The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 88 94 76
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 1 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.094% 0.40% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% 2.59% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Median salary - £65,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +60.49%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
OSPF
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
118 193 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 11.14% 15.49% 20.71%
Number of salaries quoted 101 129 200
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

OSPF
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Essex region.

OSPF Salary Trend in Essex

OSPF
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 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
Brentwood +3 1 - -
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 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 Essex region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) IVR
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) SHDSL
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) FabricPath
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) FWSM
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) SHDSL
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (50.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) CatOS
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Fault Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow