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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 26 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 5 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.70% - 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.13% - 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 5
Median salary £30,000 - £40,000
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
31 34 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 22.96% 11.81% 12.79%
Number of salaries quoted 18 27 22
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 30 September 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Chester

OSPF
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 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 Chester region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) ISDN
2 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 4 (66.67%) SNMP
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (33.33%) BGP
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) Multicast
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
5 1 (16.67%) XMPP
5 1 (16.67%) WebEx
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 4 (66.67%) ISDN
1 4 (66.67%) SNMP
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) Multicast
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) WebEx
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) LAN Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft