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

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 392 388 497
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +109
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 683 742 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.74% 0.75% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.33% 4.19% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 605 566 399
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
OSPF
UK

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
15788 17727 19533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.17% 17.83% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13191 14338 15672
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,927 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,750 £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 31 May 2016.

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 31 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
London -42 227 £55,000 +4.76% 30
South East -4 224 £50,000 - 18
East of England +33 61 £45,000 -7.21% 3
West Midlands +5 61 £50,000 +5.26% 5
South West +35 45 £38,000 -41.53% 1
North West +42 38 £30,750 -27.64% 2
Yorkshire +15 35 £43,750 -12.50% 10
East Midlands -3 10 £32,500 -31.57% 2
North East -6 7 £36,000 -28.00%
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 England region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 1246 (85.64%) BGP
2 1242 (85.36%) Cisco
3 967 (66.46%) Cisco Certification
4 913 (62.75%) MPLS
5 911 (62.61%) Firewall
6 807 (55.46%) CCNP
7 714 (49.07%) WAN
8 683 (46.94%) Juniper
9 637 (43.78%) VPN
10 589 (40.48%) LAN
11 521 (35.81%) EIGRP
12 479 (32.92%) TCP/IP
13 425 (29.21%) CCNA
14 417 (28.66%) F5
15 408 (28.04%) Cisco ASA
16 383 (26.32%) Wireless
17 375 (25.77%) CheckPoint
18 374 (25.70%) Data Centre
19 339 (23.30%) Cisco Nexus
20 305 (20.96%) Network Security
21 304 (20.89%) IPsec
22 295 (20.27%) VoIP
23 288 (19.79%) DNS
24 281 (19.31%) Linux
25 280 (19.24%) VLAN
26 274 (18.83%) SSL
27 259 (17.80%) Load Balancing
28 251 (17.25%) Telecoms
29 237 (16.29%) Finance
30 222 (15.26%) Spanning Tree

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 60 (4.12%) Skype for Business
2 33 (2.27%) Apache
3 29 (1.99%) MS Exchange
4 23 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 15 (1.03%) IIS
7 14 (0.96%) SharePoint
8 13 (0.89%) OpenStack
9 8 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.21%) nginx
10 3 (0.21%) Node.js
11 1 (0.069%) SAS
11 1 (0.069%) Tomcat
Applications
1 77 (5.29%) MS Excel
1 77 (5.29%) MS Visio
2 49 (3.37%) MS Office
3 8 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (2.54%) Office 365
3 30 (2.06%) IaaS
4 27 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 13 (0.89%) Yammer
7 9 (0.62%) SaaS
8 6 (0.41%) PaaS
9 3 (0.21%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.21%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.069%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1246 (85.64%) BGP
2 913 (62.75%) MPLS
3 911 (62.61%) Firewall
4 714 (49.07%) WAN
5 637 (43.78%) VPN
6 589 (40.48%) LAN
7 521 (35.81%) EIGRP
8 479 (32.92%) TCP/IP
9 408 (28.04%) Cisco ASA
10 383 (26.32%) Wireless
11 339 (23.30%) Cisco Nexus
12 305 (20.96%) Network Security
13 304 (20.89%) IPsec
14 295 (20.27%) VoIP
15 288 (19.79%) DNS
16 280 (19.24%) VLAN
17 274 (18.83%) SSL
18 222 (15.26%) Spanning Tree
19 220 (15.12%) HSRP
20 184 (12.65%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (2.27%) MySQL
2 13 (0.89%) SQL Server
3 11 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (1.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.21%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.069%) Jenkins
General
1 251 (17.25%) Telecoms
2 237 (16.29%) Finance
3 103 (7.08%) Banking
4 36 (2.47%) Manufacturing
5 22 (1.51%) German Language
6 21 (1.44%) Investment Banking
7 19 (1.31%) French Language
8 16 (1.10%) Marketing
9 13 (0.89%) Financial Institution
10 12 (0.82%) Italian Language
10 12 (0.82%) Legal
11 11 (0.76%) Retail
12 9 (0.62%) Electronics
13 8 (0.55%) Games
14 7 (0.48%) Online Betting
15 6 (0.41%) Billing
15 6 (0.41%) Law
16 4 (0.27%) Advertising
16 4 (0.27%) Publishing
17 3 (0.21%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 787 (54.09%) Network Engineer
2 216 (14.85%) Cisco Engineer
3 199 (13.68%) Senior Network Engineer
4 191 (13.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 164 (11.27%) Network Support
6 147 (10.10%) Support Engineer
7 125 (8.59%) Consultant
8 116 (7.97%) Network Support Engineer
9 106 (7.29%) Security Engineer
10 99 (6.80%) Network Consultant
11 94 (6.46%) Network Security Engineer
12 86 (5.91%) Architect
13 78 (5.36%) Juniper Engineer
14 76 (5.22%) Analyst
15 65 (4.47%) Network Analyst
16 64 (4.40%) Cisco Support
17 61 (4.19%) Network Architect
18 56 (3.85%) Switch Engineer
19 55 (3.78%) Cisco Consultant
20 54 (3.71%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (6.46%) 802.1X
2 41 (2.82%) XMPP
3 28 (1.92%) LAMP
4 9 (0.62%) Web Services
5 6 (0.41%) CSS
6 5 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (0.27%) HTML
7 4 (0.27%) Unreal Engine
8 3 (0.21%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (0.21%) Middleware
8 3 (0.21%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (0.14%) RFC 2547
9 2 (0.14%) XML
10 1 (0.069%) HTML5
10 1 (0.069%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 374 (25.70%) Data Centre
2 75 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 50 (3.44%) Computer Science
5 45 (3.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 37 (2.54%) PKI
7 28 (1.92%) iPad
8 27 (1.86%) Replication
9 25 (1.72%) Over-the-Top Content
10 23 (1.58%) Blackberry
11 21 (1.44%) Clustering
11 21 (1.44%) Driving Licence
12 20 (1.37%) Fat Client
12 20 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
12 20 (1.37%) Thin Client
13 18 (1.24%) IPTV
14 17 (1.17%) Mathematics
15 13 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
16 11 (0.76%) IVR
17 9 (0.62%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 281 (19.31%) Linux
2 220 (15.12%) Windows
3 101 (6.94%) Windows Server
4 92 (6.32%) Unix
5 29 (1.99%) Android
5 29 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (1.17%) Windows 7
9 15 (1.03%) Windows 10
10 13 (0.89%) CatOS
11 11 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (0.62%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.62%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.55%) Debian
13 8 (0.55%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.41%) CentOS
14 6 (0.41%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (17.80%) Load Balancing
2 200 (13.75%) ITIL
3 196 (13.47%) Network Design
4 143 (9.83%) Network Management
5 133 (9.14%) Presales
6 125 (8.59%) Network Monitoring
7 122 (8.38%) High Availability
8 106 (7.29%) Change Management
9 90 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
10 79 (5.43%) Mentoring
11 76 (5.22%) Project Management
12 74 (5.09%) Network Architecture
13 58 (3.99%) Capacity Planning
14 56 (3.85%) Change Control
15 52 (3.57%) Service Delivery
16 49 (3.37%) WAN Optimisation
17 41 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
18 40 (2.75%) Kalman Filter
19 37 (2.54%) Root Cause Analysis
20 36 (2.47%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 74 (5.09%) Python
2 67 (4.60%) Perl
3 52 (3.57%) Bash Shell
4 33 (2.27%) PHP
5 32 (2.20%) SQL
6 19 (1.31%) C
7 15 (1.03%) Tcl
8 14 (0.96%) Shell Script
9 11 (0.76%) PowerShell
9 11 (0.76%) Ruby
10 7 (0.48%) Java
11 2 (0.14%) VB
12 1 (0.069%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.069%) Korn
Qualifications
1 967 (66.46%) Cisco Certification
2 807 (55.46%) CCNP
3 425 (29.21%) CCNA
4 199 (13.68%) CCIE
5 104 (7.15%) Degree
6 99 (6.80%) JNCIA
7 94 (6.46%) CCDP
8 88 (6.05%) CCSP
9 86 (5.91%) Security Cleared
10 82 (5.64%) CCSE
11 77 (5.29%) CCSA
12 76 (5.22%) SC Cleared
13 67 (4.60%) JNCIS
14 65 (4.47%) CCDA
15 61 (4.19%) JNCIP
16 43 (2.96%) JNCIE
17 40 (2.75%) CCVP
18 33 (2.27%) CCIP
19 21 (1.44%) CISSP
20 19 (1.31%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (11.00%) SLA
2 53 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (1.72%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.55%) HIPAA
5 7 (0.48%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.34%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.14%) QA
9 1 (0.069%) DICOM
9 1 (0.069%) HL7
9 1 (0.069%) SAS 70
System Software
1 129 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 84 (5.77%) Active Directory
3 33 (2.27%) vSphere
4 22 (1.51%) Hyper-V
5 20 (1.37%) XenApp
6 12 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (0.82%) Xen
7 11 (0.76%) Terminal Services
8 9 (0.62%) vCloud
9 8 (0.55%) VMware ESX
9 8 (0.55%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.48%) Firmware
11 6 (0.41%) pfSense
11 6 (0.41%) Postfix
12 5 (0.34%) KVM
12 5 (0.34%) ProxySG
12 5 (0.34%) VMFS
13 4 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.21%) Corosync
14 3 (0.21%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 60 (4.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 36 (2.47%) Nagios
3 35 (2.41%) SolarWinds Orion
4 29 (1.99%) FortiGate
5 27 (1.86%) Cisco UCCX
6 25 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
7 21 (1.44%) Netcool
8 19 (1.31%) Cacti
8 19 (1.31%) Cisco UCCE
8 19 (1.31%) HP NNM
9 17 (1.17%) OpenView
10 14 (0.96%) SmokePing
11 10 (0.69%) Cisco IPCC
11 10 (0.69%) Graphite
12 9 (0.62%) Puppet
13 7 (0.48%) Backup Exec
13 7 (0.48%) vMotion
14 6 (0.41%) SCCM
15 5 (0.34%) NetBackup
15 5 (0.34%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1242 (85.36%) Cisco
2 683 (46.94%) Juniper
3 417 (28.66%) F5
4 375 (25.77%) CheckPoint
5 215 (14.78%) VMware
6 172 (11.82%) Palo Alto
7 158 (10.86%) Microsoft
8 145 (9.97%) HP
9 132 (9.07%) SolarWinds
10 106 (7.29%) Brocade
11 79 (5.43%) Riverbed
12 76 (5.22%) Citrix
13 55 (3.78%) Blue Coat
14 46 (3.16%) Avaya
15 35 (2.41%) NetScout
16 33 (2.27%) Aruba
16 33 (2.27%) Fortinet
17 27 (1.86%) Extreme Networks
17 27 (1.86%) Meraki
18 26 (1.79%) SonicWALL
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Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent on-top benefits
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Salary: NEG
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
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Lorien Resourcing
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Imperative People
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + inc shift
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Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 per annum
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + Benefits
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