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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 110 138 139
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +1
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 35 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.58% 0.95% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.56% 3.74% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30 17 10
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -23.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,200 £55,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,000 £62,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%
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
463 589 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.87% 25.34% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 358 410 444
Median salary £40,000 £42,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.32% -0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +26 15 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Borehamwood -1 8 £25,000 -
Watford +3 2 £45,000 -5.26%
St Albans - 2 £45,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £65,000 -
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 56 (96.55%) Cisco
2 41 (70.69%) VPN
2 41 (70.69%) WAN
3 40 (68.97%) Firewall
4 39 (67.24%) LAN
5 36 (62.07%) BGP
6 35 (60.34%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (51.72%) CCNP
8 27 (46.55%) DHCP
9 25 (43.10%) SSL
10 24 (41.38%) DNS
10 24 (41.38%) Windows
11 23 (39.66%) VMware
12 22 (37.93%) Linux
13 21 (36.21%) HP
13 21 (36.21%) vSphere
14 20 (34.48%) Mentoring
14 20 (34.48%) TCP/IP
15 19 (32.76%) EIGRP
15 19 (32.76%) MPLS
16 18 (31.03%) Blackberry
16 18 (31.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 18 (31.03%) Apple
16 18 (31.03%) Thin Client
16 18 (31.03%) SLA
16 18 (31.03%) Replication
16 18 (31.03%) Fujitsu
16 18 (31.03%) SonicWALL
16 18 (31.03%) Fat Client
16 18 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure

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 18 (31.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (18.97%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (31.03%) Office 365
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 41 (70.69%) VPN
1 41 (70.69%) WAN
2 40 (68.97%) Firewall
3 39 (67.24%) LAN
4 36 (62.07%) BGP
5 27 (46.55%) DHCP
6 25 (43.10%) SSL
7 24 (41.38%) DNS
8 20 (34.48%) TCP/IP
9 19 (32.76%) EIGRP
9 19 (32.76%) MPLS
10 18 (31.03%) NAS
11 15 (25.86%) RIP
12 14 (24.14%) Remote Desktop
13 13 (22.41%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (18.97%) Converged Networks
14 11 (18.97%) SAN
15 10 (17.24%) Internet
16 8 (13.79%) IPsec
17 7 (12.07%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
1 11 (18.97%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.62%) Games
3 1 (1.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Network Engineer
2 11 (18.97%) Technical Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Architect
3 10 (17.24%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Network Architect
5 8 (13.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Network Specialist
8 4 (6.90%) LAN Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Switch Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) WAN Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Data Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Lead Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Network Manager
10 2 (3.45%) Cisco Architect
10 2 (3.45%) Cisco Network Architect
10 2 (3.45%) Core Network Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) NOC Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Senior NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) Blackberry
1 18 (31.03%) Fat Client
1 18 (31.03%) Hybrid Cloud
1 18 (31.03%) Replication
1 18 (31.03%) Thin Client
2 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.90%) Mathematics
3 4 (6.90%) Physics
4 3 (5.17%) Driving Licence
4 3 (5.17%) PKI
5 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.45%) iPad
6 1 (1.72%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.72%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 24 (41.38%) Windows
2 22 (37.93%) Linux
3 11 (18.97%) Windows Server
4 9 (15.52%) Unix
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) Mentoring
2 12 (20.69%) Change Management
3 9 (15.52%) High Availability
4 7 (12.07%) Network Architecture
5 6 (10.34%) Open Source
6 5 (8.62%) Incident Management
6 5 (8.62%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (8.62%) Validation
7 4 (6.90%) Network Design
8 3 (5.17%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.17%) Coaching
8 3 (5.17%) Computer Security
8 3 (5.17%) Information Security
8 3 (5.17%) ITIL
8 3 (5.17%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.17%) Network Management
8 3 (5.17%) Project Management
9 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.45%) Time Management
10 1 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (60.34%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (51.72%) CCNP
3 17 (29.31%) CCIE
4 16 (27.59%) CCNA
5 7 (12.07%) Degree
6 4 (6.90%) CCDA
6 4 (6.90%) CCDP
6 4 (6.90%) CCSA
6 4 (6.90%) CCSE
7 3 (5.17%) CCSP
7 3 (5.17%) JNCIE
7 3 (5.17%) JNCIP
8 2 (3.45%) JNCIA
8 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (31.03%) SLA
2 11 (18.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (36.21%) vSphere
2 18 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (18.97%) Terminal Services
4 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.72%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (5.17%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (5.17%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.72%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 56 (96.55%) Cisco
2 23 (39.66%) VMware
3 21 (36.21%) HP
4 18 (31.03%) Apple
4 18 (31.03%) Fujitsu
4 18 (31.03%) SonicWALL
5 12 (20.69%) Avaya
6 10 (17.24%) F5
6 10 (17.24%) Juniper
7 7 (12.07%) Palo Alto
8 4 (6.90%) Aruba
8 4 (6.90%) CheckPoint
8 4 (6.90%) Foundry
8 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
9 3 (5.17%) Tandberg
10 2 (3.45%) Google
11 1 (1.72%) EMC
11 1 (1.72%) Symantec
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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