The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 118 140 130
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 21 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.04% 0.69% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.98% 3.07% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 18
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +7.77%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
422 553 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.94% 22.43% 23.04%
Number of salaries quoted 336 379 456
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

OSPF
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Hemel Hempstead +31 18 £45,000 -18.18%
Welwyn Garden City +6 2 £60,000 +26.31%
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 59 (96.72%) Cisco
2 50 (81.97%) WAN
3 48 (78.69%) VPN
4 47 (77.05%) LAN
5 46 (75.41%) Cisco Certification
6 44 (72.13%) BGP
7 41 (67.21%) CCNP
8 32 (52.46%) Firewall
9 31 (50.82%) EIGRP
10 27 (44.26%) Avaya
11 26 (42.62%) RIP
12 25 (40.98%) Change Management
12 25 (40.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 25 (40.98%) Converged Networks
13 20 (32.79%) CCIE
14 19 (31.15%) CCNA
14 19 (31.15%) DHCP
15 18 (29.51%) Windows
15 18 (29.51%) SSL
15 18 (29.51%) Mentoring
16 16 (26.23%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (26.23%) DNS
17 15 (24.59%) TCP/IP
17 15 (24.59%) MPLS
17 15 (24.59%) VMware
17 15 (24.59%) HP
17 15 (24.59%) vSphere
18 14 (22.95%) Linux
19 12 (19.67%) SLA
19 12 (19.67%) Apple

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 12 (19.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (19.67%) Office 365
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 50 (81.97%) WAN
2 48 (78.69%) VPN
3 47 (77.05%) LAN
4 44 (72.13%) BGP
5 32 (52.46%) Firewall
6 31 (50.82%) EIGRP
7 26 (42.62%) RIP
8 25 (40.98%) Converged Networks
9 19 (31.15%) DHCP
10 18 (29.51%) SSL
11 16 (26.23%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (26.23%) DNS
12 15 (24.59%) MPLS
12 15 (24.59%) TCP/IP
13 12 (19.67%) NAS
13 12 (19.67%) Remote Desktop
14 10 (16.39%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (11.48%) Internet
15 7 (11.48%) IPsec
15 7 (11.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (18.03%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.20%) Games
3 1 (1.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (57.38%) Network Engineer
2 17 (27.87%) Network Specialist
3 12 (19.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (16.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Architect
6 7 (11.48%) LAN Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Switch Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) WAN Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Network Architect
8 5 (8.20%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Data Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Lead Architect
9 3 (4.92%) Network Manager
10 2 (3.28%) Core Network Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Data Centre Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Desktop Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Blackberry
1 12 (19.67%) Fat Client
1 12 (19.67%) Hybrid Cloud
1 12 (19.67%) Replication
1 12 (19.67%) Thin Client
2 8 (13.11%) Virtual Team
3 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.92%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.92%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.92%) Physics
3 3 (4.92%) PKI
4 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.28%) iPad
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.51%) Windows
2 14 (22.95%) Linux
3 6 (9.84%) Unix
4 5 (8.20%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) Change Management
2 18 (29.51%) Mentoring
3 8 (13.11%) Incident Management
3 8 (13.11%) Risk Assessment
3 8 (13.11%) Validation
3 8 (13.11%) Virtual Team Management
4 6 (9.84%) High Availability
4 6 (9.84%) Load Balancing
4 6 (9.84%) Network Architecture
5 5 (8.20%) Open Source
6 4 (6.56%) Network Management
7 3 (4.92%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.92%) Coaching
7 3 (4.92%) Computer Security
7 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.92%) Information Security
7 3 (4.92%) Network Design
8 2 (3.28%) Presales
8 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.28%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) Python
1 5 (8.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (75.41%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (67.21%) CCNP
3 20 (32.79%) CCIE
4 19 (31.15%) CCNA
5 6 (9.84%) Degree
6 5 (8.20%) CCDA
6 5 (8.20%) CCDP
6 5 (8.20%) CCSA
6 5 (8.20%) CCSE
7 4 (6.56%) JNCIE
7 4 (6.56%) JNCIP
8 3 (4.92%) CCSP
8 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
8 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.28%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (40.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (19.67%) SLA
3 3 (4.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (24.59%) vSphere
2 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.20%) Terminal Services
4 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (4.92%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (4.92%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.64%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 59 (96.72%) Cisco
2 27 (44.26%) Avaya
3 15 (24.59%) HP
3 15 (24.59%) VMware
4 12 (19.67%) Apple
4 12 (19.67%) Fujitsu
4 12 (19.67%) SonicWALL
5 11 (18.03%) F5
6 10 (16.39%) Juniper
7 8 (13.11%) Palo Alto
8 7 (11.48%) CheckPoint
9 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
10 3 (4.92%) Aruba
10 3 (4.92%) Foundry
10 3 (4.92%) Tandberg
11 2 (3.28%) Google
Hertfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
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