The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England / East of England
Rank 199 190 223
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +33
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 46 71 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.79% 1.04% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.01% 5.45% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 28 53 33
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £45,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
918 1302 1475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 15.84% 19.01% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 728 1044 1175
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England 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 of England

OSPF
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

OSPF Salary Trend in the East of England

OSPF
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

OSPF Salary Histogram in the East of England

OSPF
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
Bedfordshire +5 31 £55,000 +4.76%
Hertfordshire 0 8 £28,500 -43.00% 1
Essex +24 4 - -
Cambridgeshire -1 3 £40,000 -23.80% 1
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 of England region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 88 (96.70%) Cisco
2 85 (93.41%) BGP
3 78 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
4 77 (84.62%) CCNP
5 67 (73.63%) WAN
6 66 (72.53%) LAN
7 62 (68.13%) Firewall
8 48 (52.75%) Cisco Nexus
9 47 (51.65%) Network Security
10 41 (45.05%) VPN
11 39 (42.86%) CheckPoint
12 35 (38.46%) EIGRP
13 33 (36.26%) CCSA
13 33 (36.26%) CCSE
13 33 (36.26%) Spanning Tree
13 33 (36.26%) Data Centre
14 32 (35.16%) Network Management
15 31 (34.07%) TCP/IP
16 28 (30.77%) RIP
17 27 (29.67%) CCDP
18 25 (27.47%) Disaster Recovery
18 25 (27.47%) MS Visio
18 25 (27.47%) Cisco ASA
19 23 (25.27%) Load Balancing
20 22 (24.18%) MPLS
20 22 (24.18%) Juniper
21 21 (23.08%) F5
22 20 (21.98%) Change Management
22 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
23 19 (20.88%) ITIL

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 25 (27.47%) MS Visio
2 7 (7.69%) MS Office
3 4 (4.40%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 85 (93.41%) BGP
2 67 (73.63%) WAN
3 66 (72.53%) LAN
4 62 (68.13%) Firewall
5 48 (52.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 47 (51.65%) Network Security
7 41 (45.05%) VPN
8 35 (38.46%) EIGRP
9 33 (36.26%) Spanning Tree
10 31 (34.07%) TCP/IP
11 28 (30.77%) RIP
12 25 (27.47%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (24.18%) MPLS
14 19 (20.88%) Wireless
15 18 (19.78%) SSL
16 17 (18.68%) VoIP
17 15 (16.48%) Converged Networks
18 14 (15.38%) HSRP
19 12 (13.19%) Internet
19 12 (13.19%) tcpdump
General
1 14 (15.38%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Banking
2 7 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (62.64%) Network Engineer
2 27 (29.67%) Network Specialist
3 26 (28.57%) Consultant
3 26 (28.57%) Network Consultant
4 25 (27.47%) Network Security Consultant
4 25 (27.47%) Security Consultant
5 23 (25.27%) Network Security Engineer
5 23 (25.27%) Security Engineer
6 14 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
6 14 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (9.89%) Analyst
7 9 (9.89%) Network Analyst
8 8 (8.79%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 8 (8.79%) Network Operations Engineer
8 8 (8.79%) Network Support
8 8 (8.79%) Network Support Specialist
8 8 (8.79%) Operations Engineer
8 8 (8.79%) Support Specialist
9 6 (6.59%) Switch Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 33 (36.26%) Data Centre
2 14 (15.38%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.40%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.20%) Fintech
4 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.10%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.59%) Unix
2 1 (1.10%) CatOS
2 1 (1.10%) Linux
2 1 (1.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.16%) Network Management
2 25 (27.47%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (25.27%) Load Balancing
4 20 (21.98%) Change Management
5 19 (20.88%) ITIL
6 13 (14.29%) High Availability
7 10 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (7.69%) Incident Management
9 6 (6.59%) Network Design
9 6 (6.59%) Presales
10 4 (4.40%) Network Architecture
10 4 (4.40%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.40%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (4.40%) Time Management
10 4 (4.40%) Validation
10 4 (4.40%) Virtual Team Management
11 3 (3.30%) Change Control
11 3 (3.30%) Fault Analysis
11 3 (3.30%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.30%) Regulatory Compliance
Qualifications
1 78 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (84.62%) CCNP
3 33 (36.26%) CCSA
3 33 (36.26%) CCSE
4 27 (29.67%) CCDP
5 14 (15.38%) CCNA
6 10 (10.99%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (7.69%) CCIE
8 6 (6.59%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (16.48%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (10.99%) HP NNM
2 8 (8.79%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 88 (96.70%) Cisco
2 39 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 22 (24.18%) Juniper
4 21 (23.08%) F5
5 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
6 15 (16.48%) Avaya
7 14 (15.38%) HP
8 6 (6.59%) CA
9 3 (3.30%) Palo Alto
9 3 (3.30%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.20%) SolarWinds
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