The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands 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 163 176 175
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 10 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.31% 0.50% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.96% 3.53% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 8
Median salary £32,500 £38,082 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.65% +8.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,900 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
OSPF
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
509 538 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.01% 14.13% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 380 421 465
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

OSPF
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

OSPF Salary Trend in the East Midlands

OSPF
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

OSPF
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +6 8 £32,500 -1.51%
Derbyshire +20 1 £47,500 +21.53%
Lincolnshire -14 1 £30,000 -14.28%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 18 (100.00%) BGP
2 14 (77.78%) Cisco
3 12 (66.67%) MPLS
3 12 (66.67%) WAN
4 10 (55.56%) Network Security
4 10 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
4 10 (55.56%) EIGRP
4 10 (55.56%) Firewall
5 9 (50.00%) Degree
6 8 (44.44%) VPN
6 8 (44.44%) Juniper
6 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
7 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
8 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 6 (33.33%) LAN
8 6 (33.33%) ITIL
8 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (27.78%) Trend Analysis
9 5 (27.78%) High Availability
9 5 (27.78%) Multicast
9 5 (27.78%) Unreal Engine
9 5 (27.78%) Line Management
9 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (27.78%) Social Engineering
9 5 (27.78%) Patch Management
9 5 (27.78%) Cisco Wireless
9 5 (27.78%) Git (software)

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) BGP
2 12 (66.67%) MPLS
2 12 (66.67%) WAN
3 10 (55.56%) EIGRP
3 10 (55.56%) Firewall
3 10 (55.56%) Network Security
4 8 (44.44%) VPN
5 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (33.33%) LAN
5 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco Wireless
6 5 (27.78%) IGRP
6 5 (27.78%) IPsec
6 5 (27.78%) Multicast
6 5 (27.78%) RIP
6 5 (27.78%) Wireless
7 1 (5.56%) DHCP
7 1 (5.56%) DNS
7 1 (5.56%) HSRP
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 5 (27.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (27.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) LAN Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) WAN Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Network Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Manager
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
1 10 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) Change Management
3 5 (27.78%) High Availability
3 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
3 5 (27.78%) Information Security
3 5 (27.78%) Line Management
3 5 (27.78%) Patch Management
3 5 (27.78%) Performance Management
3 5 (27.78%) Security Management
3 5 (27.78%) Social Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) Threat Detection
3 5 (27.78%) Trend Analysis
3 5 (27.78%) Validation
4 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) Presales
5 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (27.78%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (11.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
1 5 (27.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) Juniper
3 1 (5.56%) Avaya
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft