The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for OSPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 68 83
Rank change year-on-year +8 +15  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 10 21 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.63% 2.35% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.64% 14.79% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 23 8
Median salary £48,750 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £45,000 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £59,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  

OSPF is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 94 142 185
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 15.36% 15.88% 16.65%
Number of salaries quoted 297 502 497
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing OSPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Bedfordshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for OSPF in Bedfordshire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for OSPF in Bedfordshire

OSPF
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Bedford +17 9 £47,500 -17.39% 3
Luton +6 1 £50,000 +11.11%
OSPF
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (100.00%) BGP
2 14 (93.33%) CheckPoint
2 14 (93.33%) LAN
2 14 (93.33%) WAN
2 14 (93.33%) CCSE
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 14 (93.33%) Spanning Tree
3 13 (86.67%) TCP/IP
4 12 (80.00%) tcpdump
4 12 (80.00%) Wireshark
5 11 (73.33%) CCNP
5 11 (73.33%) CCSA
6 10 (66.67%) Firewall
6 10 (66.67%) CCDP
6 10 (66.67%) Network Security
6 10 (66.67%) Network Management
7 9 (60.00%) Driving Licence
8 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
8 8 (53.33%) Presales
8 8 (53.33%) Check Point Certification
9 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (33.33%) CCNA
10 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
11 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
11 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (20.00%) Task Automation
12 2 (13.33%) Network Design

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) BGP
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 14 (93.33%) LAN
2 14 (93.33%) Spanning Tree
2 14 (93.33%) WAN
3 13 (86.67%) TCP/IP
4 12 (80.00%) tcpdump
4 12 (80.00%) Wireshark
5 10 (66.67%) Firewall
5 10 (66.67%) Network Security
6 1 (6.67%) DWDM
6 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
6 1 (6.67%) HSRP
6 1 (6.67%) MPLS
6 1 (6.67%) SSL
6 1 (6.67%) VPN
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Consultant
1 8 (53.33%) Network Consultant
1 8 (53.33%) Network Security Consultant
1 8 (53.33%) Security Consultant
2 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Check Point Consultant
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Consultant
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Security Consultant
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco Support
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Network Support
5 3 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Juniper Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Driving Licence
2 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Network Management
2 8 (53.33%) Presales
3 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 3 (20.00%) Task Automation
6 2 (13.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (93.33%) CCSE
3 11 (73.33%) CCNP
3 11 (73.33%) CCSA
4 10 (66.67%) CCDP
5 8 (53.33%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (33.33%) CCNA
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (93.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car, Bonus & Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 7k car allowance, excellent benefi
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