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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 398 402 485
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +83
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 657 722 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.72% 0.70% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.21% 4.01% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 584 571 433
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
15623 17996 19594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.02% 17.36% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 13119 14748 15750
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -9 234 £55,000 +4.76% 25
South East -3 206 £47,500 -5.00% 17
West Midlands -49 53 £50,000 - 5
East of England +26 49 £47,500 - 2
North West +56 39 £32,000 -28.88% 2
Yorkshire +39 39 £42,500 -15.00% 1
South West +51 37 £37,500 -42.30% 1
North East +9 8 £31,500 -25.88%
East Midlands +5 8 £32,500 -27.77%
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 1246 (86.89%) Cisco
2 1234 (86.05%) BGP
3 969 (67.57%) Cisco Certification
4 910 (63.46%) Firewall
5 883 (61.58%) MPLS
6 810 (56.49%) CCNP
7 687 (47.91%) WAN
8 668 (46.58%) Juniper
9 636 (44.35%) VPN
10 572 (39.89%) LAN
11 516 (35.98%) EIGRP
12 455 (31.73%) TCP/IP
13 429 (29.92%) CCNA
14 420 (29.29%) Cisco ASA
15 410 (28.59%) F5
16 376 (26.22%) CheckPoint
16 376 (26.22%) Wireless
17 375 (26.15%) Data Centre
18 345 (24.06%) Cisco Nexus
19 308 (21.48%) DNS
20 303 (21.13%) Network Security
21 277 (19.32%) VoIP
22 276 (19.25%) IPsec
23 261 (18.20%) VLAN
24 255 (17.78%) SSL
25 249 (17.36%) Linux
26 247 (17.22%) Telecoms
27 239 (16.67%) Load Balancing
28 230 (16.04%) HSRP
29 225 (15.69%) Windows

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 48 (3.35%) Skype for Business
2 24 (1.67%) Apache
2 24 (1.67%) MS Exchange
3 19 (1.32%) OpenStack
4 18 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 16 (1.12%) IIS
6 8 (0.56%) SharePoint
7 7 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.21%) nginx
9 2 (0.14%) SAS
10 1 (0.070%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.070%) Tomcat
Applications
1 74 (5.16%) MS Excel
1 74 (5.16%) MS Visio
2 46 (3.21%) MS Office
3 8 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (2.37%) Office 365
2 33 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (1.67%) IaaS
4 20 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (0.56%) SaaS
6 8 (0.56%) Yammer
7 4 (0.28%) PaaS
8 3 (0.21%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.14%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.070%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.070%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1234 (86.05%) BGP
2 910 (63.46%) Firewall
3 883 (61.58%) MPLS
4 687 (47.91%) WAN
5 636 (44.35%) VPN
6 572 (39.89%) LAN
7 516 (35.98%) EIGRP
8 455 (31.73%) TCP/IP
9 420 (29.29%) Cisco ASA
10 376 (26.22%) Wireless
11 345 (24.06%) Cisco Nexus
12 308 (21.48%) DNS
13 303 (21.13%) Network Security
14 277 (19.32%) VoIP
15 276 (19.25%) IPsec
16 261 (18.20%) VLAN
17 255 (17.78%) SSL
18 230 (16.04%) HSRP
19 201 (14.02%) Spanning Tree
20 198 (13.81%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (1.46%) MySQL
2 7 (0.49%) SQL Server
3 6 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.070%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 22 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (0.42%) Git (software)
2 6 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.21%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.070%) Jenkins
General
1 247 (17.22%) Telecoms
2 220 (15.34%) Finance
3 103 (7.18%) Banking
4 33 (2.30%) Manufacturing
5 20 (1.39%) Investment Banking
6 18 (1.26%) German Language
7 15 (1.05%) French Language
7 15 (1.05%) Retail
8 12 (0.84%) Italian Language
8 12 (0.84%) Marketing
9 11 (0.77%) Electronics
10 10 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.63%) Legal
12 7 (0.49%) Billing
12 7 (0.49%) Games
13 6 (0.42%) Online Betting
14 5 (0.35%) Publishing
15 4 (0.28%) Law
16 3 (0.21%) Advertising
16 3 (0.21%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 799 (55.72%) Network Engineer
2 231 (16.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 208 (14.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 190 (13.25%) Senior Network Engineer
5 173 (12.06%) Network Support
6 152 (10.60%) Support Engineer
7 127 (8.86%) Network Support Engineer
8 108 (7.53%) Consultant
9 104 (7.25%) Security Engineer
10 95 (6.62%) Architect
11 92 (6.42%) Network Security Engineer
12 90 (6.28%) Network Consultant
13 87 (6.07%) Juniper Engineer
14 76 (5.30%) Analyst
15 68 (4.74%) Cisco Support
16 67 (4.67%) Network Architect
17 64 (4.46%) Network Analyst
18 60 (4.18%) Network Specialist
19 57 (3.97%) Switch Engineer
20 49 (3.42%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (6.76%) 802.1X
2 31 (2.16%) XMPP
3 19 (1.32%) LAMP
4 7 (0.49%) CSS
4 7 (0.49%) Web Services
5 6 (0.42%) HTML
6 5 (0.35%) RFC 2547
7 4 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (0.28%) XML
8 3 (0.21%) JSON
8 3 (0.21%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (0.21%) Middleware
8 3 (0.21%) Node.js
8 3 (0.21%) REST
8 3 (0.21%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (0.14%) Django
9 2 (0.14%) Unreal Engine
10 1 (0.070%) HTML5
10 1 (0.070%) WAP
10 1 (0.070%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 375 (26.15%) Data Centre
2 73 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (4.53%) Management Information System
4 52 (3.63%) Computer Science
5 49 (3.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 46 (3.21%) Virtual Team
7 36 (2.51%) PKI
8 23 (1.60%) iPad
9 22 (1.53%) Over-the-Top Content
9 22 (1.53%) Replication
10 21 (1.46%) Clustering
11 18 (1.26%) Driving Licence
12 17 (1.19%) Blackberry
13 16 (1.12%) IPTV
13 16 (1.12%) Mathematics
14 15 (1.05%) Fat Client
14 15 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
14 15 (1.05%) Thin Client
15 13 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
16 9 (0.63%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 249 (17.36%) Linux
2 225 (15.69%) Windows
3 103 (7.18%) Windows Server
4 88 (6.14%) Unix
5 33 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (1.53%) Android
9 15 (1.05%) Windows 10
9 15 (1.05%) Windows 7
10 11 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
11 9 (0.63%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.63%) Windows XP
12 7 (0.49%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.49%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.42%) Debian
14 5 (0.35%) CatOS
14 5 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.21%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 217 (15.13%) ITIL
3 206 (14.37%) Network Design
4 133 (9.27%) Network Monitoring
5 131 (9.14%) Network Management
6 113 (7.88%) Change Management
7 109 (7.60%) High Availability
8 103 (7.18%) Presales
9 81 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 73 (5.09%) Project Management
11 70 (4.88%) Network Architecture
12 69 (4.81%) Mentoring
13 61 (4.25%) Capacity Planning
14 56 (3.91%) Change Control
15 55 (3.84%) Service Delivery
16 47 (3.28%) WAN Optimisation
17 39 (2.72%) Continuous Improvement
17 39 (2.72%) Kalman Filter
18 38 (2.65%) DDoS Mitigation
19 34 (2.37%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (5.44%) Python
2 70 (4.88%) Perl
3 48 (3.35%) Bash Shell
4 34 (2.37%) PHP
5 33 (2.30%) SQL
6 20 (1.39%) C
7 17 (1.19%) Tcl
8 15 (1.05%) Shell Script
9 11 (0.77%) PowerShell
9 11 (0.77%) Ruby
10 8 (0.56%) Java
11 1 (0.070%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.070%) Korn
11 1 (0.070%) VB
Qualifications
1 969 (67.57%) Cisco Certification
2 810 (56.49%) CCNP
3 429 (29.92%) CCNA
4 190 (13.25%) CCIE
5 101 (7.04%) Degree
6 98 (6.83%) JNCIA
7 89 (6.21%) CCDP
8 86 (6.00%) CCSP
9 78 (5.44%) CCSE
10 76 (5.30%) Security Cleared
11 69 (4.81%) CCSA
12 65 (4.53%) SC Cleared
13 64 (4.46%) JNCIS
14 57 (3.97%) JNCIP
15 55 (3.84%) CCDA
16 41 (2.86%) CCVP
17 39 (2.72%) JNCIE
18 37 (2.58%) CCIP
19 28 (1.95%) CISSP
20 18 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (10.32%) SLA
2 58 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (2.02%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.70%) HIPAA
5 7 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.21%) QA
8 2 (0.14%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.14%) SAS 70
9 1 (0.070%) DICOM
9 1 (0.070%) HL7
System Software
1 108 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 85 (5.93%) Active Directory
3 29 (2.02%) vSphere
4 21 (1.46%) Hyper-V
5 18 (1.26%) XenApp
6 17 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
7 14 (0.98%) Xen
8 10 (0.70%) vCloud
8 10 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.63%) Firmware
9 9 (0.63%) VMware ESX
10 7 (0.49%) pfSense
10 7 (0.49%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.42%) KVM
11 6 (0.42%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.35%) ProxySG
12 5 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.35%) VMFS
13 4 (0.28%) NFS
13 4 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 64 (4.46%) Cisco CUCM
2 43 (3.00%) Nagios
3 37 (2.58%) SolarWinds Orion
4 30 (2.09%) Cisco Prime
5 29 (2.02%) FortiGate
6 27 (1.88%) Cacti
7 24 (1.67%) Cisco UCCX
8 20 (1.39%) Netcool
9 18 (1.26%) OpenView
10 17 (1.19%) HP NNM
11 14 (0.98%) SCCM
11 14 (0.98%) SmokePing
12 13 (0.91%) Cisco UCCE
13 11 (0.77%) Puppet
14 9 (0.63%) Ansible
14 9 (0.63%) RANCID
15 8 (0.56%) Graphite
16 7 (0.49%) Backup Exec
16 7 (0.49%) vMotion
17 6 (0.42%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 1246 (86.89%) Cisco
2 668 (46.58%) Juniper
3 410 (28.59%) F5
4 376 (26.22%) CheckPoint
5 195 (13.60%) VMware
6 188 (13.11%) Palo Alto
7 157 (10.95%) Microsoft
8 143 (9.97%) SolarWinds
9 124 (8.65%) HP
10 103 (7.18%) Brocade
11 77 (5.37%) Citrix
11 77 (5.37%) Riverbed
12 56 (3.91%) Blue Coat
13 51 (3.56%) Avaya
14 33 (2.30%) Fortinet
15 31 (2.16%) Aruba
15 31 (2.16%) NetScout
16 28 (1.95%) Meraki
17 26 (1.81%) Ericsson
18 23 (1.60%) Extreme Networks
Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + + London Waiting allowance + Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + London Allowance + Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: ASAP
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus and gd benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus 10% bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + 20% London Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £52000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
World First
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
World First
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £130,000 per annum Salary is approx. 70-130k base + bo
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £54000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £80000 per annum + Pension + Gym + Certs
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-65k base + excel
Posted: 6 days ago