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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 224 238 300
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +62
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 267 266 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.39% 1.25% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.24% 5.68% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 239 189 122
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £35,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%
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
4277 4679 4926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.29% 22.00% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3577 3502 3834
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Berkshire +17 98 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Hampshire -12 43 £37,500 -34.78% 7
Surrey -3 41 £37,500 -18.91% 2
Oxfordshire +5 25 £55,000 +0.91% 2
Buckinghamshire +35 24 £29,500 -41.00%
Kent +18 19 £40,000 -14.89%
West Sussex -5 6 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Middlesex +12 4 £62,500 +83.82%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 412 (88.41%) BGP
2 370 (79.40%) Cisco
3 356 (76.39%) MPLS
4 333 (71.46%) Cisco Certification
5 278 (59.66%) CCNP
6 277 (59.44%) Juniper
7 244 (52.36%) Firewall
8 231 (49.57%) WAN
9 167 (35.84%) CCNA
10 165 (35.41%) TCP/IP
11 164 (35.19%) F5
12 162 (34.76%) Cisco ASA
13 161 (34.55%) VPN
14 132 (28.33%) LAN
15 130 (27.90%) EIGRP
16 125 (26.82%) IPsec
17 123 (26.39%) Wireless
18 117 (25.11%) CheckPoint
19 108 (23.18%) Data Centre
20 102 (21.89%) Telecoms
21 101 (21.67%) SSL
22 96 (20.60%) Ethernet
23 94 (20.17%) VLAN
24 87 (18.67%) Network Design
25 86 (18.45%) Linux
26 78 (16.74%) DNS
26 78 (16.74%) Cisco Nexus
27 77 (16.52%) CCIE
28 74 (15.88%) VMware
29 72 (15.45%) JNCIA

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 11 (2.36%) OpenStack
1 11 (2.36%) Skype for Business
2 4 (0.86%) Apache
3 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.21%) nginx
3 1 (0.21%) Node.js
3 1 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.72%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.72%) IaaS
2 4 (0.86%) SaaS
3 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.43%) PaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 412 (88.41%) BGP
2 356 (76.39%) MPLS
3 244 (52.36%) Firewall
4 231 (49.57%) WAN
5 165 (35.41%) TCP/IP
6 162 (34.76%) Cisco ASA
7 161 (34.55%) VPN
8 132 (28.33%) LAN
9 130 (27.90%) EIGRP
10 125 (26.82%) IPsec
11 123 (26.39%) Wireless
12 101 (21.67%) SSL
13 96 (20.60%) Ethernet
14 94 (20.17%) VLAN
15 78 (16.74%) Cisco Nexus
15 78 (16.74%) DNS
16 72 (15.45%) VoIP
17 68 (14.59%) Network Security
18 55 (11.80%) HSRP
19 50 (10.73%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Subversion
1 2 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 102 (21.89%) Telecoms
2 39 (8.37%) Finance
3 23 (4.94%) German Language
3 23 (4.94%) Manufacturing
4 21 (4.51%) Banking
4 21 (4.51%) French Language
5 11 (2.36%) Italian Language
6 6 (1.29%) Electronics
7 4 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.64%) Marketing
8 3 (0.64%) Retail
9 2 (0.43%) Games
10 1 (0.21%) Back Office
10 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 271 (58.15%) Network Engineer
2 92 (19.74%) Cisco Engineer
3 84 (18.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 79 (16.95%) Support Engineer
5 65 (13.95%) Network Support
6 64 (13.73%) Network Support Engineer
7 61 (13.09%) Senior Network Engineer
8 42 (9.01%) Juniper Engineer
9 41 (8.80%) Switch Engineer
10 39 (8.37%) Consultant
11 30 (6.44%) Architect
11 30 (6.44%) Network Consultant
12 28 (6.01%) NOC Engineer
13 27 (5.79%) Network Security Engineer
13 27 (5.79%) Security Engineer
14 26 (5.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 24 (5.15%) Juniper Consultant
16 22 (4.72%) Firewall Engineer
16 22 (4.72%) Operations Engineer
17 21 (4.51%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.65%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.29%) XMPP
3 5 (1.07%) CSS
3 5 (1.07%) Web Services
4 4 (0.86%) LAMP
4 4 (0.86%) Unreal Engine
5 2 (0.43%) HTML
6 1 (0.21%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.21%) Middleware
6 1 (0.21%) RFC 2547
6 1 (0.21%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.21%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 108 (23.18%) Data Centre
2 25 (5.36%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.00%) Mathematics
5 12 (2.58%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (1.93%) iPad
6 9 (1.93%) PKI
7 8 (1.72%) Clustering
8 5 (1.07%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.64%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.43%) Physics
10 2 (0.43%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.21%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 86 (18.45%) Linux
2 42 (9.01%) Windows
3 34 (7.30%) Unix
4 13 (2.79%) CentOS
5 9 (1.93%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.64%) Debian
6 3 (0.64%) Solaris
7 1 (0.21%) Android
7 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (18.67%) Network Design
2 65 (13.95%) Load Balancing
3 59 (12.66%) ITIL
4 37 (7.94%) Presales
5 36 (7.73%) Network Architecture
6 33 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 32 (6.87%) Change Management
8 31 (6.65%) Mentoring
8 31 (6.65%) Network Monitoring
9 27 (5.79%) High Availability
10 25 (5.36%) Project Management
11 24 (5.15%) Network Management
12 20 (4.29%) Change Control
13 17 (3.65%) WAN Optimisation
14 15 (3.22%) Coaching
15 14 (3.00%) Kalman Filter
16 13 (2.79%) Root Cause Analysis
17 11 (2.36%) Capacity Management
17 11 (2.36%) Operations Management
18 10 (2.15%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (5.58%) Python
2 24 (5.15%) Perl
3 18 (3.86%) Bash Shell
4 13 (2.79%) C
5 11 (2.36%) Shell Script
5 11 (2.36%) SQL
6 9 (1.93%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.86%) Tcl
8 3 (0.64%) PHP
9 1 (0.21%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 333 (71.46%) Cisco Certification
2 278 (59.66%) CCNP
3 167 (35.84%) CCNA
4 77 (16.52%) CCIE
5 72 (15.45%) JNCIA
6 59 (12.66%) Security Cleared
7 52 (11.16%) SC Cleared
8 44 (9.44%) CCSP
9 36 (7.73%) JNCIP
9 36 (7.73%) JNCIS
10 34 (7.30%) CCDA
11 32 (6.87%) Degree
12 26 (5.58%) CCDP
13 21 (4.51%) CCIP
14 18 (3.86%) JNCIE
15 16 (3.43%) CCSA
15 16 (3.43%) CCSE
16 7 (1.50%) CCVP
17 6 (1.29%) DV Cleared
18 5 (1.07%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (12.02%) SLA
2 9 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.07%) HIPAA
3 5 (1.07%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.21%) SAS 70
System Software
1 39 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.15%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.50%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.29%) Xen
5 4 (0.86%) iptables
5 4 (0.86%) Postfix
6 3 (0.64%) Corosync
6 3 (0.64%) KVM
7 2 (0.43%) Firmware
8 1 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.21%) oVirt
8 1 (0.21%) UAG
8 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (3.65%) Netcool
2 14 (3.00%) OpenView
3 13 (2.79%) Puppet
4 11 (2.36%) SolarWinds Orion
5 7 (1.50%) CiscoWorks
5 7 (1.50%) Nagios
6 6 (1.29%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (1.07%) Cacti
7 5 (1.07%) SmokePing
8 4 (0.86%) Cisco UCCE
8 4 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.43%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.43%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.21%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 370 (79.40%) Cisco
2 277 (59.44%) Juniper
3 164 (35.19%) F5
4 117 (25.11%) CheckPoint
5 74 (15.88%) VMware
6 58 (12.45%) Palo Alto
7 45 (9.66%) SolarWinds
8 38 (8.15%) Brocade
9 34 (7.30%) Blue Coat
10 33 (7.08%) Riverbed
11 30 (6.44%) HP
11 30 (6.44%) Microsoft
12 26 (5.58%) NetScout
13 19 (4.08%) Ericsson
13 19 (4.08%) Redback
14 15 (3.22%) Red Hat
15 14 (3.00%) Forcepoint
15 14 (3.00%) Radware
16 13 (2.79%) Aruba
16 13 (2.79%) Extreme Networks
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