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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England / East of England
Rank 220 178 216
Rank change year-on-year -42 +38  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 30 97 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.49% 1.32% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.05% 6.65% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 28 75 36
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00%  

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 983 1459 1544
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 16.12% 19.85% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 746 1204 1181
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 25 March 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 25 March 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
Essex +29 14 £57,500 -14.81%
Cambridgeshire -2 9 £44,000 -12.00%
Bedfordshire -3 7 £65,000 +18.18%
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 90 (97.83%) BGP
2 84 (91.30%) Cisco
3 83 (90.22%) Cisco Certification
4 75 (81.52%) CCNP
5 63 (68.48%) Firewall
6 62 (67.39%) WAN
7 61 (66.30%) LAN
8 56 (60.87%) Cisco Nexus
9 53 (57.61%) Network Security
10 49 (53.26%) CheckPoint
11 42 (45.65%) Data Centre
12 41 (44.57%) CCSE
13 37 (40.22%) CCSA
13 37 (40.22%) Spanning Tree
14 36 (39.13%) TCP/IP
15 34 (36.96%) VPN
16 32 (34.78%) Load Balancing
17 31 (33.70%) MS Visio
17 31 (33.70%) Network Management
18 29 (31.52%) CCDP
19 27 (29.35%) Cisco ASA
20 23 (25.00%) Microsoft
21 20 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
21 20 (21.74%) EIGRP
21 20 (21.74%) ITIL
22 19 (20.65%) CCIE
22 19 (20.65%) F5
23 18 (19.57%) CCNA
24 17 (18.48%) MPLS
24 17 (18.48%) Wireless

OSPF
Top Related 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 31 (33.70%) MS Visio
2 7 (7.61%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 90 (97.83%) BGP
2 63 (68.48%) Firewall
3 62 (67.39%) WAN
4 61 (66.30%) LAN
5 56 (60.87%) Cisco Nexus
6 53 (57.61%) Network Security
7 37 (40.22%) Spanning Tree
8 36 (39.13%) TCP/IP
9 34 (36.96%) VPN
10 27 (29.35%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (21.74%) EIGRP
12 17 (18.48%) MPLS
12 17 (18.48%) Wireless
13 16 (17.39%) DNS
13 16 (17.39%) IPsec
13 16 (17.39%) tcpdump
13 16 (17.39%) Wireshark
14 13 (14.13%) HSRP
15 12 (13.04%) SSL
15 12 (13.04%) VoIP
General
1 9 (9.78%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.17%) Advertising
3 2 (2.17%) Banking
3 2 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (61.96%) Network Engineer
2 28 (30.43%) Consultant
2 28 (30.43%) Network Consultant
3 27 (29.35%) Network Security Consultant
3 27 (29.35%) Security Consultant
4 22 (23.91%) Network Security Engineer
4 22 (23.91%) Security Engineer
5 16 (17.39%) Cisco Engineer
5 16 (17.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 14 (15.22%) Network Specialist
7 11 (11.96%) Analyst
7 11 (11.96%) Network Analyst
8 8 (8.70%) Network Operations Engineer
8 8 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
9 7 (7.61%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 6 (6.52%) Check Point Consultant
10 6 (6.52%) Cisco Consultant
10 6 (6.52%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 6 (6.52%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 6 (6.52%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 42 (45.65%) Data Centre
2 15 (16.30%) Driving Licence
3 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.35%) Fat Client
4 4 (4.35%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.52%) Unix
2 4 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.78%) Load Balancing
2 31 (33.70%) Network Management
3 20 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (21.74%) ITIL
4 11 (11.96%) High Availability
5 9 (9.78%) Presales
6 8 (8.70%) Adaptive Security
6 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (7.61%) Change Management
8 6 (6.52%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.35%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.35%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.35%) Line Management
9 4 (4.35%) Low Latency
10 3 (3.26%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (3.26%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (2.17%) Network Architecture
11 2 (2.17%) Network Design
11 2 (2.17%) Problem Management
11 2 (2.17%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 83 (90.22%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (81.52%) CCNP
3 41 (44.57%) CCSE
4 37 (40.22%) CCSA
5 29 (31.52%) CCDP
6 19 (20.65%) CCIE
7 18 (19.57%) CCNA
8 10 (10.87%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (6.52%) JNCIP
10 4 (4.35%) JNCIE
11 2 (2.17%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.04%) SLA
2 5 (5.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (6.52%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 84 (91.30%) Cisco
2 49 (53.26%) CheckPoint
3 23 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 19 (20.65%) F5
5 16 (17.39%) Juniper
6 11 (11.96%) HP
7 7 (7.61%) Citrix
8 5 (5.43%) Avaya
8 5 (5.43%) CA
9 4 (4.35%) Blue Coat
9 4 (4.35%) Imperva
9 4 (4.35%) Infoblox
9 4 (4.35%) VMware