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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 79 100 87
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -13
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 8 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.94% 0.29% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.29% 1.51% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 7
Median salary £45,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.21% -5.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
OSPF
South East

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
243 199 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 28.42% 18.92% 23.96%
Number of salaries quoted 222 183 191
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -18.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 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
Maidstone - 1 £52,500 -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Kent region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) BGP
2 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (47.06%) F5
4 7 (41.18%) Spanning Tree
4 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (41.18%) SAN
4 7 (41.18%) CCNA
4 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
4 7 (41.18%) WAN
4 7 (41.18%) ITIL
5 6 (35.29%) LAN
5 6 (35.29%) VPN
5 6 (35.29%) SSL
5 6 (35.29%) CCNP
5 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
5 6 (35.29%) IPsec
6 5 (29.41%) EIGRP
6 5 (29.41%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (29.41%) VoIP
6 5 (29.41%) WLAN
6 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
6 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
6 5 (29.41%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (29.41%) IP Telephony
6 5 (29.41%) Brocade
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus

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:

Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) BGP
2 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 7 (41.18%) SAN
3 7 (41.18%) Spanning Tree
3 7 (41.18%) WAN
4 6 (35.29%) IPsec
4 6 (35.29%) LAN
4 6 (35.29%) SSL
4 6 (35.29%) VPN
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (29.41%) EIGRP
5 5 (29.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (29.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (29.41%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (29.41%) IP Telephony
5 5 (29.41%) VoIP
5 5 (29.41%) WLAN
6 4 (23.53%) VLAN
7 2 (11.76%) SSH
7 2 (11.76%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Network Support
2 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Solutions Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Storage Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Wintel Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Wintel Support
3 2 (11.76%) Wintel Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
1 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
1 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) GAP Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security
3 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (41.18%) CCNA
3 6 (35.29%) CCNP
4 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) HNC
7 1 (5.88%) CCDA
7 1 (5.88%) CCDP
7 1 (5.88%) CCIE
7 1 (5.88%) CCSA
7 1 (5.88%) CCSE
7 1 (5.88%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
1 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
2 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
3 3 (17.65%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (11.76%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Foglight
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
1 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) F5
4 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
5 5 (29.41%) Brocade
6 4 (23.53%) HP
7 2 (11.76%) Juniper
7 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
8 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto