The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 64 79 77
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 12 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.89% 0.71% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.05% 3.79% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 2
Median salary £32,500 £62,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-48.00% +15.74%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
OSPF
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
149 132 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 23.46% 18.83% 22.51%
Number of salaries quoted 134 120 154
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,900 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

OSPF
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Southampton region.

OSPF Salary Trend in Southampton

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Southampton

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 6 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 Southampton region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (91.30%) BGP
2 21 (91.30%) CCNP
2 21 (91.30%) CCNA
2 21 (91.30%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 21 (91.30%) Linux
3 19 (82.61%) VPN
3 19 (82.61%) Juniper
3 19 (82.61%) MPLS
4 17 (73.91%) VLAN
5 16 (69.57%) Data Centre
6 15 (65.22%) Cisco IOS
6 15 (65.22%) Junos
6 15 (65.22%) Statistics
6 15 (65.22%) IPsec
6 15 (65.22%) PPP
6 15 (65.22%) VoIP
6 15 (65.22%) L2TP
6 15 (65.22%) RTP
7 6 (26.09%) Firewall
7 6 (26.09%) Unix
8 4 (17.39%) WAN
8 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
8 4 (17.39%) NetScreen
8 4 (17.39%) JNCIA
8 4 (17.39%) Brocade
9 3 (13.04%) JNCIS
9 3 (13.04%) Foundry
9 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 21 (91.30%) BGP
2 19 (82.61%) MPLS
2 19 (82.61%) VPN
3 17 (73.91%) VLAN
4 15 (65.22%) Cisco IOS
4 15 (65.22%) IPsec
4 15 (65.22%) Junos
4 15 (65.22%) L2TP
4 15 (65.22%) PPP
4 15 (65.22%) RTP
4 15 (65.22%) VoIP
5 6 (26.09%) Firewall
6 4 (17.39%) NetScreen
6 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
6 4 (17.39%) WAN
7 3 (13.04%) Internet
8 2 (8.70%) DNS
8 2 (8.70%) EIGRP
8 2 (8.70%) VPLS
8 2 (8.70%) Wireless
General
1 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Network Support
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Network Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Support
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper Support
4 1 (4.35%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (69.57%) Data Centre
2 15 (65.22%) Statistics
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Linux
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Unix
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.70%) Change Management
1 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 21 (91.30%) CCNA
1 21 (91.30%) CCNP
1 21 (91.30%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (17.39%) JNCIA
3 3 (13.04%) JNCIS
4 2 (8.70%) CCDP
4 2 (8.70%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) JNCIP
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.70%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (82.61%) Juniper
3 4 (17.39%) Brocade
4 3 (13.04%) Foundry
5 2 (8.70%) Aruba
5 2 (8.70%) SonicWALL
5 2 (8.70%) VMware