The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 27 52 42
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -10
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 5 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.62% 0.75% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.24% 5.13% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Median salary £75,000 - £39,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
OSPF
Cheshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 39 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 21.01% 14.61% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 31
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £30,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

OSPF
Salary Trend in Chester

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Chester

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Chester region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Chester

OSPF
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Chester region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) ISDN
2 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (60.00%) SNMP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Multicast
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (60.00%) ISDN
1 3 (60.00%) SNMP
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) BGP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Multicast
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) LAN Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
Chester, Cheshire
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