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

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 410 375 439
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +64
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 619 784 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.68% 0.78% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.01% 4.62% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 528 665 535
Median salary £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,800 £70,000 £65,000
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
15421 16974 19593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.83% 16.90% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12871 14133 15609
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,800 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 30 August 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 August 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 -38 259 £52,500 -4.54% 16
South East +17 187 £46,500 -7.00% 13
West Midlands -32 47 £45,000 -10.00% 5
North West +31 36 £38,000 -30.90% 3
East of England 0 35 £45,000 -5.26%
Yorkshire +33 32 £43,000 -4.44% 1
South West +5 19 £42,500 -7.60% 3
East Midlands -10 3 £32,500 -16.84% 1
North East - 2 £36,000 -
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 1149 (88.32%) BGP
2 1144 (87.93%) Cisco
3 864 (66.41%) Cisco Certification
4 812 (62.41%) Firewall
5 759 (58.34%) MPLS
6 699 (53.73%) CCNP
7 609 (46.81%) WAN
8 577 (44.35%) VPN
9 554 (42.58%) Juniper
10 527 (40.51%) LAN
11 494 (37.97%) EIGRP
12 406 (31.21%) CCNA
13 393 (30.21%) TCP/IP
14 366 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
15 339 (26.06%) Wireless
16 326 (25.06%) Data Centre
17 315 (24.21%) DNS
18 314 (24.14%) F5
19 313 (24.06%) CheckPoint
20 297 (22.83%) Network Security
20 297 (22.83%) Cisco Nexus
21 231 (17.76%) ITIL
22 228 (17.52%) Windows
23 222 (17.06%) Linux
23 222 (17.06%) VLAN
24 218 (16.76%) HSRP
25 217 (16.68%) Telecoms
26 211 (16.22%) VoIP
27 198 (15.22%) IPsec
28 194 (14.91%) Network Design

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 26 (2.00%) OpenStack
2 25 (1.92%) Skype for Business
3 22 (1.69%) IIS
4 9 (0.69%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.54%) Apache
6 6 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.23%) nginx
8 3 (0.23%) SAS
8 3 (0.23%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.077%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.077%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 66 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 56 (4.30%) MS Visio
3 36 (2.77%) MS Office
4 14 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.38%) Office 365
2 25 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (1.69%) IaaS
4 16 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.77%) SaaS
6 6 (0.46%) PaaS
7 3 (0.23%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.077%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.077%) Slack
8 1 (0.077%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1149 (88.32%) BGP
2 812 (62.41%) Firewall
3 759 (58.34%) MPLS
4 609 (46.81%) WAN
5 577 (44.35%) VPN
6 527 (40.51%) LAN
7 494 (37.97%) EIGRP
8 393 (30.21%) TCP/IP
9 366 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
10 339 (26.06%) Wireless
11 315 (24.21%) DNS
12 297 (22.83%) Cisco Nexus
12 297 (22.83%) Network Security
13 222 (17.06%) VLAN
14 218 (16.76%) HSRP
15 211 (16.22%) VoIP
16 198 (15.22%) IPsec
17 192 (14.76%) DHCP
18 175 (13.45%) SSL
19 160 (12.30%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (0.46%) MySQL
2 2 (0.15%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.077%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.077%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.077%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 13 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 11 (0.85%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.23%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.15%) Subversion
General
1 217 (16.68%) Telecoms
2 167 (12.84%) Finance
3 85 (6.53%) Banking
4 26 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 19 (1.46%) Investment Banking
6 17 (1.31%) Marketing
7 10 (0.77%) German Language
7 10 (0.77%) Retail
8 8 (0.61%) Italian Language
9 7 (0.54%) Billing
9 7 (0.54%) French Language
10 6 (0.46%) Advertising
10 6 (0.46%) Electronics
10 6 (0.46%) Legal
11 5 (0.38%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.38%) Publishing
12 4 (0.31%) Games
13 2 (0.15%) Back Office
13 2 (0.15%) Law
14 1 (0.077%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 738 (56.73%) Network Engineer
2 231 (17.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 216 (16.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 167 (12.84%) Senior Network Engineer
5 165 (12.68%) Network Support
6 136 (10.45%) Support Engineer
7 118 (9.07%) Network Support Engineer
8 97 (7.46%) Security Engineer
9 96 (7.38%) Juniper Engineer
10 90 (6.92%) Analyst
11 83 (6.38%) Network Security Engineer
12 79 (6.07%) Network Analyst
13 73 (5.61%) Network Specialist
14 71 (5.46%) Architect
15 66 (5.07%) Cisco Support
16 65 (5.00%) Consultant
17 53 (4.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 53 (4.07%) Network Consultant
18 46 (3.54%) NOC Engineer
19 45 (3.46%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (7.61%) 802.1X
2 15 (1.15%) XMPP
3 5 (0.38%) Web Services
4 4 (0.31%) HTML
4 4 (0.31%) RFC 2547
4 4 (0.31%) XML
5 3 (0.23%) CSS
5 3 (0.23%) JSON
5 3 (0.23%) LAMP
5 3 (0.23%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (0.23%) Middleware
5 3 (0.23%) Node.js
5 3 (0.23%) REST
5 3 (0.23%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (0.15%) Django
6 2 (0.15%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.15%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.077%) HTML5
7 1 (0.077%) Unreal Engine
7 1 (0.077%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 326 (25.06%) Data Centre
2 77 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (4.84%) Management Information System
4 48 (3.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 43 (3.31%) Virtual Team
6 41 (3.15%) Computer Science
7 30 (2.31%) Clustering
8 28 (2.15%) PKI
9 24 (1.84%) Over-the-Top Content
10 18 (1.38%) IPTV
10 18 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
11 17 (1.31%) Hedge funds
12 15 (1.15%) Driving Licence
13 12 (0.92%) Replication
13 12 (0.92%) Statistics
14 10 (0.77%) Mathematics
15 7 (0.54%) Internet of Things
15 7 (0.54%) Visualisation
16 6 (0.46%) FMCG
16 6 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 228 (17.52%) Windows
2 222 (17.06%) Linux
3 105 (8.07%) Windows Server
4 77 (5.92%) Unix
5 25 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (1.15%) Windows 10
9 13 (1.00%) Ubuntu
10 11 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.69%) Debian
11 9 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
11 9 (0.69%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.69%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.61%) Android
12 8 (0.61%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.46%) CatOS
13 6 (0.46%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.38%) CentOS
14 5 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (17.76%) ITIL
2 194 (14.91%) Network Design
3 162 (12.45%) Load Balancing
4 122 (9.38%) Change Management
5 115 (8.84%) Network Management
6 111 (8.53%) Network Monitoring
7 89 (6.84%) High Availability
8 81 (6.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 65 (5.00%) Project Management
10 60 (4.61%) Kalman Filter
11 59 (4.53%) Change Control
11 59 (4.53%) Presales
12 55 (4.23%) Network Architecture
13 54 (4.15%) Mentoring
14 53 (4.07%) Incident Management
15 52 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
16 49 (3.77%) Service Delivery
17 43 (3.31%) WAN Optimisation
18 40 (3.07%) Configuration Management
19 36 (2.77%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 73 (5.61%) Python
2 57 (4.38%) Perl
3 51 (3.92%) Bash Shell
4 30 (2.31%) SQL
5 23 (1.77%) C
6 19 (1.46%) PHP
7 13 (1.00%) Shell Script
7 13 (1.00%) Tcl
8 11 (0.85%) PowerShell
9 8 (0.61%) Ruby
10 7 (0.54%) Lisp
11 3 (0.23%) Java
12 1 (0.077%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.077%) Korn
Qualifications
1 864 (66.41%) Cisco Certification
2 699 (53.73%) CCNP
3 406 (31.21%) CCNA
4 139 (10.68%) CCIE
5 90 (6.92%) Degree
6 84 (6.46%) Security Cleared
7 83 (6.38%) JNCIA
8 71 (5.46%) JNCIS
9 66 (5.07%) SC Cleared
10 54 (4.15%) CCDP
11 53 (4.07%) CCSP
12 52 (4.00%) CCSE
13 45 (3.46%) CCIP
14 40 (3.07%) CCSA
15 39 (3.00%) JNCIP
16 31 (2.38%) CCVP
16 31 (2.38%) CISSP
17 30 (2.31%) CCDA
18 21 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
19 18 (1.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (8.92%) SLA
2 68 (5.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (2.54%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.77%) HIPAA
5 9 (0.69%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.38%) QA
7 4 (0.31%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.23%) SAS 70
9 1 (0.077%) DICOM
9 1 (0.077%) HL7
9 1 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 85 (6.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 76 (5.84%) Active Directory
3 34 (2.61%) Hyper-V
4 28 (2.15%) vSphere
5 18 (1.38%) Virtual Servers
6 14 (1.08%) Xen
7 13 (1.00%) Firmware
8 11 (0.85%) KVM
8 11 (0.85%) VMware ESX
9 10 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.54%) NFS
10 7 (0.54%) vCloud
10 7 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.38%) iptables
11 5 (0.38%) pfSense
11 5 (0.38%) VMFS
12 4 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.31%) XenApp
13 3 (0.23%) Postfix
13 3 (0.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 49 (3.77%) Cisco CUCM
2 42 (3.23%) Nagios
3 33 (2.54%) Puppet
4 31 (2.38%) SolarWinds Orion
5 29 (2.23%) Cisco Prime
6 26 (2.00%) Ansible
6 26 (2.00%) Cacti
7 21 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (1.54%) FortiGate
9 18 (1.38%) Cisco UCCX
10 16 (1.23%) Netcool
10 16 (1.23%) SCCM
11 14 (1.08%) HP NNM
11 14 (1.08%) OpenNMS
11 14 (1.08%) OpenView
12 10 (0.77%) SCOM
13 9 (0.69%) SmokePing
14 8 (0.61%) RANCID
14 8 (0.61%) vRealize
15 7 (0.54%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 1144 (87.93%) Cisco
2 554 (42.58%) Juniper
3 314 (24.14%) F5
4 313 (24.06%) CheckPoint
5 166 (12.76%) Palo Alto
6 157 (12.07%) VMware
7 142 (10.91%) Microsoft
8 112 (8.61%) SolarWinds
9 93 (7.15%) HP
10 76 (5.84%) Brocade
11 70 (5.38%) Riverbed
12 63 (4.84%) Citrix
13 58 (4.46%) Avaya
14 37 (2.84%) Blue Coat
15 31 (2.38%) Fortinet
15 31 (2.38%) Meraki
16 29 (2.23%) Huawei
17 28 (2.15%) Ericsson
18 26 (2.00%) Aruba
19 25 (1.92%) NetScout
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: pension, healthcare, dental +
Posted: 5 hours ago
City of London
harringtonstarr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
harringtonstarr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
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
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Networking People
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastleigh
aap3
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM plc
Salary: 26,000-32,000
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 6 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
TDA Group
Posted: 12 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
UNiDAYS
Posted: 7 days ago
Uxbridge
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge
Cognizant
Posted: 15 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £60000 to £65000
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits, dependant on experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: to c.£35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Chester
360 Resourcing
Salary: up to £50,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits, Dependant on Experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Reigate
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago