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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 81 72 72
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 5 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.63% 1.05% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% 7.34% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 9
Median salary £57,500 £54,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.48% +20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
100 109 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 12.67% 14.25% 11.08%
Number of salaries quoted 86 86 62
Median salary £41,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.68% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 27 August 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 7 (100.00%) BGP
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Python
2 6 (85.71%) LDAP
2 6 (85.71%) Kerberos
2 6 (85.71%) NetApp
2 6 (85.71%) KVM
3 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (71.43%) Ansible
3 5 (71.43%) Hedge funds
3 5 (71.43%) Puppet
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) HSRP
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) IPsec
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
4 1 (14.29%) TACACS
4 1 (14.29%) VRRP
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) SNMP

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 7 (100.00%) BGP
2 6 (85.71%) Kerberos
2 6 (85.71%) LDAP
3 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
3 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) FTP
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
3 1 (14.29%) IPsec
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) SMTP
3 1 (14.29%) SNMP
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) TACACS
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) VRRP
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Linux Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
1 1 (14.29%) High Availability
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Ansible
1 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Cognizant