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

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 136 113 132
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +19
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 2 34 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.097% 1.50% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% 6.23% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2 24 9
Median salary £31,750 £48,750 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.87% +10.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,150 £25,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,350 £80,800 £51,200
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.03%

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
340 546 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.51% 24.12% 24.23%
Number of salaries quoted 245 448 396
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
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 24 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
Hitchin - 1 £28,500 -
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 21 (95.45%) LAN
2 20 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (86.36%) CCNP
3 19 (86.36%) Cisco
3 19 (86.36%) BGP
4 18 (81.82%) WAN
5 17 (77.27%) VPN
6 11 (50.00%) CCNA
7 10 (45.45%) EIGRP
8 9 (40.91%) Avaya
8 9 (40.91%) Change Management
8 9 (40.91%) RIP
8 9 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (40.91%) Converged Networks
9 8 (36.36%) Driving Licence
9 8 (36.36%) Cisco Wireless
9 8 (36.36%) Cisco CUCM
9 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
9 8 (36.36%) PBX
9 8 (36.36%) ITIL
9 8 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (36.36%) ISDN
9 8 (36.36%) Wireless
10 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
11 4 (18.18%) CCIE
11 4 (18.18%) MPLS
12 3 (13.64%) High Availability
12 3 (13.64%) SCTP

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:

Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) LAN
2 19 (86.36%) BGP
3 18 (81.82%) WAN
4 17 (77.27%) VPN
5 10 (45.45%) EIGRP
6 9 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (40.91%) Converged Networks
6 9 (40.91%) RIP
7 8 (36.36%) Cisco Wireless
7 8 (36.36%) ISDN
7 8 (36.36%) PBX
7 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
7 8 (36.36%) Wireless
8 4 (18.18%) MPLS
9 3 (13.64%) ATM
9 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
9 3 (13.64%) Internet
9 3 (13.64%) IPv4
9 3 (13.64%) SCTP
10 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Network Operations Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Operations Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Network Specialist
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Design Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Switch Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Change Management
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) High Availability
3 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.64%) Network Architecture
3 3 (13.64%) Network Design
4 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (9.09%) Validation
4 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team Management
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 20 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (86.36%) CCNP
3 11 (50.00%) CCNA
4 8 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (18.18%) CCIE
6 1 (4.55%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Cisco
2 9 (40.91%) Avaya
3 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint