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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 254 287 287
Rank change year-on-year
+33 0
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 190 188 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.08% 0.90% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.07% 4.46% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 150 146 148
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
3748 4213 4997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.34% 20.23% 23.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3024 3414 3664
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Surrey +49 74 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Berkshire -13 49 £57,500 +9.52% 3
Hampshire -2 28 £32,500 -31.57% 5
Oxfordshire +14 16 £60,000 +11.11% 2
Buckinghamshire +5 8 £67,500 +22.72% 1
West Sussex +14 7 £50,000 +8.10%
Kent +8 7 £48,000 +1.05%
Middlesex +9 1 £45,000 +12.50%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 362 (89.83%) BGP
2 324 (80.40%) Cisco
3 298 (73.95%) Cisco Certification
4 287 (71.22%) MPLS
5 250 (62.03%) CCNP
6 200 (49.63%) Firewall
7 188 (46.65%) Juniper
8 174 (43.18%) WAN
9 157 (38.96%) CCNA
10 133 (33.00%) LAN
11 123 (30.52%) VPN
12 115 (28.54%) TCP/IP
13 114 (28.29%) F5
14 110 (27.30%) Cisco ASA
14 110 (27.30%) DNS
15 107 (26.55%) Telecoms
16 91 (22.58%) Data Centre
17 89 (22.08%) Network Design
17 89 (22.08%) EIGRP
18 87 (21.59%) IPsec
19 83 (20.60%) Network Security
20 81 (20.10%) Linux
21 73 (18.11%) CheckPoint
22 72 (17.87%) Cisco Nexus
23 71 (17.62%) Windows
24 70 (17.37%) Wireless
25 69 (17.12%) Palo Alto
26 68 (16.87%) Security Cleared
27 64 (15.88%) VLAN
28 63 (15.63%) ITIL

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 (3.47%) OpenStack
2 6 (1.49%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.74%) SAS
4 1 (0.25%) Apache
4 1 (0.25%) nginx
Applications
1 27 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (2.73%) MS Office
3 11 (2.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.49%) Office 365
2 2 (0.50%) SaaS
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 362 (89.83%) BGP
2 287 (71.22%) MPLS
3 200 (49.63%) Firewall
4 174 (43.18%) WAN
5 133 (33.00%) LAN
6 123 (30.52%) VPN
7 115 (28.54%) TCP/IP
8 110 (27.30%) Cisco ASA
8 110 (27.30%) DNS
9 89 (22.08%) EIGRP
10 87 (21.59%) IPsec
11 83 (20.60%) Network Security
12 72 (17.87%) Cisco Nexus
13 70 (17.37%) Wireless
14 64 (15.88%) VLAN
15 60 (14.89%) Ethernet
16 59 (14.64%) DHCP
16 59 (14.64%) SSL
17 47 (11.66%) Internet
17 47 (11.66%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 107 (26.55%) Telecoms
2 23 (5.71%) Finance
3 17 (4.22%) Manufacturing
3 17 (4.22%) Marketing
4 16 (3.97%) Banking
5 7 (1.74%) German Language
6 6 (1.49%) Electronics
7 5 (1.24%) French Language
7 5 (1.24%) Italian Language
8 3 (0.74%) Games
9 2 (0.50%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Back Office
10 1 (0.25%) Billing
10 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.25%) Legal
10 1 (0.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 225 (55.83%) Network Engineer
2 56 (13.90%) Network Support
3 54 (13.40%) Support Engineer
4 51 (12.66%) Senior Network Engineer
5 49 (12.16%) Network Support Engineer
6 42 (10.42%) Architect
7 41 (10.17%) Cisco Engineer
8 39 (9.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 36 (8.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 33 (8.19%) Security Engineer
11 32 (7.94%) Network Security Engineer
12 29 (7.20%) Solutions Architect
13 25 (6.20%) Juniper Engineer
14 24 (5.96%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
15 23 (5.71%) Network Architect
15 23 (5.71%) NOC Engineer
16 22 (5.46%) Telecoms Architect
17 20 (4.96%) IP Engineer
18 17 (4.22%) Consultant
19 16 (3.97%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.71%) 802.1X
2 4 (0.99%) RFC 2547
3 2 (0.50%) Web Services
4 1 (0.25%) CSS
4 1 (0.25%) LAMP
4 1 (0.25%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.25%) Middleware
4 1 (0.25%) Node.js
4 1 (0.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 91 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 26 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (5.96%) Management Information System
4 22 (5.46%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.23%) PKI
6 12 (2.98%) Virtual Team
7 11 (2.73%) Statistics
8 10 (2.48%) Clustering
9 9 (2.23%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (1.24%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.24%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.99%) iPad
13 3 (0.74%) Contactless
13 3 (0.74%) Driving Licence
14 2 (0.50%) Internet of Things
14 2 (0.50%) Machine to Machine
14 2 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
15 1 (0.25%) Mobile App
15 1 (0.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 81 (20.10%) Linux
2 71 (17.62%) Windows
3 18 (4.47%) Windows Server
4 16 (3.97%) Unix
5 4 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.50%) CentOS
6 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.25%) Android
7 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (22.08%) Network Design
2 63 (15.63%) ITIL
3 54 (13.40%) Load Balancing
4 40 (9.93%) Change Management
5 37 (9.18%) Network Monitoring
6 31 (7.69%) Presales
7 29 (7.20%) Kalman Filter
8 25 (6.20%) Migration
9 23 (5.71%) High Availability
10 22 (5.46%) Project Management
11 21 (5.21%) Change Control
11 21 (5.21%) Network Management
12 20 (4.96%) Cybersecurity
12 20 (4.96%) Problem Management
12 20 (4.96%) Service Delivery
13 19 (4.71%) Threat Modelling
14 18 (4.47%) Incident Management
14 18 (4.47%) Mentoring
15 17 (4.22%) Operations Management
15 17 (4.22%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 22 (5.46%) Python
2 20 (4.96%) C
3 17 (4.22%) Perl
4 13 (3.23%) SQL
5 12 (2.98%) Bash Shell
6 10 (2.48%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.74%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.99%) Tcl
9 2 (0.50%) PHP
10 1 (0.25%) C++
10 1 (0.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 298 (73.95%) Cisco Certification
2 250 (62.03%) CCNP
3 157 (38.96%) CCNA
4 68 (16.87%) Security Cleared
5 49 (12.16%) JNCIA
6 48 (11.91%) SC Cleared
7 39 (9.68%) CCIE
8 37 (9.18%) JNCIS
9 30 (7.44%) CCIP
10 25 (6.20%) Degree
11 19 (4.71%) DV Cleared
12 15 (3.72%) JNCIP
13 12 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (2.73%) CCSP
15 10 (2.48%) CCVP
15 10 (2.48%) MCSA
15 10 (2.48%) MCSE
15 10 (2.48%) RHCE
15 10 (2.48%) RHCSA
15 10 (2.48%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (11.41%) SLA
2 18 (4.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (3.47%) PCI DSS
4 10 (2.48%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.74%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (5.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (4.47%) Hyper-V
3 12 (2.98%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.73%) Xen
5 8 (1.99%) KVM
6 7 (1.74%) Firmware
7 4 (0.99%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.50%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.50%) pfSense
10 1 (0.25%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.25%) iptables
10 1 (0.25%) oVirt
10 1 (0.25%) Postfix
10 1 (0.25%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.25%) vCloud
10 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (4.71%) SolarWinds Orion
2 12 (2.98%) Netcool
3 11 (2.73%) Cisco Prime
4 10 (2.48%) OpenView
5 8 (1.99%) Nagios
6 6 (1.49%) Cacti
6 6 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (1.49%) SmokePing
7 5 (1.24%) Ansible
7 5 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.24%) Puppet
8 2 (0.50%) Foglight
8 2 (0.50%) SCCM
9 1 (0.25%) Nessus
9 1 (0.25%) SCOM
9 1 (0.25%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 324 (80.40%) Cisco
2 188 (46.65%) Juniper
3 114 (28.29%) F5
4 73 (18.11%) CheckPoint
5 69 (17.12%) Palo Alto
6 43 (10.67%) SolarWinds
7 42 (10.42%) VMware
8 30 (7.44%) Microsoft
9 25 (6.20%) Brocade
9 25 (6.20%) HP
9 25 (6.20%) NetScout
10 23 (5.71%) Blue Coat
11 18 (4.47%) Riverbed
12 17 (4.22%) Avaya
13 15 (3.72%) Huawei
14 12 (2.98%) Barracuda Networks
15 10 (2.48%) Aruba
15 10 (2.48%) Extreme Networks
16 6 (1.49%) BT
16 6 (1.49%) Stonesoft
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