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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - 96 88
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 0 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 0.25% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.58% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Median salary - £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +44.44%
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
135 190 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 12.18% 15.70% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 114 113 201
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,950 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) IPsec
2 4 (80.00%) CCSA
2 4 (80.00%) CCSE
2 4 (80.00%) CCDA
2 4 (80.00%) CCDP
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) CCIE
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (60.00%) JNCIP
3 3 (60.00%) JNCIE
3 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (60.00%) CCSP
3 3 (60.00%) IPv4
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) Network Design
3 3 (60.00%) Juniper
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) IPsec
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
3 3 (60.00%) IPv4
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) ADSL
5 1 (20.00%) BGP
5 1 (20.00%) Broadband
5 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (20.00%) Network Security
5 1 (20.00%) SHDSL
5 1 (20.00%) SNMP
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Network Design Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (60.00%) Network Design
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCDA
2 4 (80.00%) CCDP
2 4 (80.00%) CCIE
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) CCSA
2 4 (80.00%) CCSE
3 3 (60.00%) CCSP
3 3 (60.00%) JNCIE
3 3 (60.00%) JNCIP
4 2 (40.00%) JNCIA
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (60.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) BT