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

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 115 131
Rank change year-on-year 0 +16  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 9 22 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.52% 1.01% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.57% 5.71% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 2
Median salary £44,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +42.85%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 350 385 450
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.23% 17.60% 21.35%
Number of salaries quoted 275 311 373
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £32,435
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for OSPF in Cambridgeshire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary histogram for OSPF in Cambridgeshire

OSPF
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Cambridge -8 9 £60,000 +14.28%
Peterborough +6 3 £44,000 +3.52%
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 14 (100.00%) BGP
2 12 (85.71%) Firewall
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco
3 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
4 7 (50.00%) Network Security
4 7 (50.00%) ITIL
5 6 (42.86%) FTP
5 6 (42.86%) CCIE
5 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 6 (42.86%) DNS
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (42.86%) SSH
6 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
6 5 (35.71%) SLA
6 5 (35.71%) HP
7 4 (28.57%) Juniper
7 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
7 4 (28.57%) JNCIE
7 4 (28.57%) Junos
7 4 (28.57%) Low Latency
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
8 3 (21.43%) HTTP
8 3 (21.43%) WAN
9 2 (14.29%) Advertising
9 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
9 2 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (14.29%) Retail

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) BGP
2 12 (85.71%) Firewall
3 7 (50.00%) Network Security
4 6 (42.86%) DNS
4 6 (42.86%) FTP
4 6 (42.86%) SSH
4 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 4 (28.57%) Junos
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (21.43%) HTTP
6 3 (21.43%) WAN
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
General
1 2 (14.29%) Advertising
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Network Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Network Security Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Security Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco Security Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 4 (28.57%) Low Latency
3 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
4 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CCIE
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
2 5 (35.71%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Juniper