The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 37 55 62
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +7
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 13 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.81% 0.25% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.11% 2.38% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 4
Median salary £38,000 £45,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% -11.76%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
OSPF
Merseyside

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

Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
76 42 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 22.29% 10.47% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 63 32 66
Median salary £38,000 £38,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

OSPF
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Liverpool

OSPF
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (100.00%) Juniper
1 13 (100.00%) JNCIS
1 13 (100.00%) VPLS
1 13 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 13 (100.00%) BGP
2 7 (53.85%) CCNP
3 6 (46.15%) CCNA
3 6 (46.15%) MPLS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 13 (100.00%) BGP
1 13 (100.00%) VPLS
2 6 (46.15%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Team Leader
2 6 (46.15%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) 802.1X
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (100.00%) JNCIS
2 7 (53.85%) CCNP
3 6 (46.15%) CCNA
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Juniper