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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 205 225 242
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +17
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 41 59 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.62% 0.77% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.69% 4.11% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 41 51 33
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £30,300 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1111 1434 1610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.89% 18.74% 20.12%
Number of salaries quoted 934 1069 1317
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 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
Hertfordshire +23 20 £45,000 -7.69% 1
Bedfordshire +19 16 £52,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire -8 5 £36,500 -8.75%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 of England region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 128 (95.52%) Cisco
2 113 (84.33%) Cisco Certification
3 107 (79.85%) BGP
4 95 (70.90%) Firewall
5 93 (69.40%) CCNP
6 88 (65.67%) WAN
7 82 (61.19%) LAN
8 79 (58.96%) VPN
9 68 (50.75%) TCP/IP
10 65 (48.51%) F5
11 57 (42.54%) EIGRP
12 55 (41.04%) Juniper
13 54 (40.30%) Cisco Nexus
14 51 (38.06%) RIP
15 49 (36.57%) SSL
16 44 (32.84%) Network Security
17 39 (29.10%) MPLS
18 37 (27.61%) CheckPoint
19 36 (26.87%) CCNA
20 34 (25.37%) HP
20 34 (25.37%) Load Balancing
21 33 (24.63%) Cisco ASA
21 33 (24.63%) Change Management
21 33 (24.63%) CCIE
22 31 (23.13%) CCDP
23 30 (22.39%) HSRP
23 30 (22.39%) Network Management
24 29 (21.64%) SLA
24 29 (21.64%) Avaya
24 29 (21.64%) Disaster Recovery

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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (8.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (3.73%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.99%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.75%) Apache
Applications
1 26 (19.40%) MS Visio
2 12 (8.96%) MS Office
3 2 (1.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (8.96%) Office 365
2 4 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 107 (79.85%) BGP
2 95 (70.90%) Firewall
3 88 (65.67%) WAN
4 82 (61.19%) LAN
5 79 (58.96%) VPN
6 68 (50.75%) TCP/IP
7 57 (42.54%) EIGRP
8 54 (40.30%) Cisco Nexus
9 51 (38.06%) RIP
10 49 (36.57%) SSL
11 44 (32.84%) Network Security
12 39 (29.10%) MPLS
13 33 (24.63%) Cisco ASA
14 30 (22.39%) HSRP
15 28 (20.90%) Spanning Tree
16 27 (20.15%) IPsec
17 25 (18.66%) Converged Networks
18 20 (14.93%) Wireless
19 19 (14.18%) VoIP
20 18 (13.43%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.73%) SQL Server
1 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (8.96%) Telecoms
2 11 (8.21%) Finance
3 6 (4.48%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.73%) Banking
4 5 (3.73%) Games
5 1 (0.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 51 (38.06%) Network Engineer
2 34 (25.37%) Network Specialist
3 20 (14.93%) Consultant
3 20 (14.93%) Network Consultant
4 19 (14.18%) Cisco Engineer
5 17 (12.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 15 (11.19%) Network Security Consultant
6 15 (11.19%) Security Consultant
7 14 (10.45%) Architect
7 14 (10.45%) Network Security Engineer
7 14 (10.45%) Security Engineer
8 11 (8.21%) Network Architect
9 10 (7.46%) Network Security Specialist
9 10 (7.46%) Security Specialist
10 9 (6.72%) Switch Engineer
11 8 (5.97%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 8 (5.97%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 8 (5.97%) Firewall Engineer
11 8 (5.97%) Juniper Engineer
12 7 (5.22%) LAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.24%) 802.1X
1 3 (2.24%) Web Services
2 1 (0.75%) HTML
2 1 (0.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.93%) Virtual Team
2 15 (11.19%) Data Centre
3 12 (8.96%) Blackberry
3 12 (8.96%) Fat Client
3 12 (8.96%) Hybrid Cloud
3 12 (8.96%) Replication
3 12 (8.96%) Thin Client
4 9 (6.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (6.72%) Driving Licence
5 7 (5.22%) Fintech
6 6 (4.48%) iPad
7 5 (3.73%) PKI
8 3 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.24%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.24%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.24%) Physics
9 2 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.75%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.18%) Windows
2 15 (11.19%) Linux
3 7 (5.22%) Unix
3 7 (5.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.37%) Load Balancing
2 33 (24.63%) Change Management
3 30 (22.39%) Network Management
4 29 (21.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (14.93%) Risk Assessment
6 19 (14.18%) High Availability
7 18 (13.43%) Mentoring
7 18 (13.43%) Network Design
8 16 (11.94%) Presales
9 13 (9.70%) Service Delivery
10 12 (8.96%) ITIL
10 12 (8.96%) Threat Detection
10 12 (8.96%) Vulnerability Management
11 9 (6.72%) DDoS Mitigation
12 8 (5.97%) Incident Management
12 8 (5.97%) Network Architecture
12 8 (5.97%) Validation
12 8 (5.97%) Virtual Team Management
13 6 (4.48%) Data Protection
13 6 (4.48%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.73%) Python
1 5 (3.73%) SQL
2 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 113 (84.33%) Cisco Certification
2 93 (69.40%) CCNP
3 36 (26.87%) CCNA
4 33 (24.63%) CCIE
5 31 (23.13%) CCDP
6 23 (17.16%) CCSA
6 23 (17.16%) CCSE
7 12 (8.96%) CCDA
8 10 (7.46%) JNCIE
8 10 (7.46%) JNCIP
9 8 (5.97%) CCSP
10 7 (5.22%) CISSP
11 6 (4.48%) JNCIA
11 6 (4.48%) SC Cleared
11 6 (4.48%) Security Cleared
12 5 (3.73%) Degree
13 4 (2.99%) Check Point Certification
14 3 (2.24%) CISA
14 3 (2.24%) CISM
15 2 (1.49%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (21.64%) SLA
2 26 (19.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (11.19%) vSphere
2 12 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.73%) Terminal Services
4 4 (2.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (7.46%) HP NNM
2 2 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.49%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (1.49%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.75%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 128 (95.52%) Cisco
2 65 (48.51%) F5
3 55 (41.04%) Juniper
4 37 (27.61%) CheckPoint
5 34 (25.37%) HP
6 29 (21.64%) Avaya
7 19 (14.18%) Microsoft
8 15 (11.19%) VMware
9 14 (10.45%) Palo Alto
10 12 (8.96%) Apple
10 12 (8.96%) Fujitsu
10 12 (8.96%) SonicWALL
11 8 (5.97%) Brocade
12 6 (4.48%) WorldPay
13 5 (3.73%) Qualys
14 4 (2.99%) CA
15 3 (2.24%) Aruba
15 3 (2.24%) Foundry
16 2 (1.49%) ProCurve
16 2 (1.49%) Tandberg
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