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

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 415 406 481
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +75
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 629 744 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.72% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.04% 4.24% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 562 602 460
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £67,000
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
15555 17550 19394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.96% 17.05% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 13054 14458 15602
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -26 242 £52,500 -4.54% 28
South East +1 186 £49,500 -1.00% 19
West Midlands -24 61 £47,500 -5.00%
East of England +7 41 £48,500 +7.77% 3
Yorkshire +42 34 £42,750 -5.00% 2
North West +45 32 £37,250 -12.35% 2
South West +37 25 £30,000 -57.14% 2
North East +12 6 £36,000 +2.85%
East Midlands +10 6 £32,500 -27.77% 1
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 1251 (88.41%) Cisco
2 1216 (85.94%) BGP
3 959 (67.77%) Cisco Certification
4 904 (63.89%) Firewall
5 856 (60.49%) MPLS
6 790 (55.83%) CCNP
7 668 (47.21%) WAN
8 653 (46.15%) Juniper
9 642 (45.37%) VPN
10 550 (38.87%) LAN
11 516 (36.47%) EIGRP
12 450 (31.80%) CCNA
13 444 (31.38%) TCP/IP
14 412 (29.12%) Cisco ASA
15 376 (26.57%) F5
16 367 (25.94%) CheckPoint
16 367 (25.94%) Wireless
17 355 (25.09%) Data Centre
18 336 (23.75%) Cisco Nexus
19 314 (22.19%) DNS
20 300 (21.20%) Network Security
21 257 (18.16%) VLAN
22 256 (18.09%) IPsec
23 244 (17.24%) SSL
24 242 (17.10%) VoIP
25 233 (16.47%) ITIL
25 233 (16.47%) HSRP
26 232 (16.40%) Linux
27 220 (15.55%) Windows
28 215 (15.19%) Telecoms

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 (2.40%) Skype for Business
2 21 (1.48%) OpenStack
3 19 (1.34%) IIS
4 16 (1.13%) MS Exchange
5 14 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (0.85%) Apache
7 11 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.21%) nginx
8 3 (0.21%) SAS
9 2 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.071%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.071%) SharePoint
Applications
1 67 (4.73%) MS Visio
2 66 (4.66%) MS Excel
3 40 (2.83%) MS Office
4 8 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.26%) Office 365
2 26 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (1.63%) IaaS
4 19 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.57%) SaaS
6 5 (0.35%) PaaS
7 3 (0.21%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.071%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.071%) GitHub
9 1 (0.071%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.071%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1216 (85.94%) BGP
2 904 (63.89%) Firewall
3 856 (60.49%) MPLS
4 668 (47.21%) WAN
5 642 (45.37%) VPN
6 550 (38.87%) LAN
7 516 (36.47%) EIGRP
8 444 (31.38%) TCP/IP
9 412 (29.12%) Cisco ASA
10 367 (25.94%) Wireless
11 336 (23.75%) Cisco Nexus
12 314 (22.19%) DNS
13 300 (21.20%) Network Security
14 257 (18.16%) VLAN
15 256 (18.09%) IPsec
16 244 (17.24%) SSL
17 242 (17.10%) VoIP
18 233 (16.47%) HSRP
19 196 (13.85%) DHCP
20 174 (12.30%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (0.78%) MySQL
2 4 (0.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.071%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 17 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (0.64%) Git (software)
2 9 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.21%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.071%) Jenkins
General
1 215 (15.19%) Telecoms
2 202 (14.28%) Finance
3 99 (7.00%) Banking
4 35 (2.47%) Manufacturing
5 19 (1.34%) Investment Banking
6 16 (1.13%) German Language
7 13 (0.92%) Italian Language
8 12 (0.85%) French Language
9 11 (0.78%) Electronics
10 10 (0.71%) Retail
11 8 (0.57%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.57%) Games
11 8 (0.57%) Marketing
12 7 (0.49%) Billing
12 7 (0.49%) Legal
13 5 (0.35%) Publishing
14 4 (0.28%) Advertising
15 3 (0.21%) Back Office
15 3 (0.21%) Online Betting
16 2 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 809 (57.17%) Network Engineer
2 241 (17.03%) Cisco Engineer
3 221 (15.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 191 (13.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 177 (12.51%) Network Support
6 153 (10.81%) Support Engineer
7 131 (9.26%) Network Support Engineer
8 102 (7.21%) Security Engineer
9 93 (6.57%) Juniper Engineer
10 92 (6.50%) Consultant
11 89 (6.29%) Network Security Engineer
12 87 (6.15%) Analyst
13 85 (6.01%) Architect
14 76 (5.37%) Network Consultant
15 75 (5.30%) Cisco Support
15 75 (5.30%) Network Analyst
16 68 (4.81%) Network Specialist
17 57 (4.03%) Switch Engineer
18 55 (3.89%) Network Architect
19 50 (3.53%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (6.57%) 802.1X
2 22 (1.55%) XMPP
3 8 (0.57%) LAMP
4 5 (0.35%) CSS
4 5 (0.35%) RFC 2547
4 5 (0.35%) Web Services
5 4 (0.28%) HTML
5 4 (0.28%) XML
6 3 (0.21%) JSON
6 3 (0.21%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (0.21%) Middleware
6 3 (0.21%) Node.js
6 3 (0.21%) REST
6 3 (0.21%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (0.14%) Django
8 1 (0.071%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.071%) HTML5
8 1 (0.071%) Unreal Engine
8 1 (0.071%) WAP
8 1 (0.071%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 355 (25.09%) Data Centre
2 75 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (4.66%) Management Information System
4 50 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 48 (3.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 45 (3.18%) Virtual Team
7 33 (2.33%) PKI
8 25 (1.77%) Over-the-Top Content
9 22 (1.55%) Clustering
10 20 (1.41%) Replication
11 19 (1.34%) IPTV
12 17 (1.20%) iPad
13 16 (1.13%) Driving Licence
14 15 (1.06%) Mathematics
14 15 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
15 14 (0.99%) Blackberry
16 13 (0.92%) Fat Client
16 13 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
16 13 (0.92%) Thin Client
17 11 (0.78%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 232 (16.40%) Linux
2 220 (15.55%) Windows
3 105 (7.42%) Windows Server
4 87 (6.15%) Unix
5 28 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (1.06%) Windows 10
8 12 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.71%) Android
9 10 (0.71%) Ubuntu
9 10 (0.71%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.64%) Debian
10 9 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
10 9 (0.64%) Windows 8
10 9 (0.64%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.35%) CatOS
11 5 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.28%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (16.47%) ITIL
2 215 (15.19%) Load Balancing
3 208 (14.70%) Network Design
4 136 (9.61%) Network Monitoring
5 122 (8.62%) Network Management
6 120 (8.48%) Change Management
7 108 (7.63%) High Availability
8 85 (6.01%) Disaster Recovery
9 74 (5.23%) Presales
10 73 (5.16%) Project Management
11 67 (4.73%) Network Architecture
12 60 (4.24%) Capacity Planning
12 60 (4.24%) Change Control
13 57 (4.03%) Mentoring
13 57 (4.03%) Service Delivery
14 49 (3.46%) Kalman Filter
15 46 (3.25%) Incident Management
16 44 (3.11%) WAN Optimisation
17 36 (2.54%) DDoS Mitigation
18 35 (2.47%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 80 (5.65%) Python
2 66 (4.66%) Perl
3 52 (3.67%) Bash Shell
4 31 (2.19%) SQL
5 23 (1.63%) PHP
6 20 (1.41%) C
7 17 (1.20%) Tcl
8 14 (0.99%) Shell Script
9 11 (0.78%) PowerShell
10 10 (0.71%) Ruby
11 5 (0.35%) Java
12 1 (0.071%) Korn
Qualifications
1 959 (67.77%) Cisco Certification
2 790 (55.83%) CCNP
3 450 (31.80%) CCNA
4 175 (12.37%) CCIE
5 101 (7.14%) Degree
6 99 (7.00%) JNCIA
7 87 (6.15%) Security Cleared
8 85 (6.01%) CCDP
8 85 (6.01%) CCSP
9 83 (5.87%) CCSE
10 73 (5.16%) SC Cleared
11 67 (4.73%) CCSA
12 64 (4.52%) JNCIS
13 62 (4.38%) JNCIP
14 56 (3.96%) CCDA
15 37 (2.61%) CCVP
15 37 (2.61%) JNCIE
16 35 (2.47%) CCIP
17 29 (2.05%) CISSP
18 19 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (9.33%) SLA
2 62 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (2.33%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.71%) HIPAA
5 7 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.28%) QA
7 3 (0.21%) SAS 70
8 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.071%) DICOM
9 1 (0.071%) HL7
9 1 (0.071%) JSP 440
System Software
1 93 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (4.95%) Active Directory
3 29 (2.05%) vSphere
4 23 (1.63%) Hyper-V
5 18 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
6 14 (0.99%) Xen
7 11 (0.78%) VMware ESX
7 11 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.71%) Firmware
8 10 (0.71%) vCloud
9 9 (0.64%) KVM
9 9 (0.64%) XenApp
10 6 (0.42%) NFS
11 5 (0.35%) pfSense
11 5 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.35%) VMFS
12 4 (0.28%) ProxySG
12 4 (0.28%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 58 (4.10%) Cisco CUCM
2 38 (2.69%) SolarWinds Orion
3 37 (2.61%) Nagios
4 30 (2.12%) Cisco Prime
5 26 (1.84%) Cacti
6 24 (1.70%) FortiGate
7 22 (1.55%) Puppet
8 21 (1.48%) Cisco UCCX
9 18 (1.27%) Netcool
9 18 (1.27%) SCCM
10 17 (1.20%) Ansible
10 17 (1.20%) OpenView
11 15 (1.06%) HP NNM
12 12 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (0.71%) SCOM
13 10 (0.71%) SmokePing
14 9 (0.64%) OpenNMS
15 8 (0.57%) Cisco UCCE
15 8 (0.57%) RANCID
16 7 (0.49%) vMotion
Vendors
1 1251 (88.41%) Cisco
2 653 (46.15%) Juniper
3 376 (26.57%) F5
4 367 (25.94%) CheckPoint
5 200 (14.13%) Palo Alto
6 169 (11.94%) VMware
7 149 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 139 (9.82%) SolarWinds
9 109 (7.70%) HP
10 100 (7.07%) Brocade
11 68 (4.81%) Citrix
12 65 (4.59%) Riverbed
13 58 (4.10%) Avaya
14 49 (3.46%) Blue Coat
15 35 (2.47%) Aruba
16 34 (2.40%) Fortinet
17 30 (2.12%) Meraki
18 27 (1.91%) Ericsson
18 27 (1.91%) NetScout
19 24 (1.70%) Red Hat
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 25,000-30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + 20% London Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10% On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £70000 - £75000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
World First
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Inc Shift Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-65k base + excel
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: The proposed package is up to £60k basic, plus Bonus plus Benefits plu
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + great benefits including Private Medical Ins
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + London Allowance + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: BUPA, pension + multiple perks
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Cognizant
Posted: 7 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + on call allowance + beneifts
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + on call allowance + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £80000 per annum + Pension + Gym + Certs
Posted: 4 days ago