The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 81 120
Rank change year-on-year -22 +39  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 11 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.76% 0.73% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.28% 3.91% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 2
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
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 Cheshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 257 179 290
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 17.82% 18.59% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 190 137 201
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

OSPF
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for OSPF in Cheshire

OSPF
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Cheshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for OSPF in Cheshire

OSPF
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Warrington - 9 £45,000 - 1
Knutsford - 1 £60,000 -
OSPF
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (94.74%) Ethernet
3 16 (84.21%) WAN
3 16 (84.21%) BGP
4 15 (78.95%) EIGRP
4 15 (78.95%) Firewall
5 14 (73.68%) LAN
6 13 (68.42%) CCNP
6 13 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (68.42%) MPLS
7 12 (63.16%) Wireless
7 12 (63.16%) Riverbed
7 12 (63.16%) F5
8 11 (57.89%) Load Balancing
8 11 (57.89%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (57.89%) VPN
9 10 (52.63%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (47.37%) xDSL
10 9 (47.37%) Cisco PIX
10 9 (47.37%) Network Security
10 9 (47.37%) Wireshark
10 9 (47.37%) IPsec
10 9 (47.37%) Finance
10 9 (47.37%) DNS
10 9 (47.37%) SSL
11 8 (42.11%) SNMP
11 8 (42.11%) ITIL
11 8 (42.11%) IP Telephony
11 8 (42.11%) Degree
11 8 (42.11%) DMVPN

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (5.26%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) Ethernet
2 16 (84.21%) BGP
2 16 (84.21%) WAN
3 15 (78.95%) EIGRP
3 15 (78.95%) Firewall
4 14 (73.68%) LAN
5 13 (68.42%) MPLS
6 12 (63.16%) Wireless
7 11 (57.89%) Cisco IOS
7 11 (57.89%) VPN
8 10 (52.63%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (47.37%) Cisco PIX
9 9 (47.37%) DNS
9 9 (47.37%) IPsec
9 9 (47.37%) Network Security
9 9 (47.37%) SSL
9 9 (47.37%) Wireshark
9 9 (47.37%) xDSL
10 8 (42.11%) IP Telephony
10 8 (42.11%) SNMP
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Network Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Security Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Network Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Network Security Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Security Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Cisco Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Service Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (15.79%) Virtual Team
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
1 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Load Balancing
2 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 8 (42.11%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (36.84%) Service Management
4 6 (31.58%) ITIL V3
4 6 (31.58%) ITSM
5 5 (26.32%) Asset Management
6 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.79%) Network Management
6 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
6 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) CCNP
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (42.11%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) PMO
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (10.53%) FortiGate
3 1 (5.26%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (63.16%) F5
2 12 (63.16%) Riverbed
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) Juniper
5 3 (15.79%) HP
5 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.26%) Aruba
6 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago