The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - - 87
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - - 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
OSPF
South 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 Dorset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
82 131 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 14.04% 20.18% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 75 94 117
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

OSPF
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Dorset

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Dorset region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 6 (100.00%) VLAN
2 5 (83.33%) EIGRP
2 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 5 (83.33%) IPv4
2 5 (83.33%) IPv6
2 5 (83.33%) SNMP
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) LAMP
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) L2TP
4 3 (50.00%) Presales
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
5 2 (33.33%) VoIP
6 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (16.67%) MS Office
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) VPN
6 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (16.67%) Migration
6 1 (16.67%) Firewall
6 1 (16.67%) IPsec
6 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) VLAN
2 5 (83.33%) EIGRP
2 5 (83.33%) IPv4
2 5 (83.33%) IPv6
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) SNMP
3 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) L2TP
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
5 2 (33.33%) VoIP
6 1 (16.67%) Firewall
6 1 (16.67%) IPsec
6 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) Linux Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix