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

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 232 237 219
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 19 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.76% 1.42% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 8
Median salary £42,500 £46,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.60% +53.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,250 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
1079 1123 1022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.06% 19.24% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 891 974 878
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 30 August 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 August 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 +16 10 £26,500 -39.42%
Bristol +7 7 £43,250 -38.21% 1
Somerset -2 1 £55,000 +66.66%
Cornwall - 1 - - 1
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 61 (95.31%) Cisco
2 43 (67.19%) BGP
3 39 (60.94%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (51.56%) MPLS
5 31 (48.44%) Juniper
5 31 (48.44%) TCP/IP
6 28 (43.75%) Firewall
6 28 (43.75%) Data Centre
7 26 (40.63%) CCNA
8 25 (39.06%) WAN
9 24 (37.50%) DNS
10 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
11 20 (31.25%) CCNP
12 19 (29.69%) SLA
12 19 (29.69%) LAN
13 16 (25.00%) VPN
13 16 (25.00%) VLAN
13 16 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (23.44%) DHCP
14 15 (23.44%) EIGRP
15 14 (21.88%) Windows
15 14 (21.88%) Linux
15 14 (21.88%) VPLS
15 14 (21.88%) 802.1X
16 13 (20.31%) JNCIS
17 11 (17.19%) Finance
17 11 (17.19%) ITIL
17 11 (17.19%) Internet
18 10 (15.63%) ADSL
18 10 (15.63%) Load Balancing

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 2 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (67.19%) BGP
2 33 (51.56%) MPLS
3 31 (48.44%) TCP/IP
4 28 (43.75%) Firewall
5 25 (39.06%) WAN
6 24 (37.50%) DNS
7 19 (29.69%) LAN
8 16 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (25.00%) VLAN
8 16 (25.00%) VPN
9 15 (23.44%) DHCP
9 15 (23.44%) EIGRP
10 14 (21.88%) VPLS
11 11 (17.19%) Internet
12 10 (15.63%) ADSL
12 10 (15.63%) Network Security
13 9 (14.06%) Spanning Tree
13 9 (14.06%) SSL
14 8 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (12.50%) VoIP
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) Network Engineer
2 10 (15.63%) Network Manager
2 10 (15.63%) NOC Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Network Services Manager
4 7 (10.94%) Service Manager
4 7 (10.94%) Team Leader
5 6 (9.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Cisco Support
6 5 (7.81%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Voice Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Voice Support Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Network Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.88%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 28 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 9 (14.06%) PKI
3 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.81%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.25%) Internet of Things
6 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.13%) Fat Client
6 2 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.13%) Replication
6 2 (3.13%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.88%) Linux
1 14 (21.88%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) Unix
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.19%) ITIL
2 10 (15.63%) Load Balancing
3 8 (12.50%) Information Security
4 6 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (7.81%) Fault Analysis
5 5 (7.81%) Network Management
5 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (6.25%) DevOps
6 4 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (6.25%) ITIL V3
6 4 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (6.25%) Project Management
7 3 (4.69%) Contingency Planning
7 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.13%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.13%) Network Design
8 2 (3.13%) Service Management
9 1 (1.56%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.56%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 39 (60.94%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (40.63%) CCNA
3 20 (31.25%) CCNP
4 13 (20.31%) JNCIS
5 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
5 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
6 5 (7.81%) CCNP Voice
6 5 (7.81%) Degree
7 2 (3.13%) CCDP
7 2 (3.13%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.56%) CCIE
8 1 (1.56%) HND
8 1 (1.56%) MCSA
8 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (29.69%) SLA
2 4 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.13%) vSphere
4 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (7.81%) Cisco IPCC
1 5 (7.81%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (7.81%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 61 (95.31%) Cisco
2 31 (48.44%) Juniper
3 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
4 9 (14.06%) VMware
5 7 (10.94%) CheckPoint
6 6 (9.38%) Dell
7 4 (6.25%) HP
8 3 (4.69%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.13%) Apple
9 2 (3.13%) Avaya
9 2 (3.13%) Citrix
9 2 (3.13%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.13%) Fujitsu
9 2 (3.13%) Meraki
9 2 (3.13%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.13%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.56%) Brocade
10 1 (1.56%) F5
10 1 (1.56%) Polycom
10 1 (1.56%) Veeam
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