The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 76 71 93
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +22
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 2 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.31% 1.71% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.41% 8.90% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 6
Median salary £60,000 £54,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.09% +50.34%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
OSPF
Oxfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
83 146 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 12.87% 19.24% 8.69%
Number of salaries quoted 73 125 71
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

OSPF
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Oxford

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 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 Oxford region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 3 (100.00%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) Kerberos
2 2 (66.67%) KVM
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Cognizant
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 3 (100.00%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Kerberos
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) TACACS
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) VRRP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) KVM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Cognizant
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp