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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 78 - 104
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 9 0 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.90% - 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% - 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 5
Median salary £45,000 - £65,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 - £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 - £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
135 208 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.55% 16.02% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 85 154 269
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 25 February 2017.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Cheshire

OSPF
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 3 £45,000 -
Chester - 2 £36,000 -
OSPF
North West

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (78.26%) WAN
2 18 (78.26%) BGP
3 15 (65.22%) LAN
4 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (52.17%) EIGRP
5 12 (52.17%) Firewall
5 12 (52.17%) MPLS
6 11 (47.83%) Ethernet
7 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
8 8 (34.78%) SNMP
8 8 (34.78%) Juniper
8 8 (34.78%) CCNA
8 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
9 7 (30.43%) VLAN
9 7 (30.43%) VPLS
9 7 (30.43%) Avaya
9 7 (30.43%) VoIP
9 7 (30.43%) Network Security
10 6 (26.09%) Network Management
10 6 (26.09%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (26.09%) Software Deployment
10 6 (26.09%) Security Patching
10 6 (26.09%) A+ Certification
10 6 (26.09%) IGRP
10 6 (26.09%) Degree
10 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
10 6 (26.09%) Network+ Certification
10 6 (26.09%) Information Security

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 2 (8.70%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) BGP
1 18 (78.26%) WAN
2 15 (65.22%) LAN
3 12 (52.17%) EIGRP
3 12 (52.17%) Firewall
3 12 (52.17%) MPLS
4 11 (47.83%) Ethernet
5 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
6 8 (34.78%) SNMP
7 7 (30.43%) Network Security
7 7 (30.43%) VLAN
7 7 (30.43%) VoIP
7 7 (30.43%) VPLS
8 6 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (26.09%) IGRP
9 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (13.04%) Wireless
11 2 (8.70%) Fast Ethernet
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Network Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Network Support
4 3 (13.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Network Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Network Security Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Security Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Cisco Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Network Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
2 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
3 4 (17.39%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (17.39%) Wiki
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Information Security
1 6 (26.09%) Network Management
1 6 (26.09%) Root Cause Analysis
1 6 (26.09%) Security Patching
1 6 (26.09%) Software Deployment
2 4 (17.39%) Change Management
2 4 (17.39%) Data Validation
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (17.39%) Ticket Management
2 4 (17.39%) Validation
3 3 (13.04%) Process Improvement
4 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (34.78%) CCNA
3 6 (26.09%) A+ Certification
3 6 (26.09%) Degree
3 6 (26.09%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (17.39%) CCNP
5 2 (8.70%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (8.70%) HAProxy
3 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (34.78%) Juniper
3 7 (30.43%) Avaya
4 4 (17.39%) Extreme Networks
5 3 (13.04%) HP
5 3 (13.04%) Palo Alto
5 3 (13.04%) Riverbed
6 2 (8.70%) Aruba
7 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.35%) F5
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft