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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 73 96 106
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +10
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 13 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.64% 0.091% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.34% 0.48% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 5
Median salary £43,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.21% +4.54%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
177 208 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.26% 18.94% 21.90%
Number of salaries quoted 149 184 235
Median salary £43,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,950 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 10 December 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 10 December 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
West Malling - 2 £67,500 -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (88.89%) WAN
2 16 (88.89%) Firewall
3 15 (83.33%) IPsec
3 15 (83.33%) BGP
3 15 (83.33%) VPN
3 15 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (83.33%) SAN
3 15 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 15 (83.33%) SSL
3 15 (83.33%) ITIL
3 15 (83.33%) CCNP
3 15 (83.33%) VMware
3 15 (83.33%) F5
3 15 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (77.78%) CCNA
4 14 (77.78%) LAN
5 13 (72.22%) VoIP
5 13 (72.22%) WLAN
5 13 (72.22%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (72.22%) EIGRP
5 13 (72.22%) GAP Analysis
5 13 (72.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 13 (72.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 13 (72.22%) Network Monitoring
5 13 (72.22%) IP Telephony
5 13 (72.22%) PCI DSS
5 13 (72.22%) Brocade
5 13 (72.22%) Fibre Channel
6 12 (66.67%) 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 (88.89%) Firewall
1 16 (88.89%) WAN
2 15 (83.33%) BGP
2 15 (83.33%) IPsec
2 15 (83.33%) SAN
2 15 (83.33%) SSL
2 15 (83.33%) VPN
3 14 (77.78%) LAN
4 13 (72.22%) EIGRP
4 13 (72.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 13 (72.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 13 (72.22%) Fibre Channel
4 13 (72.22%) IP Telephony
4 13 (72.22%) VoIP
4 13 (72.22%) WLAN
5 2 (11.11%) BIG-IP
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (11.11%) VLAN
5 2 (11.11%) VXLAN
General
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Network Support
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) SAN Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (11.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) ITIL
2 13 (72.22%) GAP Analysis
2 13 (72.22%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) CCNP
1 15 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (77.78%) CCNA
3 13 (72.22%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (11.11%) CCDA
4 2 (11.11%) CCDP
4 2 (11.11%) CCIE
4 2 (11.11%) CCSA
4 2 (11.11%) CCSE
4 2 (11.11%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (72.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Foglight
1 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 15 (83.33%) F5
2 15 (83.33%) VMware
3 13 (72.22%) Brocade
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
4 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper