The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England / West Midlands
Rank 143 191 188
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -3
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 60 48 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.30% 0.81% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.14% 5.54% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 48 44 35
Median salary £45,000 £45,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% +14.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £39,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
737 866 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.91% 14.61% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 615 714 692
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £59,000
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 West Midlands

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

OSPF
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

OSPF Salary Trend in the West Midlands

OSPF
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSPF across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

OSPF Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

OSPF
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 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
Birmingham +18 18 £49,250 -1.50% 1
Herefordshire - 12 £45,000 - 1
Warwickshire +26 8 £50,000 -23.07%
Coventry +20 7 £34,000 -22.72%
Shropshire - 7 £35,000 - 2
Staffordshire - 4 £21,250 -
Worcestershire -18 3 £100,000 +135.29%
Solihull -3 1 £50,000 +25.00%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 106 (94.64%) Firewall
2 105 (93.75%) Cisco
3 75 (66.96%) WAN
4 67 (59.82%) LAN
5 60 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
5 60 (53.57%) BGP
6 54 (48.21%) Network Security
7 50 (44.64%) CCNP
8 46 (41.07%) CCNA
9 44 (39.29%) Cisco ASA
10 43 (38.39%) MPLS
11 42 (37.50%) ITIL
12 39 (34.82%) CheckPoint
13 36 (32.14%) Data Centre
14 32 (28.57%) Fortinet
14 32 (28.57%) DNS
15 31 (27.68%) DHCP
16 30 (26.79%) Cisco IOS
17 29 (25.89%) VPN
17 29 (25.89%) ITIL Certification
18 28 (25.00%) IPv6
18 28 (25.00%) Linux
18 28 (25.00%) Service Delivery
19 27 (24.11%) HP
20 26 (23.21%) Windows
20 26 (23.21%) Wireless
20 26 (23.21%) Network Management
20 26 (23.21%) Continuous Improvement
21 25 (22.32%) Degree
22 24 (21.43%) Software Engineering

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (2.68%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.89%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.68%) IaaS
3 3 (2.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (94.64%) Firewall
2 75 (66.96%) WAN
3 67 (59.82%) LAN
4 60 (53.57%) BGP
5 54 (48.21%) Network Security
6 44 (39.29%) Cisco ASA
7 43 (38.39%) MPLS
8 32 (28.57%) DNS
9 31 (27.68%) DHCP
10 30 (26.79%) Cisco IOS
11 29 (25.89%) VPN
12 28 (25.00%) IPv6
13 26 (23.21%) Wireless
14 23 (20.54%) Cisco Nexus
14 23 (20.54%) TCP/IP
15 20 (17.86%) HSRP
16 18 (16.07%) BGP-4
16 18 (16.07%) DMVPN
16 18 (16.07%) EIGRP
17 17 (15.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.79%) GIS
General
1 8 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.36%) Finance
3 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (61.61%) Network Engineer
2 26 (23.21%) Security Engineer
3 25 (22.32%) Senior Network Engineer
4 19 (16.96%) Cisco Engineer
4 19 (16.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 17 (15.18%) Network Security Engineer
6 10 (8.93%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 10 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (8.93%) Switch Engineer
7 9 (8.04%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 9 (8.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (8.04%) Senior Security Engineer
8 7 (6.25%) Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Architect
9 6 (5.36%) Network Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.46%) Project Manager
10 5 (4.46%) Technical Manager
10 5 (4.46%) Technical Project Manager
11 3 (2.68%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.07%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 36 (32.14%) Data Centre
2 24 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.04%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.68%) AS400
4 3 (2.68%) Clustering
4 3 (2.68%) Life Science
4 3 (2.68%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.79%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.89%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.00%) Linux
2 26 (23.21%) Windows
3 19 (16.96%) Windows Server
4 13 (11.61%) Unix
5 7 (6.25%) VyOS
6 3 (2.68%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (37.50%) ITIL
2 28 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 26 (23.21%) Continuous Improvement
3 26 (23.21%) Network Management
4 24 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 24 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 22 (19.64%) Load Balancing
6 21 (18.75%) Mentoring
7 12 (10.71%) Change Control
8 11 (9.82%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (8.93%) Presales
10 8 (7.14%) Contract Management
11 7 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (4.46%) High Availability
12 5 (4.46%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 5 (4.46%) PRINCE
12 5 (4.46%) Project Management
12 5 (4.46%) SIEM
13 4 (3.57%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.89%) C
Qualifications
1 60 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (44.64%) CCNP
3 46 (41.07%) CCNA
4 29 (25.89%) ITIL Certification
5 25 (22.32%) Degree
6 21 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 21 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 9 (8.04%) CCSP
8 4 (3.57%) CCDP
8 4 (3.57%) CCIE
9 3 (2.68%) MCSE
9 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.68%) MOS
9 3 (2.68%) PMI Certification
9 3 (2.68%) PMP
10 2 (1.79%) CCDA
10 2 (1.79%) CCIP
11 1 (0.89%) CCSE
11 1 (0.89%) CISSP
11 1 (0.89%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.07%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.57%) Firmware
2 4 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.68%) pfSense
3 3 (2.68%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.79%) XenApp
5 1 (0.89%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
2 7 (6.25%) Nagios
3 3 (2.68%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.89%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.89%) QRadar
Vendors
1 105 (93.75%) Cisco
2 39 (34.82%) CheckPoint
3 32 (28.57%) Fortinet
4 27 (24.11%) HP
5 24 (21.43%) F5
6 18 (16.07%) Cyberoam
6 18 (16.07%) Palo Alto
7 16 (14.29%) Juniper
8 15 (13.39%) SolarWinds
8 15 (13.39%) VMware
9 12 (10.71%) Aruba
10 11 (9.82%) SonicWALL
11 8 (7.14%) Brocade
11 8 (7.14%) Microsoft
12 7 (6.25%) ProCurve
12 7 (6.25%) Ubiquiti
13 4 (3.57%) Aerohive Networks
13 4 (3.57%) Extreme Networks
13 4 (3.57%) Huawei
13 4 (3.57%) Meraki
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