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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 213 213 235
Rank change year-on-year
0 +22
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 21 31 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.54% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.32% 2.88% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6 31 11
Median salary £26,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.95%
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
906 1076 1094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.55% 18.83% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 742 947 921
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the South 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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Gloucestershire -6 8 - - 1
Wiltshire +13 5 £26,500 -18.46%
Bristol +18 4 £47,500 -22.44%
Cornwall - 2 - -
Somerset - 2 £30,000 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 29 (76.32%) Cisco
1 29 (76.32%) Firewall
2 26 (68.42%) BGP
3 20 (52.63%) TCP/IP
4 19 (50.00%) LAN
4 19 (50.00%) WAN
5 17 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
7 14 (36.84%) CCNP
7 14 (36.84%) MPLS
8 12 (31.58%) Ethernet
9 11 (28.95%) VPN
9 11 (28.95%) Windows
9 11 (28.95%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (26.32%) Juniper
11 9 (23.68%) Dell
11 9 (23.68%) CCNA
11 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
12 8 (21.05%) FTP
12 8 (21.05%) Network Security
13 7 (18.42%) Network Management
13 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (18.42%) ITIL
13 7 (18.42%) ADSL
13 7 (18.42%) Internet
13 7 (18.42%) NetScreen
13 7 (18.42%) FortiGate
13 7 (18.42%) Spanning Tree
14 6 (15.79%) EIGRP
14 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2

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 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (76.32%) Firewall
2 26 (68.42%) BGP
3 20 (52.63%) TCP/IP
4 19 (50.00%) LAN
4 19 (50.00%) WAN
5 14 (36.84%) MPLS
6 12 (31.58%) Ethernet
7 11 (28.95%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (28.95%) VPN
8 8 (21.05%) FTP
8 8 (21.05%) Network Security
9 7 (18.42%) ADSL
9 7 (18.42%) Internet
9 7 (18.42%) NetScreen
9 7 (18.42%) Spanning Tree
10 6 (15.79%) DNS
10 6 (15.79%) EIGRP
10 6 (15.79%) VLAN
11 5 (13.16%) RIP
11 5 (13.16%) SNMP
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
1 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Network Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Network Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) NOC Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Brocade Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) IT Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) IT Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Juniper Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) Network Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (18.42%) ITIL
1 7 (18.42%) Network Management
2 6 (15.79%) Load Balancing
2 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
3 5 (13.16%) Network Design
4 4 (10.53%) ITIL V3
4 4 (10.53%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.53%) Time Management
5 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.26%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (5.26%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.26%) Service Management
6 2 (5.26%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.63%) Data Security
7 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.63%) Information Security
7 1 (2.63%) ITSM
7 1 (2.63%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (36.84%) CCNP
3 9 (23.68%) CCNA
4 4 (10.53%) Degree
5 3 (7.89%) CCDP
5 3 (7.89%) DBS Check
5 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.26%) APMP
6 2 (5.26%) JNCIS
6 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) CCENT
7 1 (2.63%) CCIE
7 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 3 (7.89%) SLA
3 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) NFS
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Cisco
2 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 10 (26.32%) Juniper
4 9 (23.68%) Dell
5 4 (10.53%) HP
5 4 (10.53%) Radware
5 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds
5 4 (10.53%) VMware
6 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.89%) Veeam
7 2 (5.26%) Brocade
7 2 (5.26%) Citrix
7 2 (5.26%) F5
7 2 (5.26%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.26%) Intel Security
7 2 (5.26%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.63%) Avaya
8 1 (2.63%) BT
8 1 (2.63%) Polycom
8 1 (2.63%) WatchGuard
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