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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 64 73 68
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.71% 1.28% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.71% 7.30% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 7
Median salary £34,000 £44,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.72% +19.72%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -4.00%  

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 Coventry with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Coventry
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 85 137 114
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 15.18% 17.50% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 73 112 107
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +19.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £33,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

OSPF
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for OSPF in Coventry

OSPF
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Coventry

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

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) BGP
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Network Security
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (88.89%) SolarWinds
2 8 (88.89%) SolarWinds Orion
2 8 (88.89%) CCSP
2 8 (88.89%) CCNP
2 8 (88.89%) CCNA
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Wireless
2 8 (88.89%) FWSM
2 8 (88.89%) Palo Alto
2 8 (88.89%) Contract Management
3 5 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) HTTP
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) BGP
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Network Security
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (88.89%) FWSM
2 8 (88.89%) Wireless
3 5 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (11.11%) HTTP
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Contract Management
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CCNA
1 8 (88.89%) CCNP
1 8 (88.89%) CCSP
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Palo Alto
2 8 (88.89%) SolarWinds
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper