The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 117 59
Rank change year-on-year +10 -58  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 26 23 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.34% 0.98% 3.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.32% 7.08% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 67
Median salary £53,000 £67,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.48% +35.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £88,500 £69,000
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 Birmingham with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 279 325 413
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.43% 13.89% 20.54%
Number of salaries quoted 211 250 367
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,150 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing OSPF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Birmingham

OSPF
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for OSPF in Birmingham

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Birmingham over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for OSPF in Birmingham

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

1 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 37 (92.50%) WAN
2 37 (92.50%) Firewall
3 33 (82.50%) LAN
4 26 (65.00%) CheckPoint
5 23 (57.50%) ITIL
6 22 (55.00%) BGP
6 22 (55.00%) Network Management
7 21 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (50.00%) Data Centre
9 19 (47.50%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (47.50%) Fortinet
10 18 (45.00%) Mentoring
10 18 (45.00%) HP
10 18 (45.00%) CCNP
10 18 (45.00%) Service Delivery
11 17 (42.50%) Root Cause Analysis
11 17 (42.50%) Degree
12 16 (40.00%) Software Engineering
12 16 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (40.00%) Computer Science
12 16 (40.00%) Network Security
12 16 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
13 15 (37.50%) VLAN
13 15 (37.50%) VPN
14 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
14 12 (30.00%) MPLS
15 10 (25.00%) Time Management
15 10 (25.00%) F5
16 9 (22.50%) DMZ

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (2.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (92.50%) Firewall
1 37 (92.50%) WAN
2 33 (82.50%) LAN
3 22 (55.00%) BGP
4 16 (40.00%) Network Security
5 15 (37.50%) VLAN
5 15 (37.50%) VPN
6 12 (30.00%) MPLS
6 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
7 9 (22.50%) DMZ
7 9 (22.50%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (12.50%) DNS
11 3 (7.50%) DHCP
11 3 (7.50%) EIGRP
11 3 (7.50%) SNMP
11 3 (7.50%) SSL
11 3 (7.50%) Wireless
11 3 (7.50%) WLAN
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Billing
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Automotive
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 17 (42.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Network Manager
4 6 (15.00%) IT Manager
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Network Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Network Team Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Deployment Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) Firewall Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Network Project Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Network Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) Security Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 20 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 16 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Unix
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) ITIL
2 22 (55.00%) Network Management
3 18 (45.00%) Mentoring
3 18 (45.00%) Service Delivery
4 17 (42.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 16 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 10 (25.00%) Time Management
7 6 (15.00%) Load Balancing
8 5 (12.50%) Project Management
9 4 (10.00%) ITIL V3
9 4 (10.00%) Network Design
10 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (7.50%) Presales
10 3 (7.50%) SIEM
11 2 (5.00%) Change Control
11 2 (5.00%) Converged Infrastructure
11 2 (5.00%) Line Management
11 2 (5.00%) Matrix Organization
11 2 (5.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (47.50%) ITIL Certification
3 18 (45.00%) CCNP
4 17 (42.50%) Degree
5 16 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (22.50%) CCDP
7 7 (17.50%) CCNA
8 2 (5.00%) CCIE
8 2 (5.00%) CCSE
9 1 (2.50%) CCSA
9 1 (2.50%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (2.50%) CISSP
9 1 (2.50%) IISP
9 1 (2.50%) ISSAP
9 1 (2.50%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.00%) QA
3 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.50%) QRadar
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (65.00%) CheckPoint
3 19 (47.50%) Fortinet
4 18 (45.00%) HP
5 10 (25.00%) F5
6 8 (20.00%) Juniper
6 8 (20.00%) Palo Alto
7 3 (7.50%) Brocade
8 2 (5.00%) Aruba
8 2 (5.00%) Blue Coat
8 2 (5.00%) Meraki
8 2 (5.00%) Radware
8 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.00%) Sourcefire
8 2 (5.00%) VMware
9 1 (2.50%) Citrix
9 1 (2.50%) IBM
9 1 (2.50%) McAfee
9 1 (2.50%) Splunk
9 1 (2.50%) Tufin
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
SCC
Posted: 2 days ago