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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 182 232 244
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +12
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 85 51 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.23% 0.66% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.89% 3.19% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 74 39 35
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -6.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%
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
1234 1601 1834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.81% 20.78% 21.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1018 1218 1423
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 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 2 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 2 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 +34 35 £42,500 -4.49% 2
Bedfordshire +13 29 £55,000 +13.40%
Cambridgeshire +1 13 £52,500 +59.09% 2
Essex +12 5 £67,500 +136.84%
Norfolk - 3 £67,500 -
Suffolk - 2 £47,500 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 155 (94.51%) Cisco
2 130 (79.27%) BGP
3 128 (78.05%) Firewall
4 127 (77.44%) Cisco Certification
5 114 (69.51%) WAN
6 107 (65.24%) LAN
7 102 (62.20%) CCNP
8 93 (56.71%) TCP/IP
9 79 (48.17%) F5
10 78 (47.56%) VPN
11 70 (42.68%) Cisco Nexus
12 63 (38.41%) Juniper
13 57 (34.76%) SSL
14 56 (34.15%) CheckPoint
15 52 (31.71%) MPLS
15 52 (31.71%) Load Balancing
16 49 (29.88%) CCDP
17 48 (29.27%) HP
17 48 (29.27%) Network Security
17 48 (29.27%) Network Management
18 46 (28.05%) Disaster Recovery
18 46 (28.05%) Spanning Tree
19 44 (26.83%) SLA
20 43 (26.22%) MS Visio
21 42 (25.61%) EIGRP
22 38 (23.17%) Cisco ASA
23 35 (21.34%) CCNA
24 34 (20.73%) CCIE
24 34 (20.73%) RIP
25 33 (20.12%) Microsoft

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 (10.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (6.71%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 43 (26.22%) MS Visio
2 17 (10.37%) MS Office
3 12 (7.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (10.98%) Office 365
2 5 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 130 (79.27%) BGP
2 128 (78.05%) Firewall
3 114 (69.51%) WAN
4 107 (65.24%) LAN
5 93 (56.71%) TCP/IP
6 78 (47.56%) VPN
7 70 (42.68%) Cisco Nexus
8 57 (34.76%) SSL
9 52 (31.71%) MPLS
10 48 (29.27%) Network Security
11 46 (28.05%) Spanning Tree
12 42 (25.61%) EIGRP
13 38 (23.17%) Cisco ASA
14 34 (20.73%) RIP
15 32 (19.51%) tcpdump
15 32 (19.51%) Wireshark
16 31 (18.90%) HSRP
17 30 (18.29%) VRRP
18 27 (16.46%) DHCP
19 26 (15.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.71%) SQL Server
1 11 (6.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (8.54%) Finance
2 13 (7.93%) Banking
3 12 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.49%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.05%) Games
5 5 (3.05%) Marketing
6 1 (0.61%) Advertising
6 1 (0.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 48 (29.27%) Network Engineer
2 26 (15.85%) Consultant
2 26 (15.85%) Network Consultant
3 23 (14.02%) Network Specialist
4 19 (11.59%) Architect
5 18 (10.98%) Network Security Consultant
5 18 (10.98%) Security Consultant
6 16 (9.76%) Network Architect
7 14 (8.54%) Cisco Engineer
8 11 (6.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 11 (6.71%) Network Security Engineer
8 11 (6.71%) Security Engineer
8 11 (6.71%) Technical Engineer
9 10 (6.10%) NOC Engineer
10 9 (5.49%) Senior Network Engineer
11 8 (4.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 8 (4.88%) Check Point Consultant
11 8 (4.88%) Cisco Consultant
11 8 (4.88%) Cisco Network Consultant
11 8 (4.88%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.44%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.83%) Web Services
3 1 (0.61%) HTML
3 1 (0.61%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.51%) Data Centre
2 18 (10.98%) Blackberry
2 18 (10.98%) Fat Client
2 18 (10.98%) Hybrid Cloud
2 18 (10.98%) Replication
2 18 (10.98%) Thin Client
3 12 (7.32%) Driving Licence
4 8 (4.88%) Fintech
5 7 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.66%) iPad
7 5 (3.05%) PKI
7 5 (3.05%) PMI
7 5 (3.05%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (2.44%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.44%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.44%) Physics
9 2 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.61%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.61%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.07%) Windows
2 27 (16.46%) Linux
3 13 (7.93%) Windows Server
4 10 (6.10%) Unix
5 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (31.71%) Load Balancing
2 48 (29.27%) Network Management
3 46 (28.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 31 (18.90%) Presales
5 29 (17.68%) High Availability
6 23 (14.02%) Change Management
6 23 (14.02%) Network Design
7 20 (12.20%) Mentoring
8 16 (9.76%) ITIL
8 16 (9.76%) Service Delivery
9 11 (6.71%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (6.71%) Open Source
10 10 (6.10%) Network Architecture
11 8 (4.88%) Coaching
11 8 (4.88%) Data Protection
11 8 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (4.88%) Problem Management
11 8 (4.88%) Risk Assessment
12 7 (4.27%) PRINCE2
13 6 (3.66%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.71%) SQL
2 6 (3.66%) Python
Qualifications
1 127 (77.44%) Cisco Certification
2 102 (62.20%) CCNP
3 49 (29.88%) CCDP
4 35 (21.34%) CCNA
5 34 (20.73%) CCIE
6 33 (20.12%) CCSA
6 33 (20.12%) CCSE
7 11 (6.71%) CCDA
7 11 (6.71%) Check Point Certification
8 9 (5.49%) JNCIE
8 9 (5.49%) JNCIP
9 8 (4.88%) CCSP
9 8 (4.88%) Degree
9 8 (4.88%) JNCIA
10 5 (3.05%) PMI Certification
10 5 (3.05%) SC Cleared
10 5 (3.05%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.83%) CISSP
12 1 (0.61%) CISA
12 1 (0.61%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (26.83%) SLA
2 11 (6.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (12.80%) vSphere
2 18 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.71%) Terminal Services
4 6 (3.66%) Active Directory
5 5 (3.05%) pfSense
6 2 (1.22%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (1.22%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.61%) NFS
7 1 (0.61%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 17 (10.37%) HP NNM
2 5 (3.05%) Cacti
2 5 (3.05%) Nagios
2 5 (3.05%) RANCID
2 5 (3.05%) SmokePing
3 3 (1.83%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.83%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (1.83%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (1.83%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 155 (94.51%) Cisco
2 79 (48.17%) F5
3 63 (38.41%) Juniper
4 56 (34.15%) CheckPoint
5 48 (29.27%) HP
6 33 (20.12%) Microsoft
7 23 (14.02%) VMware
8 18 (10.98%) Apple
8 18 (10.98%) Fujitsu
8 18 (10.98%) SonicWALL
9 16 (9.76%) Palo Alto
10 13 (7.93%) Avaya
11 9 (5.49%) Brocade
12 8 (4.88%) WorldPay
13 5 (3.05%) SolarWinds
13 5 (3.05%) Splunk
13 5 (3.05%) Sun
14 4 (2.44%) Aruba
14 4 (2.44%) CA
14 4 (2.44%) Foundry
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