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

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England / South West
Rank 202 202 230
Rank change year-on-year
0 +28
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 23 46 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.83% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.89% 4.55% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7 45 12
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -25.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £28,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
797 1010 1002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.33% 18.12% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 633 875 853
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,917 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 21 January 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 January 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 14 £50,000 +60.00%
Bristol +3 5 £42,500 -32.00% 1
Devon - 2 £20,500 -
Wiltshire +12 1 £41,000 +26.15%
Somerset +5 1 - -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 31 (73.81%) BGP
2 27 (64.29%) Firewall
3 25 (59.52%) Cisco
4 23 (54.76%) LAN
5 22 (52.38%) WAN
6 18 (42.86%) Ethernet
6 18 (42.86%) TCP/IP
7 17 (40.48%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (35.71%) CCNP
8 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
8 15 (35.71%) Network Security
9 14 (33.33%) FTP
9 14 (33.33%) MPLS
10 13 (30.95%) NetScreen
10 13 (30.95%) FortiGate
11 12 (28.57%) Data Centre
11 12 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (26.19%) VPN
13 9 (21.43%) Juniper
14 8 (19.05%) RIP
14 8 (19.05%) Windows
15 7 (16.67%) CCNA
15 7 (16.67%) Network Management
16 6 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
16 6 (14.29%) Dell
16 6 (14.29%) Internet
16 6 (14.29%) EIGRP
16 6 (14.29%) ITIL
16 6 (14.29%) ADSL
16 6 (14.29%) 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 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 31 (73.81%) BGP
2 27 (64.29%) Firewall
3 23 (54.76%) LAN
4 22 (52.38%) WAN
5 18 (42.86%) Ethernet
5 18 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 15 (35.71%) Network Security
7 14 (33.33%) FTP
7 14 (33.33%) MPLS
8 13 (30.95%) NetScreen
9 12 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (26.19%) VPN
11 8 (19.05%) RIP
12 6 (14.29%) ADSL
12 6 (14.29%) EIGRP
12 6 (14.29%) Internet
12 6 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
13 5 (11.90%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (11.90%) DNS
13 5 (11.90%) VLAN
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
1 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Network Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Network Specialist
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Brocade Specialist
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco Specialist
4 3 (7.14%) Network Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) IT Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Support
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.38%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) COM
2 1 (2.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) Network Management
2 6 (14.29%) ITIL
2 6 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
4 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.52%) Network Design
4 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.52%) Time Management
5 3 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.76%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (4.76%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.76%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.38%) High Availability
7 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.38%) Presales
7 1 (2.38%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 17 (40.48%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (35.71%) CCNP
3 7 (16.67%) CCNA
4 4 (9.52%) Degree
4 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.14%) DBS Check
5 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (4.76%) APMP
6 2 (4.76%) CCDP
6 2 (4.76%) CCENT
6 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.76%) JNCIS
6 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.38%) CCIE
7 1 (2.38%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) NFS
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (59.52%) Cisco
2 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (21.43%) Juniper
4 6 (14.29%) Dell
4 6 (14.29%) VMware
5 4 (9.52%) CheckPoint
5 4 (9.52%) Radware
6 3 (7.14%) Brocade
6 3 (7.14%) HP
6 3 (7.14%) Intel Security
6 3 (7.14%) SolarWinds
6 3 (7.14%) Veeam
7 2 (4.76%) Citrix
7 2 (4.76%) F5
7 2 (4.76%) Palo Alto
7 2 (4.76%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.38%) Avaya
8 1 (2.38%) EMC
8 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.38%) Polycom
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