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

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 31 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.67% - 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% - 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
17 9 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 11.41% 5.23% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 34
Median salary £22,500 £38,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.93% -22.50%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) VLAN
2 5 (71.43%) CCNA
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) ISDN
2 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
2 5 (71.43%) SNMP
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (28.57%) Multicast
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) WebEx
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (14.29%) XMPP

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 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
1 5 (71.43%) ISDN
1 5 (71.43%) SNMP
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) VLAN
2 2 (28.57%) BGP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) Multicast
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) WebEx
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) LAN Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Support
4 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCNA
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft