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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 194 229 250
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +21
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 51 55 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.79% 0.71% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.65% 3.55% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 49 45 33
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -10.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £58,750 £59,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
1096 1551 1696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.87% 20.03% 20.23%
Number of salaries quoted 913 1161 1315
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 25 June 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 June 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 +29 24 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Bedfordshire +18 21 £52,500 +5.00%
Cambridgeshire -7 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Suffolk - 2 £47,500 -
Essex +7 1 £25,000 -61.53%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 138 (93.88%) Cisco
2 118 (80.27%) BGP
3 117 (79.59%) Cisco Certification
4 105 (71.43%) Firewall
5 103 (70.07%) WAN
6 98 (66.67%) LAN
7 96 (65.31%) CCNP
8 78 (53.06%) TCP/IP
9 76 (51.70%) VPN
10 71 (48.30%) F5
11 67 (45.58%) Cisco Nexus
12 56 (38.10%) Juniper
13 49 (33.33%) EIGRP
14 48 (32.65%) Network Security
15 47 (31.97%) CheckPoint
15 47 (31.97%) SSL
16 42 (28.57%) Load Balancing
17 41 (27.89%) RIP
18 39 (26.53%) Spanning Tree
19 38 (25.85%) CCDP
19 38 (25.85%) MPLS
20 37 (25.17%) Network Management
21 36 (24.49%) Disaster Recovery
22 34 (23.13%) CCNA
22 34 (23.13%) HP
23 32 (21.77%) SLA
23 32 (21.77%) MS Visio
23 32 (21.77%) Cisco ASA
24 31 (21.09%) CCIE
25 28 (19.05%) HSRP

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 13 (8.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (4.08%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.04%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.68%) Apache
Applications
1 32 (21.77%) MS Visio
2 11 (7.48%) MS Office
3 6 (4.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.84%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (8.84%) Office 365
2 5 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 118 (80.27%) BGP
2 105 (71.43%) Firewall
3 103 (70.07%) WAN
4 98 (66.67%) LAN
5 78 (53.06%) TCP/IP
6 76 (51.70%) VPN
7 67 (45.58%) Cisco Nexus
8 49 (33.33%) EIGRP
9 48 (32.65%) Network Security
10 47 (31.97%) SSL
11 41 (27.89%) RIP
12 39 (26.53%) Spanning Tree
13 38 (25.85%) MPLS
14 32 (21.77%) Cisco ASA
15 28 (19.05%) HSRP
16 27 (18.37%) tcpdump
16 27 (18.37%) Wireshark
17 24 (16.33%) IPsec
18 21 (14.29%) DHCP
19 19 (12.93%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.08%) SQL Server
1 6 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (8.84%) Finance
1 13 (8.84%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.12%) Banking
3 6 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.40%) Games
5 4 (2.72%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 50 (34.01%) Network Engineer
2 26 (17.69%) Consultant
2 26 (17.69%) Network Consultant
3 25 (17.01%) Network Specialist
4 19 (12.93%) Network Security Consultant
4 19 (12.93%) Security Consultant
5 18 (12.24%) Architect
6 15 (10.20%) Cisco Engineer
6 15 (10.20%) Network Architect
7 13 (8.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 12 (8.16%) Network Security Engineer
8 12 (8.16%) Security Engineer
9 8 (5.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 8 (5.44%) NOC Engineer
10 7 (4.76%) Check Point Consultant
10 7 (4.76%) Cisco Consultant
10 7 (4.76%) Cisco Network Consultant
11 6 (4.08%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 6 (4.08%) Firewall Engineer
11 6 (4.08%) Network Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.72%) 802.1X
1 4 (2.72%) Web Services
2 1 (0.68%) HTML
2 1 (0.68%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 16 (10.88%) Virtual Team
3 13 (8.84%) Blackberry
3 13 (8.84%) Fat Client
3 13 (8.84%) Hybrid Cloud
3 13 (8.84%) Replication
3 13 (8.84%) Thin Client
4 11 (7.48%) Driving Licence
5 8 (5.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (5.44%) Fintech
6 6 (4.08%) iPad
6 6 (4.08%) PKI
7 5 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.72%) PMI
8 4 (2.72%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (2.04%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.04%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.04%) Physics
10 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.68%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.29%) Windows
2 20 (13.61%) Linux
3 8 (5.44%) Unix
3 8 (5.44%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 37 (25.17%) Network Management
3 36 (24.49%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (18.37%) Change Management
5 25 (17.01%) Presales
6 20 (13.61%) Mentoring
7 19 (12.93%) High Availability
7 19 (12.93%) Network Design
8 16 (10.88%) Risk Assessment
9 12 (8.16%) Service Delivery
10 10 (6.80%) ITIL
10 10 (6.80%) Threat Detection
10 10 (6.80%) Vulnerability Management
11 9 (6.12%) Network Architecture
11 9 (6.12%) Open Source
12 8 (5.44%) DDoS Mitigation
12 8 (5.44%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (5.44%) Problem Management
13 7 (4.76%) Coaching
14 6 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.08%) SQL
2 5 (3.40%) Python
3 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 117 (79.59%) Cisco Certification
2 96 (65.31%) CCNP
3 38 (25.85%) CCDP
4 34 (23.13%) CCNA
5 31 (21.09%) CCIE
6 26 (17.69%) CCSA
6 26 (17.69%) CCSE
7 11 (7.48%) CCDA
8 9 (6.12%) JNCIE
8 9 (6.12%) JNCIP
9 8 (5.44%) CCSP
10 7 (4.76%) Degree
11 6 (4.08%) Check Point Certification
11 6 (4.08%) CISSP
11 6 (4.08%) JNCIA
12 5 (3.40%) SC Cleared
12 5 (3.40%) Security Cleared
13 4 (2.72%) PMI Certification
14 2 (1.36%) CISA
14 2 (1.36%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (21.77%) SLA
2 20 (13.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (10.88%) vSphere
2 13 (8.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.08%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.08%) Terminal Services
4 4 (2.72%) pfSense
5 1 (0.68%) NFS
5 1 (0.68%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (6.80%) HP NNM
2 4 (2.72%) Cacti
2 4 (2.72%) Nagios
2 4 (2.72%) RANCID
2 4 (2.72%) SmokePing
3 3 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.04%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (2.04%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 138 (93.88%) Cisco
2 71 (48.30%) F5
3 56 (38.10%) Juniper
4 47 (31.97%) CheckPoint
5 34 (23.13%) HP
6 27 (18.37%) Microsoft
7 22 (14.97%) Avaya
8 16 (10.88%) VMware
9 15 (10.20%) Palo Alto
10 13 (8.84%) Apple
10 13 (8.84%) Fujitsu
10 13 (8.84%) SonicWALL
11 8 (5.44%) WorldPay
12 7 (4.76%) Brocade
13 5 (3.40%) CA
14 4 (2.72%) Qualys
14 4 (2.72%) SolarWinds
14 4 (2.72%) Splunk
14 4 (2.72%) Sun
15 3 (2.04%) Foundry
Hemel Hempstead
IQ Telecom
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago