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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 209 198 194
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 38 64 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.61% 0.88% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.77% 5.42% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 32 56 60
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £37,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,300
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
1009 1181 1594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.19% 16.15% 20.81%
Number of salaries quoted 822 973 1279
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 29 September 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 29 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
Hertfordshire +20 19 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Bedfordshire +15 11 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Essex +6 4 - -
Cambridgeshire -7 3 £42,500 -5.55%
Norfolk - 1 £60,000 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 of England region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 84 (96.55%) Cisco
2 79 (90.80%) BGP
3 75 (86.21%) Cisco Certification
4 68 (78.16%) CCNP
5 59 (67.82%) EIGRP
6 56 (64.37%) VPN
7 54 (62.07%) WAN
7 54 (62.07%) RIP
8 53 (60.92%) LAN
9 48 (55.17%) Firewall
10 37 (42.53%) F5
11 36 (41.38%) Change Management
12 35 (40.23%) TCP/IP
13 33 (37.93%) Juniper
14 32 (36.78%) Avaya
14 32 (36.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 31 (35.63%) Converged Networks
16 30 (34.48%) Cisco Nexus
16 30 (34.48%) Network Security
17 25 (28.74%) HSRP
18 24 (27.59%) SSL
19 22 (25.29%) Risk Assessment
19 22 (25.29%) Virtual Team
20 18 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
21 17 (19.54%) CheckPoint
21 17 (19.54%) CCNA
22 16 (18.39%) SNMP
22 16 (18.39%) IPsec
23 15 (17.24%) Finance
23 15 (17.24%) MPLS

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 1 (1.15%) Apache
1 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.90%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (90.80%) BGP
2 59 (67.82%) EIGRP
3 56 (64.37%) VPN
4 54 (62.07%) RIP
4 54 (62.07%) WAN
5 53 (60.92%) LAN
6 48 (55.17%) Firewall
7 35 (40.23%) TCP/IP
8 31 (35.63%) Converged Networks
9 30 (34.48%) Cisco Nexus
9 30 (34.48%) Network Security
10 25 (28.74%) HSRP
11 24 (27.59%) SSL
12 16 (18.39%) IPsec
12 16 (18.39%) SNMP
13 15 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (17.24%) MPLS
14 14 (16.09%) VoIP
15 13 (14.94%) Intrusion Detection
15 13 (14.94%) Wireless
General
1 15 (17.24%) Finance
2 13 (14.94%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.05%) Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 51 (58.62%) Network Engineer
2 41 (47.13%) Network Specialist
3 21 (24.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 20 (22.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 14 (16.09%) Switch Engineer
6 11 (12.64%) Network Security Engineer
6 11 (12.64%) Network Security Specialist
6 11 (12.64%) Security Engineer
6 11 (12.64%) Security Specialist
7 10 (11.49%) Juniper Engineer
8 9 (10.34%) Consultant
8 9 (10.34%) LAN Engineer
8 9 (10.34%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 9 (10.34%) Network Consultant
8 9 (10.34%) WAN Engineer
9 8 (9.20%) Cisco Network Specialist
9 8 (9.20%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 8 (9.20%) Cisco Specialist
9 8 (9.20%) Firewall Engineer
10 7 (8.05%) Cisco Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.30%) Web Services
2 1 (1.15%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.15%) HTML
2 1 (1.15%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.29%) Virtual Team
2 12 (13.79%) Data Centre
3 9 (10.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (9.20%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.45%) PKI
6 2 (2.30%) Fintech
7 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.15%) IVR
7 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.75%) Windows
2 3 (3.45%) Linux
3 2 (2.30%) Unix
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.15%) CatOS
4 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (41.38%) Change Management
2 22 (25.29%) Risk Assessment
3 18 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (16.09%) Network Management
5 12 (13.79%) Threat Detection
5 12 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (11.49%) High Availability
6 10 (11.49%) Incident Management
6 10 (11.49%) ITIL
6 10 (11.49%) Load Balancing
6 10 (11.49%) Validation
6 10 (11.49%) Virtual Team Management
7 9 (10.34%) DDoS Mitigation
8 6 (6.90%) Network Design
8 6 (6.90%) Presales
8 6 (6.90%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.45%) Fault Analysis
9 3 (3.45%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.45%) Regulatory Compliance
9 3 (3.45%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 75 (86.21%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (78.16%) CCNP
3 17 (19.54%) CCNA
4 13 (14.94%) CCIE
5 10 (11.49%) CCDP
6 8 (9.20%) CCSA
6 8 (9.20%) CCSE
7 7 (8.05%) CISSP
8 3 (3.45%) CISA
8 3 (3.45%) CISM
9 2 (2.30%) DBS Check
9 2 (2.30%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.15%) CCDA
10 1 (1.15%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.15%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (36.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (12.64%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) HP NNM
2 1 (1.15%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 84 (96.55%) Cisco
2 37 (42.53%) F5
3 33 (37.93%) Juniper
4 32 (36.78%) Avaya
5 17 (19.54%) CheckPoint
6 14 (16.09%) HP
7 7 (8.05%) Microsoft
8 5 (5.75%) CA
8 5 (5.75%) Qualys
9 4 (4.60%) Brocade
9 4 (4.60%) Palo Alto
10 3 (3.45%) ServiceNow
11 2 (2.30%) ProCurve
11 2 (2.30%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.30%) Sophos
11 2 (2.30%) VMware
12 1 (1.15%) BT
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