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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 379 410 401
Rank change year-on-year +31 -9  
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 662 647 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.79% 0.71% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.83% 4.18% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 553 575 575
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  

OSPF is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13705 15492 18155
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.30% 16.99% 17.47%
Number of salaries quoted 11203 12996 14876
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing OSPF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in England

OSPF
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF in England.

Salary trend for OSPF in England

OSPF
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +61 279 £57,500 +4.54% 31
South East +34 182 £52,500 +10.52% 16
East of England +9 58 £57,500 +27.77% 5
North West -30 46 £45,000 +39.53% 9
West Midlands +3 40 £56,000 +12.00% 1
Yorkshire -12 31 £51,500 +21.89% 5
South West -18 26 £46,000 +21.85%
East Midlands +18 4 £75,000 +130.76%
OSPF
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 England region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 1232 (92.77%) BGP
2 1095 (82.45%) Cisco
3 894 (67.32%) Firewall
4 873 (65.74%) Cisco Certification
5 748 (56.33%) MPLS
6 700 (52.71%) CCNP
7 583 (43.90%) WAN
8 579 (43.60%) Juniper
9 564 (42.47%) VPN
10 472 (35.54%) LAN
11 413 (31.10%) Cisco ASA
12 400 (30.12%) Data Centre
13 389 (29.29%) F5
14 356 (26.81%) EIGRP
15 354 (26.66%) Network Security
16 340 (25.60%) DNS
17 335 (25.23%) CheckPoint
18 323 (24.32%) CCNA
19 313 (23.57%) VLAN
20 303 (22.82%) Linux
21 300 (22.59%) Wireless
22 299 (22.52%) Palo Alto
23 291 (21.91%) Network Design
24 287 (21.61%) TCP/IP
25 286 (21.54%) IPsec
26 282 (21.23%) Cisco Nexus
27 268 (20.18%) CCIE
28 266 (20.03%) Cisco IOS
29 238 (17.92%) Load Balancing
30 231 (17.39%) DHCP

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 33 (2.48%) Apache
2 21 (1.58%) Skype for Business
3 19 (1.43%) IIS
4 17 (1.28%) Tomcat
4 17 (1.28%) WebLogic
5 7 (0.53%) CMS
6 5 (0.38%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.30%) nginx
8 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.23%) JBoss
9 1 (0.075%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.075%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.075%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.075%) SharePoint
Applications
1 57 (4.29%) MS Visio
2 34 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.45%) Adobe Premiere
5 5 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.075%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.075%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 97 (7.30%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.90%) Office 365
4 10 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (0.60%) Akamai
6 8 (0.60%) SaaS
7 7 (0.53%) IaaS
8 6 (0.45%) PaaS
9 5 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1232 (92.77%) BGP
2 894 (67.32%) Firewall
3 748 (56.33%) MPLS
4 583 (43.90%) WAN
5 564 (42.47%) VPN
6 472 (35.54%) LAN
7 413 (31.10%) Cisco ASA
8 356 (26.81%) EIGRP
9 354 (26.66%) Network Security
10 340 (25.60%) DNS
11 313 (23.57%) VLAN
12 300 (22.59%) Wireless
13 287 (21.61%) TCP/IP
14 286 (21.54%) IPsec
15 282 (21.23%) Cisco Nexus
16 266 (20.03%) Cisco IOS
17 231 (17.39%) DHCP
18 172 (12.95%) VoIP
19 163 (12.27%) Multicast
20 161 (12.12%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (0.15%) MySQL
3 1 (0.075%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.075%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (1.88%) Git (software)
2 15 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 11 (0.83%) Metasploit
3 11 (0.83%) Subversion
4 9 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.075%) TeamCity
General
1 182 (13.70%) Finance
2 140 (10.54%) Telecoms
3 40 (3.01%) Banking
4 29 (2.18%) Financial Institution
5 22 (1.66%) Retail
6 15 (1.13%) Legal
7 12 (0.90%) Marketing
8 9 (0.68%) Military
9 7 (0.53%) Back Office
9 7 (0.53%) Law
10 6 (0.45%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.38%) Advertising
11 5 (0.38%) Online Betting
12 4 (0.30%) Electronics
13 3 (0.23%) Billing
14 2 (0.15%) Automotive
14 2 (0.15%) French Language
14 2 (0.15%) Games
14 2 (0.15%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.075%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 913 (68.75%) Network Engineer
2 322 (24.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 275 (20.71%) Cisco Engineer
4 258 (19.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 120 (9.04%) Juniper Engineer
6 111 (8.36%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 111 (8.36%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 85 (6.40%) Security Engineer
8 81 (6.10%) Support Engineer
9 77 (5.80%) Consultant
10 75 (5.65%) Network Security Engineer
11 69 (5.20%) Architect
12 64 (4.82%) Network Support
13 61 (4.59%) Analyst
14 57 (4.29%) Network Architect
14 57 (4.29%) Network Consultant
15 54 (4.07%) Network Analyst
15 54 (4.07%) Network Design Engineer
16 53 (3.99%) IP Engineer
17 50 (3.77%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (3.99%) 802.1X
2 30 (2.26%) HTML
3 27 (2.03%) CSS
4 23 (1.73%) REST
5 16 (1.20%) JSON
5 16 (1.20%) XML
6 12 (0.90%) Web Services
7 7 (0.53%) WAP
8 6 (0.45%) POSIX
9 4 (0.30%) COM
10 3 (0.23%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.15%) LAPP Stack
11 2 (0.15%) SAX
12 1 (0.075%) CGI
12 1 (0.075%) FreeSWITCH
12 1 (0.075%) LAMP
12 1 (0.075%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 400 (30.12%) Data Centre
2 83 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (5.80%) Computer Science
4 37 (2.79%) Linux Command Line
5 30 (2.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 29 (2.18%) Driving Licence
6 29 (2.18%) Management Information System
7 20 (1.51%) Security Operations Centre
7 20 (1.51%) Virtual Team
8 16 (1.20%) PKI
9 14 (1.05%) Hedge funds
10 12 (0.90%) Fat Client
10 12 (0.90%) Thin Client
11 10 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
12 9 (0.68%) Public Cloud
13 8 (0.60%) Clustering
14 7 (0.53%) Eurex
15 5 (0.38%) Life Science
16 4 (0.30%) FlexPod
16 4 (0.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 303 (22.82%) Linux
2 191 (14.38%) Windows
3 132 (9.94%) Unix
4 60 (4.52%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (1.58%) CentOS
6 21 (1.58%) Ubuntu
7 20 (1.51%) Debian
8 19 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (1.36%) Mac OS X
10 17 (1.28%) VMS
11 15 (1.13%) Solaris
12 12 (0.90%) Kali Linux
13 10 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (0.60%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.53%) VyOS
16 2 (0.15%) CatOS
16 2 (0.15%) Windows 10
17 1 (0.075%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (21.91%) Network Design
2 238 (17.92%) Load Balancing
3 162 (12.20%) ITIL
4 154 (11.60%) Network Management
5 132 (9.94%) Network Monitoring
6 122 (9.19%) Presales
7 109 (8.21%) High Availability
8 100 (7.53%) Mentoring
9 61 (4.59%) Change Management
10 55 (4.14%) Network Architecture
11 54 (4.07%) Migration
12 52 (3.92%) Customer Requirements
13 51 (3.84%) Kalman Filter
14 47 (3.54%) E-Commerce
15 46 (3.46%) Disaster Recovery
16 45 (3.39%) Service Delivery
17 44 (3.31%) Project Management
18 42 (3.16%) Low Latency
19 41 (3.09%) Change Control
20 36 (2.71%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 120 (9.04%) Python
2 73 (5.50%) Perl
3 56 (4.22%) Bash Shell
4 39 (2.94%) Ruby
5 26 (1.96%) PowerShell
6 13 (0.98%) Java
7 11 (0.83%) C
8 10 (0.75%) Shell Script
9 8 (0.60%) PHP
10 7 (0.53%) C++
11 5 (0.38%) SQL
12 2 (0.15%) Lisp
13 1 (0.075%) C#
13 1 (0.075%) Go
13 1 (0.075%) Jython
Qualifications
1 873 (65.74%) Cisco Certification
2 700 (52.71%) CCNP
3 323 (24.32%) CCNA
4 268 (20.18%) CCIE
5 131 (9.86%) Degree
6 105 (7.91%) JNCIP
7 91 (6.85%) Security Cleared
8 77 (5.80%) SC Cleared
9 62 (4.67%) CCDA
10 61 (4.59%) CCSP
11 58 (4.37%) JNCIA
12 53 (3.99%) CCDP
13 51 (3.84%) CCSE
14 42 (3.16%) CCSA
15 40 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
15 40 (3.01%) JNCIS
16 35 (2.64%) CCIP
17 31 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
18 27 (2.03%) DV Cleared
19 21 (1.58%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.97%) SLA
2 32 (2.41%) PCI DSS
3 19 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 11 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.53%) COBIT
6 7 (0.53%) PMO
7 4 (0.30%) QA
8 2 (0.15%) GCP
8 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 130 (9.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (4.22%) Active Directory
3 28 (2.11%) Hyper-V
4 21 (1.58%) NFS
5 20 (1.51%) iptables
5 20 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (1.36%) KVM
6 18 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (0.98%) XenApp
8 12 (0.90%) ProxySG
8 12 (0.90%) Snort
9 10 (0.75%) Ceph
10 7 (0.53%) Firmware
10 7 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
11 6 (0.45%) XenServer
12 5 (0.38%) vCloud
13 4 (0.30%) vSphere
14 3 (0.23%) pfSense
15 2 (0.15%) Xen
16 1 (0.075%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 71 (5.35%) FortiGate
2 48 (3.61%) Nagios
3 46 (3.46%) SolarWinds Orion
4 34 (2.56%) Puppet
5 32 (2.41%) Cacti
6 30 (2.26%) Cisco Prime
7 27 (2.03%) SCOM
8 23 (1.73%) Cisco CUCM
9 17 (1.28%) OpenView
9 17 (1.28%) Oracle ZFS
10 15 (1.13%) Cisco UCCX
10 15 (1.13%) Nessus
11 14 (1.05%) SCCM
12 11 (0.83%) Ansible
12 11 (0.83%) EnCase
12 11 (0.83%) Nexpose
12 11 (0.83%) Nmap
12 11 (0.83%) OpenNebula
12 11 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
12 11 (0.83%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 1095 (82.45%) Cisco
2 579 (43.60%) Juniper
3 389 (29.29%) F5
4 335 (25.23%) CheckPoint
5 299 (22.52%) Palo Alto
6 197 (14.83%) Microsoft
7 175 (13.18%) VMware
8 154 (11.60%) SolarWinds
9 119 (8.96%) HP
10 110 (8.28%) Fortinet
11 103 (7.76%) Citrix
12 71 (5.35%) Riverbed
13 68 (5.12%) Brocade
14 55 (4.14%) Blue Coat
15 52 (3.92%) Arista
16 50 (3.77%) Meraki
17 39 (2.94%) Avaya
18 36 (2.71%) Red Hat
19 35 (2.64%) Aruba
20 34 (2.56%) SonicWALL
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£45k + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum & Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 7k car allowance, excellent benefi
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + overtime!
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £26,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent bonus/shift + extensive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension & Onsite gym
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum £25,000-£26,000 Basic plus 25% Shift
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£80,000 to £90,000 plus 15% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£80,000 to £90,000 plus 15% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago