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

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 70 95 94
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -1
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 12 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.28% 0.35% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 1.85% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 7
Median salary £33,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-51.11% +8.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
108 216 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 11.53% 18.77% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 79 163 205
Median salary £36,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

OSPF Salary Histogram 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 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
Harlow - 5 £33,000 -
Brentwood - 3 - -
Colchester - 2 £57,500 -
Basildon - 1 £60,000 -
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

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

1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) BGP
2 14 (87.50%) CCNP
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (75.00%) VPN
3 12 (75.00%) IPsec
4 11 (68.75%) Firewall
4 11 (68.75%) Data Centre
5 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (56.25%) Internet
6 8 (50.00%) Juniper
6 8 (50.00%) DNS
6 8 (50.00%) Network Security
6 8 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (43.75%) MPLS
7 7 (43.75%) LAN
7 7 (43.75%) WAN
7 7 (43.75%) EIGRP
8 6 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (37.50%) JNCIP
8 6 (37.50%) IMAP
8 6 (37.50%) SMTP
8 6 (37.50%) FTP
8 6 (37.50%) VoIP
8 6 (37.50%) Unix
8 6 (37.50%) LDAP
8 6 (37.50%) Extranet
8 6 (37.50%) SSL
8 6 (37.50%) CCIE
9 5 (31.25%) CCNA

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:

Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) BGP
2 12 (75.00%) IPsec
2 12 (75.00%) VPN
3 11 (68.75%) Firewall
4 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (56.25%) Internet
5 8 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (50.00%) DNS
5 8 (50.00%) Network Security
6 7 (43.75%) EIGRP
6 7 (43.75%) LAN
6 7 (43.75%) MPLS
6 7 (43.75%) WAN
7 6 (37.50%) Extranet
7 6 (37.50%) FTP
7 6 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (37.50%) LDAP
7 6 (37.50%) SMTP
7 6 (37.50%) SSL
7 6 (37.50%) VoIP
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Network Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Check Point Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Security Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Security Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Check Point Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Data Centre
2 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
3 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Unix
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (12.50%) Change Control
2 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 2 (12.50%) Fault Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Line Management
2 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 2 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
2 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) CCNP
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (37.50%) CCIE
2 6 (37.50%) JNCIP
3 5 (31.25%) CCNA
4 2 (12.50%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) F5
4 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 2 (12.50%) Imperva
4 2 (12.50%) Infoblox
4 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
4 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
4 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 2 (12.50%) VMware