The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire 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 - 45 49
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 0.43% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.92% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £42,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +46.55%
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 Worcestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
44 52 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 21.78% 22.51% 23.97%
Number of salaries quoted 40 47 52
Median salary £40,000 £36,097 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.81% +20.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £20,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £35,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

OSPF Salary Trend in Worcestershire

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (71.43%) iSCSI
2 5 (71.43%) FCoE
2 5 (71.43%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (71.43%) Multicast
2 5 (71.43%) Spanning Tree
2 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (71.43%) Presales
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) IPsec
2 5 (71.43%) EIGRP
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) VPLS
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco PIX
2 5 (71.43%) CCNA
2 5 (71.43%) SSL
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) VoIP
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) RIP
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco PIX
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) FCoE
2 5 (71.43%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (71.43%) IPsec
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) Multicast
2 5 (71.43%) RIP
2 5 (71.43%) Spanning Tree
2 5 (71.43%) SSL
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) VoIP
2 5 (71.43%) VPLS
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Network Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) Network Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Presales
2 2 (28.57%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) JNCIP
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds