Period
to 22 May 2018

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 6 months to 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England > East of England
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 280 272 223
Rank change year-on-year -8 -49 +90
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 83 86 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.67% 0.71% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.81% 4.31% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 67 71 141
East of England median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £51,500 £26,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,176 1,995 2,635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.59% 16.52% 18.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,678 1,569 2,159
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.43%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 6 months to 22 May 2018.

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 6 months to 22 May 2018. 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
Hertfordshire +45 76 £66,250 +15.22% 5
Cambridgeshire -37 6 £42,500 -13.71% 2
Essex +3 1 - -
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, IT jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 77 (92.77%) BGP
2 75 (90.36%) Cisco
3 62 (74.70%) Data Centre
4 57 (68.67%) VPN
5 56 (67.47%) MPLS
5 56 (67.47%) Firewall
5 56 (67.47%) Cisco ASA
6 53 (63.86%) F5
7 52 (62.65%) CheckPoint
8 50 (60.24%) Citrix
8 50 (60.24%) NetScaler
9 49 (59.04%) Palo Alto
10 48 (57.83%) Cisco IOS
10 48 (57.83%) WAN
11 47 (56.63%) HTTP
11 47 (56.63%) HTML
11 47 (56.63%) E-Commerce
12 42 (50.60%) LAN
12 42 (50.60%) Fortinet
12 42 (50.60%) Analytical Skills
13 40 (48.19%) IGRP
14 39 (46.99%) VMware
14 39 (46.99%) EIGRP
14 39 (46.99%) Arista
15 38 (45.78%) XML
16 37 (44.58%) Juniper
17 36 (43.37%) IPsec
18 35 (42.17%) GLBP
19 31 (37.35%) Network Security
20 30 (36.14%) DNS

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:

Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (24.10%) Akamai
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 77 (92.77%) BGP
2 57 (68.67%) VPN
3 56 (67.47%) Cisco ASA
3 56 (67.47%) Firewall
3 56 (67.47%) MPLS
4 50 (60.24%) NetScaler
5 48 (57.83%) Cisco IOS
5 48 (57.83%) WAN
6 47 (56.63%) HTTP
7 42 (50.60%) LAN
8 40 (48.19%) IGRP
9 39 (46.99%) EIGRP
10 36 (43.37%) IPsec
11 35 (42.17%) GLBP
12 31 (37.35%) Network Security
13 30 (36.14%) DNS
14 27 (32.53%) DWDM
15 24 (28.92%) SSL
16 22 (26.51%) DHCP
17 19 (22.89%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 10 (12.05%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (6.02%) Retail
2 4 (4.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 66 (79.52%) Network Engineer
2 44 (53.01%) Senior Network Engineer
3 28 (33.73%) Security Engineer
4 19 (22.89%) Senior Security Engineer
5 18 (21.69%) Network Security Engineer
6 11 (13.25%) Firewall Engineer
7 9 (10.84%) Data Centre Engineer
7 9 (10.84%) Network Systems Engineer
7 9 (10.84%) Senior Firewall Engineer
7 9 (10.84%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 9 (10.84%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 2 (2.41%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 2 (2.41%) Design Engineer
10 2 (2.41%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (56.63%) HTML
2 38 (45.78%) XML
3 12 (14.46%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 62 (74.70%) Data Centre
2 42 (50.60%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.43%) Public Cloud
4 5 (6.02%) Fintech
5 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.05%) Linux
1 10 (12.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (56.63%) E-Commerce
2 19 (22.89%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 19 (22.89%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 15 (18.07%) Load Balancing
4 12 (14.46%) Network Management
4 12 (14.46%) WAN Optimisation
5 11 (13.25%) The Twelve-Factor App
6 10 (12.05%) DevOps
6 10 (12.05%) Mentoring
6 10 (12.05%) Network Design
6 10 (12.05%) Software Engineering
7 9 (10.84%) Analytics
7 9 (10.84%) SIEM
8 5 (6.02%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (6.02%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.82%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (3.61%) ITIL
11 2 (2.41%) Customer Engagement
11 2 (2.41%) Customer-Centricity
11 2 (2.41%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.66%) Python
2 10 (12.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (26.51%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (20.48%) CCNP
3 11 (13.25%) CCNA
4 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.61%) Degree
5 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.41%) CCDP
6 2 (2.41%) CCIE
6 2 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.41%) JNCIE
6 2 (2.41%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.20%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.84%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (12.05%) VMware NSX
2 4 (4.82%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (12.05%) Puppet
1 10 (12.05%) vCenter Server
1 10 (12.05%) vRealize
Vendors
1 75 (90.36%) Cisco
2 53 (63.86%) F5
3 52 (62.65%) CheckPoint
4 50 (60.24%) Citrix
5 49 (59.04%) Palo Alto
6 42 (50.60%) Fortinet
7 39 (46.99%) Arista
7 39 (46.99%) VMware
8 37 (44.58%) Juniper
9 24 (28.92%) Blue Coat
10 21 (25.30%) Riverbed
11 11 (13.25%) Aruba
11 11 (13.25%) Zscaler
12 10 (12.05%) Meraki
12 10 (12.05%) Tufin
13 5 (6.02%) WorldPay
14 2 (2.41%) Google
14 2 (2.41%) Microsoft
15 1 (1.20%) Computacenter