The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 of England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 201 230
Rank change year-on-year +1 +29  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 60 51 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.97% 0.75% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.42% 4.46% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 55 49 45
Median salary £57,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £42,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £56,000 £58,750
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 of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1108 1143 1635
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.97% 16.77% 20.14%
Number of salaries quoted 923 953 1219
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

OSPF
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for OSPF in the East of England

OSPF
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in the East of England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for OSPF in the East of England

OSPF
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the East of England 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
Hertfordshire +19 38 £61,250 +36.11% 3
Bedfordshire +8 10 £48,750 -7.14% 3
Cambridgeshire -7 9 £50,000 -
Essex +1 3 - -
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 of England region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 88 (100.00%) BGP
2 74 (84.09%) Cisco
3 61 (69.32%) Firewall
4 50 (56.82%) CheckPoint
5 48 (54.55%) VPN
5 48 (54.55%) Data Centre
6 45 (51.14%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (51.14%) WAN
7 42 (47.73%) LAN
8 35 (39.77%) Network Security
8 35 (39.77%) Cisco ASA
9 34 (38.64%) Cisco Nexus
9 34 (38.64%) EIGRP
10 31 (35.23%) E-Commerce
10 31 (35.23%) HTTP
11 30 (34.09%) Citrix
11 30 (34.09%) F5
12 29 (32.95%) CCNP
13 28 (31.82%) MPLS
14 27 (30.68%) Cisco IOS
15 25 (28.41%) TCP/IP
15 25 (28.41%) Palo Alto
16 23 (26.14%) NetScaler
16 23 (26.14%) DNS
16 23 (26.14%) Fortinet
17 22 (25.00%) HTML
17 22 (25.00%) IPsec
18 21 (23.86%) Analytical Skills
19 20 (22.73%) Spanning Tree
19 20 (22.73%) VMware

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (6.82%) CMS
2 1 (1.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (10.23%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) Akamai
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 88 (100.00%) BGP
2 61 (69.32%) Firewall
3 48 (54.55%) VPN
4 45 (51.14%) WAN
5 42 (47.73%) LAN
6 35 (39.77%) Cisco ASA
6 35 (39.77%) Network Security
7 34 (38.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 34 (38.64%) EIGRP
8 31 (35.23%) HTTP
9 28 (31.82%) MPLS
10 27 (30.68%) Cisco IOS
11 25 (28.41%) TCP/IP
12 23 (26.14%) DNS
12 23 (26.14%) NetScaler
13 22 (25.00%) IPsec
14 20 (22.73%) Spanning Tree
15 18 (20.45%) tcpdump
15 18 (20.45%) Wireshark
16 17 (19.32%) GLBP
General
1 10 (11.36%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.82%) Back Office
3 6 (6.82%) Military
4 3 (3.41%) Banking
5 2 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (51.14%) Network Engineer
2 23 (26.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 16 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 13 (14.77%) Analyst
4 13 (14.77%) Network Analyst
5 12 (13.64%) Security Engineer
6 11 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
7 9 (10.23%) Network Security Analyst
7 9 (10.23%) Security Analyst
8 8 (9.09%) Cisco Analyst
8 8 (9.09%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 8 (9.09%) Consultant
8 8 (9.09%) Network Consultant
8 8 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
8 8 (9.09%) Security Consultant
9 7 (7.95%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
9 7 (7.95%) Cisco Support
9 7 (7.95%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 7 (7.95%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.00%) HTML
2 17 (19.32%) XML
3 6 (6.82%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 48 (54.55%) Data Centre
2 21 (23.86%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (11.36%) Driving Licence
4 7 (7.95%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.55%) Fat Client
5 4 (4.55%) Thin Client
6 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.23%) E-Commerce
2 14 (15.91%) Load Balancing
3 11 (12.50%) Network Management
4 8 (9.09%) Presales
5 7 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (7.95%) Network Design
6 6 (6.82%) Analytics
6 6 (6.82%) Data Encryption
6 6 (6.82%) Data Security
6 6 (6.82%) Document Management
6 6 (6.82%) ITIL
6 6 (6.82%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 6 (6.82%) Network Optimisation
6 6 (6.82%) SIEM
6 6 (6.82%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 4 (4.55%) Line Management
7 4 (4.55%) Low Latency
7 4 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (3.41%) Task Automation
Qualifications
1 45 (51.14%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (32.95%) CCNP
3 18 (20.45%) CCIE
3 18 (20.45%) CCNA
3 18 (20.45%) CCSE
4 11 (12.50%) CCSA
5 10 (11.36%) CCDP
6 8 (9.09%) Check Point Certification
7 7 (7.95%) Degree
8 4 (4.55%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 74 (84.09%) Cisco
2 50 (56.82%) CheckPoint
3 30 (34.09%) Citrix
3 30 (34.09%) F5
4 25 (28.41%) Palo Alto
5 23 (26.14%) Fortinet
6 20 (22.73%) VMware
7 18 (20.45%) Juniper
8 17 (19.32%) Arista
9 9 (10.23%) Blue Coat
9 9 (10.23%) HP
9 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
10 6 (6.82%) Meraki
10 6 (6.82%) Xerox
11 4 (4.55%) Imperva
11 4 (4.55%) Infoblox
11 4 (4.55%) Riverbed
11 4 (4.55%) SolarWinds
11 4 (4.55%) Veeam
12 1 (1.14%) Brocade
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