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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England / South East
Rank 193 274 239
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -35
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 220 185 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.50% 0.95% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.06% 4.72% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 178 169 178
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 £35,000 £29,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
3114 3918 4574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.19% 20.03% 22.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2501 3295 3463
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,650 £26,000
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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +69 84 £51,125 +28.61% 3
Surrey +62 45 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Berkshire -19 35 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Oxfordshire +30 19 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Kent +22 9 £43,000 -12.02%
West Sussex +9 9 £62,500 +25.00%
East Sussex - 9 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +12 5 £56,250 +90.67% 1
Middlesex - 5 £42,500 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 400 (93.46%) BGP
2 350 (81.78%) Cisco
3 323 (75.47%) Cisco Certification
4 285 (66.59%) MPLS
5 243 (56.78%) CCNP
6 230 (53.74%) Juniper
7 222 (51.87%) Firewall
8 177 (41.36%) WAN
9 158 (36.92%) LAN
10 150 (35.05%) VPN
11 138 (32.24%) CCNA
12 120 (28.04%) Cisco ASA
13 116 (27.10%) F5
14 108 (25.23%) DNS
15 95 (22.20%) Network Design
16 92 (21.50%) Telecoms
17 91 (21.26%) Data Centre
18 87 (20.33%) VLAN
19 84 (19.63%) EIGRP
20 77 (17.99%) Security Cleared
20 77 (17.99%) Palo Alto
21 75 (17.52%) TCP/IP
22 72 (16.82%) CCIE
22 72 (16.82%) IPsec
23 70 (16.36%) Cisco IOS
24 69 (16.12%) VoIP
25 68 (15.89%) Linux
25 68 (15.89%) Network Security
26 66 (15.42%) Presales
27 63 (14.72%) CheckPoint

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 17 (3.97%) Skype for Business
2 8 (1.87%) OpenStack
Applications
1 26 (6.07%) MS Office
2 24 (5.61%) MS Excel
3 19 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.17%) S-PLUS
5 4 (0.93%) MS Project
6 3 (0.70%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.40%) IaaS
2 6 (1.40%) PaaS
3 4 (0.93%) Office 365
4 2 (0.47%) SaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 400 (93.46%) BGP
2 285 (66.59%) MPLS
3 222 (51.87%) Firewall
4 177 (41.36%) WAN
5 158 (36.92%) LAN
6 150 (35.05%) VPN
7 120 (28.04%) Cisco ASA
8 108 (25.23%) DNS
9 87 (20.33%) VLAN
10 84 (19.63%) EIGRP
11 75 (17.52%) TCP/IP
12 72 (16.82%) IPsec
13 70 (16.36%) Cisco IOS
14 69 (16.12%) VoIP
15 68 (15.89%) Network Security
16 61 (14.25%) Wireless
17 58 (13.55%) Ethernet
18 54 (12.62%) DHCP
19 53 (12.38%) IPv6
20 51 (11.92%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.47%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Subversion
General
1 92 (21.50%) Telecoms
2 28 (6.54%) Marketing
3 19 (4.44%) Finance
4 9 (2.10%) Banking
5 5 (1.17%) Advertising
5 5 (1.17%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.70%) Back Office
6 3 (0.70%) Billing
7 2 (0.47%) Retail
8 1 (0.23%) Electronics
8 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 244 (57.01%) Network Engineer
2 59 (13.79%) Support Engineer
3 50 (11.68%) Juniper Engineer
4 48 (11.21%) Network Support
5 45 (10.51%) Consultant
6 42 (9.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 40 (9.35%) Cisco Engineer
8 37 (8.64%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 37 (8.64%) IP Engineer
8 37 (8.64%) Network Consultant
9 36 (8.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 36 (8.41%) Senior Network Engineer
10 33 (7.71%) Network Support Engineer
11 30 (7.01%) Architect
12 26 (6.07%) Juniper Support
12 26 (6.07%) Professional Services Consultant
13 24 (5.61%) Professional Services Engineer
13 24 (5.61%) Professional Services Network Engineer
13 24 (5.61%) Security Engineer
14 23 (5.37%) Senior IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.27%) 802.1X
2 10 (2.34%) Web Services
3 6 (1.40%) SAX
4 5 (1.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 91 (21.26%) Data Centre
2 29 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.74%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.04%) Statistics
5 9 (2.10%) PKI
6 8 (1.87%) iPad
7 6 (1.40%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.17%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.70%) Contactless
10 3 (0.70%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.70%) Machine to Machine
10 3 (0.70%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.47%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.47%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 68 (15.89%) Linux
2 58 (13.55%) Windows
3 9 (2.10%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.17%) Unix
5 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.23%) CentOS
6 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (22.20%) Network Design
2 66 (15.42%) Presales
3 59 (13.79%) Migration
4 48 (11.21%) Load Balancing
5 44 (10.28%) ITIL
6 38 (8.88%) High Availability
7 31 (7.24%) Network Monitoring
8 24 (5.61%) Network Management
9 17 (3.97%) Change Management
10 15 (3.50%) Kalman Filter
10 15 (3.50%) Mentoring
11 14 (3.27%) GAP Analysis
11 14 (3.27%) Project Management
12 12 (2.80%) Service Delivery
13 11 (2.57%) Change Control
13 11 (2.57%) Performance Monitoring
14 10 (2.34%) Problem Management
15 9 (2.10%) Network Architecture
15 9 (2.10%) Operations Management
15 9 (2.10%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (1.87%) C
2 6 (1.40%) Python
3 5 (1.17%) Java
4 4 (0.93%) Perl
5 2 (0.47%) PHP
6 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.23%) C++
6 1 (0.23%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 323 (75.47%) Cisco Certification
2 243 (56.78%) CCNP
3 138 (32.24%) CCNA
4 77 (17.99%) Security Cleared
5 72 (16.82%) CCIE
6 55 (12.85%) SC Cleared
7 47 (10.98%) JNCIS
8 38 (8.88%) JNCIA
9 31 (7.24%) JNCIP
10 29 (6.78%) Degree
11 23 (5.37%) CCIP
11 23 (5.37%) DV Cleared
12 15 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (3.04%) CCSP
14 12 (2.80%) CCDP
15 6 (1.40%) CCSE
16 5 (1.17%) CCDA
16 5 (1.17%) CCNP Voice
17 3 (0.70%) JNCIE
18 2 (0.47%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (9.81%) SLA
2 14 (3.27%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (10.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (4.21%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.21%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.10%) Forefront TMG
4 7 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.17%) FreeRADIUS
6 3 (0.70%) KVM
7 2 (0.47%) Firmware
8 1 (0.23%) iptables
8 1 (0.23%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (2.57%) Nagios
1 11 (2.57%) SolarWinds Orion
2 10 (2.34%) SCOM
3 9 (2.10%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (1.17%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (0.93%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.47%) Ansible
6 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.47%) Puppet
7 1 (0.23%) Foglight
7 1 (0.23%) Netcool
Vendors
1 350 (81.78%) Cisco
2 230 (53.74%) Juniper
3 116 (27.10%) F5
4 77 (17.99%) Palo Alto
5 63 (14.72%) CheckPoint
6 51 (11.92%) Microsoft
7 47 (10.98%) VMware
8 40 (9.35%) Brocade
9 39 (9.11%) Riverbed
10 24 (5.61%) Blue Coat
10 24 (5.61%) SolarWinds
11 23 (5.37%) Huawei
12 20 (4.67%) Avaya
13 15 (3.50%) HP
14 11 (2.57%) Nokia
15 10 (2.34%) Polycom
16 9 (2.10%) Barracuda Networks
16 9 (2.10%) Meraki
17 7 (1.64%) Extreme Networks
17 7 (1.64%) NetScout
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