Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 83 107
Rank change year-on-year +16 +24 +8
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 29 36 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.67% 2.23% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.36% 15.86% 10.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15 31 28
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% - -
10th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £45,375
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £53,750
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +27.78% -8.16% -2.00%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 202 227 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.60% 14.04% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 169 194 286
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.63% +26.97%
10th Percentile £22,700 £28,225 £25,682
90th Percentile £66,050 £67,500 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +28 25 £57,500 +4.55%
Dunstable -22 2 £50,000 +1.52%
Luton +23 1 £50,000 -
OSPF
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 29 (100.00%) Cisco
1 29 (100.00%) BGP
2 28 (96.55%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (96.55%) CheckPoint
3 26 (89.66%) CCNP
4 24 (82.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 23 (79.31%) Spanning Tree
5 23 (79.31%) LAN
5 23 (79.31%) WAN
5 23 (79.31%) CCSE
6 22 (75.86%) Network Security
7 20 (68.97%) Data Centre
7 20 (68.97%) Presales
8 19 (65.52%) CCDP
9 16 (55.17%) Firewall
9 16 (55.17%) TCP/IP
10 14 (48.28%) Load Balancing
11 13 (44.83%) Network Design
12 12 (41.38%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (34.48%) Wireshark
13 10 (34.48%) tcpdump
14 9 (31.03%) Network Management
15 8 (27.59%) F5
15 8 (27.59%) Driving Licence
16 7 (24.14%) CCSA
16 7 (24.14%) Check Point Certification
17 6 (20.69%) Juniper
17 6 (20.69%) DWDM
17 6 (20.69%) MPLS
17 6 (20.69%) VPN

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 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) BGP
2 24 (82.76%) Cisco Nexus
3 23 (79.31%) LAN
3 23 (79.31%) Spanning Tree
3 23 (79.31%) WAN
4 22 (75.86%) Network Security
5 16 (55.17%) Firewall
5 16 (55.17%) TCP/IP
6 10 (34.48%) tcpdump
6 10 (34.48%) Wireshark
7 6 (20.69%) DWDM
7 6 (20.69%) EIGRP
7 6 (20.69%) HSRP
7 6 (20.69%) MPLS
7 6 (20.69%) SSL
7 6 (20.69%) VPN
8 1 (3.45%) BIG-IP
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Consultant
1 19 (65.52%) Network Consultant
2 17 (58.62%) Network Security Consultant
2 17 (58.62%) Security Consultant
3 15 (51.72%) Check Point Consultant
4 13 (44.83%) Cisco Consultant
4 13 (44.83%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 12 (41.38%) Cisco Security Consultant
6 6 (20.69%) Network Specialist
7 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco Network Specialist
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco Specialist
8 1 (3.45%) Firewall Specialist
8 1 (3.45%) Juniper Specialist
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 20 (68.97%) Data Centre
2 8 (27.59%) Driving Licence
3 3 (10.34%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Presales
2 14 (48.28%) Load Balancing
3 13 (44.83%) Network Design
4 12 (41.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (31.03%) Network Management
6 5 (17.24%) Project Management
6 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 28 (96.55%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (89.66%) CCNP
3 23 (79.31%) CCSE
4 19 (65.52%) CCDP
5 7 (24.14%) CCSA
5 7 (24.14%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (6.90%) CCNA
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 28 (96.55%) CheckPoint
3 8 (27.59%) F5
4 6 (20.69%) Juniper
4 6 (20.69%) Palo Alto
5 5 (17.24%) HP
5 5 (17.24%) Remedy
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft