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

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 88 110 128
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +18
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 8 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.71% 0.95% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.21% 5.39% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 4
Median salary £52,500 £80,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.37% +103.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £50,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £40,000
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
190 297 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.93% 17.54% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 146 228 234
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 30 August 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 30 August 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 £75,000 - 1
Crewe - 2 £52,500 -
OSPF
North West

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 12 (80.00%) Cisco
1 12 (80.00%) BGP
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) WAN
3 6 (40.00%) SNMP
3 6 (40.00%) SLA
3 6 (40.00%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) DNS
4 5 (33.33%) CCNA
4 5 (33.33%) Juniper
4 5 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
5 4 (26.67%) Network Security
5 4 (26.67%) CCNP
5 4 (26.67%) DHCP
5 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
5 4 (26.67%) LAN
6 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (20.00%) VLAN
6 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (20.00%) Change Management
6 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (20.00%) Validation
6 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) ISDN
6 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (20.00%) Data Validation

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 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) BGP
2 7 (46.67%) WAN
3 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) SNMP
4 5 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (26.67%) DHCP
5 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
5 4 (26.67%) LAN
5 4 (26.67%) Network Security
6 3 (20.00%) ISDN
6 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (20.00%) VLAN
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (13.33%) DWDM
7 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
7 2 (13.33%) MPLS
7 2 (13.33%) Multicast
7 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (13.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Network Support
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (13.33%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
5 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) LAMP
1 1 (6.67%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) Node.js
1 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (20.00%) Wiki
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Data Validation
3 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (20.00%) Ticket Management
3 3 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Network Design
4 2 (13.33%) Network Management
4 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) Marketing Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PHP
1 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) CCNA
3 4 (26.67%) CCNP
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (13.33%) JNCIA
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) KVM
1 1 (6.67%) oVirt
1 1 (6.67%) Postfix
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (6.67%) Xen
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
2 5 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Apple
5 1 (6.67%) Google
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
360 Resourcing
Salary: up to £50,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 11 days ago