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

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 177 174
Rank change year-on-year +23 -3  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.15% 0.24% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 1.59% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 11
Median salary £75,000 £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +130.76% -27.77%  
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 391 503 463
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 14.68% 15.19% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 320 427 379
Median salary £40,000 £36,250 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% -12.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

OSPF
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for OSPF in the East Midlands

OSPF
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Leicestershire +6 2 £75,000 -
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) BGP
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (50.00%) LAN
3 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) CCNP
4 4 (40.00%) IPsec
4 4 (40.00%) MPLS
5 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (30.00%) L2TP
5 3 (30.00%) VoIP
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (30.00%) Network Management
5 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (20.00%) Presales
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) DevOps
6 2 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) DMVPN
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) CCNA

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 6 (60.00%) BGP
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) IPsec
3 4 (40.00%) MPLS
4 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (30.00%) L2TP
4 3 (30.00%) VoIP
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (20.00%) DMVPN
5 2 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (20.00%) VLAN
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (10.00%) HSRP
6 1 (10.00%) IOS XR
6 1 (10.00%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Head of Networks
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Core Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior IP Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Presales
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) CCDP
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CCDA
4 1 (10.00%) CCIE
4 1 (10.00%) CCIE Service Provider
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Aruba
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) Riverbed