OSPF Jobs in England

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
UK > England

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 23 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 533 637 704
Rank change year-on-year +104 +67 -197
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 311 298 515
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.34% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.58% 2.14% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 246 245 359
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,600 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% -8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £66,250 £71,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £85,938 £82,500 £92,650
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £59,483
% change year-on-year -4.55% -7.54% +8.15%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England

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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12,046 13,943 18,340
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 13.79% 15.92% 13.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8,519 7,109 10,373
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £28,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.47% -4.29% +5.00%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in England

OSPF
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OSPF in England.

Salary trend for OSPF in England

OSPF
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing OSPF in England over the 6 months to 23 May 2024.

Salary histogram for OSPF in England

OSPF
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the England region over the 6 months to 23 May 2024. 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
Jobs
South East +11 83 £52,500 +12.90% 34
London +80 80 £70,000 +7.69% 48
North of England +57 77 £42,500 -9.57% 17
North West +47 63 £40,000 -43.66% 10
Midlands +10 52 £48,500 -20.82% 7
West Midlands +35 51 £48,500 -19.17% 4
South West -5 19 £48,500 -15.65% 3
Yorkshire +68 17 £47,500 +5.56% 7
East of England +2 6 £62,500 +4.17% 2
North East -20 3 £62,500 +47.06% 1
East Midlands -14 1 £60,000 -14.29% 2
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.57%) Skype for Business
2 7 (2.25%) Microsoft Exchange
3 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 53 (17.04%) Azure
2 46 (14.79%) AWS
3 14 (4.50%) IaaS
4 13 (4.18%) Microsoft 365
5 12 (3.86%) AWS Direct Connect
6 9 (2.89%) PaaS
6 9 (2.89%) SaaS
7 8 (2.57%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 5 (1.61%) Entra ID
8 5 (1.61%) GCP
9 3 (0.96%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.64%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.64%) Azure Monitor
10 2 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.64%) OpenDNS
10 2 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.32%) Cloudflare
11 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.32%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 278 (89.39%) BGP
2 173 (55.63%) WAN
3 157 (50.48%) Firewall
3 157 (50.48%) MPLS
4 145 (46.62%) LAN
5 104 (33.44%) SD-WAN
5 104 (33.44%) TCP/IP
5 104 (33.44%) VPN
6 101 (32.48%) Wireless
7 78 (25.08%) VLAN
8 68 (21.86%) EIGRP
9 58 (18.65%) DHCP
10 57 (18.33%) IPsec
11 55 (17.68%) DNS
12 54 (17.36%) Network Security
13 49 (15.76%) Ethernet
13 49 (15.76%) Wi-Fi
14 46 (14.79%) Internet
15 42 (13.50%) DMVPN
16 41 (13.18%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.61%) NoSQL
2 2 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.32%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.32%) MySQL
3 1 (0.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (1.61%) JIRA
2 4 (1.29%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.64%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.32%) GitLab
4 1 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 50 (16.08%) Social Skills
2 26 (8.36%) Law
3 23 (7.40%) Telecoms
4 21 (6.75%) Finance
5 20 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.22%) Retail
7 9 (2.89%) Legal
8 5 (1.61%) Organisational Skills
9 4 (1.29%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.29%) Publishing
10 3 (0.96%) Billing
10 3 (0.96%) Documentation Skills
11 2 (0.64%) Banking
11 2 (0.64%) Electronics
11 2 (0.64%) Front Office
11 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.64%) Military
12 1 (0.32%) Automotive
12 1 (0.32%) Presentation Skills
12 1 (0.32%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 158 (50.80%) Network Engineer
2 47 (15.11%) Senior
3 45 (14.47%) Analyst
3 45 (14.47%) Network Analyst
4 35 (11.25%) Senior Network Engineer
5 33 (10.61%) Network Operations Analyst
5 33 (10.61%) Operations Analyst
6 29 (9.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 26 (8.36%) Network Support
8 21 (6.75%) Architect
8 21 (6.75%) Cisco Engineer
8 21 (6.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 19 (6.11%) Support Engineer
10 18 (5.79%) IP Engineer
10 18 (5.79%) IP Network Engineer
11 16 (5.14%) Network Specialist
12 14 (4.50%) Juniper Engineer
12 14 (4.50%) Network Support Engineer
13 13 (4.18%) Lead
13 13 (4.18%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (15.76%) 802.1X
2 8 (2.57%) SAML
3 7 (2.25%) HTML
3 7 (2.25%) XML
4 5 (1.61%) XMPP
5 4 (1.29%) Akka
6 3 (0.96%) CSS
7 2 (0.64%) LAMP
7 2 (0.64%) V-Ray
8 1 (0.32%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.32%) NETCONF
8 1 (0.32%) RESTCONF
Miscellaneous
1 77 (24.76%) Data Centre
2 25 (8.04%) Hybrid Cloud
3 13 (4.18%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.86%) Public Cloud
5 11 (3.54%) Virtual Team
6 10 (3.22%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.89%) Clustering
7 9 (2.89%) PKI
8 8 (2.57%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (2.25%) FMCG
10 6 (1.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.61%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.61%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (1.29%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.96%) Smart City
14 2 (0.64%) CMDB
14 2 (0.64%) Fibre Optics
14 2 (0.64%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.32%) Linux
2 18 (5.79%) VyOS
3 16 (5.14%) Windows
4 10 (3.22%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.57%) Unix
6 7 (2.25%) Android
6 7 (2.25%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.96%) Debian
8 2 (0.64%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.64%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.64%) VMS
8 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (14.47%) Network Design
2 43 (13.83%) Customer Service
3 39 (12.54%) Mentoring
4 34 (10.93%) Network Management
4 34 (10.93%) Problem-Solving
5 30 (9.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 29 (9.32%) ITIL
7 26 (8.36%) Load Balancing
7 26 (8.36%) Network Monitoring
8 23 (7.40%) High Availability
8 23 (7.40%) Information Security
9 20 (6.43%) Network Architecture
10 18 (5.79%) Network Virtualisation
10 18 (5.79%) Roadmaps
10 18 (5.79%) Technical Leadership
11 17 (5.47%) Project Delivery
12 16 (5.14%) Change Management
13 14 (4.50%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (4.18%) DevOps
15 12 (3.86%) Agile
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.04%) Python
2 23 (7.40%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.89%) Bash
4 1 (0.32%) Go
4 1 (0.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 150 (48.23%) Cisco Certification
2 97 (31.19%) CCNP
3 87 (27.97%) CCNA
4 51 (16.40%) CCIE
5 48 (15.43%) Security Cleared
6 40 (12.86%) CCDP
7 30 (9.65%) JNCIA
8 26 (8.36%) Degree
9 17 (5.47%) SC Cleared
10 9 (2.89%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (2.57%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 8 (2.57%) JNCIP
11 8 (2.57%) JNCIS
12 5 (1.61%) HNC
12 5 (1.61%) HND
12 5 (1.61%) JNCIE
13 4 (1.29%) Chartered Engineer
14 3 (0.96%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.96%) MCT
15 2 (0.64%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.43%) SLA
2 8 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.64%) NIST
System Software
1 24 (7.72%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.14%) Firmware
3 14 (4.50%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.93%) Docker
5 4 (1.29%) vCloud
5 4 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.96%) pfSense
6 3 (0.96%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.64%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 2 (0.64%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.32%) NFS
8 1 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 47 (15.11%) FortiGate
2 14 (4.50%) Ansible
3 12 (3.86%) Puppet
4 9 (2.89%) Failover Clustering
4 9 (2.89%) Terraform
5 8 (2.57%) Kubernetes
5 8 (2.57%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (2.57%) Progress Chef
5 8 (2.57%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (2.25%) WSUS
7 5 (1.61%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (1.29%) Nagios
9 2 (0.64%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.64%) Grafana
9 2 (0.64%) Icinga
9 2 (0.64%) Nessus
10 1 (0.32%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 1 (0.32%) Kibana
10 1 (0.32%) SCCM
10 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 201 (64.63%) Cisco
2 124 (39.87%) Juniper
3 79 (25.40%) Fortinet
4 36 (11.58%) Nokia
5 35 (11.25%) Palo Alto
6 33 (10.61%) Meraki
7 32 (10.29%) Microsoft
8 31 (9.97%) CheckPoint
9 30 (9.65%) F5
10 26 (8.36%) Ruckus Wireless
11 25 (8.04%) SolarWinds
12 23 (7.40%) Aruba
13 18 (5.79%) VMware
13 18 (5.79%) Vyatta
14 15 (4.82%) McAfee
15 11 (3.54%) Arista
15 11 (3.54%) Extreme Networks
15 11 (3.54%) HP
16 10 (3.22%) Citrix
16 10 (3.22%) Google