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

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 152 176 172
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -4
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 19 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.60% 0.14% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.83% 0.94% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 9
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £36,800 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
496 533 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.70% 14.91% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 361 415 474
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +16 15 £35,000 +6.06%
Leicestershire - 2 £60,000 - 3
Derbyshire +15 1 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £30,000 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 22 (91.67%) WAN
1 22 (91.67%) Cisco
2 20 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 18 (75.00%) Firewall
3 18 (75.00%) Degree
4 17 (70.83%) Computer Science
4 17 (70.83%) ITIL
5 16 (66.67%) LAN
6 14 (58.33%) Data Centre
7 13 (54.17%) BGP
8 11 (45.83%) HP
8 11 (45.83%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (45.83%) CheckPoint
8 11 (45.83%) Network Management
8 11 (45.83%) MPLS
8 11 (45.83%) Service Delivery
8 11 (45.83%) Software Engineering
8 11 (45.83%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (45.83%) Fortinet
9 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management
9 9 (37.50%) EIGRP
10 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (29.17%) Network Security
11 6 (25.00%) IPsec
11 6 (25.00%) Change Management
11 6 (25.00%) Juniper
11 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (25.00%) VPN
12 5 (20.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (20.83%) Security Management

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 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Slack
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (91.67%) WAN
2 18 (75.00%) Firewall
3 16 (66.67%) LAN
4 13 (54.17%) BGP
5 11 (45.83%) MPLS
6 9 (37.50%) EIGRP
7 7 (29.17%) Network Security
8 6 (25.00%) IPsec
8 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (25.00%) VPN
9 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (20.83%) Wireless
10 4 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (16.67%) IGRP
10 4 (16.67%) Multicast
10 4 (16.67%) RIP
11 2 (8.33%) DNS
12 1 (4.17%) Internet
12 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (20.83%) Games
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Senior Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (70.83%) Computer Science
2 14 (58.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (20.83%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.17%) IVR
4 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 17 (70.83%) ITIL
3 11 (45.83%) Network Management
3 11 (45.83%) Root Cause Analysis
3 11 (45.83%) Service Delivery
3 11 (45.83%) Software Engineering
4 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 6 (25.00%) Change Management
6 5 (20.83%) High Availability
6 5 (20.83%) Information Security
6 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
6 5 (20.83%) Patch Management
6 5 (20.83%) Security Management
6 5 (20.83%) Social Engineering
6 5 (20.83%) Threat Detection
6 5 (20.83%) Validation
7 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (16.67%) Line Management
7 4 (16.67%) Performance Management
7 4 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Perl
1 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) Degree
2 11 (45.83%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (20.83%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (4.17%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
1 5 (20.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
1 1 (4.17%) Nagios
1 1 (4.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Cisco
2 11 (45.83%) CheckPoint
2 11 (45.83%) Fortinet
2 11 (45.83%) HP
3 6 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (4.17%) Avaya
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
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