Period
to 14 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 119 144 164
Rank change year-on-year +25 +20 0
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 18 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.87% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.17% 2.59% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 5
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £71,750 £34,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +111.03% -49.63% -
10th Percentile £50,000 £31,300 £60,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £64,500 £75,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 348 348 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 16.84% 14.39% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 297 264 404
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,225 £24,825
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £46,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% -5.56%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Buckinghamshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for OSPF in Buckinghamshire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

Salary histogram for OSPF in Buckinghamshire

OSPF
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 2019. 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
Milton Keynes +18 18 £71,750 +12.55% 2
OSPF
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, IT jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 18 (100.00%) BGP
2 11 (61.11%) LAN
2 11 (61.11%) WAN
3 9 (50.00%) GPON
3 9 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (44.44%) Cisco
4 8 (44.44%) CheckPoint
4 8 (44.44%) MPLS
4 8 (44.44%) Network Security
4 8 (44.44%) Firewall
4 8 (44.44%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (38.89%) tcpdump
5 7 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (38.89%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (38.89%) Spanning Tree
5 7 (38.89%) CCSE
5 7 (38.89%) VPLS
5 7 (38.89%) CCSA
5 7 (38.89%) Wireshark
5 7 (38.89%) RSVP
6 6 (33.33%) Project Management
6 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (33.33%) CCNP
6 6 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
6 6 (33.33%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) Driving Licence
7 4 (22.22%) F5
7 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (22.22%) CCDP

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) BGP
2 11 (61.11%) LAN
2 11 (61.11%) WAN
3 9 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 9 (50.00%) GPON
3 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (44.44%) Firewall
4 8 (44.44%) MPLS
4 8 (44.44%) Network Security
5 7 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (38.89%) RSVP
5 7 (38.89%) Spanning Tree
5 7 (38.89%) tcpdump
5 7 (38.89%) VPLS
5 7 (38.89%) Wireshark
6 1 (5.56%) Broadband
6 1 (5.56%) GLBP
6 1 (5.56%) HSRP
6 1 (5.56%) SAN
6 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 10 (55.56%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Consultant
3 6 (33.33%) Network Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Security Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Check Point Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Firewall Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Implementation Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Network Design Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Network Implementation Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Broadband Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Fibre Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Switch Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (16.67%) Fibre Optics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
2 6 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (16.67%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design
5 1 (5.56%) Network Management
5 1 (5.56%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) CCSA
1 7 (38.89%) CCSE
2 6 (33.33%) CCNP
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (22.22%) CCDP
3 4 (22.22%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (5.56%) CCIE
4 1 (5.56%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.56%) KVM
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) CheckPoint
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) F5
3 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) CA
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Fortinet