The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 65 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.07% 0.34% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.82% 2.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Median salary £65,000 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+85.71% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
OSPF
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
88 92 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.66% 15.44% 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 74 80 82
Median salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £24,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Staffordshire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

OSPF Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

OSPF
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
Lichfield -3 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £32,500 -
OSPF
West Midlands

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
2 7 (87.50%) EIGRP
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) WLAN
3 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) VPN
3 6 (75.00%) MPLS
4 5 (62.50%) Network Security
4 5 (62.50%) Data Protection
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (62.50%) PaaS
4 5 (62.50%) IaaS
4 5 (62.50%) Multicast
4 5 (62.50%) High Availability
4 5 (62.50%) VoIP
4 5 (62.50%) Unix
4 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) AS400
4 5 (62.50%) Clustering
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (25.00%) F5
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (25.00%) CCNP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (62.50%) IaaS
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (62.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) EIGRP
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) WLAN
3 6 (75.00%) MPLS
3 6 (75.00%) VPN
3 6 (75.00%) WAN
4 5 (62.50%) Multicast
4 5 (62.50%) Network Security
4 5 (62.50%) VoIP
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (25.00%) Wireless
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (12.50%) HSRP
7 1 (12.50%) NetScreen
7 1 (12.50%) VLAN
7 1 (12.50%) VRRP
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Service Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) AS400
1 5 (62.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Data Protection
1 5 (62.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) Escalation Management
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CCSP
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper