The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 89 109 110
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 5 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.43% 0.88% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.43% 4.12% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 13
Median salary £42,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% +15.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%
OSPF
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
206 364 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.84% 21.25% 19.68%
Number of salaries quoted 159 232 259
Median salary £34,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Cheshire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Cheshire

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

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

1 8 (100.00%) BGP
2 5 (62.50%) Juniper
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Extreme Networks
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) CCNP
4 3 (37.50%) VLAN
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
5 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (25.00%) JNCIA
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (25.00%) Validation
5 2 (25.00%) DWDM
5 2 (25.00%) MPLS
5 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) CCIE
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) SSL
5 2 (25.00%) SLA
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) HTTP
5 2 (25.00%) SNMP
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) nginx
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) VLAN
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) DWDM
3 2 (25.00%) FCoE
3 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (25.00%) HTTP
3 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) SNMP
3 2 (25.00%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (12.50%) HSRP
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) LAMP
1 1 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (25.00%) Wiki
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Data Validation
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Ticket Management
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCIE
2 2 (25.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) KVM
1 1 (12.50%) oVirt
1 1 (12.50%) Postfix
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) Extreme Networks
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Apple
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Google
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
Cheshire
Chess Telecom
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Wilmslow, Cheshire
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