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

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 72 - 81
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.61% - 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.92% - 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Median salary £27,500 - £35,000
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 Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
137 158 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 20.98% 21.97% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 128 149 133
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 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 Southampton region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) CCNP
1 19 (100.00%) CCNA
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (100.00%) BGP
2 17 (89.47%) Juniper
2 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) Linux
3 15 (78.95%) VPN
3 15 (78.95%) MPLS
4 14 (73.68%) Data Centre
5 13 (68.42%) Cisco IOS
5 13 (68.42%) Junos
5 13 (68.42%) VLAN
5 13 (68.42%) Statistics
5 13 (68.42%) IPsec
5 13 (68.42%) L2TP
5 13 (68.42%) RTP
5 13 (68.42%) PPP
5 13 (68.42%) VoIP
6 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
6 4 (21.05%) Unix
6 4 (21.05%) NetScreen
6 4 (21.05%) Firewall
6 4 (21.05%) JNCIA
6 4 (21.05%) Brocade
7 3 (15.79%) JNCIS
7 3 (15.79%) Foundry
7 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.79%) Internet

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 19 (100.00%) BGP
2 15 (78.95%) MPLS
2 15 (78.95%) VPN
3 13 (68.42%) Cisco IOS
3 13 (68.42%) IPsec
3 13 (68.42%) Junos
3 13 (68.42%) L2TP
3 13 (68.42%) PPP
3 13 (68.42%) RTP
3 13 (68.42%) VLAN
3 13 (68.42%) VoIP
4 4 (21.05%) Firewall
4 4 (21.05%) NetScreen
4 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.79%) Internet
6 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
6 2 (10.53%) PBX
6 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
6 2 (10.53%) WAN
General
1 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Network Support
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Support
4 1 (5.26%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Juniper Support
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) Data Centre
2 13 (68.42%) Statistics
3 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Change Management
1 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) CCNA
1 19 (100.00%) CCNP
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) JNCIA
3 3 (15.79%) JNCIS
4 2 (10.53%) CCDP
4 2 (10.53%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) JNCIP
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (89.47%) Juniper
3 4 (21.05%) Brocade
4 3 (15.79%) Foundry