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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 203 308 254
Rank change year-on-year
+105 -54
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 237 172 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.47% 0.79% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.57% 4.05% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 194 140 194
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3609 4248 5010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.36% 19.53% 22.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2889 3518 3743
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South 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 South East

OSPF
Salary Trend in the South East

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

OSPF Salary Trend in the South East

OSPF
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in the South East

OSPF
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
Hampshire +62 84 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Surrey +49 63 £38,500 -26.66% 4
Berkshire +4 46 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Kent +27 15 £43,000 -18.09%
Oxfordshire +33 13 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 10 £67,500 +42.10%
West Sussex +25 8 £55,000 +15.78%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 South East region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 383 (92.29%) BGP
2 354 (85.30%) Cisco
3 319 (76.87%) Cisco Certification
4 287 (69.16%) MPLS
5 255 (61.45%) CCNP
6 218 (52.53%) Juniper
7 214 (51.57%) Firewall
8 167 (40.24%) WAN
9 149 (35.90%) LAN
10 144 (34.70%) CCNA
11 141 (33.98%) VPN
12 120 (28.92%) Cisco ASA
13 119 (28.67%) F5
14 112 (26.99%) DNS
15 105 (25.30%) Telecoms
16 97 (23.37%) TCP/IP
17 91 (21.93%) Network Design
18 90 (21.69%) EIGRP
19 86 (20.72%) Data Centre
20 80 (19.28%) Security Cleared
20 80 (19.28%) Palo Alto
21 78 (18.80%) IPsec
22 77 (18.55%) Linux
23 76 (18.31%) VLAN
24 72 (17.35%) CheckPoint
24 72 (17.35%) Network Security
25 64 (15.42%) CCIE
26 63 (15.18%) Windows
27 60 (14.46%) Load Balancing
28 58 (13.98%) Cisco IOS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 14 (3.37%) OpenStack
2 11 (2.65%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.72%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.82%) MS Office
3 19 (4.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.20%) S-PLUS
5 4 (0.96%) MS Project
6 3 (0.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (1.45%) IaaS
1 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (1.45%) Office 365
1 6 (1.45%) PaaS
2 2 (0.48%) SaaS
3 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 383 (92.29%) BGP
2 287 (69.16%) MPLS
3 214 (51.57%) Firewall
4 167 (40.24%) WAN
5 149 (35.90%) LAN
6 141 (33.98%) VPN
7 120 (28.92%) Cisco ASA
8 112 (26.99%) DNS
9 97 (23.37%) TCP/IP
10 90 (21.69%) EIGRP
11 78 (18.80%) IPsec
12 76 (18.31%) VLAN
13 72 (17.35%) Network Security
14 58 (13.98%) Cisco IOS
15 54 (13.01%) Ethernet
16 52 (12.53%) HSRP
16 52 (12.53%) SSL
17 49 (11.81%) VRRP
18 48 (11.57%) Wireless
19 47 (11.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.48%) GIS
2 1 (0.24%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Subversion
General
1 105 (25.30%) Telecoms
2 26 (6.27%) Finance
3 24 (5.78%) Marketing
4 13 (3.13%) Banking
5 10 (2.41%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.96%) Back Office
6 4 (0.96%) Billing
6 4 (0.96%) Electronics
7 3 (0.72%) Advertising
7 3 (0.72%) Retail
8 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.24%) Games
8 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 240 (57.83%) Network Engineer
2 56 (13.49%) Support Engineer
3 53 (12.77%) Network Support
4 46 (11.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 40 (9.64%) Architect
6 39 (9.40%) Network Support Engineer
7 38 (9.16%) IP Engineer
8 36 (8.67%) Senior Network Engineer
9 32 (7.71%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 32 (7.71%) Cisco Engineer
9 32 (7.71%) Juniper Engineer
10 31 (7.47%) Consultant
11 28 (6.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 28 (6.75%) Security Engineer
12 27 (6.51%) Network Architect
13 24 (5.78%) Network Security Engineer
13 24 (5.78%) Solutions Architect
14 22 (5.30%) NOC Engineer
15 21 (5.06%) Network Consultant
15 21 (5.06%) Senior IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.37%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.45%) Web Services
3 4 (0.96%) SAX
4 2 (0.48%) RFC 2547
5 1 (0.24%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 86 (20.72%) Data Centre
2 24 (5.78%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.34%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.61%) Statistics
6 11 (2.65%) PKI
7 8 (1.93%) iPad
8 5 (1.20%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (0.96%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.72%) Clustering
10 3 (0.72%) Contactless
10 3 (0.72%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.72%) Machine to Machine
11 2 (0.48%) Social Network
12 1 (0.24%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.24%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.24%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 77 (18.55%) Linux
2 63 (15.18%) Windows
3 13 (3.13%) Unix
4 9 (2.17%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.48%) CentOS
7 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (21.93%) Network Design
2 60 (14.46%) Load Balancing
3 52 (12.53%) ITIL
4 45 (10.84%) Migration
5 44 (10.60%) Presales
6 32 (7.71%) Network Monitoring
7 29 (6.99%) Change Management
8 28 (6.75%) High Availability
9 22 (5.30%) Kalman Filter
10 19 (4.58%) Service Delivery
11 18 (4.34%) Problem Management
12 17 (4.10%) Mentoring
13 15 (3.61%) Cybersecurity
14 14 (3.37%) Network Management
15 13 (3.13%) Threat Modelling
15 13 (3.13%) WAN Optimisation
16 12 (2.89%) GAP Analysis
16 12 (2.89%) Operations Management
16 12 (2.89%) Performance Monitoring
17 11 (2.65%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.86%) Python
2 13 (3.13%) C
3 12 (2.89%) Perl
4 5 (1.20%) Bash Shell
5 4 (0.96%) Tcl
6 3 (0.72%) PHP
6 3 (0.72%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.72%) SQL
7 1 (0.24%) C++
Qualifications
1 319 (76.87%) Cisco Certification
2 255 (61.45%) CCNP
3 144 (34.70%) CCNA
4 80 (19.28%) Security Cleared
5 64 (15.42%) CCIE
6 58 (13.98%) SC Cleared
7 43 (10.36%) JNCIS
8 38 (9.16%) JNCIA
9 26 (6.27%) CCIP
10 23 (5.54%) Degree
11 22 (5.30%) JNCIP
12 20 (4.82%) DV Cleared
13 13 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (2.41%) CCDP
15 9 (2.17%) CCSP
16 7 (1.69%) CCNP Voice
16 7 (1.69%) CCSE
17 5 (1.20%) CCVP
17 5 (1.20%) JNCIE
17 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (11.08%) SLA
2 15 (3.61%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.72%) HIPAA
4 3 (0.72%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (4.82%) Hyper-V
3 10 (2.41%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.45%) KVM
5 4 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.72%) Firmware
6 3 (0.72%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.72%) Xen
7 2 (0.48%) pfSense
8 1 (0.24%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.24%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.24%) iptables
8 1 (0.24%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (3.37%) SolarWinds Orion
2 10 (2.41%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (1.45%) Nagios
3 6 (1.45%) SCOM
4 5 (1.20%) Ansible
4 5 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.20%) Puppet
5 4 (0.96%) Netcool
6 3 (0.72%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.48%) Foglight
7 2 (0.48%) OpenView
8 1 (0.24%) SCCM
8 1 (0.24%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 354 (85.30%) Cisco
2 218 (52.53%) Juniper
3 119 (28.67%) F5
4 80 (19.28%) Palo Alto
5 72 (17.35%) CheckPoint
6 46 (11.08%) VMware
7 38 (9.16%) Brocade
8 32 (7.71%) Riverbed
9 31 (7.47%) Microsoft
10 28 (6.75%) SolarWinds
11 25 (6.02%) Huawei
12 24 (5.78%) Avaya
13 23 (5.54%) Blue Coat
14 15 (3.61%) HP
15 13 (3.13%) NetScout
16 10 (2.41%) Barracuda Networks
17 8 (1.93%) Nokia
18 6 (1.45%) Citrix
18 6 (1.45%) Extreme Networks
18 6 (1.45%) Polycom
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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