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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 87 104 127
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +23
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 14 27 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.20% 1.62% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.64% 9.22% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 27 5
Median salary £40,000 £80,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £50,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £80,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
211 293 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.07% 17.58% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 163 242 237
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +37.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 September 2016.

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 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester - 5 £30,000 -
Warrington +14 3 £55,000 -31.25%
Macclesfield - 2 £53,750 -
OSPF
North West

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 20 (90.91%) Cisco
2 18 (81.82%) BGP
3 14 (63.64%) WAN
4 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (50.00%) SNMP
5 11 (50.00%) Firewall
6 9 (40.91%) LAN
6 9 (40.91%) ITIL
6 9 (40.91%) CCNA
7 8 (36.36%) SLA
8 7 (31.82%) Juniper
8 7 (31.82%) EIGRP
8 7 (31.82%) Network Security
8 7 (31.82%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (31.82%) Extreme Networks
9 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
9 6 (27.27%) MPLS
9 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
9 6 (27.27%) Ethernet
10 5 (22.73%) Change Management
10 5 (22.73%) Validation
10 5 (22.73%) VLAN
10 5 (22.73%) Ticket Management
10 5 (22.73%) Wiki
10 5 (22.73%) Data Validation
10 5 (22.73%) Network Management
10 5 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (18.18%) VPLS
11 4 (18.18%) DNS

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) BGP
2 14 (63.64%) WAN
3 11 (50.00%) Firewall
3 11 (50.00%) SNMP
4 9 (40.91%) LAN
5 7 (31.82%) EIGRP
5 7 (31.82%) Network Security
6 6 (27.27%) Ethernet
6 6 (27.27%) MPLS
6 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (22.73%) VLAN
8 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (18.18%) DHCP
8 4 (18.18%) DNS
8 4 (18.18%) ISDN
8 4 (18.18%) VoIP
8 4 (18.18%) VPLS
9 2 (9.09%) DWDM
9 2 (9.09%) IGRP
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Network Support
4 4 (18.18%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (13.64%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 2 (9.09%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) WAN Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 5 (22.73%) Wiki
3 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
4 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (22.73%) Change Management
3 5 (22.73%) Data Validation
3 5 (22.73%) Network Management
3 5 (22.73%) Ticket Management
3 5 (22.73%) Validation
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
4 3 (13.64%) Information Security
4 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Security Patching
4 3 (13.64%) Software Deployment
5 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) Network Design
5 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (40.91%) CCNA
3 4 (18.18%) CCNP
4 3 (13.64%) A+ Certification
4 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 3 (13.64%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (9.09%) CCIE
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (9.09%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) SLA
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Cisco
2 7 (31.82%) Extreme Networks
2 7 (31.82%) Juniper
3 4 (18.18%) Avaya
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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