The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 50 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 14 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.82% - 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.95% - 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 1
Median salary £41,000 - £31,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +8.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
78 31 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.73% 8.81% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 67 28 41
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Lancashire

OSPF
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 17 January 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
Chorley - 5 £45,000 -
Preston - 2 £36,750 -
OSPF
North West

OSPF
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 14 (100.00%) CCNP
1 14 (100.00%) MPLS
1 14 (100.00%) BGP
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 12 (85.71%) Cisco
3 11 (78.57%) Juniper
3 11 (78.57%) JNCIP
3 11 (78.57%) Firewall
4 10 (71.43%) Network Management
4 10 (71.43%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (71.43%) Network Security
4 10 (71.43%) Network Design
5 7 (50.00%) CCNA
6 5 (35.71%) LAN
6 5 (35.71%) WAN
7 4 (28.57%) Data Analytics
7 4 (28.57%) Analytics
7 4 (28.57%) SaaS
8 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto
8 2 (14.29%) FortiGate
8 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (7.14%) Degree

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) BGP
1 14 (100.00%) MPLS
2 11 (78.57%) Firewall
3 10 (71.43%) Network Security
4 5 (35.71%) LAN
4 5 (35.71%) WAN
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (78.57%) Lead Network Engineer
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 10 (71.43%) Network Design
2 10 (71.43%) Network Management
2 10 (71.43%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (28.57%) Analytics
3 4 (28.57%) Data Analytics
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) CCNP
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (78.57%) JNCIP
3 7 (50.00%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 11 (78.57%) Juniper
3 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£42k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago