Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 270 246 268
Rank change year-on-year -24 +22 +31
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 78 112 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.68% 0.92% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.76% 5.20% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 59 100 104
East of England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +24.32% -2.63%
10th Percentile £36,000 £26,250 £35,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £76,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 2,073 2,154 2,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.01% 17.74% 16.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,484 1,753 1,863
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,050 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -2 51 £67,500 +17.39% 5
Cambridgeshire +14 26 £36,000 -22.16% 6
Essex +23 1 - -
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 68 (87.18%) BGP
2 62 (79.49%) Cisco
3 53 (67.95%) WAN
4 50 (64.10%) Firewall
5 47 (60.26%) CheckPoint
6 46 (58.97%) MPLS
7 44 (56.41%) Data Centre
8 43 (55.13%) LAN
9 42 (53.85%) TCP/IP
10 35 (44.87%) Cisco Certification
10 35 (44.87%) Analytical Skills
11 33 (42.31%) Network Security
12 30 (38.46%) Juniper
13 29 (37.18%) Problem-Solving
14 28 (35.90%) Wi-Fi
14 28 (35.90%) VPN
14 28 (35.90%) Cisco IOS
15 27 (34.62%) DNS
15 27 (34.62%) Ethernet
15 27 (34.62%) CCNA
16 26 (33.33%) Palo Alto
16 26 (33.33%) F5
17 25 (32.05%) NetScaler
18 24 (30.77%) Citrix
18 24 (30.77%) E-Commerce
18 24 (30.77%) DHCP
18 24 (30.77%) Fortinet
19 23 (29.49%) Cisco ASA
19 23 (29.49%) Riverbed
20 22 (28.21%) Retail

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:

Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Akamai
1 6 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 68 (87.18%) BGP
2 53 (67.95%) WAN
3 50 (64.10%) Firewall
4 46 (58.97%) MPLS
5 43 (55.13%) LAN
6 42 (53.85%) TCP/IP
7 33 (42.31%) Network Security
8 28 (35.90%) Cisco IOS
8 28 (35.90%) VPN
8 28 (35.90%) Wi-Fi
9 27 (34.62%) DNS
9 27 (34.62%) Ethernet
10 25 (32.05%) NetScaler
11 24 (30.77%) DHCP
12 23 (29.49%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (25.64%) IGRP
14 19 (24.36%) EIGRP
14 19 (24.36%) GLBP
14 19 (24.36%) HTTP
15 18 (23.08%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (28.21%) Retail
2 3 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (58.97%) Network Engineer
2 30 (38.46%) Senior Network Engineer
3 20 (25.64%) Analyst
4 18 (23.08%) Network Analyst
5 13 (16.67%) Security Engineer
6 11 (14.10%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (8.97%) Security Analyst
8 6 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Network Manager
9 5 (6.41%) Network Security Analyst
10 4 (5.13%) Data Centre Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Engineering Manager
10 4 (5.13%) Firewall Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Network Operations Team Leader
10 4 (5.13%) Network Team Leader
10 4 (5.13%) Senior Firewall Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Systems Engineering Manager
10 4 (5.13%) Systems Manager
10 4 (5.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.36%) HTML
2 15 (19.23%) XML
3 10 (12.82%) 802.1X
4 4 (5.13%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (56.41%) Data Centre
2 35 (44.87%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (10.26%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.13%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.56%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.69%) Unix
2 2 (2.56%) Linux
2 2 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.18%) Problem-Solving
2 24 (30.77%) E-Commerce
3 21 (26.92%) Network Management
4 13 (16.67%) Change Control
5 11 (14.10%) ITIL
6 9 (11.54%) Mentoring
7 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (10.26%) Information Security
8 6 (7.69%) DevOps
8 6 (7.69%) Load Balancing
8 6 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 6 (7.69%) SIEM
8 6 (7.69%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 6 (7.69%) WAN Optimisation
9 5 (6.41%) Build Automation
9 5 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.41%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (6.41%) Problem Management
9 5 (6.41%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (6.41%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (2.56%) PHP
2 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.56%) R
2 2 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (44.87%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (34.62%) CCNA
3 21 (26.92%) CCNP
4 9 (11.54%) Degree
5 7 (8.97%) CCIE
5 7 (8.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (6.41%) CCSA
6 5 (6.41%) JNCIE
6 5 (6.41%) JNCIP
7 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.28%) CCDP
9 1 (1.28%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) VMware NSX
2 3 (3.85%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) Cacti
1 6 (7.69%) Nagios
2 5 (6.41%) Stealthwatch
3 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.56%) Puppet
3 2 (2.56%) vCenter Server
3 2 (2.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 62 (79.49%) Cisco
2 47 (60.26%) CheckPoint
3 30 (38.46%) Juniper
4 26 (33.33%) F5
4 26 (33.33%) Palo Alto
5 24 (30.77%) Citrix
5 24 (30.77%) Fortinet
6 23 (29.49%) Riverbed
7 20 (25.64%) Arista
8 16 (20.51%) VMware
9 13 (16.67%) Avaya
9 13 (16.67%) Nokia
9 13 (16.67%) Nortel
10 9 (11.54%) Blue Coat
11 7 (8.97%) Meraki
12 5 (6.41%) Aruba
12 5 (6.41%) Google
12 5 (6.41%) SolarWinds
12 5 (6.41%) Symantec
13 2 (2.56%) Microsoft