The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 27 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.01% 1.49% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.52% 8.62% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Median salary £53,750 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.37% -
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 Middlesex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 58 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 31.58% 17.26% 24.78%
Number of salaries quoted 37 48 76
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

OSPF
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Middlesex

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Middlesex

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 8 (100.00%) MPLS
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 4 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 4 (50.00%) VLAN
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) SDH
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (50.00%) Presales
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) IPv4
3 2 (25.00%) IPv6
3 2 (25.00%) SNMP
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (25.00%) SMTP
3 2 (25.00%) HSRP
3 2 (25.00%) Ciena
3 2 (25.00%) JNCIA
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) IPsec

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) MPLS
2 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) SDH
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) VLAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) HSRP
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) IPsec
3 2 (25.00%) IPv4
3 2 (25.00%) IPv6
3 2 (25.00%) SMTP
3 2 (25.00%) SNMP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) IP Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Presales Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Presales
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Ciena
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) Juniper