The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
UK / England
Rank 304 390 420
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +30
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 788 720 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.00% 0.77% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.97% 4.57% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 629 624 552
Median salary £48,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13194 15741 17902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.77% 16.83% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 10828 13192 14613
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in England

OSPF
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the England region.

OSPF Salary Trend in England

OSPF
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

OSPF Salary Histogram in England

OSPF
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
London +65 354 £52,500 - 22
South East +88 230 £45,000 -10.00% 12
West Midlands +37 60 £47,500 -2.56% 5
East of England -3 46 £47,500 -7.76% 1
North West -5 42 £41,000 -3.52% 5
South West -4 25 £38,750 -3.12% 3
Yorkshire -5 16 £42,500 - 3
East Midlands +21 14 £40,000 -15.78%
Midlands +14 1 £31,500 -47.50%
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 1309 (88.93%) BGP
2 1228 (83.42%) Cisco
3 1000 (67.93%) Cisco Certification
4 920 (62.50%) Firewall
5 824 (55.98%) MPLS
6 805 (54.69%) CCNP
7 717 (48.71%) WAN
8 651 (44.23%) Juniper
9 637 (43.27%) LAN
10 575 (39.06%) VPN
11 453 (30.77%) Data Centre
12 423 (28.74%) Network Security
13 406 (27.58%) EIGRP
14 404 (27.45%) CCNA
15 392 (26.63%) Cisco ASA
16 359 (24.39%) Wireless
17 356 (24.18%) TCP/IP
18 354 (24.05%) DNS
19 317 (21.54%) CheckPoint
20 312 (21.20%) F5
21 310 (21.06%) Palo Alto
22 279 (18.95%) Network Design
23 277 (18.82%) Telecoms
24 268 (18.21%) Cisco Nexus
25 247 (16.78%) VLAN
26 237 (16.10%) Linux
27 219 (14.88%) CCIE
28 216 (14.67%) ITIL
29 212 (14.40%) IPsec
30 202 (13.72%) Cisco IOS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in 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 34 (2.31%) Skype for Business
2 21 (1.43%) OpenStack
3 13 (0.88%) IIS
3 13 (0.88%) MS Exchange
4 8 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.34%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.20%) Apache
7 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.14%) nginx
8 2 (0.14%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 51 (3.46%) MS Excel
2 46 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 40 (2.72%) MS Office
4 21 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.41%) MS Project
6 5 (0.34%) S-PLUS
7 3 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 43 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.36%) IaaS
4 15 (1.02%) Office 365
5 13 (0.88%) PaaS
6 8 (0.54%) SaaS
7 5 (0.34%) Slack
8 4 (0.27%) Akamai
9 3 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.068%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.068%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1309 (88.93%) BGP
2 920 (62.50%) Firewall
3 824 (55.98%) MPLS
4 717 (48.71%) WAN
5 637 (43.27%) LAN
6 575 (39.06%) VPN
7 423 (28.74%) Network Security
8 406 (27.58%) EIGRP
9 392 (26.63%) Cisco ASA
10 359 (24.39%) Wireless
11 356 (24.18%) TCP/IP
12 354 (24.05%) DNS
13 268 (18.21%) Cisco Nexus
14 247 (16.78%) VLAN
15 212 (14.40%) IPsec
16 202 (13.72%) Cisco IOS
17 197 (13.38%) HSRP
18 192 (13.04%) DHCP
19 166 (11.28%) VoIP
20 162 (11.01%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.34%) MySQL
2 3 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (0.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.14%) GIS
Development Applications
1 16 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
2 9 (0.61%) Git (software)
2 9 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 277 (18.82%) Telecoms
2 182 (12.36%) Finance
3 75 (5.10%) Banking
4 34 (2.31%) Marketing
5 27 (1.83%) Retail
6 24 (1.63%) Financial Institution
7 22 (1.49%) Investment Banking
8 13 (0.88%) Games
9 11 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.68%) Online Betting
11 9 (0.61%) French Language
11 9 (0.61%) Law
11 9 (0.61%) Legal
12 8 (0.54%) Italian Language
13 5 (0.34%) Advertising
13 5 (0.34%) Back Office
14 4 (0.27%) Billing
15 1 (0.068%) Electronics
15 1 (0.068%) German Language
15 1 (0.068%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 886 (60.19%) Network Engineer
2 223 (15.15%) Senior Network Engineer
3 201 (13.65%) Cisco Engineer
4 184 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 128 (8.70%) Security Engineer
6 127 (8.63%) Juniper Engineer
7 114 (7.74%) Support Engineer
8 106 (7.20%) Network Security Engineer
9 105 (7.13%) Network Support
10 97 (6.59%) Consultant
11 78 (5.30%) Network Consultant
12 73 (4.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 65 (4.42%) Analyst
14 64 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
15 62 (4.21%) Architect
16 60 (4.08%) NOC Engineer
17 56 (3.80%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
17 56 (3.80%) Network Analyst
18 44 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 44 (2.99%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (5.30%) 802.1X
2 12 (0.82%) Web Services
3 6 (0.41%) SAX
4 5 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (0.34%) HTML
4 5 (0.34%) Unreal Engine
4 5 (0.34%) XMPP
5 3 (0.20%) LAMP
6 2 (0.14%) COM
6 2 (0.14%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.14%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 453 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 102 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
3 95 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 53 (3.60%) Management Information System
5 43 (2.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 27 (1.83%) BYOD
7 23 (1.56%) Clustering
7 23 (1.56%) Driving Licence
8 22 (1.49%) Hedge funds
9 21 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
10 14 (0.95%) PKI
11 13 (0.88%) Statistics
12 11 (0.75%) Virtual Team
13 10 (0.68%) Security Operations Centre
13 10 (0.68%) Wiki
14 8 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
14 8 (0.54%) iPad
15 7 (0.48%) CMDB
16 6 (0.41%) Equities
16 6 (0.41%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 237 (16.10%) Linux
2 162 (11.01%) Windows
3 89 (6.05%) Unix
4 64 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 17 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (0.82%) Ubuntu
7 11 (0.75%) Mac OS X
8 10 (0.68%) Solaris
8 10 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.61%) CentOS
10 5 (0.34%) Debian
11 4 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.27%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.27%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.14%) CatOS
12 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.068%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (18.95%) Network Design
2 216 (14.67%) ITIL
3 179 (12.16%) Network Management
4 144 (9.78%) Load Balancing
5 118 (8.02%) Presales
6 115 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 106 (7.20%) High Availability
8 98 (6.66%) Change Management
9 89 (6.05%) Network Architecture
10 88 (5.98%) Network Monitoring
11 81 (5.50%) Mentoring
12 79 (5.37%) Business Continuity
13 77 (5.23%) Migration
14 72 (4.89%) Kalman Filter
15 65 (4.42%) Service Delivery
16 61 (4.14%) Change Control
17 55 (3.74%) Root Cause Analysis
18 52 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
19 48 (3.26%) Information Security
20 46 (3.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (3.74%) Python
2 42 (2.85%) Bash Shell
3 36 (2.45%) Perl
4 18 (1.22%) C
5 11 (0.75%) Ruby
6 9 (0.61%) Lisp
7 5 (0.34%) Java
7 5 (0.34%) PHP
7 5 (0.34%) SQL
8 3 (0.20%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.14%) C++
9 2 (0.14%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.068%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.068%) Lua
10 1 (0.068%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1000 (67.93%) Cisco Certification
2 805 (54.69%) CCNP
3 404 (27.45%) CCNA
4 219 (14.88%) CCIE
5 173 (11.75%) Degree
6 116 (7.88%) Security Cleared
7 100 (6.79%) JNCIP
8 90 (6.11%) SC Cleared
9 87 (5.91%) JNCIA
10 83 (5.64%) JNCIS
11 80 (5.43%) ITIL Certification
12 76 (5.16%) CCDP
13 51 (3.46%) CCSE
14 43 (2.92%) CCIP
15 39 (2.65%) CCSA
16 31 (2.11%) CCSP
16 31 (2.11%) DV Cleared
17 15 (1.02%) CCDA
18 14 (0.95%) CISSP
19 12 (0.82%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (6.66%) SLA
2 56 (3.80%) PCI DSS
3 40 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.68%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.14%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.14%) QA
System Software
1 120 (8.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (4.21%) Active Directory
3 43 (2.92%) Hyper-V
4 19 (1.29%) Firmware
5 16 (1.09%) NFS
6 12 (0.82%) ProxySG
6 12 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (0.75%) iptables
7 11 (0.75%) VMware ESX
7 11 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.75%) vSphere
8 9 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
9 6 (0.41%) KVM
10 5 (0.34%) FreeRADIUS
11 3 (0.20%) GlusterFS
11 3 (0.20%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.14%) Snort
12 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.14%) XenApp
13 1 (0.068%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 59 (4.01%) Cisco CUCM
2 54 (3.67%) FortiGate
3 46 (3.13%) Nagios
4 27 (1.83%) Cisco Prime
4 27 (1.83%) Puppet
5 26 (1.77%) Ansible
6 22 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
7 14 (0.95%) Cacti
7 14 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (0.82%) Cisco CME
8 12 (0.82%) OpenNMS
9 11 (0.75%) HAProxy
10 10 (0.68%) HP NNM
10 10 (0.68%) SCOM
11 7 (0.48%) Cisco UCCX
12 6 (0.41%) Endace
12 6 (0.41%) Netcool
12 6 (0.41%) vRealize
13 5 (0.34%) Cisco UCCE
14 4 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1228 (83.42%) Cisco
2 651 (44.23%) Juniper
3 317 (21.54%) CheckPoint
4 312 (21.20%) F5
5 310 (21.06%) Palo Alto
6 151 (10.26%) VMware
7 139 (9.44%) Microsoft
8 122 (8.29%) HP
9 115 (7.81%) Riverbed
10 110 (7.47%) SolarWinds
11 108 (7.34%) Fortinet
12 82 (5.57%) Brocade
13 70 (4.76%) Avaya
14 67 (4.55%) Extreme Networks
15 48 (3.26%) Citrix
16 44 (2.99%) Meraki
17 40 (2.72%) Alcatel-Lucent
18 39 (2.65%) Aruba
19 37 (2.51%) Blue Coat
19 37 (2.51%) Huawei
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + on-call, benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car, Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £59500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Up to £55K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Up to £55K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Palantir Technologies
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£42k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
World First
Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
TTR UK Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harris Global
Posted: 6 days ago