer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Designer
6 1 (3.23%) Firewall Support
6 1 (3.23%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Network Support
6 1 (3.23%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Network Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Security Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Fintech
2 5 (16.13%) PMI
2 5 (16.13%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Load Balancing
2 8 (25.81%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (25.81%) Problem Management
3 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
3 5 (16.13%) Logistics
3 5 (16.13%) Online Marketing
3 5 (16.13%) Open Source
3 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL
4 1 (3.23%) Kernel Tuning
4 1 (3.23%) Migration
4 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (61.29%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (32.26%) CCIE
2 10 (32.26%) CCNA
3 5 (16.13%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.23%) CCNP
4 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Cacti
1 5 (16.13%) Nagios
1 5 (16.13%) RANCID
1 5 (16.13%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) Cisco
2 22 (70.97%) Juniper
3 14 (45.16%) F5
4 11 (35.48%) HP
5 10 (32.26%) Brocade
6 8 (25.81%) WorldPay
7 5 (16.13%) SolarWinds
7 5 (16.13%) Splunk
7 5 (16.13%) Sun
8 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.23%) ProCurve