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

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 323 410 385
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -25
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 794 708 807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.94% 0.71% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.50% 4.26% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 644 617 672
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,359 £33,649 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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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
14446 16636 19457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.19% 16.78% 18.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11825 13866 15748
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +33 344 £50,000 -9.09% 21
South East +98 235 £50,000 -4.76% 14
East of England +26 62 £45,000 -8.16% 3
West Midlands +21 56 £45,000 -2.17% 6
North West -4 50 £38,000 -27.61% 3
South West +5 21 £26,500 -33.75% 1
East Midlands +17 19 £37,500 -18.03% 3
Yorkshire -3 8 £40,000 -5.88% 1
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UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 1248 (88.51%) BGP
2 1204 (85.39%) Cisco
3 961 (68.16%) Cisco Certification
4 870 (61.70%) Firewall
5 775 (54.96%) MPLS
6 773 (54.82%) CCNP
7 695 (49.29%) WAN
8 624 (44.26%) LAN
9 595 (42.20%) Juniper
10 591 (41.91%) VPN
11 447 (31.70%) EIGRP
12 425 (30.14%) Data Centre
13 393 (27.87%) CCNA
14 377 (26.74%) Cisco ASA
15 366 (25.96%) Network Security
16 362 (25.67%) TCP/IP
17 353 (25.04%) DNS
18 335 (23.76%) Wireless
19 299 (21.21%) F5
20 295 (20.92%) CheckPoint
21 277 (19.65%) Telecoms
22 274 (19.43%) Cisco Nexus
22 274 (19.43%) Palo Alto
23 268 (19.01%) Network Design
24 248 (17.59%) VLAN
25 236 (16.74%) ITIL
26 234 (16.60%) Linux
27 222 (15.74%) HSRP
28 195 (13.83%) IPsec
29 194 (13.76%) CCIE

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 29 (2.06%) Skype for Business
2 27 (1.91%) OpenStack
3 15 (1.06%) IIS
4 12 (0.85%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.35%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 50 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 41 (2.91%) MS Visio
3 33 (2.34%) MS Office
4 21 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.64%) MS Project
6 5 (0.35%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (1.56%) IaaS
3 19 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.13%) Office 365
5 12 (0.85%) PaaS
6 9 (0.64%) SaaS
7 5 (0.35%) Slack
8 1 (0.071%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.071%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.071%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.071%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1248 (88.51%) BGP
2 870 (61.70%) Firewall
3 775 (54.96%) MPLS
4 695 (49.29%) WAN
5 624 (44.26%) LAN
6 591 (41.91%) VPN
7 447 (31.70%) EIGRP
8 377 (26.74%) Cisco ASA
9 366 (25.96%) Network Security
10 362 (25.67%) TCP/IP
11 353 (25.04%) DNS
12 335 (23.76%) Wireless
13 274 (19.43%) Cisco Nexus
14 248 (17.59%) VLAN
15 222 (15.74%) HSRP
16 195 (13.83%) IPsec
17 189 (13.40%) DHCP
18 180 (12.77%) RIP
19 167 (11.84%) Cisco IOS
19 167 (11.84%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (0.43%) MySQL
2 3 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (0.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.14%) GIS
4 1 (0.071%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 18 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
2 15 (1.06%) Git (software)
3 12 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (0.35%) Subversion
General
1 277 (19.65%) Telecoms
2 170 (12.06%) Finance
3 86 (6.10%) Banking
4 30 (2.13%) Marketing
5 24 (1.70%) Investment Banking
6 21 (1.49%) Retail
7 19 (1.35%) Financial Institution
8 13 (0.92%) Games
8 13 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.71%) Legal
10 9 (0.64%) French Language
10 9 (0.64%) Italian Language
10 9 (0.64%) Law
11 8 (0.57%) Online Betting
12 6 (0.43%) Back Office
13 5 (0.35%) Billing
14 4 (0.28%) Advertising
14 4 (0.28%) Electronics
15 2 (0.14%) German Language
15 2 (0.14%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 850 (60.28%) Network Engineer
2 215 (15.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 182 (12.91%) Cisco Engineer
4 167 (11.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 131 (9.29%) Network Support
6 122 (8.65%) Support Engineer
7 107 (7.59%) Security Engineer
8 94 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
9 93 (6.60%) Juniper Engineer
10 83 (5.89%) Network Support Engineer
11 75 (5.32%) Analyst
12 71 (5.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 70 (4.96%) Consultant
14 67 (4.75%) Network Analyst
15 64 (4.54%) Architect
16 60 (4.26%) NOC Engineer
17 54 (3.83%) Network Consultant
18 48 (3.40%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
18 48 (3.40%) IP Engineer
19 46 (3.26%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (4.68%) 802.1X
2 9 (0.64%) Web Services
3 8 (0.57%) XMPP
4 5 (0.35%) Unreal Engine
5 4 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (0.28%) SAX
6 3 (0.21%) LAMP
7 2 (0.14%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.14%) RFC 2544
8 1 (0.071%) Django
8 1 (0.071%) HTML
8 1 (0.071%) JSON
8 1 (0.071%) REST
8 1 (0.071%) RFC 2547
8 1 (0.071%) WAP
8 1 (0.071%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 425 (30.14%) Data Centre
2 94 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 79 (5.60%) Computer Science
4 49 (3.48%) Management Information System
5 47 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 28 (1.99%) Hedge funds
7 25 (1.77%) BYOD
8 24 (1.70%) Clustering
9 18 (1.28%) Driving Licence
9 18 (1.28%) PKI
10 17 (1.21%) Statistics
10 17 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
11 14 (0.99%) Virtual Team
12 10 (0.71%) Wiki
13 9 (0.64%) iPad
13 9 (0.64%) IPTV
14 7 (0.50%) CMDB
14 7 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
15 6 (0.43%) Equities
15 6 (0.43%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 234 (16.60%) Linux
2 177 (12.55%) Windows
3 81 (5.74%) Unix
4 72 (5.11%) Windows Server
5 16 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (0.99%) Ubuntu
6 14 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.78%) Solaris
8 9 (0.64%) CentOS
9 8 (0.57%) Debian
10 6 (0.43%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.35%) CatOS
11 5 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.28%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.28%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.071%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (19.01%) Network Design
2 236 (16.74%) ITIL
3 155 (10.99%) Network Management
4 152 (10.78%) Load Balancing
5 115 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
6 111 (7.87%) Change Management
7 102 (7.23%) Network Monitoring
8 91 (6.45%) High Availability
9 88 (6.24%) Network Architecture
10 83 (5.89%) Presales
11 79 (5.60%) Business Continuity
12 75 (5.32%) Mentoring
13 74 (5.25%) Kalman Filter
14 67 (4.75%) Migration
14 67 (4.75%) Service Delivery
15 50 (3.55%) Information Security
16 46 (3.26%) Configuration Management
16 46 (3.26%) Root Cause Analysis
17 45 (3.19%) Change Control
17 45 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 63 (4.47%) Python
2 46 (3.26%) Perl
3 44 (3.12%) Bash Shell
4 22 (1.56%) C
5 13 (0.92%) SQL
6 11 (0.78%) PHP
6 11 (0.78%) Ruby
7 9 (0.64%) Lisp
8 6 (0.43%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.28%) Tcl
10 3 (0.21%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.071%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.071%) C++
11 1 (0.071%) Java
11 1 (0.071%) Lua
Qualifications
1 961 (68.16%) Cisco Certification
2 773 (54.82%) CCNP
3 393 (27.87%) CCNA
4 194 (13.76%) CCIE
5 159 (11.28%) Degree
6 112 (7.94%) Security Cleared
7 87 (6.17%) SC Cleared
8 82 (5.82%) JNCIA
9 76 (5.39%) CCDP
10 72 (5.11%) ITIL Certification
11 71 (5.04%) JNCIS
12 69 (4.89%) JNCIP
13 51 (3.62%) CCSE
14 48 (3.40%) CCIP
15 37 (2.62%) CCSA
16 27 (1.91%) CCSP
16 27 (1.91%) DV Cleared
17 21 (1.49%) CCDA
18 19 (1.35%) CISSP
19 12 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (7.23%) SLA
2 49 (3.48%) PCI DSS
3 45 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.71%) JSP 440
4 10 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.28%) QA
6 3 (0.21%) SAS 70
7 2 (0.14%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 106 (7.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (4.11%) Active Directory
3 42 (2.98%) Hyper-V
4 18 (1.28%) Firmware
4 18 (1.28%) NFS
5 13 (0.92%) vSphere
6 11 (0.78%) iptables
6 11 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.78%) VMware ESX
7 10 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.57%) KVM
9 5 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (0.28%) ProxySG
11 3 (0.21%) GlusterFS
11 3 (0.21%) pfSense
11 3 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.21%) Xen
11 3 (0.21%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.14%) vCloud
12 2 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 50 (3.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 47 (3.33%) Nagios
3 41 (2.91%) Puppet
4 40 (2.84%) FortiGate
5 35 (2.48%) Cisco Prime
6 32 (2.27%) Ansible
7 22 (1.56%) SolarWinds Orion
8 20 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
9 19 (1.35%) Cacti
10 18 (1.28%) OpenNMS
11 15 (1.06%) SCOM
12 10 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
12 10 (0.71%) SCCM
13 9 (0.64%) HP NNM
14 8 (0.57%) vRealize
15 7 (0.50%) Netcool
16 6 (0.43%) Endace
16 6 (0.43%) RANCID
17 5 (0.35%) Cisco UCCE
17 5 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1204 (85.39%) Cisco
2 595 (42.20%) Juniper
3 299 (21.21%) F5
4 295 (20.92%) CheckPoint
5 274 (19.43%) Palo Alto
6 150 (10.64%) VMware
7 125 (8.87%) Microsoft
8 109 (7.73%) SolarWinds
9 104 (7.38%) HP
10 98 (6.95%) Riverbed
11 82 (5.82%) Brocade
11 82 (5.82%) Fortinet
12 73 (5.18%) Avaya
13 64 (4.54%) Extreme Networks
14 44 (3.12%) Huawei
15 43 (3.05%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 43 (3.05%) Citrix
16 38 (2.70%) Aruba
17 33 (2.34%) Meraki
18 30 (2.13%) Blue Coat
South East London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £59500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + on-call, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Imperative People
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Car, On call & OT
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Palantir Technologies
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£42k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000-80,000 + OTE 110,000 + Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car,bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Full Corporate Bens Package
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension Etc
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Frontier Technology
Salary: From £38,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
East London
BGC Partners
Salary: Competitive + discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago