Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 263 222
Rank change year-on-year +17 -41 +62
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 113 91 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.92% 0.73% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.02% 4.59% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 87 66 131
East of England median annual salary £67,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £26,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £65,000 £74,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% -4.00% -

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 2,252 1,982 2,742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.25% 15.82% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,845 1,545 2,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £24,625
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +61 92 £67,500 +58.82% 6
Cambridgeshire -32 14 £42,500 - 3
Bedfordshire +1 7 £55,000 -
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 112 (99.12%) BGP
2 106 (93.81%) Cisco
3 85 (75.22%) Data Centre
4 82 (72.57%) Firewall
5 79 (69.91%) VPN
6 73 (64.60%) CheckPoint
6 73 (64.60%) Cisco ASA
7 71 (62.83%) WAN
8 70 (61.95%) HTTP
9 68 (60.18%) LAN
10 66 (58.41%) Palo Alto
10 66 (58.41%) F5
11 64 (56.64%) NetScaler
12 63 (55.75%) Citrix
13 62 (54.87%) MPLS
13 62 (54.87%) Cisco IOS
14 60 (53.10%) HTML
15 59 (52.21%) E-Commerce
16 55 (48.67%) Fortinet
17 53 (46.90%) EIGRP
18 50 (44.25%) VMware
19 49 (43.36%) IGRP
20 48 (42.48%) XML
20 48 (42.48%) Analytical Skills
20 48 (42.48%) Arista
21 46 (40.71%) IPsec
22 45 (39.82%) Network Security
23 44 (38.94%) GLBP
24 39 (34.51%) Juniper
25 38 (33.63%) Cisco Certification

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 7 (6.19%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 25 (22.12%) Akamai
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 112 (99.12%) BGP
2 82 (72.57%) Firewall
3 79 (69.91%) VPN
4 73 (64.60%) Cisco ASA
5 71 (62.83%) WAN
6 70 (61.95%) HTTP
7 68 (60.18%) LAN
8 64 (56.64%) NetScaler
9 62 (54.87%) Cisco IOS
9 62 (54.87%) MPLS
10 53 (46.90%) EIGRP
11 49 (43.36%) IGRP
12 46 (40.71%) IPsec
13 45 (39.82%) Network Security
14 44 (38.94%) GLBP
15 37 (32.74%) DNS
16 34 (30.09%) DWDM
17 32 (28.32%) SSL
18 28 (24.78%) VLAN
19 23 (20.35%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 12 (10.62%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (14.16%) Finance
2 6 (5.31%) Back Office
2 6 (5.31%) Military
3 1 (0.88%) Marketing
3 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (60.18%) Network Engineer
2 46 (40.71%) Senior Network Engineer
3 37 (32.74%) Security Engineer
4 29 (25.66%) Senior Security Engineer
5 18 (15.93%) Network Security Engineer
6 16 (14.16%) Firewall Engineer
7 12 (10.62%) Data Centre Engineer
7 12 (10.62%) Network Systems Engineer
7 12 (10.62%) Senior Firewall Engineer
7 12 (10.62%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 12 (10.62%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (6.19%) Administrator
8 7 (6.19%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (6.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (6.19%) IT Administrator
8 7 (6.19%) Network Administrator
8 7 (6.19%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Cisco Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (53.10%) HTML
2 48 (42.48%) XML
3 14 (12.39%) 802.1X
4 7 (6.19%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 85 (75.22%) Data Centre
2 48 (42.48%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.85%) Public Cloud
4 7 (6.19%) Fintech
5 6 (5.31%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.77%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.27%) Linux
2 12 (10.62%) Unix
3 3 (2.65%) Windows
4 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (52.21%) E-Commerce
2 24 (21.24%) Load Balancing
2 24 (21.24%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 24 (21.24%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 19 (16.81%) Network Design
4 17 (15.04%) Network Management
5 14 (12.39%) The Twelve-Factor App
5 14 (12.39%) WAN Optimisation
6 13 (11.50%) Analytics
6 13 (11.50%) Mentoring
6 13 (11.50%) Software Engineering
7 12 (10.62%) DevOps
7 12 (10.62%) SIEM
8 7 (6.19%) Data Encryption
8 7 (6.19%) Data Security
8 7 (6.19%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (6.19%) Network Optimisation
8 7 (6.19%) Problem Management
9 6 (5.31%) Document Management
9 6 (5.31%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.62%) PowerShell
1 12 (10.62%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (33.63%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (27.43%) CCNP
3 14 (12.39%) CCNA
4 9 (7.96%) CCDP
5 7 (6.19%) Degree
6 6 (5.31%) CCSE
6 6 (5.31%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.31%) Security Cleared
7 5 (4.42%) JNCIS
8 2 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.39%) SLA
2 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (10.62%) VMware NSX
2 3 (2.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.88%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (10.62%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (10.62%) Puppet
1 12 (10.62%) vCenter Server
1 12 (10.62%) vRealize
Vendors
1 106 (93.81%) Cisco
2 73 (64.60%) CheckPoint
3 66 (58.41%) F5
3 66 (58.41%) Palo Alto
4 63 (55.75%) Citrix
5 55 (48.67%) Fortinet
6 50 (44.25%) VMware
7 48 (42.48%) Arista
8 39 (34.51%) Juniper
9 26 (23.01%) Blue Coat
9 26 (23.01%) Riverbed
10 12 (10.62%) Aruba
10 12 (10.62%) Meraki
10 12 (10.62%) Tufin
11 7 (6.19%) WorldPay
11 7 (6.19%) Xerox
12 3 (2.65%) HP
13 2 (1.77%) Microsoft
13 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
14 1 (0.88%) Remedy