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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 202 248 222
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -26
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 37 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.71% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.55% 0.72% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 37 8 6
Median salary £37,500 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-42.30% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £53,650 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
1041 1242 1055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.98% 20.61% 16.99%
Number of salaries quoted 851 1043 832
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Somerset +13 17 £38,000 +15.15%
Wiltshire - 15 £30,000 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £46,000 - 1
Bristol +19 2 £40,000 -38.46%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 66 (70.21%) BGP
2 64 (68.09%) Cisco
3 63 (67.02%) MPLS
4 45 (47.87%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (46.81%) Data Centre
6 40 (42.55%) Juniper
7 38 (40.43%) VLAN
8 36 (38.30%) Linux
9 34 (36.17%) EIGRP
10 31 (32.98%) LAN
10 31 (32.98%) TCP/IP
10 31 (32.98%) WAN
11 30 (31.91%) Firewall
12 28 (29.79%) VPN
13 27 (28.72%) VMware
14 25 (26.60%) Telecoms
14 25 (26.60%) DNS
14 25 (26.60%) CCNP
14 25 (26.60%) CCNA
15 19 (20.21%) SLA
16 18 (19.15%) Microsoft
16 18 (19.15%) SNMP
16 18 (19.15%) VoIP
16 18 (19.15%) Perl
16 18 (19.15%) Load Balancing
16 18 (19.15%) Cisco ASA
17 17 (18.09%) VPLS
17 17 (18.09%) SSL
17 17 (18.09%) Internet
18 16 (17.02%) IPv4

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 16 (17.02%) Apache
2 8 (8.51%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.38%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (6.38%) MS Office
2 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 66 (70.21%) BGP
2 63 (67.02%) MPLS
3 38 (40.43%) VLAN
4 34 (36.17%) EIGRP
5 31 (32.98%) LAN
5 31 (32.98%) TCP/IP
5 31 (32.98%) WAN
6 30 (31.91%) Firewall
7 28 (29.79%) VPN
8 25 (26.60%) DNS
9 18 (19.15%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (19.15%) SNMP
9 18 (19.15%) VoIP
10 17 (18.09%) Internet
10 17 (18.09%) SSL
10 17 (18.09%) VPLS
11 16 (17.02%) IPv4
11 16 (17.02%) IPv6
12 14 (14.89%) DHCP
12 14 (14.89%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.02%) MySQL
General
1 25 (26.60%) Telecoms
2 15 (15.96%) Finance
3 4 (4.26%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (36.17%) Network Engineer
2 16 (17.02%) Administrator
2 16 (17.02%) Linux Administrator
2 16 (17.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 16 (17.02%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (10.64%) Telecoms Administrator
4 9 (9.57%) NOC Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) Network Manager
6 7 (7.45%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) Network Services Manager
6 7 (7.45%) Service Manager
6 7 (7.45%) Team Leader
6 7 (7.45%) Voice Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.02%) LAMP
2 13 (13.83%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 44 (46.81%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.64%) PKI
3 7 (7.45%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.38%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.26%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.13%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.13%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.13%) Replication
6 2 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (38.30%) Linux
2 16 (17.02%) Windows
3 6 (6.38%) Mac OS
3 6 (6.38%) Windows 7
3 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.15%) Load Balancing
2 12 (12.77%) ITIL
3 10 (10.64%) Presales
4 7 (7.45%) Information Security
5 6 (6.38%) Fault Analysis
5 6 (6.38%) Migration
5 6 (6.38%) Project Management
6 5 (5.32%) Network Architecture
7 4 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (4.26%) DevOps
7 4 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.26%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (3.19%) Contingency Planning
8 3 (3.19%) Network Management
8 3 (3.19%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.13%) DDoS Mitigation
9 2 (2.13%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.13%) Network Design
10 1 (1.06%) Network Load Balancing
10 1 (1.06%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.15%) Perl
2 16 (17.02%) PHP
3 2 (2.13%) Python
3 2 (2.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 45 (47.87%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (26.60%) CCNA
2 25 (26.60%) CCNP
3 13 (13.83%) JNCIS
4 8 (8.51%) SC Cleared
4 8 (8.51%) Security Cleared
5 7 (7.45%) CCNP Voice
6 5 (5.32%) Degree
7 4 (4.26%) CCIE
8 1 (1.06%) CCDP
8 1 (1.06%) CCVP
8 1 (1.06%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.06%) HND
8 1 (1.06%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.06%) MCSA
8 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.21%) SLA
2 5 (5.32%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 14 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.57%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.38%) XenApp
4 2 (2.13%) vSphere
5 1 (1.06%) NFS
5 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (7.45%) Cisco UCCE
1 7 (7.45%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (6.38%) Cisco IPCC
3 3 (3.19%) SCCM
4 1 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 64 (68.09%) Cisco
2 40 (42.55%) Juniper
3 27 (28.72%) VMware
4 18 (19.15%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.38%) Brocade
5 6 (6.38%) CheckPoint
5 6 (6.38%) Citrix
6 3 (3.19%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (2.13%) Apple
7 2 (2.13%) Dell
7 2 (2.13%) Fujitsu
7 2 (2.13%) HP
7 2 (2.13%) Intel Security
7 2 (2.13%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.06%) Avaya
8 1 (1.06%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.06%) IronPort
8 1 (1.06%) Siemens
8 1 (1.06%) WatchGuard
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