The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 81 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.37% 0.13% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.13% 1.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Median salary £27,000 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.85% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
OSPF
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
141 72 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 17.60% 9.20% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 125 49 61
Median salary £33,500 £35,000 £24,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +41.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,700 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

OSPF
Salary Trend in the North East

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

OSPF Salary Trend in the North East

OSPF
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Durham - 2 £27,000 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 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 North East region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
2 5 (62.50%) CCNA
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (50.00%) MPLS
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Aruba
4 3 (37.50%) F5
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) Line Management
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) CCNP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
2 4 (50.00%) MPLS
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) VoIP
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Specialist
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNA
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Aruba
3 3 (37.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft