The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 42 63 83
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +20
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 8 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.51% 0.22% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.51% 1.45% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%
OSPF
Leicestershire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 69 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 12.23% 15.40% 21.11%
Number of salaries quoted 25 60 114
Median salary £32,500 £42,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

OSPF
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Leicester

OSPF
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 2 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 Leicester region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 8 (88.89%) Data Centre
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
1 8 (88.89%) CCNP
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (88.89%) BGP
1 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 7 (77.78%) Juniper
2 7 (77.78%) VPN
2 7 (77.78%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (11.11%) Mitel
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) HP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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 8 (88.89%) BGP
2 7 (77.78%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Network Manager
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Senior Manager
3 4 (44.44%) Senior Network Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CCNP
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Mitel