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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 191 228 247
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +19
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 60 50 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.92% 0.67% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.38% 3.29% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 56 39 37
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £55,000 £60,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
1116 1521 1778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.10% 20.48% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 930 1142 1360
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +19 24 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Bedfordshire +4 24 £52,500 -0.94%
Cambridgeshire +2 11 £50,000 +51.51% 1
Suffolk - 2 £47,500 -
Essex +4 1 £25,000 +35.13%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 153 (93.87%) Cisco
2 128 (78.53%) BGP
3 125 (76.69%) Firewall
3 125 (76.69%) Cisco Certification
4 118 (72.39%) WAN
5 113 (69.33%) LAN
6 100 (61.35%) CCNP
7 94 (57.67%) TCP/IP
8 79 (48.47%) F5
9 77 (47.24%) VPN
10 72 (44.17%) Cisco Nexus
11 60 (36.81%) Juniper
12 56 (34.36%) CheckPoint
13 53 (32.52%) Load Balancing
14 52 (31.90%) SSL
15 51 (31.29%) Network Security
16 47 (28.83%) CCDP
16 47 (28.83%) Spanning Tree
17 46 (28.22%) HP
17 46 (28.22%) MPLS
18 45 (27.61%) Network Management
19 44 (26.99%) EIGRP
19 44 (26.99%) Disaster Recovery
20 40 (24.54%) SLA
20 40 (24.54%) MS Visio
21 36 (22.09%) RIP
22 35 (21.47%) CCIE
23 34 (20.86%) CCNA
23 34 (20.86%) tcpdump
23 34 (20.86%) Cisco ASA

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 18 (11.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (6.75%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.84%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.61%) Apache
Applications
1 40 (24.54%) MS Visio
2 14 (8.59%) MS Office
3 10 (6.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (11.04%) Office 365
2 5 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 128 (78.53%) BGP
2 125 (76.69%) Firewall
3 118 (72.39%) WAN
4 113 (69.33%) LAN
5 94 (57.67%) TCP/IP
6 77 (47.24%) VPN
7 72 (44.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 52 (31.90%) SSL
9 51 (31.29%) Network Security
10 47 (28.83%) Spanning Tree
11 46 (28.22%) MPLS
12 44 (26.99%) EIGRP
13 36 (22.09%) RIP
14 34 (20.86%) Cisco ASA
14 34 (20.86%) tcpdump
14 34 (20.86%) Wireshark
15 29 (17.79%) HSRP
16 27 (16.56%) DHCP
17 25 (15.34%) DNS
18 21 (12.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.75%) SQL Server
1 11 (6.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (8.59%) Finance
2 13 (7.98%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.75%) Banking
4 10 (6.13%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.07%) Games
5 5 (3.07%) Marketing
6 1 (0.61%) Advertising
6 1 (0.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (30.06%) Network Engineer
2 29 (17.79%) Consultant
2 29 (17.79%) Network Consultant
3 22 (13.50%) Network Specialist
4 20 (12.27%) Network Security Consultant
4 20 (12.27%) Security Consultant
5 19 (11.66%) Architect
6 16 (9.82%) Network Architect
7 14 (8.59%) Cisco Engineer
8 12 (7.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 12 (7.36%) Network Security Engineer
8 12 (7.36%) Security Engineer
9 11 (6.75%) Technical Engineer
10 9 (5.52%) Check Point Consultant
10 9 (5.52%) Cisco Consultant
10 9 (5.52%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 9 (5.52%) NOC Engineer
11 8 (4.91%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 7 (4.29%) Firewall Engineer
12 7 (4.29%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.45%) 802.1X
1 4 (2.45%) Web Services
2 1 (0.61%) HTML
2 1 (0.61%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.79%) Data Centre
2 18 (11.04%) Blackberry
2 18 (11.04%) Fat Client
2 18 (11.04%) Hybrid Cloud
2 18 (11.04%) Replication
2 18 (11.04%) Thin Client
3 13 (7.98%) Driving Licence
4 8 (4.91%) Fintech
5 6 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.68%) iPad
5 6 (3.68%) PKI
6 5 (3.07%) PMI
6 5 (3.07%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.84%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.84%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.84%) Physics
9 1 (0.61%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.61%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.56%) Linux
2 26 (15.95%) Windows
3 13 (7.98%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.52%) Unix
5 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (32.52%) Load Balancing
2 45 (27.61%) Network Management
3 44 (26.99%) Disaster Recovery
4 32 (19.63%) Presales
5 23 (14.11%) Change Management
5 23 (14.11%) High Availability
6 21 (12.88%) Mentoring
6 21 (12.88%) Network Design
7 14 (8.59%) Service Delivery
8 12 (7.36%) ITIL
8 12 (7.36%) Risk Assessment
9 10 (6.13%) Network Architecture
9 10 (6.13%) Open Source
10 8 (4.91%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (4.91%) Coaching
10 8 (4.91%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (4.91%) Problem Management
11 7 (4.29%) Data Protection
12 6 (3.68%) Incident Management
12 6 (3.68%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.75%) SQL
2 5 (3.07%) Python
3 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 125 (76.69%) Cisco Certification
2 100 (61.35%) CCNP
3 47 (28.83%) CCDP
4 35 (21.47%) CCIE
5 34 (20.86%) CCNA
6 32 (19.63%) CCSA
6 32 (19.63%) CCSE
7 11 (6.75%) CCDA
8 10 (6.13%) Check Point Certification
9 9 (5.52%) JNCIE
9 9 (5.52%) JNCIP
10 8 (4.91%) CCSP
11 7 (4.29%) Degree
12 6 (3.68%) JNCIA
13 5 (3.07%) CISSP
13 5 (3.07%) PMI Certification
13 5 (3.07%) SC Cleared
13 5 (3.07%) Security Cleared
14 2 (1.23%) CISA
14 2 (1.23%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (24.54%) SLA
2 15 (9.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (12.88%) vSphere
2 18 (11.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.75%) Terminal Services
4 6 (3.68%) Active Directory
5 5 (3.07%) pfSense
6 1 (0.61%) NFS
6 1 (0.61%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (7.98%) HP NNM
2 5 (3.07%) Cacti
2 5 (3.07%) Nagios
2 5 (3.07%) RANCID
2 5 (3.07%) SmokePing
3 3 (1.84%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.84%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (1.84%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.61%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 153 (93.87%) Cisco
2 79 (48.47%) F5
3 60 (36.81%) Juniper
4 56 (34.36%) CheckPoint
5 46 (28.22%) HP
6 32 (19.63%) Microsoft
7 22 (13.50%) VMware
8 18 (11.04%) Apple
8 18 (11.04%) Fujitsu
8 18 (11.04%) SonicWALL
9 17 (10.43%) Avaya
10 15 (9.20%) Palo Alto
11 11 (6.75%) Brocade
12 8 (4.91%) WorldPay
13 5 (3.07%) CA
13 5 (3.07%) SolarWinds
13 5 (3.07%) Splunk
13 5 (3.07%) Sun
14 3 (1.84%) Aruba
14 3 (1.84%) Foundry
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