Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 232 292
Rank change year-on-year -2 +60 -18
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 88 133 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.83% 1.14% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.46% 5.87% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 65 112 76
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +27.78% -9.09%
10th Percentile £30,600 £28,775 £41,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £58,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +13.40% -3.00%

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 1,971 2,265 2,133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.58% 19.35% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,390 1,901 1,740
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,237 £25,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 17 October 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 17 October 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
Cambridgeshire +50 57 £36,000 -25.77% 4
Hertfordshire -50 31 £67,500 +8.00% 2
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 76 (86.36%) Cisco
2 69 (78.41%) TCP/IP
3 67 (76.14%) WAN
4 66 (75.00%) Firewall
5 63 (71.59%) CheckPoint
6 61 (69.32%) BGP
6 61 (69.32%) Cisco Certification
7 57 (64.77%) LAN
8 52 (59.09%) CCNA
8 52 (59.09%) Wi-Fi
9 50 (56.82%) Network Security
10 49 (55.68%) Ethernet
11 45 (51.14%) Problem-Solving
12 41 (46.59%) Network Management
13 38 (43.18%) Data Centre
14 37 (42.05%) CCNP
15 34 (38.64%) Retail
15 34 (38.64%) Analytical Skills
16 33 (37.50%) Palo Alto
17 32 (36.36%) Self-Motivation
18 30 (34.09%) MPLS
19 28 (31.82%) CCSA
19 28 (31.82%) Wireshark
20 25 (28.41%) VoIP
21 24 (27.27%) Juniper
21 24 (27.27%) SolarWinds
21 24 (27.27%) Stealthwatch
21 24 (27.27%) Web Filtering
21 24 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
22 23 (26.14%) Information Security

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) Akamai
2 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 69 (78.41%) TCP/IP
2 67 (76.14%) WAN
3 66 (75.00%) Firewall
4 61 (69.32%) BGP
5 57 (64.77%) LAN
6 52 (59.09%) Wi-Fi
7 50 (56.82%) Network Security
8 49 (55.68%) Ethernet
9 30 (34.09%) MPLS
10 28 (31.82%) Wireshark
11 25 (28.41%) VoIP
12 21 (23.86%) DNS
13 18 (20.45%) Cisco IOS
14 17 (19.32%) Intrusion Detection
15 16 (18.18%) DHCP
15 16 (18.18%) EIGRP
16 15 (17.05%) VPN
17 13 (14.77%) NetScaler
18 12 (13.64%) GLBP
18 12 (13.64%) SNMP
General
1 34 (38.64%) Retail
2 3 (3.41%) Finance
3 2 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (44.32%) Analyst
2 38 (43.18%) Network Engineer
3 37 (42.05%) Network Analyst
4 22 (25.00%) Security Analyst
5 20 (22.73%) Network Security Analyst
6 17 (19.32%) Senior Network Engineer
7 13 (14.77%) Security Engineer
8 12 (13.64%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (6.82%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (6.82%) LAN/WAN Analyst
10 5 (5.68%) LAN Security Analyst
11 4 (4.55%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.55%) Engineering Manager
11 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.55%) Network Engineering Manager
11 4 (4.55%) Network Manager
11 4 (4.55%) Network Operations Team Leader
11 4 (4.55%) Systems Engineering Manager
11 4 (4.55%) Systems Manager
11 4 (4.55%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.23%) HTML
2 8 (9.09%) 802.1X
2 8 (9.09%) XML
3 4 (4.55%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (43.18%) Data Centre
2 34 (38.64%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (36.36%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 6 (6.82%) Driving Licence
6 4 (4.55%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.55%) Unix
2 2 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (51.14%) Problem-Solving
2 41 (46.59%) Network Management
3 24 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
3 24 (27.27%) Web Filtering
4 23 (26.14%) Information Security
5 22 (25.00%) Change Control
6 11 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 9 (10.23%) Build Automation
7 9 (10.23%) Problem Management
7 9 (10.23%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (9.09%) DevOps
8 8 (9.09%) ITIL
8 8 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 6 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.68%) Data Security
10 5 (5.68%) Network Design
11 4 (4.55%) Business Continuity
11 4 (4.55%) Service Management
11 4 (4.55%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.36%) Python
2 2 (2.27%) PHP
2 2 (2.27%) R
2 2 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 61 (69.32%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (59.09%) CCNA
3 37 (42.05%) CCNP
4 28 (31.82%) CCSA
5 11 (12.50%) Degree
6 9 (10.23%) CCIE
7 7 (7.95%) JNCIE
8 5 (5.68%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (4.55%) CCMSE
10 3 (3.41%) JNCIP
11 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
12 1 (1.14%) CCENT
12 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) SLA
2 2 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.27%) SAS 70
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) ProxySG
1 3 (3.41%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 24 (27.27%) Stealthwatch
2 10 (11.36%) Cacti
2 10 (11.36%) Nagios
Vendors
1 76 (86.36%) Cisco
2 63 (71.59%) CheckPoint
3 33 (37.50%) Palo Alto
4 24 (27.27%) Juniper
4 24 (27.27%) SolarWinds
5 22 (25.00%) Riverbed
6 20 (22.73%) Symantec
7 18 (20.45%) Fortinet
8 17 (19.32%) Avaya
8 17 (19.32%) Nokia
8 17 (19.32%) Nortel
9 15 (17.05%) F5
10 13 (14.77%) Citrix
11 12 (13.64%) Arista
12 8 (9.09%) VMware
13 7 (7.95%) Meraki
14 4 (4.55%) Blue Coat
14 4 (4.55%) Cognizant
15 3 (3.41%) Google
16 2 (2.27%) Foundry