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 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England / South East
Rank 219 240 253
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +13
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 192 237 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.31% 1.24% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.60% 5.81% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 147 215 181
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%

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
2907 4080 4601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 19.85% 21.28% 22.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2336 3470 3545
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017. 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 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 +48 70 £52,250 +35.71% 3
Surrey +41 34 £37,500 - 4
Berkshire -27 34 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Oxfordshire +14 20 £47,500 -5.00% 1
East Sussex - 14 £40,000 - 1
West Sussex +14 7 £47,500 +26.66%
Middlesex +1 7 £42,500 +6.25%
Buckinghamshire -8 4 £45,000 +52.54% 1
Kent +16 2 £43,000 -5.88%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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.

1 398 (93.43%) BGP
2 347 (81.46%) Cisco
3 315 (73.94%) Cisco Certification
4 287 (67.37%) MPLS
5 245 (57.51%) Juniper
6 230 (53.99%) CCNP
7 222 (52.11%) Firewall
8 177 (41.55%) WAN
9 151 (35.45%) LAN
10 148 (34.74%) VPN
11 127 (29.81%) F5
12 122 (28.64%) Cisco ASA
13 117 (27.46%) CCNA
14 104 (24.41%) DNS
15 95 (22.30%) Data Centre
16 92 (21.60%) VLAN
17 86 (20.19%) Network Design
18 78 (18.31%) VoIP
18 78 (18.31%) EIGRP
19 77 (18.08%) Palo Alto
20 76 (17.84%) CCIE
20 76 (17.84%) Cisco IOS
21 71 (16.67%) Presales
22 70 (16.43%) IPsec
23 67 (15.73%) Wireless
24 66 (15.49%) Ethernet
25 65 (15.26%) Network Security
25 65 (15.26%) Security Cleared
26 62 (14.55%) Telecoms
27 61 (14.32%) Linux

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 (3.29%) Skype for Business
2 8 (1.88%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.23%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (4.46%) MS Office
2 16 (3.76%) MS Excel
3 15 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.88%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.17%) S-PLUS
6 4 (0.94%) Adobe Premiere
6 4 (0.94%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.41%) IaaS
2 6 (1.41%) PaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 398 (93.43%) BGP
2 287 (67.37%) MPLS
3 222 (52.11%) Firewall
4 177 (41.55%) WAN
5 151 (35.45%) LAN
6 148 (34.74%) VPN
7 122 (28.64%) Cisco ASA
8 104 (24.41%) DNS
9 92 (21.60%) VLAN
10 78 (18.31%) EIGRP
10 78 (18.31%) VoIP
11 76 (17.84%) Cisco IOS
12 70 (16.43%) IPsec
13 67 (15.73%) Wireless
14 66 (15.49%) Ethernet
15 65 (15.26%) Network Security
16 58 (13.62%) DHCP
17 57 (13.38%) TCP/IP
18 54 (12.68%) Spanning Tree
19 50 (11.74%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.47%) GIS
General
1 62 (14.55%) Telecoms
2 18 (4.23%) Marketing
3 16 (3.76%) Finance
4 8 (1.88%) Banking
5 5 (1.17%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.94%) Advertising
7 3 (0.70%) Back Office
7 3 (0.70%) Billing
8 2 (0.47%) Retail
9 1 (0.23%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 250 (58.69%) Network Engineer
2 60 (14.08%) Support Engineer
3 58 (13.62%) Juniper Engineer
4 56 (13.15%) Consultant
5 53 (12.44%) Senior Network Engineer
6 49 (11.50%) Network Consultant
7 47 (11.03%) Cisco Engineer
8 43 (10.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 42 (9.86%) Network Support
10 33 (7.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 31 (7.28%) Juniper Support
11 31 (7.28%) Professional Services Consultant
12 29 (6.81%) Professional Services Engineer
12 29 (6.81%) Professional Services Network Engineer
13 28 (6.57%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
13 28 (6.57%) Network Support Engineer
14 26 (6.10%) IP Engineer
15 24 (5.63%) Architect
16 20 (4.69%) Network Architect
16 20 (4.69%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.58%) Web Services
2 8 (1.88%) HTML
3 7 (1.64%) 802.1X
4 6 (1.41%) SAX
5 1 (0.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 95 (22.30%) Data Centre
2 29 (6.81%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.99%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.05%) Linux Command Line
5 11 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.35%) PKI
7 9 (2.11%) Driving Licence
8 8 (1.88%) iPad
9 7 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.17%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.70%) Contactless
12 2 (0.47%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.47%) Machine to Machine
12 2 (0.47%) Social Network
12 2 (0.47%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.23%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 61 (14.32%) Linux
2 55 (12.91%) Windows
3 14 (3.29%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.64%) Unix
5 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (20.19%) Network Design
2 71 (16.67%) Presales
3 54 (12.68%) Load Balancing
4 50 (11.74%) ITIL
5 48 (11.27%) Migration
6 44 (10.33%) High Availability
7 28 (6.57%) Network Monitoring
8 26 (6.10%) Network Management
9 15 (3.52%) Change Management
10 14 (3.29%) GAP Analysis
10 14 (3.29%) Network Architecture
11 13 (3.05%) Project Management
12 12 (2.82%) Change Control
13 11 (2.58%) Time Management
14 10 (2.35%) Information Management
14 10 (2.35%) Operations Management
14 10 (2.35%) Service Delivery
14 10 (2.35%) WAN Optimisation
15 9 (2.11%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (2.11%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 8 (1.88%) Java
2 4 (0.94%) Perl
2 4 (0.94%) Python
3 3 (0.70%) C
4 2 (0.47%) PHP
5 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.23%) C++
5 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.23%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 315 (73.94%) Cisco Certification
2 230 (53.99%) CCNP
3 117 (27.46%) CCNA
4 76 (17.84%) CCIE
5 65 (15.26%) Security Cleared
6 48 (11.27%) JNCIP
7 43 (10.09%) SC Cleared
8 35 (8.22%) JNCIS
9 34 (7.98%) Degree
10 27 (6.34%) CCSP
11 25 (5.87%) JNCIA
12 18 (4.23%) DV Cleared
13 15 (3.52%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (3.05%) CCDP
14 13 (3.05%) CCIP
15 10 (2.35%) CCDA
16 7 (1.64%) CCSE
17 4 (0.94%) CCNP Voice
17 4 (0.94%) CCVP
18 3 (0.70%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (11.27%) SLA
2 15 (3.52%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (4.69%) Active Directory
3 15 (3.52%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.82%) Forefront TMG
5 7 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.17%) FreeRADIUS
7 3 (0.70%) XenApp
8 1 (0.23%) Firmware
8 1 (0.23%) KVM
8 1 (0.23%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (3.29%) Nagios
1 14 (3.29%) SCOM
2 11 (2.58%) SolarWinds Orion
3 9 (2.11%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (2.11%) FortiGate
4 4 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.70%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (0.70%) SCCM
6 1 (0.23%) Foglight
6 1 (0.23%) QRadar
Vendors
1 347 (81.46%) Cisco
2 245 (57.51%) Juniper
3 127 (29.81%) F5
4 77 (18.08%) Palo Alto
5 58 (13.62%) Microsoft
6 57 (13.38%) CheckPoint
7 49 (11.50%) VMware
8 48 (11.27%) Riverbed
9 40 (9.39%) Brocade
10 31 (7.28%) SolarWinds
11 26 (6.10%) Blue Coat
12 19 (4.46%) Avaya
13 16 (3.76%) HP
14 14 (3.29%) Meraki
15 13 (3.05%) Huawei
16 11 (2.58%) Nokia
16 11 (2.58%) Polycom
17 10 (2.35%) Barracuda Networks
17 10 (2.35%) Fortinet
18 8 (1.88%) Ubiquiti
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