Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 245 255
Rank change year-on-year +29 +10 -4
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 17 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.33% 0.35% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.21% 2.24% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 24
East Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £39,083
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -10.45% -8.04%
10th Percentile £46,250 £30,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £84,500 £53,250 £48,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £48,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +13.40% -5.83% +7.29%

OSPF is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following 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 or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 768 1029 1004
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.76% 15.65% 13.44%
Number of salaries quoted 623 774 810
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £21,500 £23,000 £21,780
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing OSPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 8 £47,500 -
Leicestershire +32 6 £53,250 -11.25%
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 14 (82.35%) BGP
1 14 (82.35%) Firewall
2 13 (76.47%) Wireless
3 12 (70.59%) Cisco
4 11 (64.71%) VPN
4 11 (64.71%) MPLS
5 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (52.94%) CCNP
6 8 (47.06%) EIGRP
7 7 (41.18%) Juniper
7 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (35.29%) CCNA
9 4 (23.53%) HP
9 4 (23.53%) CCSP
9 4 (23.53%) Motorola
9 4 (23.53%) CCVP
9 4 (23.53%) Cisco Wireless
10 3 (17.65%) Network Security
10 3 (17.65%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
10 3 (17.65%) Banking
10 3 (17.65%) Retail
10 3 (17.65%) VLAN
10 3 (17.65%) Marketing
10 3 (17.65%) DevOps
10 3 (17.65%) L2TP
10 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
10 3 (17.65%) Finance
10 3 (17.65%) DNS
10 3 (17.65%) ITIL

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 14 (82.35%) BGP
1 14 (82.35%) Firewall
2 13 (76.47%) Wireless
3 11 (64.71%) MPLS
3 11 (64.71%) VPN
4 8 (47.06%) EIGRP
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (17.65%) DHCP
7 3 (17.65%) DNS
7 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
7 3 (17.65%) L2TP
7 3 (17.65%) LAN
7 3 (17.65%) Network Security
7 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
7 3 (17.65%) VLAN
7 3 (17.65%) VoIP
7 3 (17.65%) WAN
General
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Head of Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Head of Operations
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Head of Network Operations
4 1 (5.88%) Head of Networks
4 1 (5.88%) Network Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Collaborative Working
1 3 (17.65%) DevOps
1 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
1 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
1 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
2 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) CCNP
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (35.29%) CCNA
3 4 (23.53%) CCSP
3 4 (23.53%) CCVP
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.88%) Cacti
2 1 (5.88%) CFEngine
2 1 (5.88%) Munin
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) Opsview
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) Juniper
3 4 (23.53%) HP
3 4 (23.53%) Motorola