Period
to 15 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 209 240 270
Rank change year-on-year +31 +30 -15
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 114 108 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.21% 0.92% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.11% 5.03% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 73 86 71
East of England median annual salary £36,000 £62,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.40% +38.89% -12.62%
10th Percentile £30,000 £35,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £76,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -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 1,865 2,148 1,962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.77% 18.23% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,314 1,779 1,557
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,250 £24,400
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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
Cambridgeshire +104 87 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Hertfordshire -40 13 £62,500 -7.41% 2
Bedfordshire -18 6 £29,000 -42.00% 2
Essex - 6 - - 3
Suffolk - 2 £62,500 -
OSPF
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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.

1 109 (95.61%) Cisco
2 102 (89.47%) Firewall
3 100 (87.72%) WAN
4 99 (86.84%) Cisco Certification
5 96 (84.21%) LAN
6 95 (83.33%) TCP/IP
7 92 (80.70%) CheckPoint
8 88 (77.19%) CCNA
9 87 (76.32%) Network Security
10 80 (70.18%) Wi-Fi
11 79 (69.30%) Network Management
12 77 (67.54%) Ethernet
13 74 (64.91%) Problem-Solving
14 65 (57.02%) BGP
15 64 (56.14%) Retail
15 64 (56.14%) Self-Motivation
16 60 (52.63%) CCNP
17 57 (50.00%) CCSA
18 55 (48.25%) Wireshark
19 52 (45.61%) Palo Alto
20 49 (42.98%) SolarWinds
21 47 (41.23%) Kalman Filter
21 47 (41.23%) Web Filtering
21 47 (41.23%) Stealthwatch
22 44 (38.60%) Information Security
23 42 (36.84%) Symantec
24 41 (35.96%) Data Centre
25 39 (34.21%) VoIP
26 34 (29.82%) Analytical Skills
27 32 (28.07%) Change Control

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (89.47%) Firewall
2 100 (87.72%) WAN
3 96 (84.21%) LAN
4 95 (83.33%) TCP/IP
5 87 (76.32%) Network Security
6 80 (70.18%) Wi-Fi
7 77 (67.54%) Ethernet
8 65 (57.02%) BGP
9 55 (48.25%) Wireshark
10 39 (34.21%) VoIP
11 30 (26.32%) Intrusion Detection
12 17 (14.91%) Cisco IOS
12 17 (14.91%) MPLS
13 16 (14.04%) DNS
13 16 (14.04%) VPN
14 12 (10.53%) Wireless
15 11 (9.65%) EIGRP
16 10 (8.77%) Cisco Nexus
16 10 (8.77%) IPsec
16 10 (8.77%) WLAN
General
1 64 (56.14%) Retail
2 4 (3.51%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 70 (61.40%) Analyst
2 68 (59.65%) Network Analyst
3 44 (38.60%) Security Analyst
4 42 (36.84%) Network Security Analyst
5 37 (32.46%) Network Engineer
6 16 (14.04%) Network Security Engineer
6 16 (14.04%) Security Engineer
7 11 (9.65%) Cisco Engineer
7 11 (9.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 9 (7.89%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 6 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (4.39%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (4.39%) LAN Security Analyst
10 5 (4.39%) LAN/WAN Analyst
11 4 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (3.51%) Lead Network Engineer
11 4 (3.51%) Network Engineering Manager
11 4 (3.51%) Network Manager
11 4 (3.51%) Systems Engineering Manager
11 4 (3.51%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.51%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.63%) HTML
2 3 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (56.14%) Self-Motivation
2 41 (35.96%) Data Centre
3 34 (29.82%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.14%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.75%) IVR
5 2 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.51%) Windows
2 2 (1.75%) Linux
2 2 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (69.30%) Network Management
2 74 (64.91%) Problem-Solving
3 47 (41.23%) Kalman Filter
3 47 (41.23%) Web Filtering
4 44 (38.60%) Information Security
5 32 (28.07%) Change Control
6 9 (7.89%) Build Automation
6 9 (7.89%) Problem Management
6 9 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (7.89%) Technical Leadership
7 8 (7.02%) Mentoring
7 8 (7.02%) Network Design
8 6 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (4.39%) Computer Science
9 5 (4.39%) Data Security
10 4 (3.51%) E-Commerce
10 4 (3.51%) Load Balancing
10 4 (3.51%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.51%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.51%) Python
2 2 (1.75%) C
2 2 (1.75%) PHP
2 2 (1.75%) R
2 2 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 99 (86.84%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (77.19%) CCNA
3 60 (52.63%) CCNP
4 57 (50.00%) CCSA
5 9 (7.89%) CCIE
5 9 (7.89%) Degree
6 8 (7.02%) Security Cleared
7 7 (6.14%) SC Cleared
8 5 (4.39%) CCSE
8 5 (4.39%) Check Point Certification
8 5 (4.39%) CISSP
8 5 (4.39%) JNCIE
9 4 (3.51%) CCMSE
9 4 (3.51%) CEH
9 4 (3.51%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.75%) CCDP
11 1 (0.88%) CCENT
11 1 (0.88%) CCSP
11 1 (0.88%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.88%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) SLA
2 2 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.75%) SAS 70
3 1 (0.88%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (2.63%) VMware NSX
2 2 (1.75%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 47 (41.23%) Stealthwatch
2 9 (7.89%) Cacti
2 9 (7.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 109 (95.61%) Cisco
2 92 (80.70%) CheckPoint
3 52 (45.61%) Palo Alto
4 49 (42.98%) SolarWinds
5 42 (36.84%) Symantec
6 29 (25.44%) Riverbed
7 25 (21.93%) Avaya
7 25 (21.93%) Nokia
7 25 (21.93%) Nortel
8 19 (16.67%) Juniper
9 13 (11.40%) Fortinet
10 9 (7.89%) F5
11 8 (7.02%) Meraki
12 7 (6.14%) Arista
12 7 (6.14%) Citrix
13 4 (3.51%) Brocade
13 4 (3.51%) Cognizant
14 3 (2.63%) VMware
15 2 (1.75%) Aruba
15 2 (1.75%) Blue Coat