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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 254 257 311
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +54
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 186 221 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.01% 1.06% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.08% 4.96% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 162 143 128
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
3663 4455 4916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 19.87% 21.34% 21.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2986 3541 3738
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +50 48 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Berkshire -57 46 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Hampshire +1 39 £38,750 -13.88% 5
West Sussex +6 16 £48,750 -2.50%
Buckinghamshire +21 14 £62,500 +19.04% 1
Oxfordshire -16 14 £57,500 +6.48% 1
Kent - 5 £50,000 - 1
Middlesex +13 4 £53,750 +34.37%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 391 (86.31%) BGP
2 378 (83.44%) Cisco
3 341 (75.28%) MPLS
4 327 (72.19%) Cisco Certification
5 274 (60.49%) CCNP
6 252 (55.63%) Juniper
7 240 (52.98%) Firewall
8 221 (48.79%) WAN
9 183 (40.40%) CCNA
10 157 (34.66%) VPN
11 155 (34.22%) TCP/IP
12 150 (33.11%) LAN
12 150 (33.11%) Cisco ASA
12 150 (33.11%) F5
13 118 (26.05%) IPsec
14 113 (24.94%) EIGRP
15 107 (23.62%) CheckPoint
15 107 (23.62%) Data Centre
16 105 (23.18%) DNS
17 100 (22.08%) Telecoms
18 99 (21.85%) Wireless
19 95 (20.97%) SSL
20 90 (19.87%) Cisco Nexus
21 87 (19.21%) Ethernet
21 87 (19.21%) Network Design
22 81 (17.88%) Network Security
23 80 (17.66%) VLAN
24 72 (15.89%) Linux
24 72 (15.89%) Palo Alto
25 71 (15.67%) Load Balancing

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 13 (2.87%) OpenStack
2 3 (0.66%) SAS
2 3 (0.66%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.22%) Apache
3 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.22%) nginx
Applications
1 25 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.87%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.66%) Office 365
2 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 391 (86.31%) BGP
2 341 (75.28%) MPLS
3 240 (52.98%) Firewall
4 221 (48.79%) WAN
5 157 (34.66%) VPN
6 155 (34.22%) TCP/IP
7 150 (33.11%) Cisco ASA
7 150 (33.11%) LAN
8 118 (26.05%) IPsec
9 113 (24.94%) EIGRP
10 105 (23.18%) DNS
11 99 (21.85%) Wireless
12 95 (20.97%) SSL
13 90 (19.87%) Cisco Nexus
14 87 (19.21%) Ethernet
15 81 (17.88%) Network Security
16 80 (17.66%) VLAN
17 62 (13.69%) DHCP
17 62 (13.69%) HSRP
18 53 (11.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 100 (22.08%) Telecoms
2 36 (7.95%) Finance
3 26 (5.74%) Banking
4 23 (5.08%) Manufacturing
5 16 (3.53%) German Language
6 13 (2.87%) French Language
7 12 (2.65%) Italian Language
8 7 (1.55%) Electronics
9 3 (0.66%) Games
9 3 (0.66%) Marketing
10 1 (0.22%) Back Office
10 1 (0.22%) Billing
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 255 (56.29%) Network Engineer
2 82 (18.10%) Cisco Engineer
3 73 (16.11%) Support Engineer
4 70 (15.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 65 (14.35%) Network Support
6 62 (13.69%) Network Support Engineer
7 54 (11.92%) Senior Network Engineer
8 42 (9.27%) Juniper Engineer
9 40 (8.83%) Architect
10 38 (8.39%) Switch Engineer
11 35 (7.73%) Security Engineer
12 34 (7.51%) Network Security Engineer
13 29 (6.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 28 (6.18%) Consultant
15 27 (5.96%) Network Architect
16 23 (5.08%) NOC Engineer
17 22 (4.86%) Cisco Support
17 22 (4.86%) Network Consultant
17 22 (4.86%) Solutions Architect
18 20 (4.42%) Juniper Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.64%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.10%) CSS
2 5 (1.10%) RFC 2547
3 2 (0.44%) Web Services
4 1 (0.22%) LAMP
4 1 (0.22%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.22%) Middleware
4 1 (0.22%) Node.js
4 1 (0.22%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.22%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (0.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 107 (23.62%) Data Centre
2 24 (5.30%) Management Information System
3 23 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 22 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (4.19%) Virtual Team
6 15 (3.31%) PKI
7 12 (2.65%) Mathematics
8 11 (2.43%) Clustering
9 9 (1.99%) iPad
10 8 (1.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (1.10%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.88%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.66%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.44%) Statistics
15 1 (0.22%) Smartphone
15 1 (0.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 72 (15.89%) Linux
2 53 (11.70%) Windows
3 26 (5.74%) Unix
4 15 (3.31%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.22%) Android
6 1 (0.22%) CentOS
6 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (19.21%) Network Design
2 71 (15.67%) ITIL
2 71 (15.67%) Load Balancing
3 43 (9.49%) Change Management
4 40 (8.83%) Network Monitoring
5 35 (7.73%) Project Management
6 25 (5.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 25 (5.52%) Network Architecture
7 24 (5.30%) High Availability
8 23 (5.08%) Kalman Filter
8 23 (5.08%) Mentoring
9 22 (4.86%) Change Control
10 20 (4.42%) Network Management
11 19 (4.19%) Presales
12 18 (3.97%) Operations Management
12 18 (3.97%) WAN Optimisation
13 17 (3.75%) Service Delivery
14 14 (3.09%) Incident Management
14 14 (3.09%) Problem Management
14 14 (3.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (4.86%) Python
2 19 (4.19%) Perl
3 18 (3.97%) C
4 13 (2.87%) SQL
5 11 (2.43%) Bash Shell
6 10 (2.21%) PowerShell
7 8 (1.77%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.10%) Tcl
9 2 (0.44%) PHP
10 1 (0.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 327 (72.19%) Cisco Certification
2 274 (60.49%) CCNP
3 183 (40.40%) CCNA
4 68 (15.01%) JNCIA
5 60 (13.25%) Security Cleared
6 51 (11.26%) CCIE
7 47 (10.38%) SC Cleared
8 41 (9.05%) JNCIS
9 35 (7.73%) CCSP
10 30 (6.62%) Degree
11 29 (6.40%) JNCIP
12 22 (4.86%) CCDA
13 19 (4.19%) CCDP
13 19 (4.19%) CCIP
14 16 (3.53%) CCSA
14 16 (3.53%) CCSE
15 15 (3.31%) JNCIE
16 12 (2.65%) DV Cleared
17 11 (2.43%) CCVP
18 10 (2.21%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (13.02%) SLA
2 20 (4.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.21%) HIPAA
3 10 (2.21%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.66%) SAS 70
System Software
1 22 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.65%) Hyper-V
3 11 (2.43%) Xen
4 9 (1.99%) Active Directory
5 7 (1.55%) Firmware
6 5 (1.10%) KVM
7 3 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.66%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.44%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.44%) pfSense
9 1 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.22%) oVirt
9 1 (0.22%) Postfix
9 1 (0.22%) UAG
9 1 (0.22%) vCloud
9 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (4.64%) SolarWinds Orion
2 18 (3.97%) Netcool
3 17 (3.75%) OpenView
4 16 (3.53%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (1.55%) Nagios
6 6 (1.32%) Cacti
6 6 (1.32%) SmokePing
7 3 (0.66%) Ansible
7 3 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.66%) Puppet
8 2 (0.44%) SCCM
9 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.22%) Foglight
9 1 (0.22%) Nessus
9 1 (0.22%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 378 (83.44%) Cisco
2 252 (55.63%) Juniper
3 150 (33.11%) F5
4 107 (23.62%) CheckPoint
5 72 (15.89%) Palo Alto
6 59 (13.02%) SolarWinds
7 54 (11.92%) VMware
8 38 (8.39%) Brocade
9 36 (7.95%) HP
10 28 (6.18%) Blue Coat
11 27 (5.96%) Microsoft
11 27 (5.96%) NetScout
12 23 (5.08%) Riverbed
13 16 (3.53%) Avaya
14 14 (3.09%) Ericsson
14 14 (3.09%) Redback
15 12 (2.65%) Barracuda Networks
16 11 (2.43%) Aruba
17 10 (2.21%) Extreme Networks
18 8 (1.77%) Citrix
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + great benefits including Private Medical Ins
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: The proposed package is up to £60k basic, plus Bonus plus Benefits plu
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 15% bonus.
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Pack
Posted: 5 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus corporate benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Inc Shift Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Capita plc
Posted: 11 days ago
Reigate
Capita plc
Posted: 12 days ago
Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Posted: 10 days ago
Basingstoke
Capita plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + On call
Posted: 11 days ago
Surrey
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £67000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton
Oho Group
Salary: ASAP
Posted: 20 days ago
Reigate
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Oxford
Oho Group
Salary: £50k - 65k per year + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
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