The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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)
South East / Kent
Rank 81 101 98
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.49% 0.27% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.20% 1.28% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 9
Median salary £43,000 £55,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.81% +17.02%
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 Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
125 235 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 15.28% 21.13% 23.62%
Number of salaries quoted 84 206 215
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

OSPF
Salary Trend in Kent

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Kent

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Kent

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

OSPF Salary Histogram in Kent

OSPF
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Kent 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
West Malling -8 1 £65,000 +15.55%
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

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 Kent region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (94.12%) CCNP
2 16 (94.12%) WAN
2 16 (94.12%) VPN
2 16 (94.12%) SSL
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (94.12%) CheckPoint
2 16 (94.12%) Firewall
2 16 (94.12%) IPsec
3 15 (88.24%) VMware
3 15 (88.24%) BGP
3 15 (88.24%) CCNA
3 15 (88.24%) ITIL
3 15 (88.24%) SAN
3 15 (88.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (88.24%) F5
4 14 (82.35%) PCI DSS
4 14 (82.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 14 (82.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 14 (82.35%) Network Monitoring
4 14 (82.35%) Brocade
4 14 (82.35%) IP Telephony
4 14 (82.35%) LAN
4 14 (82.35%) VoIP
4 14 (82.35%) WLAN
4 14 (82.35%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (82.35%) EIGRP
4 14 (82.35%) GAP Analysis
4 14 (82.35%) Fibre Channel
5 13 (76.47%) Hyper-V

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 16 (94.12%) Firewall
1 16 (94.12%) IPsec
1 16 (94.12%) SSL
1 16 (94.12%) VPN
1 16 (94.12%) WAN
2 15 (88.24%) BGP
2 15 (88.24%) SAN
3 14 (82.35%) EIGRP
3 14 (82.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 14 (82.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 14 (82.35%) Fibre Channel
3 14 (82.35%) IP Telephony
3 14 (82.35%) LAN
3 14 (82.35%) VoIP
3 14 (82.35%) WLAN
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (11.76%) IPv4
4 2 (11.76%) MPLS
4 2 (11.76%) VXLAN
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Network Support
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Network Architect
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (11.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) ITIL
2 14 (82.35%) GAP Analysis
2 14 (82.35%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (11.76%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) CCNP
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (88.24%) CCNA
3 14 (82.35%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (11.76%) CCDA
4 2 (11.76%) CCDP
4 2 (11.76%) CCIE
4 2 (11.76%) CCSA
4 2 (11.76%) CCSE
4 2 (11.76%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (82.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (76.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Foglight
1 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (94.12%) CheckPoint
3 15 (88.24%) F5
3 15 (88.24%) VMware
4 14 (82.35%) Brocade
5 2 (11.76%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.88%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds