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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 22 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 7 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 9.72% 7.46% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.33% 29.41% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 0
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%
OSPF
Bedfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 41.67% 25.37% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 28 11 11
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +30.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £47,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,577 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

OSPF
Salary Trend in Dunstable

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Dunstable

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Dunstable region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 12 (100.00%) VoIP
1 12 (100.00%) RIP
1 12 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (100.00%) VPN
1 12 (100.00%) SSL
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) CCNP
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (100.00%) Juniper
1 12 (100.00%) BGP
1 12 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
1 12 (100.00%) Wireless
1 12 (100.00%) F5
1 12 (100.00%) High Availability
1 12 (100.00%) HSRP
2 11 (91.67%) Network Design
2 11 (91.67%) HP NNM
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (91.67%) Network Management
2 11 (91.67%) Service Delivery
2 11 (91.67%) MS Visio
2 11 (91.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (91.67%) VRRP
2 11 (91.67%) DWDM
2 11 (91.67%) MPLS
2 11 (91.67%) HP
2 11 (91.67%) SLA
2 11 (91.67%) MS Office
3 8 (66.67%) Data Protection

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable 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 11 (91.67%) MS Office
1 11 (91.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) BGP
1 12 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
1 12 (100.00%) HSRP
1 12 (100.00%) RIP
1 12 (100.00%) SSL
1 12 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (100.00%) VoIP
1 12 (100.00%) VPN
1 12 (100.00%) Wireless
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (91.67%) DWDM
2 11 (91.67%) MPLS
2 11 (91.67%) VRRP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (8.33%) IPsec
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) SNMP
3 1 (8.33%) SSH
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Network Specialist
2 6 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 6 (50.00%) Network Support
2 6 (50.00%) Network Support Specialist
2 6 (50.00%) Support Specialist
3 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) High Availability
2 11 (91.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (91.67%) Network Design
2 11 (91.67%) Network Management
2 11 (91.67%) Service Delivery
3 8 (66.67%) Data Protection
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (8.33%) SIEM
6 1 (8.33%) Threat Detection
6 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) CCNP
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CISA
2 1 (8.33%) CISM
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (91.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 11 (91.67%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) F5
1 12 (100.00%) Juniper
2 11 (91.67%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Qualys