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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England / South West
Rank 207 194 226
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +32
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 22 60 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 1.05% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.81% 5.45% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 11 54 17
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £28,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.05%

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
784 1100 973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.48% 19.17% 16.59%
Number of salaries quoted 621 926 837
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £53,100
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -3 11 £50,000 +33.33%
Bristol -5 4 £38,750 -34.04%
Devon - 4 £20,500 -
Wiltshire +16 2 £36,250 -23.68%
Cornwall - 1 £45,000 - 1
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 (70.73%) BGP
2 24 (58.54%) Firewall
3 21 (51.22%) LAN
3 21 (51.22%) Cisco
4 20 (48.78%) WAN
5 19 (46.34%) TCP/IP
5 19 (46.34%) Ethernet
6 17 (41.46%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
7 16 (39.02%) Network Security
8 15 (36.59%) CCNP
8 15 (36.59%) FTP
9 14 (34.15%) NetScreen
9 14 (34.15%) FortiGate
10 12 (29.27%) MPLS
11 10 (24.39%) RIP
11 10 (24.39%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
12 8 (19.51%) VPN
12 8 (19.51%) Juniper
13 6 (14.63%) CCNA
13 6 (14.63%) Load Balancing
13 6 (14.63%) VMware
13 6 (14.63%) Network Management
14 5 (12.20%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (12.20%) Spanning Tree
14 5 (12.20%) VLAN
14 5 (12.20%) SSL
14 5 (12.20%) IPv4
14 5 (12.20%) Windows

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 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (70.73%) BGP
2 24 (58.54%) Firewall
3 21 (51.22%) LAN
4 20 (48.78%) WAN
5 19 (46.34%) Ethernet
5 19 (46.34%) TCP/IP
6 16 (39.02%) Network Security
7 15 (36.59%) FTP
8 14 (34.15%) NetScreen
9 12 (29.27%) MPLS
10 10 (24.39%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (24.39%) RIP
11 8 (19.51%) VPN
12 5 (12.20%) ADSL
12 5 (12.20%) EIGRP
12 5 (12.20%) Internet
12 5 (12.20%) IPv4
12 5 (12.20%) Spanning Tree
12 5 (12.20%) SSL
12 5 (12.20%) VLAN
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Network Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Network Specialist
3 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Technical Support
3 4 (9.76%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Brocade Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Technical Support
5 2 (4.88%) Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) IT Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) COM
2 1 (2.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.44%) BYOD
4 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.44%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) iPhone
4 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.63%) Load Balancing
1 6 (14.63%) Network Management
2 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (9.76%) ITIL
2 4 (9.76%) Time Management
3 3 (7.32%) Network Design
3 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
3 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.88%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (4.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
4 2 (4.88%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (4.88%) Six Sigma
4 2 (4.88%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (2.44%) High Availability
5 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.44%) Presales
5 1 (2.44%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (36.59%) CCNP
3 6 (14.63%) CCNA
4 4 (9.76%) Degree
4 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.32%) DBS Check
5 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (4.88%) APMP
6 2 (4.88%) CCENT
6 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.88%) JNCIS
6 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.44%) CCDP
7 1 (2.44%) CCIE
7 1 (2.44%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) NFS
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (34.15%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.44%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Cisco
2 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
3 8 (19.51%) Juniper
4 6 (14.63%) VMware
5 5 (12.20%) Dell
6 4 (9.76%) Radware
7 3 (7.32%) Brocade
7 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.32%) HP
7 3 (7.32%) Intel Security
7 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.32%) Veeam
8 2 (4.88%) F5
8 2 (4.88%) Mitel
8 2 (4.88%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.44%) Apple
9 1 (2.44%) Avaya
9 1 (2.44%) BT
9 1 (2.44%) EMC
9 1 (2.44%) Polycom
St Ives, Cambridgeshire
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago