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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
UK / England
Rank 312 370 388
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +18
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 739 763 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.94% 0.80% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.78% 4.65% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 587 647 632
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,600 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.05%

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
12786 16411 18383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.25% 17.21% 18.47%
Number of salaries quoted 10483 13765 14986
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +110 337 £55,000 +10.00% 28
South East +29 196 £47,250 -5.50% 14
West Midlands +40 60 £45,000 -3.22% 4
East of England -39 41 £47,500 -13.63% 2
North West +11 38 £41,000 +1.54% 4
Yorkshire +9 38 £42,000 -1.17% 3
South West -25 22 £37,500 -6.25% 1
East Midlands +9 7 £47,500 -2.56%
Midlands +14 1 £31,500 -47.50%
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 1340 (89.04%) BGP
2 1250 (83.06%) Cisco
3 1025 (68.11%) Cisco Certification
4 965 (64.12%) Firewall
5 871 (57.87%) MPLS
6 835 (55.48%) CCNP
7 718 (47.71%) WAN
8 683 (45.38%) Juniper
9 608 (40.40%) LAN
10 573 (38.07%) VPN
11 483 (32.09%) Data Centre
12 430 (28.57%) Network Security
13 422 (28.04%) Cisco ASA
14 382 (25.38%) CCNA
15 370 (24.58%) EIGRP
16 368 (24.45%) Wireless
17 357 (23.72%) DNS
18 339 (22.52%) TCP/IP
19 336 (22.33%) F5
20 332 (22.06%) Palo Alto
21 330 (21.93%) CheckPoint
22 289 (19.20%) Network Design
23 267 (17.74%) Cisco Nexus
24 257 (17.08%) Telecoms
25 253 (16.81%) CCIE
25 253 (16.81%) VLAN
26 245 (16.28%) Linux
27 239 (15.88%) Cisco IOS
28 226 (15.02%) IPsec
29 214 (14.22%) ITIL

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 32 (2.13%) Skype for Business
2 15 (1.00%) IIS
3 14 (0.93%) MS Exchange
3 14 (0.93%) OpenStack
4 10 (0.66%) Apache
5 9 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (0.60%) Tomcat
5 9 (0.60%) WebLogic
6 6 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.13%) nginx
8 2 (0.13%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.066%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.066%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 56 (3.72%) MS Visio
2 48 (3.19%) MS Excel
3 40 (2.66%) MS Office
4 16 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.33%) Adobe Premiere
5 5 (0.33%) S-PLUS
6 4 (0.27%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (0.86%) IaaS
4 11 (0.73%) PaaS
5 10 (0.66%) Office 365
6 7 (0.47%) SaaS
7 5 (0.33%) Slack
8 3 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.13%) Akamai
9 2 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.066%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.066%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1340 (89.04%) BGP
2 965 (64.12%) Firewall
3 871 (57.87%) MPLS
4 718 (47.71%) WAN
5 608 (40.40%) LAN
6 573 (38.07%) VPN
7 430 (28.57%) Network Security
8 422 (28.04%) Cisco ASA
9 370 (24.58%) EIGRP
10 368 (24.45%) Wireless
11 357 (23.72%) DNS
12 339 (22.52%) TCP/IP
13 267 (17.74%) Cisco Nexus
14 253 (16.81%) VLAN
15 239 (15.88%) Cisco IOS
16 226 (15.02%) IPsec
17 206 (13.69%) DHCP
18 192 (12.76%) HSRP
19 175 (11.63%) VoIP
20 159 (10.56%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (0.40%) MySQL
2 4 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.13%) GIS
3 2 (0.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
1 14 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (0.60%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 257 (17.08%) Telecoms
2 198 (13.16%) Finance
3 60 (3.99%) Banking
4 32 (2.13%) Financial Institution
5 26 (1.73%) Marketing
5 26 (1.73%) Retail
6 19 (1.26%) Investment Banking
7 14 (0.93%) Online Betting
8 12 (0.80%) Games
9 9 (0.60%) French Language
9 9 (0.60%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.53%) Italian Language
10 8 (0.53%) Law
10 8 (0.53%) Legal
11 6 (0.40%) Advertising
12 5 (0.33%) Back Office
13 4 (0.27%) Billing
14 1 (0.066%) German Language
14 1 (0.066%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 941 (62.52%) Network Engineer
2 263 (17.48%) Senior Network Engineer
3 232 (15.42%) Cisco Engineer
4 213 (14.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 132 (8.77%) Juniper Engineer
6 122 (8.11%) Security Engineer
7 115 (7.64%) Consultant
8 110 (7.31%) Support Engineer
9 106 (7.04%) Network Security Engineer
10 96 (6.38%) Network Consultant
11 91 (6.05%) Network Support
12 70 (4.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 61 (4.05%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 60 (3.99%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
15 58 (3.85%) Analyst
16 57 (3.79%) Architect
17 54 (3.59%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
18 50 (3.32%) NOC Engineer
19 49 (3.26%) Network Analyst
19 49 (3.26%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (4.65%) 802.1X
2 13 (0.86%) Web Services
3 7 (0.47%) HTML
4 6 (0.40%) SAX
5 5 (0.33%) Unreal Engine
6 4 (0.27%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (0.27%) LAMP
7 3 (0.20%) COM
7 3 (0.20%) XMPP
8 2 (0.13%) RFC 2544
9 1 (0.066%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 483 (32.09%) Data Centre
2 109 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
3 102 (6.78%) Computer Science
4 46 (3.06%) Management Information System
5 38 (2.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 30 (1.99%) Linux Command Line
7 28 (1.86%) BYOD
8 25 (1.66%) Driving Licence
9 22 (1.46%) Hedge funds
10 18 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
11 17 (1.13%) Security Operations Centre
12 15 (1.00%) Clustering
13 12 (0.80%) PKI
14 9 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (0.60%) Wiki
15 8 (0.53%) iPad
16 7 (0.47%) Virtual Team
17 6 (0.40%) CMDB
17 6 (0.40%) Equities
17 6 (0.40%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 245 (16.28%) Linux
2 156 (10.37%) Windows
3 108 (7.18%) Unix
4 65 (4.32%) Windows Server
5 18 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (1.00%) Solaris
7 12 (0.80%) Mac OS X
8 11 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.60%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.47%) CentOS
10 7 (0.47%) VyOS
11 6 (0.40%) Debian
12 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.27%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.20%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.13%) CatOS
15 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (19.20%) Network Design
2 214 (14.22%) ITIL
3 171 (11.36%) Load Balancing
3 171 (11.36%) Network Management
4 134 (8.90%) Presales
5 121 (8.04%) High Availability
6 109 (7.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 100 (6.64%) Network Monitoring
8 89 (5.91%) Change Management
9 88 (5.85%) Mentoring
9 88 (5.85%) Network Architecture
10 78 (5.18%) Business Continuity
11 68 (4.52%) Migration
12 65 (4.32%) Service Delivery
13 60 (3.99%) Change Control
14 54 (3.59%) Continuous Improvement
14 54 (3.59%) Kalman Filter
15 53 (3.52%) Root Cause Analysis
16 45 (2.99%) Service Management
17 43 (2.86%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 61 (4.05%) Python
2 40 (2.66%) Bash Shell
3 39 (2.59%) Perl
4 14 (0.93%) C
5 9 (0.60%) Ruby
6 7 (0.47%) Java
6 7 (0.47%) PHP
7 5 (0.33%) C++
8 4 (0.27%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.20%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.20%) SQL
10 2 (0.13%) Lisp
11 1 (0.066%) Jython
11 1 (0.066%) Lua
11 1 (0.066%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1025 (68.11%) Cisco Certification
2 835 (55.48%) CCNP
3 382 (25.38%) CCNA
4 253 (16.81%) CCIE
5 197 (13.09%) Degree
6 120 (7.97%) JNCIP
7 109 (7.24%) Security Cleared
8 80 (5.32%) ITIL Certification
8 80 (5.32%) SC Cleared
9 79 (5.25%) JNCIA
10 76 (5.05%) JNCIS
11 73 (4.85%) CCDP
12 53 (3.52%) CCSE
13 42 (2.79%) CCSP
14 40 (2.66%) CCSA
15 34 (2.26%) CCIP
16 26 (1.73%) DV Cleared
17 21 (1.40%) CCDA
18 13 (0.86%) CISSP
19 11 (0.73%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (6.38%) SLA
2 55 (3.65%) PCI DSS
3 32 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.60%) ISO27002
6 7 (0.47%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.066%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 128 (8.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 49 (3.26%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.13%) ProxySG
5 16 (1.06%) Firmware
6 14 (0.93%) NFS
7 13 (0.86%) VMware ESX
8 12 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
10 10 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (0.53%) iptables
11 8 (0.53%) XenApp
12 5 (0.33%) FreeRADIUS
12 5 (0.33%) vSphere
13 3 (0.20%) GlusterFS
13 3 (0.20%) KVM
13 3 (0.20%) pfSense
13 3 (0.20%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.13%) vCloud
14 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 72 (4.78%) FortiGate
2 59 (3.92%) Cisco CUCM
3 57 (3.79%) Nagios
4 27 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
5 26 (1.73%) SolarWinds Orion
6 20 (1.33%) Cacti
7 19 (1.26%) Puppet
8 17 (1.13%) Ansible
8 17 (1.13%) SCOM
9 15 (1.00%) Cisco CME
10 13 (0.86%) Cisco UCCX
10 13 (0.86%) HAProxy
11 7 (0.47%) HP NNM
11 7 (0.47%) OpenNMS
11 7 (0.47%) SCCM
12 6 (0.40%) Cisco UCCE
12 6 (0.40%) Netcool
12 6 (0.40%) OpenView
13 5 (0.33%) Endace
13 5 (0.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1250 (83.06%) Cisco
2 683 (45.38%) Juniper
3 336 (22.33%) F5
4 332 (22.06%) Palo Alto
5 330 (21.93%) CheckPoint
6 164 (10.90%) VMware
7 151 (10.03%) Microsoft
8 139 (9.24%) SolarWinds
9 131 (8.70%) HP
10 129 (8.57%) Fortinet
11 112 (7.44%) Riverbed
12 91 (6.05%) Brocade
13 68 (4.52%) Extreme Networks
14 67 (4.45%) Avaya
15 60 (3.99%) Citrix
16 52 (3.46%) Blue Coat
17 48 (3.19%) Arista
17 48 (3.19%) Aruba
18 46 (3.06%) Meraki
19 39 (2.59%) SonicWALL
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Networkers
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £59500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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