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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 168 168 181
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 8 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.25% 0.43% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.60% 3.29% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 7
Median salary £32,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
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
501 487 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.48% 13.00% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 425 399 490
Median salary £35,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
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 26 June 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
Leicestershire +14 6 - -
Nottinghamshire +6 2 £32,500 -27.77%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 21 (100.00%) BGP
2 16 (76.19%) Cisco
3 14 (66.67%) Juniper
4 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (61.90%) VPN
4 13 (61.90%) Data Centre
5 12 (57.14%) CCNP
5 12 (57.14%) Telecoms
6 9 (42.86%) Firewall
6 9 (42.86%) MPLS
7 8 (38.10%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (28.57%) EIGRP
8 6 (28.57%) Wireless
8 6 (28.57%) LAN
8 6 (28.57%) WAN
9 5 (23.81%) IaaS
9 5 (23.81%) Presales
10 4 (19.05%) Ipanema Technologies
10 4 (19.05%) Spanning Tree
10 4 (19.05%) Finance
10 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
10 4 (19.05%) XMPP
10 4 (19.05%) VLAN
10 4 (19.05%) Network Security
10 4 (19.05%) Riverbed
10 4 (19.05%) Skype for Business
10 4 (19.05%) Unified Communications
10 4 (19.05%) xDSL
10 4 (19.05%) WAAS
10 4 (19.05%) WAN Optimisation

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) Skype for Business
2 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) GitHub
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) BGP
2 13 (61.90%) VPN
3 9 (42.86%) Firewall
3 9 (42.86%) MPLS
4 6 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 6 (28.57%) LAN
4 6 (28.57%) WAN
4 6 (28.57%) Wireless
5 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
5 4 (19.05%) Network Security
5 4 (19.05%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (19.05%) Unified Communications
5 4 (19.05%) VLAN
5 4 (19.05%) WAAS
5 4 (19.05%) xDSL
6 3 (14.29%) IPsec
6 3 (14.29%) SSL
7 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (9.52%) IGRP
7 2 (9.52%) RIP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Network Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Network Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Solutions Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) WAN Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Security Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) WAN Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Junior
7 1 (4.76%) Junior Network Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (23.81%) Presales
3 4 (19.05%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.52%) Line Management
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
4 2 (9.52%) SIEM
4 2 (9.52%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) Network Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (57.14%) CCNP
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Cisco
2 14 (66.67%) Juniper
3 4 (19.05%) Ipanema Technologies
3 4 (19.05%) Riverbed
4 2 (9.52%) ArcSight
4 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.52%) F5
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
4 2 (9.52%) VMware
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) TippingPoint