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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 384 387 379
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 659 748 794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.74% 0.73% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.33% 4.38% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 553 642 628
Median salary £47,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.76% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
15226 17070 19702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.99% 16.75% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12570 14266 15625
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 0 294 £52,500 -4.54% 17
South East +42 189 £45,000 -10.00% 17
North West +25 52 £35,250 -55.93% 3
West Midlands -3 44 £45,000 -0.55% 6
East of England -4 38 £45,000 -10.00% 6
South West -7 17 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire +29 16 £42,000 -6.66% 4
East Midlands +13 10 £32,500 -14.65%
North East - 1 £45,000 -
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 1166 (88.67%) BGP
2 1142 (86.84%) Cisco
3 882 (67.07%) Cisco Certification
4 802 (60.99%) Firewall
5 767 (58.33%) MPLS
6 700 (53.23%) CCNP
7 628 (47.76%) WAN
8 577 (43.88%) VPN
9 555 (42.21%) Juniper
10 543 (41.29%) LAN
11 484 (36.81%) EIGRP
12 403 (30.65%) CCNA
13 381 (28.97%) TCP/IP
14 350 (26.62%) Cisco ASA
15 340 (25.86%) Data Centre
16 338 (25.70%) Wireless
17 332 (25.25%) DNS
18 309 (23.50%) F5
19 308 (23.42%) Network Security
20 299 (22.74%) Cisco Nexus
21 289 (21.98%) CheckPoint
22 249 (18.94%) Telecoms
23 247 (18.78%) ITIL
24 232 (17.64%) VLAN
25 226 (17.19%) Linux
26 214 (16.27%) Network Design
26 214 (16.27%) HSRP
27 206 (15.67%) Windows
28 204 (15.51%) Palo Alto
29 194 (14.75%) DHCP

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 30 (2.28%) OpenStack
2 24 (1.83%) Skype for Business
3 22 (1.67%) IIS
4 7 (0.53%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.38%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.30%) Apache
7 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.23%) SAS
8 2 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.076%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.076%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 68 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 55 (4.18%) MS Visio
3 37 (2.81%) MS Office
4 13 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (1.60%) Office 365
2 19 (1.44%) IaaS
3 13 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.61%) SaaS
5 5 (0.38%) PaaS
5 5 (0.38%) Slack
6 1 (0.076%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.076%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1166 (88.67%) BGP
2 802 (60.99%) Firewall
3 767 (58.33%) MPLS
4 628 (47.76%) WAN
5 577 (43.88%) VPN
6 543 (41.29%) LAN
7 484 (36.81%) EIGRP
8 381 (28.97%) TCP/IP
9 350 (26.62%) Cisco ASA
10 338 (25.70%) Wireless
11 332 (25.25%) DNS
12 308 (23.42%) Network Security
13 299 (22.74%) Cisco Nexus
14 232 (17.64%) VLAN
15 214 (16.27%) HSRP
16 194 (14.75%) DHCP
17 193 (14.68%) IPsec
18 187 (14.22%) VoIP
19 173 (13.16%) RIP
20 156 (11.86%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.38%) MySQL
2 3 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (0.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.076%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.076%) GIS
Development Applications
1 20 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 18 (1.37%) Git (software)
3 15 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (0.38%) Subversion
5 2 (0.15%) Metasploit
General
1 249 (18.94%) Telecoms
2 155 (11.79%) Finance
3 87 (6.62%) Banking
4 21 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 20 (1.52%) Investment Banking
6 17 (1.29%) Marketing
7 12 (0.91%) Games
7 12 (0.91%) Retail
8 8 (0.61%) Legal
9 7 (0.53%) Billing
9 7 (0.53%) German Language
10 6 (0.46%) Electronics
11 5 (0.38%) Advertising
11 5 (0.38%) Italian Language
11 5 (0.38%) Law
11 5 (0.38%) Online Betting
12 4 (0.30%) Back Office
12 4 (0.30%) French Language
13 3 (0.23%) Publishing
14 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 761 (57.87%) Network Engineer
2 213 (16.20%) Cisco Engineer
3 198 (15.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 182 (13.84%) Senior Network Engineer
5 172 (13.08%) Network Support
6 142 (10.80%) Support Engineer
7 117 (8.90%) Network Support Engineer
8 91 (6.92%) Juniper Engineer
9 83 (6.31%) Analyst
10 78 (5.93%) Security Engineer
11 75 (5.70%) Network Analyst
12 72 (5.48%) Network Specialist
13 69 (5.25%) Network Security Engineer
14 68 (5.17%) Architect
15 65 (4.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 63 (4.79%) Cisco Support
17 54 (4.11%) NOC Engineer
18 51 (3.88%) Consultant
19 42 (3.19%) Switch Engineer
20 41 (3.12%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (7.98%) 802.1X
2 12 (0.91%) XMPP
3 6 (0.46%) Web Services
4 5 (0.38%) Unreal Engine
5 4 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (0.30%) RFC 2547
6 3 (0.23%) HTML
6 3 (0.23%) JSON
6 3 (0.23%) LAMP
6 3 (0.23%) REST
7 2 (0.15%) Django
7 2 (0.15%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.15%) RFC 2544
7 2 (0.15%) XML
8 1 (0.076%) CSS
8 1 (0.076%) HTML5
8 1 (0.076%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 340 (25.86%) Data Centre
2 84 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (4.87%) Management Information System
4 56 (4.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 51 (3.88%) Computer Science
6 38 (2.89%) Virtual Team
7 33 (2.51%) Clustering
8 29 (2.21%) PKI
9 19 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
10 18 (1.37%) Hedge funds
11 17 (1.29%) IPTV
11 17 (1.29%) Over-the-Top Content
11 17 (1.29%) Statistics
12 14 (1.06%) Driving Licence
12 14 (1.06%) Mathematics
13 10 (0.76%) Replication
13 10 (0.76%) Wiki
14 8 (0.61%) Internet of Things
15 7 (0.53%) CMDB
15 7 (0.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 226 (17.19%) Linux
2 206 (15.67%) Windows
3 87 (6.62%) Windows Server
4 81 (6.16%) Unix
5 15 (1.14%) Ubuntu
6 10 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (0.68%) Debian
7 9 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.61%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.53%) CentOS
9 7 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.53%) Solaris
9 7 (0.53%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.46%) Android
10 6 (0.46%) CatOS
10 6 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.30%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.23%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.15%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (18.78%) ITIL
2 214 (16.27%) Network Design
3 149 (11.33%) Load Balancing
4 140 (10.65%) Change Management
5 115 (8.75%) Network Monitoring
6 114 (8.67%) Network Management
7 87 (6.62%) High Availability
8 78 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
9 72 (5.48%) Kalman Filter
10 69 (5.25%) Presales
11 65 (4.94%) Network Architecture
12 58 (4.41%) Incident Management
13 57 (4.33%) Change Control
14 54 (4.11%) Service Delivery
15 52 (3.95%) Configuration Management
16 51 (3.88%) Project Management
17 50 (3.80%) Mentoring
18 43 (3.27%) WAN Optimisation
19 42 (3.19%) Migration
20 41 (3.12%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (5.32%) Python
2 54 (4.11%) Perl
3 53 (4.03%) Bash Shell
4 28 (2.13%) C
5 27 (2.05%) SQL
6 15 (1.14%) PHP
7 11 (0.84%) PowerShell
8 10 (0.76%) Shell Script
9 9 (0.68%) Lisp
10 8 (0.61%) Ruby
11 6 (0.46%) Tcl
12 3 (0.23%) Java
13 1 (0.076%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.076%) C++
13 1 (0.076%) Korn
Qualifications
1 882 (67.07%) Cisco Certification
2 700 (53.23%) CCNP
3 403 (30.65%) CCNA
4 134 (10.19%) CCIE
5 109 (8.29%) Degree
6 85 (6.46%) Security Cleared
7 84 (6.39%) JNCIA
8 74 (5.63%) JNCIS
9 64 (4.87%) SC Cleared
10 52 (3.95%) CCDP
11 48 (3.65%) CCSE
12 46 (3.50%) CCIP
13 44 (3.35%) CCSP
14 41 (3.12%) JNCIP
15 32 (2.43%) CCSA
16 31 (2.36%) CISSP
17 25 (1.90%) CCDA
17 25 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
18 24 (1.83%) CCVP
19 21 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (8.44%) SLA
2 73 (5.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (2.89%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.76%) HIPAA
5 9 (0.68%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.53%) JSP 440
7 6 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.38%) QA
9 3 (0.23%) SAS 70
System Software
1 84 (6.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (5.10%) Active Directory
3 33 (2.51%) Hyper-V
4 22 (1.67%) vSphere
5 16 (1.22%) Firmware
6 12 (0.91%) NFS
6 12 (0.91%) VMware ESX
7 11 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.84%) Xen
8 10 (0.76%) KVM
8 10 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (0.61%) iptables
10 8 (0.61%) vCloud
11 5 (0.38%) pfSense
11 5 (0.38%) VMFS
12 3 (0.23%) GlusterFS
12 3 (0.23%) Snort
13 2 (0.15%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.15%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 51 (3.88%) Nagios
2 44 (3.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 38 (2.89%) Puppet
4 32 (2.43%) Cisco Prime
5 27 (2.05%) Ansible
5 27 (2.05%) SolarWinds Orion
6 25 (1.90%) Cacti
7 23 (1.75%) FortiGate
8 22 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
9 17 (1.29%) OpenNMS
9 17 (1.29%) SCCM
10 15 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
11 12 (0.91%) Netcool
11 12 (0.91%) SCOM
12 11 (0.84%) HP NNM
13 9 (0.68%) OpenView
13 9 (0.68%) SmokePing
14 8 (0.61%) RANCID
14 8 (0.61%) vRealize
15 6 (0.46%) Endace
Vendors
1 1142 (86.84%) Cisco
2 555 (42.21%) Juniper
3 309 (23.50%) F5
4 289 (21.98%) CheckPoint
5 204 (15.51%) Palo Alto
6 149 (11.33%) VMware
7 140 (10.65%) Microsoft
8 100 (7.60%) SolarWinds
9 81 (6.16%) HP
10 76 (5.78%) Brocade
11 75 (5.70%) Riverbed
12 66 (5.02%) Avaya
13 54 (4.11%) Citrix
14 38 (2.89%) Extreme Networks
15 35 (2.66%) Aruba
16 34 (2.59%) Fortinet
17 32 (2.43%) Blue Coat
18 30 (2.28%) Huawei
19 28 (2.13%) Ericsson
20 27 (2.05%) NetScout
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
ESA Group
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £40000 Per Annum Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + on call + o/t
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Imperative People
Salary: £42000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £14000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-65k base + excel
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + 5% shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Overtime
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum + £7,000 bonus paid quarterly and a car (value
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spinnaker Red
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum dependent on experience. + Bens!
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago