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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 86 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 7 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.65% 0.25% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.50% 1.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
200 316 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.52% 19.55% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 149 206 213
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 27 May 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Cheshire

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 7 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Extreme Networks
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) SNMP
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 2 (28.57%) WLAN
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) DWDM
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (28.57%) Network Design
4 2 (28.57%) JNCIA
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) Data Validation
4 2 (28.57%) Wiki

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 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) nginx
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) DWDM
4 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) SNMP
4 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (28.57%) WLAN
5 1 (14.29%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) LDAP
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) VoIP
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
1 2 (28.57%) Wiki
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Data Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 2 (28.57%) Network Management
2 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Ticket Management
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) JNCIA
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) KVM
1 1 (14.29%) oVirt
1 1 (14.29%) Postfix
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (14.29%) Xen
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Extreme Networks
1 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (14.29%) VMware