Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 278 273
Rank change year-on-year +55 -5 +10
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 130 88 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.07% 0.66% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.65% 4.16% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 106 81 111
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -8.16% -2.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £35,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £57,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £47,750 £51,500
% change year-on-year +15.18% -7.28% +6.19%

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 2300 2116 2589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.00% 15.97% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1907 1710 2032
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,100 £66,250 £63,750
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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +52 87 £67,500 +50.00% 2
Bedfordshire +24 29 £50,000 -4.76%
Cambridgeshire -27 13 £35,000 -15.15% 2
Essex +29 1 - -
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 128 (98.46%) BGP
2 112 (86.15%) Cisco
3 91 (70.00%) Firewall
4 88 (67.69%) LAN
5 81 (62.31%) WAN
6 80 (61.54%) Data Centre
7 77 (59.23%) VPN
7 77 (59.23%) CheckPoint
8 62 (47.69%) HTTP
9 55 (42.31%) Palo Alto
10 54 (41.54%) Network Security
10 54 (41.54%) Cisco ASA
10 54 (41.54%) Cisco Certification
11 53 (40.77%) MPLS
11 53 (40.77%) F5
12 52 (40.00%) E-Commerce
13 50 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
14 49 (37.69%) NetScaler
15 47 (36.15%) CCNP
15 47 (36.15%) EIGRP
16 45 (34.62%) Citrix
17 44 (33.85%) HTML
18 43 (33.08%) Fortinet
19 39 (30.00%) TCP/IP
20 38 (29.23%) DNS
21 37 (28.46%) Juniper
22 34 (26.15%) VMware
22 34 (26.15%) VLAN
23 31 (23.85%) GLBP
23 31 (23.85%) Arista

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 17 (13.08%) CMS
2 2 (1.54%) nginx
3 1 (0.77%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.77%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 128 (98.46%) BGP
2 91 (70.00%) Firewall
3 88 (67.69%) LAN
4 81 (62.31%) WAN
5 77 (59.23%) VPN
6 62 (47.69%) HTTP
7 54 (41.54%) Cisco ASA
7 54 (41.54%) Network Security
8 53 (40.77%) MPLS
9 50 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
10 49 (37.69%) NetScaler
11 47 (36.15%) EIGRP
12 39 (30.00%) TCP/IP
13 38 (29.23%) DNS
14 34 (26.15%) VLAN
15 31 (23.85%) GLBP
15 31 (23.85%) IGRP
15 31 (23.85%) IPsec
16 30 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
17 28 (21.54%) HSRP
Development Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (19.23%) Finance
2 16 (12.31%) Back Office
2 16 (12.31%) Military
3 5 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.08%) Electronics
5 1 (0.77%) Banking
5 1 (0.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (42.31%) Network Engineer
2 40 (30.77%) Senior Network Engineer
3 28 (21.54%) Security Engineer
4 25 (19.23%) Senior Security Engineer
5 19 (14.62%) Consultant
5 19 (14.62%) Network Consultant
6 17 (13.08%) Administrator
6 17 (13.08%) IT Administrator
6 17 (13.08%) Network Administrator
6 17 (13.08%) Network Security Consultant
6 17 (13.08%) Security Consultant
7 15 (11.54%) Check Point Consultant
8 13 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
8 13 (10.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 13 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
8 13 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
9 12 (9.23%) Cisco Security Consultant
9 12 (9.23%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 11 (8.46%) Data Centre Engineer
10 11 (8.46%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (33.85%) HTML
2 31 (23.85%) XML
3 17 (13.08%) POSIX
4 3 (2.31%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.54%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 80 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 29 (22.31%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (13.08%) Management Information System
4 13 (10.00%) Driving Licence
5 6 (4.62%) PKI
6 5 (3.85%) Fintech
7 3 (2.31%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.15%) Linux
2 5 (3.85%) Windows
3 3 (2.31%) Unix
4 2 (1.54%) CentOS
4 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.54%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 27 (20.77%) Network Design
3 20 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 20 (15.38%) Network Management
3 20 (15.38%) Presales
4 17 (13.08%) Data Encryption
4 17 (13.08%) Data Security
4 17 (13.08%) Network Optimisation
5 16 (12.31%) Document Management
5 16 (12.31%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 16 (12.31%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 14 (10.77%) Analytics
7 13 (10.00%) SIEM
8 12 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (4.62%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (3.85%) Project Management
11 4 (3.08%) Cryptography
11 4 (3.08%) Mathematics
11 4 (3.08%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.31%) PowerShell
1 3 (2.31%) Python
2 2 (1.54%) C#
2 2 (1.54%) Java
2 2 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 54 (41.54%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (36.15%) CCNP
3 25 (19.23%) CCDP
4 23 (17.69%) CCSE
5 18 (13.85%) Degree
6 15 (11.54%) CCNA
7 10 (7.69%) Security Cleared
8 9 (6.92%) JNCIS
8 9 (6.92%) SC Cleared
9 7 (5.38%) CCSA
9 7 (5.38%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (3.08%) HNC
11 2 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.54%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.77%) CCIE
12 1 (0.77%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.62%) SLA
2 2 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.31%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.31%) VMware NSX
2 2 (1.54%) Docker
2 2 (1.54%) Postfix
2 2 (1.54%) PowerDNS
2 2 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.31%) Puppet
1 3 (2.31%) vCenter Server
1 3 (2.31%) vRealize
1 3 (2.31%) ZABBIX
2 2 (1.54%) Ansible
2 2 (1.54%) Cacti
2 2 (1.54%) Nagios
2 2 (1.54%) Opsview
Vendors
1 112 (86.15%) Cisco
2 77 (59.23%) CheckPoint
3 55 (42.31%) Palo Alto
4 53 (40.77%) F5
5 45 (34.62%) Citrix
6 43 (33.08%) Fortinet
7 37 (28.46%) Juniper
8 34 (26.15%) VMware
9 31 (23.85%) Arista
10 17 (13.08%) Xerox
11 14 (10.77%) Blue Coat
11 14 (10.77%) Riverbed
12 10 (7.69%) HP
13 6 (4.62%) Remedy
14 5 (3.85%) Aruba
15 4 (3.08%) Microsoft
15 4 (3.08%) Nokia
16 3 (2.31%) Brocade
16 3 (2.31%) Meraki
16 3 (2.31%) Tufin