The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 207 246 219
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -27
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 28 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.69% 0.76% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 26 9 7
Median salary £31,500 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-55.00% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,900 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £68,500
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1039 1191 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.37% 20.20% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 847 1026 844
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
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 West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 West

OSPF
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the South West region.

OSPF Salary Trend in the South West

OSPF
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in the South West

OSPF
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the South West 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
Wiltshire - 15 £28,250 - 1
Somerset -2 9 £38,000 +15.15%
Bristol +10 3 £42,500 -39.28%
Gloucestershire - 1 £52,500 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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 West region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 65 (79.27%) Cisco
2 54 (65.85%) BGP
3 51 (62.20%) MPLS
4 44 (53.66%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (46.34%) Juniper
6 37 (45.12%) Data Centre
7 33 (40.24%) TCP/IP
8 27 (32.93%) Firewall
8 27 (32.93%) VLAN
8 27 (32.93%) DNS
8 27 (32.93%) Linux
8 27 (32.93%) CCNA
9 25 (30.49%) WAN
10 23 (28.05%) CCNP
11 22 (26.83%) EIGRP
11 22 (26.83%) VPN
12 21 (25.61%) LAN
13 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
14 19 (23.17%) SLA
15 18 (21.95%) Load Balancing
16 17 (20.73%) Internet
16 17 (20.73%) VMware
17 16 (19.51%) Telecoms
17 16 (19.51%) Cisco ASA
18 15 (18.29%) Finance
18 15 (18.29%) VPLS
18 15 (18.29%) SSL
18 15 (18.29%) DHCP
19 14 (17.07%) Windows
20 13 (15.85%) JNCIS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (8.54%) Apache
2 4 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Office
1 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (65.85%) BGP
2 51 (62.20%) MPLS
3 33 (40.24%) TCP/IP
4 27 (32.93%) DNS
4 27 (32.93%) Firewall
4 27 (32.93%) VLAN
5 25 (30.49%) WAN
6 22 (26.83%) EIGRP
6 22 (26.83%) VPN
7 21 (25.61%) LAN
8 17 (20.73%) Internet
9 16 (19.51%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (18.29%) DHCP
10 15 (18.29%) SSL
10 15 (18.29%) VPLS
11 12 (14.63%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (14.63%) VoIP
12 11 (13.41%) Network Security
12 11 (13.41%) SNMP
13 9 (10.98%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.54%) MySQL
General
1 16 (19.51%) Telecoms
2 15 (18.29%) Finance
3 4 (4.88%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (40.24%) Network Engineer
2 10 (12.20%) NOC Engineer
3 8 (9.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (9.76%) Network Manager
4 7 (8.54%) Administrator
4 7 (8.54%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (8.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 7 (8.54%) Network Services Manager
4 7 (8.54%) Service Manager
4 7 (8.54%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (8.54%) Team Leader
5 6 (7.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Cisco Support
5 6 (7.32%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Voice Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Voice Support Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Designer
6 5 (6.10%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.85%) 802.1X
2 7 (8.54%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (45.12%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.20%) PKI
3 7 (8.54%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.32%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.88%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.44%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.44%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.44%) Replication
6 2 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.93%) Linux
2 14 (17.07%) Windows
3 4 (4.88%) Unix
4 2 (2.44%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.95%) Load Balancing
2 12 (14.63%) ITIL
3 7 (8.54%) Information Security
4 6 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (7.32%) Fault Analysis
5 5 (6.10%) Network Architecture
6 4 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (4.88%) DevOps
6 4 (4.88%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (4.88%) Network Management
6 4 (4.88%) Presales
6 4 (4.88%) Project Management
7 3 (3.66%) Contingency Planning
7 3 (3.66%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.44%) DDoS Mitigation
8 2 (2.44%) ITIL V3
8 2 (2.44%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.44%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.44%) Migration
8 2 (2.44%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.98%) Perl
2 7 (8.54%) PHP
3 2 (2.44%) Python
3 2 (2.44%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 44 (53.66%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (32.93%) CCNA
3 23 (28.05%) CCNP
4 13 (15.85%) JNCIS
5 8 (9.76%) SC Cleared
5 8 (9.76%) Security Cleared
6 6 (7.32%) CCNP Voice
7 5 (6.10%) Degree
8 2 (2.44%) CCIE
9 1 (1.22%) CCDP
9 1 (1.22%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.22%) HND
9 1 (1.22%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.22%) MCSA
9 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.17%) SLA
2 5 (6.10%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.10%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.44%) vSphere
3 2 (2.44%) XenApp
4 1 (1.22%) NFS
4 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (7.32%) Cisco IPCC
1 6 (7.32%) Cisco UCCE
1 6 (7.32%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (3.66%) SCCM
3 1 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 65 (79.27%) Cisco
2 38 (46.34%) Juniper
3 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
4 17 (20.73%) VMware
5 7 (8.54%) CheckPoint
6 6 (7.32%) Brocade
7 4 (4.88%) Dell
7 4 (4.88%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.66%) HP
9 2 (2.44%) Apple
9 2 (2.44%) Citrix
9 2 (2.44%) Fujitsu
9 2 (2.44%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.44%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.22%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.22%) BT
10 1 (1.22%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.22%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.22%) IronPort
10 1 (1.22%) WatchGuard
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