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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 157 163
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 7 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.24% 0.41% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.78% 2.42% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 10
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.78% -13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £62,500 £58,250
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 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 393 537 618
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 13.42% 16.89% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 295 422 499
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.38% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in 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
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 30 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
Leicestershire -4 4 £50,000 +5.26%
Nottinghamshire +4 2 - -
Derbyshire +7 1 £65,000 +33.33%
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 22 (91.67%) Cisco
2 20 (83.33%) LAN
2 20 (83.33%) WAN
2 20 (83.33%) Firewall
3 18 (75.00%) Data Centre
4 16 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 16 (66.67%) Computer Science
4 16 (66.67%) Network Management
4 16 (66.67%) Fortinet
4 16 (66.67%) CheckPoint
5 15 (62.50%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (62.50%) HP
5 15 (62.50%) ITIL
5 15 (62.50%) Degree
5 15 (62.50%) Software Engineering
5 15 (62.50%) Service Delivery
5 15 (62.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (29.17%) BGP
7 6 (25.00%) Wireless
7 6 (25.00%) VPN
7 6 (25.00%) CCNP
7 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (20.83%) VoIP
8 5 (20.83%) EIGRP
8 5 (20.83%) IPsec
8 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
9 3 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
9 3 (12.50%) MPLS
9 3 (12.50%) CCDP
10 2 (8.33%) SSL

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) Firewall
1 20 (83.33%) LAN
1 20 (83.33%) WAN
2 7 (29.17%) BGP
3 6 (25.00%) VPN
3 6 (25.00%) Wireless
4 5 (20.83%) EIGRP
4 5 (20.83%) IPsec
4 5 (20.83%) VoIP
5 3 (12.50%) MPLS
5 3 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (8.33%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (8.33%) DMVPN
6 2 (8.33%) IGRP
6 2 (8.33%) Multicast
6 2 (8.33%) RIP
6 2 (8.33%) SSL
6 2 (8.33%) VLAN
6 2 (8.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Architect
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Network Architect
3 1 (4.17%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
3 1 (4.17%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 16 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 16 (66.67%) Network Management
2 15 (62.50%) ITIL
2 15 (62.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 15 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 15 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Presales
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Change Control
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) CRM
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.17%) Line Management
5 1 (4.17%) Network Design
5 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.17%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Perl
1 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Degree
1 15 (62.50%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (25.00%) CCNP
2 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (12.50%) CCDP
4 2 (8.33%) CCDA
4 2 (8.33%) CCNA
4 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.17%) CISM
5 1 (4.17%) CISSP
5 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Nagios
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.17%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (4.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Cisco
2 16 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 16 (66.67%) Fortinet
3 15 (62.50%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) Aruba
4 2 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (4.17%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (4.17%) BT
5 1 (4.17%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (4.17%) F5
5 1 (4.17%) Huawei
5 1 (4.17%) Meraki
5 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.17%) Remedy
5 1 (4.17%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.17%) Sourcefire
5 1 (4.17%) Virgin Media