Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England > East of England
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 199 223 264
Rank change year-on-year +24 +41 +6
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 41 84 101
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.74% 0.99% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.68% 5.13% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 30 51 81
Median annual salary £52,500 £36,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.83% -46.67% +42.11%
10th Percentile £41,675 £28,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £76,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +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 1,115 1,638 2,252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.05% 19.36% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 863 1,208 1,792
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,500 £66,075 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +2.15% +3.33%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing OSPF as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing OSPF in the East of England over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 2020. 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
Bedfordshire +30 11 £60,000 +106.90%
Cambridgeshire +13 9 £50,000 +50.49% 4
Essex 0 9 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire +28 6 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Suffolk +2 5 £45,000 -28.00%
Norfolk - 1 - -
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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 41 (100.00%) BGP
2 27 (65.85%) Cisco
3 25 (60.98%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (56.10%) CCNP
5 22 (53.66%) Firewall
6 20 (48.78%) Data Centre
7 19 (46.34%) TCP/IP
8 18 (43.90%) MPLS
9 17 (41.46%) EIGRP
9 17 (41.46%) VPN
10 16 (39.02%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (34.15%) CCNA
11 14 (34.15%) Linux
12 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
12 13 (31.71%) VMware
13 11 (26.83%) Juniper
14 10 (24.39%) DNS
14 10 (24.39%) WAN
14 10 (24.39%) Wireshark
15 9 (21.95%) VLAN
15 9 (21.95%) VPLS
15 9 (21.95%) Puppet
15 9 (21.95%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (21.95%) HSRP
15 9 (21.95%) CheckPoint
16 8 (19.51%) IPsec
16 8 (19.51%) LAN
16 8 (19.51%) DevOps
16 8 (19.51%) Palo Alto
17 7 (17.07%) Meraki

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 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Azure
2 6 (14.63%) SaaS
3 5 (12.20%) AWS
4 3 (7.32%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 3 (7.32%) GCP
5 1 (2.44%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 41 (100.00%) BGP
2 22 (53.66%) Firewall
3 19 (46.34%) TCP/IP
4 18 (43.90%) MPLS
5 17 (41.46%) EIGRP
5 17 (41.46%) VPN
6 16 (39.02%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (24.39%) DNS
7 10 (24.39%) WAN
7 10 (24.39%) Wireshark
8 9 (21.95%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (21.95%) HSRP
8 9 (21.95%) VLAN
8 9 (21.95%) VPLS
9 8 (19.51%) IPsec
9 8 (19.51%) LAN
10 6 (14.63%) Internet
10 6 (14.63%) Multicast
10 6 (14.63%) VoIP
10 6 (14.63%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 6 (14.63%) Police
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 33 (80.49%) Network Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Juniper Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Network Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Network Security Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Security Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Check Point Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco Security Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Data Network Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Field Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Network Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
1 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (48.78%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (14.63%) NHS
4 5 (12.20%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Unix
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) DevOps
2 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
3 6 (14.63%) ITIL
3 6 (14.63%) Network Design
3 6 (14.63%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (12.20%) B2B
4 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
4 5 (12.20%) IT Strategy
4 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
4 5 (12.20%) Network Management
5 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.32%) Data Privacy
6 3 (7.32%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.32%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure as Code
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Automation
7 2 (4.88%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
1 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.76%) Python
3 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (60.98%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (56.10%) CCNP
3 14 (34.15%) CCNA
4 7 (17.07%) CCIE
5 6 (14.63%) JNCIE
5 6 (14.63%) JNCIP
5 6 (14.63%) JNCIS
6 5 (12.20%) CCDP
7 4 (9.76%) CCSA
7 4 (9.76%) CCSE
7 4 (9.76%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (7.32%) JNCIA
9 2 (4.88%) DBS Check
9 2 (4.88%) Degree
10 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
10 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
10 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
1 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.32%) Docker
3 2 (4.88%) XenApp
3 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.44%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Puppet
2 6 (14.63%) Ansible
2 6 (14.63%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (9.76%) Kubernetes
4 2 (4.88%) Terraform
5 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.44%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 27 (65.85%) Cisco
2 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 13 (31.71%) VMware
3 11 (26.83%) Juniper
4 9 (21.95%) CheckPoint
5 8 (19.51%) Palo Alto
6 7 (17.07%) Meraki
7 6 (14.63%) Fortinet
8 5 (12.20%) F5
8 5 (12.20%) Google
8 5 (12.20%) HP
9 4 (9.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 4 (9.76%) Blue Coat
9 4 (9.76%) Citrix
9 4 (9.76%) Zscaler
10 2 (4.88%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (4.88%) Imperva
10 2 (4.88%) Infoblox
10 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.44%) Riverbed